156 Green St. Doylestown
This workshop is part of our Workshop Wednesdays series, which offers workshop instruction at group class pricing. You can drop in to any of these workshops sessions for $17 or use your existing class package.
Join Dragonfly instructor Tim Hansen Wednesdays in November and December for Yoga for Conditioning.
In this workshop series we will take an in-depth look at each component of a mind-body-breath yoga practice. In doing so, we seek to gain greater clarity into the practical application and functional benefits of why we do what we do on our mats.
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4, 11
5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
November 6: Lower Body Functionality
This session will focus on establishing healthy conditioning for the legs, ankles and feet. Using yoga techniques to stretch, strengthen, and restore to create a healthier lower body for a stronger foundation.
November 13: Core Functionality
The core is where all movement originates from, it is imperative for optimal health to have a strong and healthy core. In this workshop we will use asana to establish a strong and healthy center for the physical body.
November 20: Upper Body Functionality
This workshop will feature a combination of range of motion exercises and asana to help build better performing joints and muscles, and how doing so can create relief within both the arms and shoulders.
November 27: Breathing Functionality
It’s all about the breath. In this practice we will utilize a variety of breathing techniques in order to raise our awareness of the breath, regulate our energy, and how to stabilize when feeling stressed or anxious.
December 4: The Mind & Meditation
For this workshop we will use a variety of meditation techniques in order to cultivate healthier habits for the mental realm. Join us as we practice raising our awareness, potential for compassion, and ability to keep from being swept away by the winds of the mind.
December 11: Whole Being Practice
All the pieces matter, in this session we will bring all the lessons from our five previous workshops together in order to create a well-rounded practice comprised of mindful moving, breathing, and meditation.
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR TIM HANSEN
Tim believes that a dedicated yoga and meditation practice can enable us to live an authentic life, be the best version of ourselves, and honor this lifetime. He is an avid rock climber and runner who has used yoga to maximize both his physical and mental performance. Tim completed a 200-hour Hatha Yoga certification program under the tutelage of Alexis Ridge-Simek, and studied pranayama and meditation under the guidance of Joe Simek at Dragonfly Yoga Studio. He has completed a Mentorship Program for Teachers with Rolf Gates, and has trained with the Love Your Brain foundation to provide yoga and meditation to individuals that have experienced a traumatic brain injury and their caregivers. Tim is currently enrolled in a Yoga Therapy program with Brandt Passalacqua of Breathing Deeply, as he continues to grow and broaden ways to serve his community.