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Kino MacGregor an international yoga teacher, author of three books, producer of six Ashtanga Yoga DVDs and star of many online yoga videos, writer, vlogger, world traveler, co-founder of Miami Life Center and founder of Miami Yoga Magazine. Kino’s dharma is to help people experience the limitless potential of the human spirit through the inner tradition of yoga. With more than 15 years of experience in Ashtanga Yoga, she is one of a select group of people to receive the Certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India and practice through the Fourth Series of Ashtanga Yoga.
Topics include the Bandhas, Galavasana, Headstand, Kapotasana, Yogadinrasana and more!
Bandhas, otherwise known as locks within the body, are located along the central spine and control the movement of energy. With Ashtanga yoga expert Kino MacGregor’s guidance, you can cultivate the muscles of the bandhas to heighten your awareness of the spine, increase flexibility within the body, and stabilize increased mobility with critical muscle engagement.
Galavasana is a challenging arm balance from Ashtanga yoga. This arm balance requires deeply open hips and integrated shoulder strength to approach. Kino MacGregor will teach the basic shoulder position and core position needed to hold you in the posture, as well as some creative ways to enter the posture.
Placing your legs behind your head is a foundation for many asanas. Once you get this principle fully established, you’ll be able to go deeper into many yoga postures. Using Kino MacGregor’s expert advice, you will be able to break this principle down into its most basic and fundamental aspects.
Inversions create a powerful way to restore energy in the body, reverse blood flow, and stabilize the core. When you begin your inversion practice, it is important to focus on stability in the shoulders and find a straight vertical line with the core strength of your body. Kino MacGregor will help you to explore a basic sirsasana headstand from a traditional perspective, with bent knees and straight legs, and show you how to get into and out of a tripod headstand.
Kapotasana is a powerful backbend that utilizes every muscle of your body. Prepare for radical heart opening while safely integrating the bandhas and inner thigh strength, and discover how to bring your advanced backbending postures to the next level.
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