Arm Balances and Inversions with Carson Calhoun
Carson Calhoun Entire Weekend Workshop7/13-7/15 6:00pm-5:30pmFriday - SundayJuly 13-15Friday July 13Special Inversions Master Class6:00-8:00pmIn this master class, we will explore advanced poses and transitions that you won't see in your everyday vinyasa class: handstands, forearm-stands, press-ups, hollow-backs, floating, flying, etc.A strong yoga practice is a prerequisite for this intimate experience.Saturday July 14Level 1 Arm Balances and Inversions2:00-4:00pmIn this workshop, we will cover the basics of balancing on your hands and getting upside-down. The focus will be on developing the fundamentals to safely and confidently practice crow pose, headstands, and handstands. This workshop is perfect for beginner/intermediate students who want to advance their practice, and also for more advanced students and teachers who want to learn new teaching techniques.Sunday July 15Session 1 - Floating on Breath - 12:30-2:30pmSession 2 - Level 2 Arm Balances and Inversions - 3:30-5:30pmFloating on Breath: Learn to float using the Ashtanga Tristana: Breath, Bandha, and Drishti. This workshop will cover the basics of floating: Pranayama/Breath work, Bandhas/Core control, and Focus/Meditation practices. Using the discipline of Ashtanga Yoga, we will cultivate strength and grace in the movements, building to a pike press handstand and a floating Jedi Sun Salutation. All levels welcome.Arm Balances and Inversions, Level 2: In this workshop, we will dive deeper into the trickier elements of inverting: handstand pressing, floating in sun salutations, transitioning in and out of arm balances, and many more drills to take with you to your home practice. Prerequisites: a comfortable crow pose, some experience upside-down, and/or the Level 1 workshop on Saturday.Cost: Entire Workshop $150 About Carson: A self-described "Handstand-Up Comedian", Carson combines his love for being upside-down with his natural ability to make people laugh. His classes encourage students to push their limits and explore their edge, while maintaining a playful attitude. In every class, you can be sure to break a sweat, learn something new, and leave with a smile on your face.
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Alexandria, VA 22314