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Bowspring Teacher intensives with Desi Springer and John Friend

Mallorca will this year be the European destination for those wanting to teach the Bowspring. Desi and John have designed two 5-day modules for a reduced group of students, so if the bowspring has conquered your heart and you want to share it this is your chance.


Auditorium Palma8055241
Avinguda de Gabriel Roca, 18, Palma ES
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training



Apr 18 to
Apr 27
10:00 amto00:00 am

Bowspring Teachers 5-Day Intensive – Level 1
18-22 April 2018
10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:30

Bowspring Teachers 5-Day Intensive – Level 2
23-27 April 2018
10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:30


650 €

Full Description

Bowspring Teachers 5-Day Intensive – Level 1

This training is for all students interested in teaching the Bowspring method. Knowledge and regular practice of the Bowspring is required.

Learn the fundamentals of teaching:

* The algorithm of the Bowspring
* The ABCs of the 10 Key Areas
* Elemental Forms – hands and feet, arms and legs
* Basic katasof Bowspring poses from the Level 1 Syllabus
* Breathing practice
* Basic Bowspring class for all-levels

Lectures and discussions will cover:

* Understanding the biomechanics of the Bowspring and how it works
* Myofascia and the science of functional movement and stretching
* The universal geometrictemplate of dynamic posture
* How to describe the Bowspring and dynamic postural method to the public
* Benefits and challengesof the Bowspring practice
* Studentship on a path of awakening
* Linear Alignment (standard model) vs. Wavy Alignment (Bowspring method)
* Retaining beginning students of the Bowspring

Other Bowspring Teacher Skills:

* Observing common misalignments
* Hands-on postural adjustments
* Integrating philosophy and heart themes into postural instructions

Dates, schedule & cost

18-22 April 2018
Daily 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:30
650€ (21% VAT included).
Bowspring Teachers 5-Day Intensive – Level 2

This Intensive is for all that attend teacher intensive level 1 or have trained personally with Desi and John over the past years.

The following subjects will be covered:

* Review of important teachings from the Level 1 Intensive
* Postural sequences for Level 2 & 3 Bowspring poses
* Creating class themes
* Therapeutic applications for a wide range of common musculo-skeletal injuries
* Physical adjustmentsLectures and discussions will cover:
* Philosophical basis of the Bowspring Method- The Why?
What? How?
* Main metaphysical principles of the Bowspring Method
* Universal geometryof the human body
* Levels of mind
* The emotional spectrum at its unconscious somatic patterning in everyday posture
* Open vs closed postures
* Basic physiology of mind-body connection
* History of modern postural yoga and standard model postural alignment

Dates, schedule & cost
23-27 April 2018
Daily 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:30
650€ (21% VAT included).