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An Iyengar Yoga Workshop Weekend with Gary Reitze


Deepen your understanding of yoga asana and philosophy through the guidance of certified Iyengar yoga teacher Gary Reitze. This weekend workshop will enlighten your understanding of Self through the close examination of particular sets of asanas, all carefully designed to teach the precise details of alignment and correct action. Gary weaves the philosophy of the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita into his classes for a spiritual experience with a touch of humor for a fun time! The Balance of Iyengar Yoga Friday December 6th 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Learn how to perform balance poses from the base up with steadiness and ease. Experience the strengthening of mind, body and spirit through one legged standing asanas and other fun and challenging poses. Explore the many meanings of balance through yoga asana and learn how we can carry that stability into our lives. And don't worry, this class will not ask you to stand up and balance the entire time- because that would not be balanced! $40 Drop-in The Ups and Downs of Iyengar Yoga with Gary Reitze Saturday December 7th, 2013 9:00 am - 11:00 am Inverted asanas are considered an essential part of Iyengar yoga. The practice of inversions offers profound benefits to the physical, organic and psychological layers of embodied being. Gary will teach classic inverted postures complemented by the wisdom of the Yoga Sutras. Insights will be expertly woven into this deeper experience of seeing in a new way. Gary will also provide alternatives for students who, for whatever reason, cannot do the poses. $40 Drop-in Backward Bending, Forward Thinking with Gary Reitze Saturday December 7th, 2013 From: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Backward extensions, as they should be called, are energizing poses that are often misunderstood. Gary will clear up the confusion about what it means to open up the front side of the body. We will learn how to perform these fun and challenging poses with a new found strength. Through this practice we'll begin to see how these asanas support stability and open us to the changes in our lives. $40 Drop-in The Core Strength and Spiritual Seat of Iyengar Yoga with Gary Reitze Sunday December 8th,2013 9:00 am - 11:30 am Having strong core muscles is important for many reasons, including sitting for meditation. Learn the importance of connecting the lower and upper body through core strength and how this translates to the importance of the connection of the Higher Self and lower self. $50 Drop-in INVESTMENT: Full weekend workshop- $140