Masterclass 3 – Eka Pada What? – 3rd November // 11am
You’ve probably heard this term mentioned in class before and thought “Eka Pada what?”, Then watched as a fellow student gracefully transitions into a weird and wonderful shape.
Eka Pada translates as “Eka – meaning one, Pada- meaning foot and is used to refer to poses that have one extended foot. In this case, we’re talking about one foot extended arm balances. Sounds simple enough right?
There is so much more behind these poses than simply putting your hands on a surface and balancing your leg/s on your arms.
Arm balances require preparation, a strong foundation, focus, confidence and a big dose of . Not only that there’s profound lessons within these weird and wonderful shapes. The lessons of patience, presence and perseverance. This Masterclass is not about just getting you off the ground, it’s about building your foundation to get you off the ground safely.
This third Masterclass will cover the following arm balances:
-Eka Pada Koundinyasana (1+2) (Pose dedicated to Sage Koundinya)
-Eka Pada Galavasana (Pose dedicated to Galava)
-Eka Pada Bakasana (One footed Crow Pose)
Beginning with a warm up we will transition into drills & conditioning to prepare for these poses. Breakdown the key components of these poses & learn the meanings behind these powerful Asana.
We will use props, partner work & wall work to assist on this journey and adapt these poses to your practice needs.
Completing practice with cooling, balancing poses & Savasana
Bring an open mind & playful heart
Masterclass 4 – Forearm Fundamentals – 8th December // 11am
$40 per class