Levitate: Hip Openers and Arm Balances with Kristen Coyle, E-RYT 500 Saturday, February 16, 2019 Noon to 3 pm Journey into the realm of hip opening and arm balances. This workshop features in-depth alignment research for a full spectrum of deep hip openers, forward bends and their strength-based related arm balance counterparts. The primary focus will be on how to seamlessly connect seated poses and lunges into arm balances, transitions from arm balances into hip openers, and how to create a state of continual flow state with whatever your ability level in the arm balances may be. The core alignment of how to shift the bodyweight from the hips/feet into the hands will be the guiding force behind this session and will help any level of practitioner deepen their understanding and explore their infinite potential with the abilities they are working with currently. Come ready to play and inspire yourself. Cost is $35. Drop in. Intermediate/Advanced Level.
As part of its Yoga for A Cause program, Balancing Monkey Yoga is raising funds to support Brown Heart Hawaii Shelter. The shelter provides care for women on Hawaii Island who are pregnant and struggling with addiction and or substance misuse. Just by attending class you help to raise funds for this cause. All donations will provide services needed to keep the shelter open including food, utilities, and other miscellaneous costs. Yoga for A Cause classes will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 5:30 pm yogahour ($7); and Monday, March 11 at 9:00 am Blend ($12, $10 over age 60). Cash donations are accepted at the studio anytime. To learn more about Brown Heart Hawaii Shelter, please visit https://www.gofundme.com/brown-heart-hawaii-shelter. Balancing Monkey Yoga is located at 1221 Kilauea Avenue in the Hilo Shopping Center.
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