Where: Oceanflow Yoga Studio
Time: 12pm – 6.30pm
This day long immersion focuses on cultivating and developing the foundations of a solid and consistent straight handstand. All levels are welcome – from complete novice, to more experienced practitioner. The day is split into two sections, they are as follows:
Part One: Hands as Feet – Learn to Turn Your World Upside Down (12:00 PM – 15:00 PM)
The aim of this workshop is to bring you a deeper understanding of the relevant anatomy and alignment principles of a handstand. With a focus on the five key focus points of an inversion, and through practical experience of various skills and drills, this workshop will help you to obtain a solid foundation from which to build your inversions practice – leading to a more solid and consistent Inversion practice, and helping you to find balance upside down with ease.
Part two: Discovery & Balance – building strength, developing mobility, & discovering balance for your Handstand (15:30PM – 18:30 PM)
The aim of this workshop is to bring a deeper understand of how we develop both strength + stability and also Mobility for our inversions practice. After gaining a solid understanding of the foundations and building blocks of a handstand, this workshop builds on the skills and drills developed in the previous workshop.Through exploring relevant applied anatomy, theory, and lots of practical experience – this workshop will teach you how to find and maintain balance and stability when on your hands – leading to more consistency and confidence in your inversions practice.
Dan Morgan, founder of DCM Lifestyle, is an international E-200 RYT Yoga teacher, YACEP & modern wellness advocate. Dans passion is to inspire the masses to discover a healthy balance in the way that we each live our lives – to live a life that truly resonates with our authentic selves. Founded with a belief that the yoga practice doesn’t start and stop on the mat, Dan leads classes that encourage a deeper individual exploration. Dan leads specialised workshops & CPD Trainings, co-hosts international Yoga Teacher Trainings & Retreats, and also guides regular yoga classes when back at his hometown of Cardiff. With a constantly evolving personal practice, taking inspiration from both traditional and modern teachings his classes provide a balance of strength and mobility, exploring the anatomical breakdown of postures to help practitioners achieve the breakthroughs in their own personal practice.With the ethos ‘teach people, not postures’ and a belief that every body is unique – he leads a practice that goes beyond the postures. Having always used a physical practice as a gateway to explore the yoga practice as a deeper way of being, Dan teaches using Yoga asana (postures) as a way to ground into the present moment, and then as a tool to move deeper into self understanding, consciousness & awareness.