Jenna Switzer - TH6SWI
Through a combination of therapy ball work, yoga poses, chakra and energetic discussions, participants will build a deeper understanding of both the anatomical and energetic workings of their pelvic floor. Whether looking to heal pelvic floor dysfunction, decrease pain, build intimacy with one's inner creative, or simply connect deeper to yoni energy, this workshop will give the key tools to complete student's self-care practice.Students will learn how to use therapy balls and yoga postures to support anatomical and energetic pelvic health.
THURSDAY APRIL 02
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION
Jenna Switzer - FR1SWI
This workshop dives into the complex structure of the physical body to uncover the inner workings influencing the yoga practice. From the systems that regulate stress levels to the muscle pathways that allow you to take your postures to the next level, anatomy is everywhere in yoga. An understanding of the body can help mitigate the likelihood of injuries and decrease the presence of pain during practice or teaching. -Shoulders: Learn the muscles, bones, and other tissues affecting shoulder mobility and what movement practices will best benefit the unique upper body's anatomical structure. Whether handstand strength or bind flexibility, the physical form can best be utilized through the power of understanding -Hips: Learn what's happening between the head, shoulders, knees, and toes! Explore how to take care of hips and low back, as well as learn how this area of the body is affecting ALL other parts. -Core: This area is the literal centre of all that happens in your body! Learn anatomy and how movement, breathing, massage, and meditation aid in loving the core.Students will leave feeling knowledgeable and confident in the deeper workings of their practice and empowers yogis who already are teaching.
FRIDAY APRIL 03
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (6 HRS)BOOK SESSION
Jenna Switzer - SA4SWI
In this workshop students will explore how each body is truly unique in its physical structure and therefore how it can move. From the shape of our bones to the tension in our tissues, our biomechanics will affect the way we practice asana, sit in meditation, and breathe for pranyama. This workshop will give students a better understanding of their body's unique abilities, anatomy, and physiology as well as empower them in their physical practice. During this workshop we will trace scapulas and clavicles on volunteers with washable markers so we can see the different shapes visually. In partners, we will also explore the hip passive range of motion to demonstrate the structural differences in the hip. Handouts would include a brief introduction to each area to be discussed before exploring the bodies in the room.
SATURDAY APRIL 04
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION