The Breath of Yoga - Prana Workshop

Advanced Pranayama Workshop with Kim Denham

Breathing techniques calm the nervous system and the mind. They help tame anxiety and depression. They ease women through childbirth, make it easier for us to practice asana – the poses of yoga – from hiking to dance to golf to and other forms of exercise.

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When

Jan 25
2020
15:15 pmto17:15 pm

Saturday, January 28th

3:15 - 5:15pm

Cost is $25

Price

$25

Full Description

Advanced Pranayama Workshop with Kim Denham

Saturday, January 25th 3:15 - 5:15pm

Breathing techniques calm the nervous system and the mind. They help tame anxiety and depression. They ease women through childbirth, make it easier for us to practice asana – the poses of yoga – and other forms of exercise, from hiking to dance to golf to horseback-riding. And so much more. Whether you teach yoga, are a psychotherapist, a fitness trainer, a midwife, a coach, minister, physician, nurse, or a physical therapist – or simply want to deepen your personal understanding and practice of yoga and the role of breath in it.

• Learning to observe our breath through the physical body, five traditional senses, and qualities of breath
• Placement in the yoga practice and benefits and contraindications of individual pranayama techniques
• Bandhas (internal locks) and their relationship to pranayama
• Pranayama practice (30-minutes) and how to sequence a pranayama practice so you can offer breath-only group classes and private sessions
• Biomechanics of respiration
• Directional flow of the breath, and the ways to control.
• How the Transverse Abdominal work in breathing
• Diaphragmatic breath

Kim Denham
E-RYT 200, RYT 500, RPYT, YACEP

Kim has over 15 years of yoga experience including: Power, Ashtanga, Anusara, Kundalini, and classic Hatha yoga. Kim has certifications in Power Yoga from Philadelphia Power Yoga Works, Pre-Natal Yoga from Om Births in Boston, and YoMamma Prenatal in Boulder, Hot Yoga & 300 Hour Vinyasa Flow at Studio 108, and Thai Yoga Massage in Orlando. Kim is also a Doula and she formerly trained at the University of South Florida in classical ballet and modern dance. She graduated from USF with a degree in International Studies and a minor in dance. Her passion for movement drives her to continually discover innovative ways to share yoga with her students in a creative and inclusive environment. Teaching at Studio 108 since 2012, she is part of the training faculty of the comprehensive 200 and 300 hour teacher training's. As a curious student of the practice of yoga, Kim is diligent to keep learning from her beloved mentors, peers, and students. Kim’s classes are accessible to all levels while offering a fun, yet challenging experience with an emphasis on safe body alignment and effective breath awareness.