Foundations of a Fluid Practice with Charlotte Saint-Jean
Charlotte Saint-Jean is an E-RYT500 with Yoga Alliance, and YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continued Education Provider). This workshop can count as continued education credits / 7 contact hours, for teachers registered with Yoga Alliance.
This module, designed for yoga teachers or aspiring yoga teachers and advanced practitioners, will act as the foundations and creation of your vinyasa practice & teaching methodology. Integrating postures you may already know well into a sequence to a fluidity of practice. The aim is to respect the subtle alignment & energy of solar and lunar & create a practice that helps you find you inner harmony & is atuned to your students needs as well.
What to expect…
· Basic principles of Vinyasa yoga
· How to construct a fluid practice
· Kramas & Waves
· Sequencing & preparing the principle pose
· Solar v Lunar Practice
· Getting into the flow – some essential and basic theory
I have been trying to make sense of the yoga traditions and modern yoga lineages for years. I cam to yoga from a very physical premiss although I had a very religious and I suppose spiritual path, this was not my starting point. The challenge over the years has been how to marry the physical practice to the spiritual and how to mirror my life’s, my body’s needs whilst still living in a modern world and feeding the needs of my family.
Modern Hatha Yoga should bring balance between the Sun (Pingala Nadi, Prana Shakti) and the Moon (Ida Nadi, Manas Shakti) Channels. Honour both the Sun and the Moon currents. Those who seek and pursue both find the middle path: the gracious Sushumna Nadi! These two pillars of the yoga tradition form a crucial part of my own practice and of this training path as we explore the balance and harmony between the solar and lunar paths, between the yin and yang, the female and the male, the every evolving circle of energy
My life & the rich experiences I have been lucky enough to enjoy my children, my battles with my body, my many & var