Stand On Your Hands
A workshop to prepare for handstand
with Chaim Gilan
Saturday, February 29, 2:00 - 4:30 PM
Whether you’ve practiced handstands consistently for years, or you’ve never gone upside down, the handstand continues to prove itself as a challenging
and multifaceted test of physical strength and awareness. From being able to flip your body upside down, to the endurance required to hold yourself
steadily in alignment, there are many separate pieces that must come together to truly master this invigorating and strong inversion. Together, we
will deconstruct each piece, and place them together to give you the tools you need to begin, continue, and perfect your handstand journey.
Who should attend: regular yoga practitioners. Prerequisites: Ability to hold plank for 30-60 seconds
What we will learn
- Handstand oriented flow
- Core work and alignment
- Building your foundation (Handstand basics)
- Safe entry and exit techniques- Drills to train necessary anatomical components
- Incremental progressions for all stages
-Refinements to help perfect the movement
This workshop attempts to address all components that make a great handstand. Including dynamic movements and also overcoming personal obstacles such as fear. It is suitable for people new to inversions or experienced students.
Chaim Gilan began his training in 2013 at Yoga House in Pasadena California, completing his 200-hour certification that same year. From 2014 to 2015, he practiced and studied throughout East Asia, becoming accredited at the 500-hour level at Tattvaa Yoga Shala in Rishikesh, India. Chaim draws on his roots as a devout Ashtanga practitioner to create a class that is both physically challenging and mentally reflective, with an emphasis on traditional asana and the importance of the breath.
Before February 29, $50; Day of Workshop, $55
Space is limited! Pre-registration suggested.
Please call (626) 403-3961 for more information.