WORKSHOPS

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$20 Drop In

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9-11a  

SHINS & SHOULDER BLADES: STABILIZING THE BODY, BALANCING THE MIND

 

This energetic class will explore two areas of the body that are vital for building balance and stability.  The shins and shoulder blades, each in their own way, can be used to direct and redirect the forces of weight and energy in standing poses, back bends, and inversions.  As these forces are balanced, both our bodies and minds can be brought into a state of equipoise.

12-2p

BREATH: A TWISTING, TURNING VOYAGE

 

This class will use restorative forward bends and twists to explore the landscape of the breath and to prepare for a pranayama practice that augments the power of concentration.

Gary Jaeger comes to PYS from  Nashville, Tennessee.  In addition to holding an Intermediate Junior 3 Iyengar Yoga certification, Gary holds a PhD from the University of Chicago and is currently a senior lecturer in philosophy at Vanderbilt University, where in addition to teaching ethics and political philosophy, he teaches the philosophy of yoga.

 

Informed by philosophy, and attempting to strike a balance between precision and play, Gary's teaching is both high-spirited and deep-minded.

Gary Jaeger Demonstrating Advanced Arm Balancing