Mindful Assists Training
With Tucker Shelton
Saturday June 3
Flow / Vinyasa Assists - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Yin / Restorative - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Description: Refine and enhance your classes with safe, effective assists. Learn how to use skillful hands-on touch to support, guide, nourish and challenge your students.
This course is a fun and educational dip into the world of yoga assists as taught by Tucker Shelton, M.A., E-RYT 500, YACEP, KYM 475. This training will give attendees a basic foundation for offering ethical and thoughtful assists in Yoga classes of various styles.
Tucker will discuss the ethics, theory, and application of Yoga assists in classes. You will study traditional Yoga assists along with partner Yoga and Thai Yoga Massage techniques. You will learn how to modify your offerings to meet the needs of the many bodies you will encounter as a teacher.
Adjusting practice with a partner
Ethics, theory & techniques of hands-on touch
Thai Yoga Massage and Partner Yoga Techniques
Learn about acupressure points to deepen assists
Assists for both flow sequences and Restorative/Yin holds
Learn what to avoid and how to keep yourself and your students safe
Required Reading: (please read at least one of these books; the others are Recommended)
Yoga's Touch, Hands-on Assists by Martia Rachman
Yoga Adjustments by Mark Stephens
Classes Open to Public:
11:00am-12:00pm Sweet Awakening Slow Flow
4:00pm - 5:00pm Restorative Unwind
Sweet Awakening Slow Flow
This gentle, all-access class synchronizes breath with movement in a smooth, therapeutic way and then spills into restful, long-held postures for a full system treat. You will be calmly challenged and energized in the first half of the class, building and engaging your strength and concentration. Then you get to unwind, allowing your body to pause and deepen into some delicious stretches.
Restorative Stress Melt
Soothing the body and mind, we use our breath and gravity to guide us deeper into relaxation with a focus on opening the joints and connective tissues. This Yin-Restorative fusion class is the perfect antidote for our modern, stressful lives and is open to all levels of experience.
Full Day (Both trainings) - $160
Half Day (one trainign) - $90
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