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Karen Allgire June Workshop

Welcome Back, Karen!

Karen Allgire, MFA, RYT, CIYT, is an Intermediate Junior III Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. She has been teaching yoga since 1998 and has made four trips to India to study at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute. 

Karen’s teaching and practice have been profoundly influenced by Mary Dunn, and she continues to study with Dean and Rebecca Lerner and other senior Iyengar teachers including Laurie Blakeney and Manouso Manos. Karen is a Certified Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer under the tutelage of senior Iyengar teacher Elise Miller. Study of Sanskrit and chanting with Leslie Freyberg have been a special area of engagement and enjoyment.

Karen specializes in blending anatomy, imagery and philosophy to nurture transformation in our yogic practices and our lives. 



Full Workshop $195

Friday, June 28,
6:00-8:30 pm, $55 

The Art of Balance

Improved balance brings poise, confidence and evenness of mind. This class will explore various that challenge and enhance our ability to balance. We will also consider how yoga can enhance how we balance work and play, effort and ease, and emotional highs and lows.

Saturday, June 29
9:00-11:30 am, $55

Standing on Your Legs

Standing poses are the foundation of Iyengar Yoga. They help improve postural habits, correct structural imbalances, and bring vitality and alertness. Metaphorically, standing poses teach us to stand on our own two feet, to stand our ground and to face all circumstances with confidence and stability.

Saturday, June 29
1:00-3:30 pm, $55

Moving from the Organic Body

The organic body or physiological body is made up of the organs and fluids of the body, and also includes the breath. Learn to do forward extensions, restorative poses and breathing practices from the reference point of the organic body, also known as pranayamaya kośa.

Sunday, June 30
9:00-11:30 am, $55

Standing on Your Arms

We stand on our arms in many kinds of poses, including inversions, backbends and arm balances. Learn to bear your weight on your arms whether they are in front of you, behind you or over your head. Learn modifications for challenging shoulder or wrist issues. Standing on the arms brings shoulder and core strength, and a sense of courage and empowerment. It is also useful for improving for upper body bone density.

Urdhva Danurasana

Urdhva Danurasana

Later Event: July 7
Free Intro to Yoga Class