February 8-9, 2020 Yoga Workshop

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Kari is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance at the E-RYT 500 level, and studied extensively under the late Roger Eischens. Kari is the Director of Eischens Yoga and teaches throughout the Midwest and is trained to offer individual yoga lessons to help students heal.

Kari is an authentic, natural born teacher, who shares her experience from deep down in her beautiful heart.
Any practitioner would benefit from yoga study with Kari. Below is a list of past workshops Kari has completed.


Session 1: Saturday, February 8 • 1-3pm

Mountain:  The Foundation Stone
Learn the art of standing grounded and uplifted like a mountain. 

Pranayama, Asanas and Restoratives 
Pranayama, standing poses, simple inversions, forward folds and restoratives 

Benefits 
Improves upright posture and alignment
Strengthens the arches of the feet and ankles
Improves ankle, knee and hip joint mobility 
Gives rise to a sense of firmness, strength, stillness and steadiness 
Improves flexibility of the spine and alleviates backache
Reduces pain in the calves, ankles and heels


Session 2: Saturday, February 8 • 3:30-5:30pm

Tight Hip Flexors? 
Learn how to engage and release the psoas muscle to relieve discomfort and stiffness in the hips, lower back, groin, quadriceps and hamstring muscles. 
“The psoas is a deep-seated core muscle connecting the lumbar vertebrae to the femur. The psoas major is the biggest and strongest player in a group of muscles called the hip flexors: together they contract to pull the thigh and the torso toward each other.” Yoga International

Pranayama,  Asanas and Restoratives
Pranayama, standing poses, domes, forward bends and restoratives 

Benefits
Supports the healthy alignment of the lumbar spine
Tones the abdominal muscles 
Relieves backache and makes the spine more supple
Corrects alignment of the shoulders
Develops core strength
Builds up emotional stability and self-confidence


Session 3: Sunday, February 9 • 10am-12pm

Revolve & Evolve
Domes and twists are the perfect antidote for those with a sedentary lifestyle or whose occupation entails sitting or bending forward for long periods. 

Pranayama, Asanas and Restoratives
Pranayama, standing poses, twists, domes, simple inversions and restoratives

Benefits 
Helps to keep the spine and shoulders supple
Tones ligaments and improves spinal elasticity
Reduces stiffness in the neck and shoulders
Increases flexibility of the back and hips
Improves digestion
Increases energy levels


Session 4: Sunday, February 9 • 1:30-3:30pm

The Power of Relaxation
Relax and calm the nervous system with restorative poses.

Pranayama & Restoratives
Emphasis on pranayama and restorative poses

Benefits
Releases mental fatigue
Cools the brain and calms the mind
Relieves anxiety and nervous tension
Rejuvenates the entire body
Soothes your eyes and nerves


Inspiration: The practice of asanas lubricates the joints and increases mobility, bringing about an awareness of each muscle, joint and organ. Different combinations of asanas improve the range of movement for each muscle and joint, helping align the left and the right sides of the body .
— BKS Iyengar

Note: Some yoga experience recommended. Attend all four sessions for an overall immersion experience that is designed to energize the body and cool the nervous system, or attend any of the singular classes. 

 

Bring a yoga mat, two blocks, a belt. Two bolsters or three firm blankets.
A sandbag and Dharma wheel, if you have them.
Bring a journal to write about realizations or feelings you may experience.
Please arrive at least 15-20 minutes before session starts to look for parking, as the parking lot we typically access is under construction.
Contact Kari 
Pre-Registration and Early Bird Registration Offered until 1/30/2020
Each class $40, Entire $160
Regular Registration
Each class $45, Entire $180
Payment Send check to Kari Tomashik
P.O. Box 333, Honor, MI. 49640
You can register at the workshop.
  • Yoga Workshop
    February 8, 2020 - February 9, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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247 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, Michigan, 48220, United States

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