Inversion & Backbends Intensive (2.5 hours)
Price: Single session $50 & ALL sessions $250 (last session is FREE)
Dates: Saturdays 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, & 12/7
Location: Orange studio
This all levels workshop is geared toward building a foundation in handstand/backbend fundamentals; designed for the complete beginner interested in starting their inversion practice to the most advanced practitioner searching to elevate, refine, or strengthen their practice.
Applying a dynamic methodology; this intensive is both comprehensive and progressive in nature serving to build and develop strength, technique, total body awareness, proper form and alignment, and how to safely practice and fall out of inversions.
▪Headstand, Forearm Handstand, Handstand
▪Wheel/Bridge kick-over (tick-tock for advanced students)
▪Strength & Flexibility
This intensive will bring out your true potential in both a fun and exciting learning environment! There will be laughs, play, and plenty of memories created in this space!
Prior registration is required! Space is limited!
It is recommended that you complete all 6 sessions to get the full benefit of this workshop.
*Bring a yoga mat, *yoga blocks (if you have your own pair), *water, and *bring **SOCKS**
*Please arrive 10 minutes before each session to check-in and get set up.
About the Teacher:
Heather began her career in movement at the age of 6 when she started training gymnastics. For 12 years she competed in the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Program in Southern California as a competitive artistic gymnast competing in all four events: bars, beam, floor, and vault until she was 18 years old. She has 8 years gymnastics coaching experience; working with ages 3- 18 in recreational gymnastics and competitive gymnastics. She dove for the Fullerton College Intercollegiate Springboard Diving team for 2 years during ’07-’09, using the One meter Diving board. Heather performed in the Pixar Play Parade for Disneyland’s California Adventure from 2013- 2014 as a high bar acrobat. In 2012 Heather began training circus arts; her specialty is aerial arts (working on silks, lyra, hammock, and trapeze) and hand balancing (on the floor and on 4ft canes). She began acro stunting and hand-to-hands in 2014 when she started training with other circus acrobats at the famous Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, CA. She also has dance experience in jazz, ballet, contemporary, lyrical, and hip hop dance and has choreographed competitive gymnastics floor routines, beam routines, and various different types of dance routines. As a professional acrobat/aerialist/choreographer Heather enjoys her time teaching and performing. At the start of 2016 Heather began her yogi journey; drawn to yoga as a source of healing, at first practicing only a few days a week, she quickly progressed into taking multiple classes a day. Following her yogi path she completed her RYT 200 Yoga Teacher Certification at Maui Yoga Shala in Maui Hawaii. Upon Heather’s return in early October she quickly began teaching yoga and meditation. Heather aims to serve all aspects of yoga in her teachings with love, compassion, and mindfulness. Her practice has a foundation built upon strength and technique, infused with healing modalities to inspire personal growth and transformation among her clients. Heather is certified in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga; specializing in alignment yoga. Her teacher training delve deep into the heart of traditional yoga and she has continued to enhance her yoga education by taking classes, workshops, reading and practicing other forms of yoga. She teaches in Sanskrit, applies sutras and mantras, intention setting; incorporating the 8 limbs of yoga, instilling pranayama (breath work), and adding a splice of mediation to her yoga classes. Complimented by her AA Degree in Biological Anthropology Heather enjoys sharing her passion of movement and healing with the yoga community and is eager to soar to many other heights.