The Magic of the Bandhas with Lynsie McKeown

If you practice yoga, you know how good an asana practice can make you feel.  But did you know that the physical practice of yoga is only the first stage? Exploring other aspects of the yoga practice can make you feel even better.

The bandhas are internal muscular ‘locks’ that, with practice, you can intentionally engage as necessary.  Bandhas play an important role on both the physical and spiritual level.  Through engaging the bandhas, we can learn how to direct the flow of energy within the body for greater physical, mental and spiritual health.

The nature of your energy in any given moment shapes your perspective of the world.  By learning to shape your energy, you learn how to shift your perspective and interactions. Your creative impulses will enliven, self-confidence and enthusiasm will improve. You will feel more embodied, more grounded, and more determined, all without having to do extreme physical yoga postures.

In this series we will be utilizing basic physical postures and breath as a way to relate to the bandhas.  Therefore, knowledge of the foundational physical postures is required.

Unlock the magic within and experience your power to positively change.

This course will be offered on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:15pm, May 17th through June 7th.

This 4 week series is being offered Pay-What-You-Can $20-$80. The value of this series is $80. Sign-up from here.

 

You can pay online for the series in increments of $10 between $20-$80. You are also welcome to pay over the phone at 434-218-7677, or in person at our Jefferson School location when we have other services going on.

This series will require a minimum of 10 people to be signed-up. If we haven’t hit the minimum we will contact those already signed up so that we all have chance to recruit a friend or two in the last few days! 

Please note: refunds are not available for missed classes. No substitutions. Cancellations for this series must be made 24 hours in advance of the first class.

About the instructor, Lynsie McKeown:
Yoga came into Lynsie’s life during a challenging time of transition and loss.  The practice of Yoga provided a way to transform struggle into opportunity and she continues to draw inspiration from the never-ending journey of the human heart.  Her devotion for greater awareness and spiritual growth are reflected in her teaching and writing. She strives to support, uplift and empower others to walk their own path to healing and growth with courage, authenticity and grace.

Lynsie also holds a BA in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia, is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and an Assisted Thai Yoga Bodyworker.

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