This powerful program is designed to introduce new yoga students to the basic yoga techniques, to create flexibility, strength, peace and harmony in the body and mind. We will introduce the concepts of breath/movement synchronization (vinyasa), in a slower-paced, informative class, designed to provide you with a strong foundation in the practice of yoga and prepare you for 3 beginners level classes that you can choose to follow within this introduction progra
The introduction session will be two hours long. You can then take 3 other regular classes of your choice within a month after the introduction session. We offer a variety of beginner classes, each day of the week, in different yoga styles and with different teachers. At the end of this program, you will be confident in continuing with our regular scheduled classes, knowing which styles and teachers are more suitable for your needs.
The program will cover
- Introduction to “What is yoga?”
- Basic breathing techniques
- Warm-up poses, including the sun salutations
- Basic standing postures to cultivate strength and balance
- Basic backbends to cultivate mobility in the spine and to awaken your energy
- Sitting postures like forward-bends for flexibility and to calm down
- Restorative ending poses for relaxation
Type: 2-hour workshop + 3 beginner classes
Location: Weteringschans, Amsterdam or Scheveningseweg, Den Haag
Teacher: Adela Serrano, Patricia Veltri, Lidewij Severins or Daphne Luttger
Note: You are welcome to choose any classes from our current schedule, up to a maximum of 3 within 30 days from your introduction workshop. However, we recommend that you choose from the beginners level classes, and we invite you to try the several styles of yoga we offer, so as to find what style and teacher are most suitable for your needs and preferences.