Friday 12-2PM Chaturanga Workshop - How Low Should You Go? Chaturanga Dandasana is one of the most repetitive poses used in vinyasa flow. This yoga workshop will uncover the alignment of the pose, safe transitions to and from Chaturanga, the infamous jump-back as well as ways to protect your shoulders, elbows and wrists for years of vinyasa to come.
Saturday 10AM-12PM Alignment, Precision and Effortless Integration - A Smart Vinyasa Flow This workshop explores how integration through alignment, precision and breath are essential tools in reaping the physiological as well as the psychological benefits of this energetic practice. Students will explore proper alignment through the physical body and enjoy the sensations of the energetic body while incorporating a strong sense of breath awareness in each pose.
Sunday 10AM- 12PM Intro to Ashtanga - Back To Our Roots Are you curious about Ashtanga yoga? Do you want to practice Ashtanga, but require modifications? Than this workshop is for you. This class will give you the tools you need to enjoy the Primary Series with ease and confidence. Rachael brings the more informal methodology of Manju P. Jois and David Williams to the class in order to promote a safe and effective Ashtanga practice.
2 Hour Workshops $20 All Three Workshops $55 (pre-paid) All Inclusive Retreat: Beachfront Accommodations (Fri/Sat), Workshops, Healthy Buffet Dinners, Beach Asana Portrait $295.
Meet Rachael: Rachael began teaching yoga in 2008 to Soldiers and decided to become a certified teacher shortly after. Her first training was with Pamela Schulte, Just Practice Yoga in St. Louis, Missouri. Rachael was very fortunate to find Just Practice Yoga with such an amazing teacher and without much knowledge of the area. Pamela’s training came from a strong Ashtanga background from her mentor and teacher, Birch Beryl Bender. Rachael moved to North Carolina where she found Lisa Clark, Embody Yoga. Again, she found another amazing teacher in the methods of Body-Mind-Centering, Integral and restorative yoga. Since then, Rachael has done various trainings to expand her knowledge and diversify in the yoga field. Most recently, she has completed advanced teacher training with Ana Forrest in Forrest Yoga and training with Manju P. Jois in Ashtanga Yoga. Being a member of the military community, she also completed her Yoga Warriors training in April 2009 and gives classes regularly at Fort Bragg, NC. Rachael is currently attending her 500 hour training with Rolf Gates in vinyasa yoga.