YOGA & STRENGTH with Kathryn Bruni-Young
Yoga, Strength & Mobility workshop at The Quarry Arts Building, 715 Hill Street, Madison
November 5 & 6, 2016
All Levels Welcome. Cost $225
Introduction to Strength Development and Complimentary Practices
Saturday, November 5th 10 am-noon
This workshop will set the stage for the entire weekend, detailing different ideas behind why it is important to maintain strength in the body. Kathryn will lead the group through a few exercises for the upper body, lower body, breathing and core, challenging places in the body in need of fine tuning. The theme of finding attunement within the body and body awareness will also be discussed, leaving students with new ideas on how to connect to their own physical body. All levels are welcome, this class will move slowly with fine attention to detail.
Upper Body Strength Development as it Applies to Yoga
Saturday, November 5th 1:30-4:30 pm
After the groundwork has been laid its time to begin building upwards. This workshop will uncover the missing information needed to practice yoga with strength and ease. Movements such as chatturanga, plank, downward dog and handstand will be broken down in detail, students will be supported through different modifications. The class will focus on areas such as the rotator cuff, lower trapezius, neck muscles and natural biomechanics.
Lower Body Strength for a Healthy Spine
Sunday, November 6th 9 am-12:30 pm
This workshop will focus on unraveling the mysteries of the lower body and how strength development can influence the spine. After focusing on areas such as glutes, hamstrings and core strength the class will begin to pick apart a couple standing poses and backbends. This workshop will also focus on discussion of lower back pain, passive stretching, hypermobility and other controversial topics. There will be a short break during this session. All levels welcome.
Tying Together Strength and Yoga
Sunday, November 6th 2:00-4:30 pm
This class will feel like a flowing blend of traditional yoga with corrective exercise and strength work. Students will leave with a clear idea of how they can blend together different modalities to create something new and supportive. The class will follow the framework of a detailed vinyasa class with explorations of upper body, lower body, core strength, breathing practices and relaxation.
Kathryn has been practicing yoga all her life. Her focus revolves around building a strong sustainable practice which is inclusive and informative to students and teachers. Her method reflects an accumulation of knowledge gathered from different types of movement training. Her classes take many detours through strength, power, mobility, and mechanical development before arriving at the fluid practice called yoga. For more information on Kathryn visit kathrynbruniyoung.com and check out her videos on Instagram.