Workshop

Saturday 13 July

Posture vs Posture | A Therapeutic Approach through Yoga Asana

With Jim Harrington

Did you know that Usain bolt has scoliosis? And that it probably makes him even faster? ‘If it’s not broken, don’t fix it’ they say, but what if it is broken, yoga might fix it.

In this workshop we examine typical postural imbalances. Spinal misalignment and muscular imbalances are everywhere. Here Jim goes into a detailed explanation of three typical and commonly seen posture patterns that often lead to pain and dis function. Each default posture type should practice asana in a particular way so as to move towards a more harmonious balance.

Imbalances in athletes are often more pronounced due to repetitive movement patterns, and poorly executed yoga practices often make things worse and can lead to injuries. Any type of repeated activity produces a specific type of physical adaptation.

The good news is that a well-directed yoga practice can improve athletic performance, prevent injury and sustain a good sporting career for years or even decades.

This series of workshops is essentially about two things:

  • Bio-mechanically effective practice and teaching methods,
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  • Very specific application of the profound body-mind tools that traditional yoga has given us.
Invest in this workshop if you are:
  • an amateur or professional striving to be your best
  • a professional movement therapist or coach
  • a yoga teacher looking to expand on your skills and influence

Dates & Times Saturday 13 July 2019 | 14:00-17:00

Location Sint Janshovenstraat 1

Price €45 per session | €195 for all
Early bird until and Infinity discount: €36 or €185 for all
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About the teacher

Jim Harrington

“My philosophy is that anyone who can breathe can do yoga. You don’t have to be super bendy or even very fit to start feeling the benefits of yoga practice. I get a huge amount of satisfaction out of seeing people discover those benefits.”

Jim Harrington has been practising and teaching yoga for more than 20 years. Jim has been called “The teacher’s teacher” because he has mentored more than 150 other teachers through his mentorship and teacher training programmes.

Jim’s approach to yoga is based on decades of experience in traditional yoga as well as modern exercise. The synthesis of the ancient traditions with contemporary thinking and research-based science continues to inform his teaching of yoga, pranayama and meditation.

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