David Swenson hand stands

DAVID SWENSON – Flying Floating and Handstanding

Sunday 3rd October | 9.00 am EST | 2.00 pm UK

2 hours | 14 day replay

One of the greatest challenges of the Ashtanga flow is the vinyasa. In this class David will break the vinyasa down into its basic components in order to explore techniques for creating greater lightness and efficiency of practice while using less effort to achieve greater ease.

In addition to vinyasa the class will also explore elements of handstands and arm-balances. It is common to feel intimidated or even frightened by balancing on our hands. David will address this issue and offer practical methods of approach to allow for greater confidence and ability that can be carried away and applied within a personal practice. There is always plenty of laughter and fun as well as a depth of information in David’s classes. All levels may attend even if you have never done a handstand before. Alternatives are always given.

Come and Experience the Joy of Flight!

David will give personal attention and there is always plenty of laughter and fun as well as a depth of information in his classes. All levels may attend even if you have never done a handstand before and David always gives alternatives. Come and Experience the Joy of Flight!

In addition, the workshop is followed by an open discussion and Q&A answer session with David.

About David Swenson

David began his journey of Yoga in 1969 when he and his brother Doug practiced in a small park at the end of their street in Houston, Texas. There were few sources for yoga at that time so they practiced from whatever books they could find.

In 1973 David discovered Ashtanga after he met David Williams and Nancy Gilgoff in Encinitas, CA. In 1975 David and Nancy brought K. Pattabhi Jois to the U.S. for the first time and Swenson was fortunate enough to be there. He then initiated studies directly with the master. He made his first trip to Mysore in 1977. David is one of only a handful of Westerners to have learned the full Ashtanga system including all of the asana sequences and pranayama as originally taught by K. Pattabhi Jois.

Today David is recognized as one of the world’s foremost practitioners and instructors of Ashtanga Yoga. He tirelessly travels year round to teach and offer workshops. He presents his courses in a supportive and compassionate fashion making it accessible to all levels of practitioner to participate.

Cost €30 approx £25 | $36

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