WORKSHOPS + EVENTS

Workshops and classes will be online until further notice due to COVID-19 related restrictions.

We are using the Zoom platform. Please register as usual, and a link will be sent to you.

YU Workshop & Events Policy

  • Pre-registration for workshops is required 

  • Full refund: one week before  -10% processing fee.

  • 50% refund four days before -10% processing fee.

  • No refunds less three days or less before a workshop.

  • If you need to cancel due to a medical/family emergency, and if there are no recordings of the event, then we process the refund without penalty or fee. 

  • Yoga Union reserves the right to cancel any workshop within 48 hours, as well as on the day of in the event of inclement weather or other emergency.

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Intro to Yoga for Lumbar Herniation

4 SATURDAYS   ONLINE.   RECORDING AVAILABLE FOR 7 DAYS

MARCH 12, 19, 26 APRIL 2

NYC/EST 11am-12:30pm.   LA/CA 8-9:30am.  LONDON 4-5:30pm  PARIS 5-6:30pm

 

In four methodical 1.5 hour classes, learn how to safely move, strengthen and relieve pain through Yoga for Spinal Herniations.

 

Herniation Basics is taught by Alison West, a leader in the field of Yoga Therapy for the Spine. She will share with you the fundamentals of safe movement both in and out of Yoga class. Understanding a neutral spine is important and fun. There is so much that you can do safely and you will leave with useful tools and working principles. Each class will build on the previous one, taking you from the essentials of safe movement to Standing Poses, Core Strength Poses and more.

 

Level: all levels and teachers, but geared towards a Basic Practice. 

REGISTRATION CLOSES FRIDAY MARCH 11 @ 8 PM

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Online Slings and Ropes On Wall or Door

Basic Certification Program Recording will soon be available ON DEMAND.

This is a rare opportunity to methodically discover the wonderful world of wall-ropes and wall-slings. You will be able to do this work on a door as well.

 

This unique Weekend Ropes Certification Program is open to both 200-Hour + Teachers and seasoned students. This is a rare opportunity to methodically discover the wonderful world of wall-ropes and wall-slings.  You will be able to do this work on a door as well.

Working with slings and ropes is one of the surest ways to enjoy effortless inversion, release the back and other joints, increase range of motion and develop strength, and practice restorative Yoga. But working safely and knowledgeably requires training and practice. 

  • Learn principles of practice and safety

  • Develop strength, range of motion, release, alignment awareness, and more.

Supplementary material

You will receive a link to a folder with extra material including how to set up a door as a rope wall. You are asked to review this material BEFORE the workshop. This is an ideal way to become familiar with door ropes/belts before we start.

 

2- and 4-Carabiner Slings for sale

If you would like to have a sling for the workshop, please order your sling asap.  Email me at alison@yogaunion.com

 

Certification Program: you must have been practicing for two years and either have done a 200 TT or be in the process of getting your 200TT certification. 

 

To register as a non-certification participant: You have must have at least one year of regular Alignment practice. Please send your practice to me: alison@yogaunion.com

 

Recording available for viewing for all registrants. Even if you cannot attend in person, you will be able to cover all the material. 

For work on door, please have two 8-foot Yoga belts. The nylon Mobilization Belt at the link below is a good substitute for Rope Wall work on a door. It has a strong quick release buckle.  Click here to view.  

 
 
 

On-demand: Yoga and The Amazing Dowel w/ Alison West

Six hours of recorded material

Bonus pdf of Alison’s Yoga Journal article on Yoga + Dowels.

On-demand: Yoga for Hyperextension and Hypermobility w/ Alison West

Six hours of recorded material

Bonus 53-page pdf on Hyperextension and Hypermobility.

On-demand: Yoga for Scoliosis Basics: 3-Part series

2-Hour Sessions + Extra Videos and Handouts

w/ Alison West

Bonus handouts and supplementary videos to help you with your studies.

Based on the online series of three 2-hour sessions.

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