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Practising with Imbalances: Back Care Workshop

Met Adelene Cheong

It can be concerning - or even frustrating and limiting - to experience imbalances in the body, especially when pain, discomfort, and restriction are involved. It is also not uncommon that during asana practice, when the body and mind are attempting unfamiliar movements and positions, asymmetries become more apparent. More importantly, when there is lack of awareness or attention to asymmetrical sensation during practice, these imbalances may progress over time.

Do you also struggle with these questions?

• Why is twisting to one side less accessible than the other?

• How to practice when one shoulder / hip is higher or tighter than the other?

• What is happening when discomfort / pain often presents itself only on one side and the same location?

• Why is balancing on one leg almost impossible or feel unstable?

• ‘Why do I feel lopsided?!'


Through open discussion and experiential practices, Adelene will share her journey and experience from practising and living with a structural imbalance, ie. scoliosis. We will understand and learn how to modify and adapt postures, to personalize the practice to support living and being in harmony from moment to moment.


You will leave this workshop with:

- insights into posture and spinal health, locating and navigating imbalances

- restful release poses and movements to support mobility

- knowledge of how to manage and reduce discomfort on and off the mat

- developed sensory intelligence and acumen

- modified practices for musculoskeletal imbalances

- rebuilt confidence in managing and practising with imbalances

- knowledge of how to re-map healthy daily postures for optimal support


Join Adelene for a day of physical and mental re-calibration. Suitable for those living with scoliosis, physical or structural imbalances, also recommended for trainees and teachers who are interested in practising and teaching from a therapeutic perspective.

Datum / Tijd




29 January 2022, 10:00 - 17:00

Prinseneiland (Haarlemmerplein)

Adelene Cheong

Deze workshop is alleen beschikbaar als volledige cursus, totaalprijs:

€ 125



Je kunt je inschrijven voor deze workshop door te betalen met iDeal, Credit Card of PayPal via bovenstaande ‘Boek’ link. Volledige betaling is vereist om je plek te reserveren. Je inschrijving is bevestigd wanneer de betaling compleet is.


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Over Adelene Cheong

Adelene Cheong is a practitioner, a student, a teacher and trainer of yoga. Adelene feels blessed to be on this journey with many who seek love, peace and truth. Through yoga, Adelene reconnects to being truly integrated in life and all it has to offer. For over a decade, she has been an apprentice to Judith H. Lasater and Donna Farhi, whom she continues to study and assist today.

A note on Wellbeing - Creating a safe and sacred space

We wish to create a safe and sacred space to study, practice and grow for everyone. Please take care of your own health and wellbeing while participating in classes, workshops and, trainings offered by Delight Yoga. If you're currently having any physical, emotional or mental issues, or prefer no hands-on adjustments, please make sure to discuss this with the teacher up front.