MINDFUL STRENGTH & YOGA
November 11 – 12, 2017
Quarry Arts Building – 715 Hill Street, Suite 170
Join Kathryn Bruni-Young for an insightful weekend workshop. You will learn how to use different methods of practice to enhance strength and mobility. Workshops will include an innovative approach to yoga and mindful strength, breathing and rest. Kathryn makes sense of the science of getting strong. You will learn how different types of movement achieve varying results. Come prepared to take notes and move around.
The Science of Strength, Practice and Theory : Saturday, 10 am-noon
In this introduction workshop, Kathryn explains how to use different methods of practice to enhance strength and mobility. Outlining information on different types of muscle contractions, warm-up, mindful attention, breathing and rest, Kathryn makes sense of the science of getting strong. During this class students will experience a few examples of how different types of movement achieve varying results.
Upper Body Preparation, Strength and Mobility : Saturday, 1:30-4:30 pm
This workshop is all about the upper body, starting with the wrists and ending with the upper back and core. Kathryn teaches powerful exercises and movements which enhance strength and mobility for any upper body poses, sports or activities. In this class students will learn the ins-and-outs of poses like plank, push-up, downward dog and handstand. Kathryn will outline in detail how to develop body awareness and control with an emphasis on biomechanics and injury prevention.
Mastering the Hips and Hamstrings, Lower Body Strength and Mobility : Sunday 9 am-noon
In this workshop Kathryn describes the difference between active and passive stretching, and how we can create better mobility and control through the lower body. Working through different posterior chain exercises, students will address ankle, quad and hip mobility. This workshop will also reconstruct squatting, crawling and other functional movements.
Mindful Strength Master Class : Sunday 1:30-4:30 pm
Kathryn will conclude the weekend with a flowing mix of yoga postures, pilates exercises, strengthening movements and dynamic mobility. There will be an opportunity for Q&A and she will share tips on sequencing and class development. You will experience how to create a hybrid style practice, lifting the boundaries of yoga practice.
About Kathryn Bruni-Young
Kathryn has been teaching yoga and movement for ten years. She teaches and practices her own style of movement called Mindful Strength. Her method is a mixture of corrective exercise, fascial manipulation, strength training and mindfulness. She teaches workshops all over the country and has a small studio in Cornwall Ontario. For more information on Kathryn, check out www.kathrynbruniyoung.com