IYENGAR YOGA for MEN RETURNS!
With Yves Oberlin
October 31, 2015 Saturday 2-4:30 pm
Yves Oberlin is an experienced yoga practitioner and instructor living and teaching in Austin, Texas. His understanding of yoga is based on over 25 years of personal practice and ongoing study with some of the best senior yoga instructors in the world. He has traveled to India numerous times to further his studies with the Iyengar family at the RIMYI Institute in Pune. His background comes through in a methodical, dynamic and challenging teaching style. He inspires students to go beyond their perceived limits while remaining sensitive to individual needs and creating a safe and harmonious learning environment. Yves grew up in Switzerland, speaks English, French and German. He is a certified Iyengar instructor.
The Class will focus on areas of flexibility, balance, strength, stamina and stress reductions that are unique to men. The class will introduce men to core yoga poses taught in the Iyengar method.** The class will be appropriate for the complete beginner or novice. It will also reinforce basic techniques for the more experienced practitioner. Touching your toes is not a requirement! Bring a friend.
Class price $40. Payment is by cash or check only at the door.
Please RSVP to Paul Hallett via email to:
yogapaul at yahoo.com
Class is located at:
Clear Spring Studio
605 A Copeland St.
Austin, Texas 78704
(Located off South 1st Street, across from Texas School for the Deaf football field)
*No parking on Copeland St. (the paved street next to the studio) or on the sides of Copeland St.
Please park in the dirt parking lot in the interior of the block. Carpooling is strongly encouraged.
If needed, overflow parking south of the studio on Gibson St. and South 3rd St.
**From The Official Website of B.K.S.Iyengar Yoga in FAQs “What are the unique features of "Iyengar Yoga"?
Iyengar Yoga can be practiced by all.
The emphasis is given to precision and alignment in all postures.
The use of self designed props such as wooden gadgets, belts, ropes helps the practitioner to achieve perfection in all the postures.
The aspect of "sequencing". An "Iyengar Yoga" practitioner is aware of the sequence in which different groups of asanas have to be performed.