27 July 2014

Four Yoga Workshops with guest instructor Jill Foster!

Workshop #1 = Core Awareness & Strengthening
Wednesday 30 July, 6:00-8:00pm, $25usd

After deepening core awareness through anatomy, experiential exercises, and pranayama (breathing exercises), Jill will lead the class through a well-rounded vinyasa practice with specific attention to the pelvic floor and the core strengthening of the spine. 
This workshop is suitable for all levels and abilities, from beginners to advanced practitioners.


Workshop #2 = Hip Opening
Monday 04 August, 6:00-8:00pm, $25usd

Come undo the tightness created from sitting in chairs and working long hours at your desk.  This workshop will move through a well-rounded vinyasa practice, creating necessary heat for maximum release of tension held in the hips and pelvis.
This workshop is suitable for all levels and abilities, from beginners to advanced practitioners.


Workshop #3 = Twisting & Backbending
Wednesday 06 August, 6:00-8:00pm, $25usd

After generating significant heat through various twisted standing poses, most beneficial for detoxification, we will move into a deeper practice of backbends while deepening mindfulness of the lower back and strengthening the thoracic spine and end with more seated and lying twists.
This workshop is suitable for all levels and abilities, from beginners to advanced practitioners.


Workshop #4 = Inversions & Arm Balances
Saturday 09 August, 10:00am-12:00pm, $25usd

This workshop will lead you through essential shoulder strength-training and opening and lead to various approaches to practicing inversions and arm balances while reconnecting with core focus that is crucial in these challenging poses.  It is suitable for all levels and abilities, from beginners to advanced practitioners.





Pre-registration requested.  Contact Jill or Colleen to register at: +670-7746-3733, jill.foster.dance@gmail.com, diliwellness@gmail.com.  Minimum number of 6 people required to run each workshop.  Drop-in’s also welcome, space permitting.



Guest yoga instructor Jill Foster is visiting to Timor-Leste!  Jill grew up a dairy-farming gymnast in Wisconsin, USA.  She taught ballet, modern dance, and break dancing in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Coming from 14 years of yoga practice Jill taught Vinyasa, Hatha, and Restorative Yoga for the last two years in Hanoi, Vietnam.  Jill focuses her yoga classes on alignment, anatomy, and breath, with a keen ability to balance effort and ease, strength and softness.  Jill’s classes are suitable for beginning and experienced yoga practitioners alike.
Hip-Hop & Breakdancing Workshops for Kids
Instructor: Jill Foster
Wednesday 30 July, Thursday 31 July, Wednesday 06 August, Thursday 07 August
4:30-5:30pm
$60usd total for all 4 classes.  Full payment must be made in advance of the first class.

Pre-registration required.  C
ontact Jill or Colleen to register at: +670-7746-3733, jill.foster.dance@gmail.com, diliwellness@gmail.com. Minimum number of 6 children required to run the workshops. 
New class!   Communication & Public Speaking Skills
Instructor: Mireia Clemente
Individual or Group classes available

This class is for people who want to improve their public speaking skills and strengthen their confidence in their ability to connect with others, as well as demonstrate active listening skills.  The classes will be practical: Participants will be guided through various exercises on body language and voice projection in order to create an awareness of rhythm and tempo during speech.  Controlling and regulating energy and rhythm will be an integral part of the classes.

Advance registration is required.  Contact Mireia Clemente to register: +670-7702-1928, acting.dili@gmail.com for private or group classes and for pricing information.

20 May 2014

AcroYoga FUNdamentals Workshops
with guest instructors Christopher Ekelund & Lisa-Marie Nilsson from Sweden
(NO previous experience required!  NO partner needed!)
Friday 30 May from 6:15 - 9:15pm
and
Saturday 31 May from 11:30 - 2:30pm
$30usd per workshop OR $50usd for both workshops.

Pre-registration appreciated due to limited space.
Contact Colleen Coy to register at: diliwellness@gmail.com, +670-7746-3733.

AcroYoga FUNdamentals is geared towards total beginners but can also accommodate more advanced practitioners; The classes are adapted to the needs and levels of the participants.  Everyone can join…..age does not matter, and we can work around injuries.  There is NO NEED to bring a partner as we will all work and share together.  See attached photos.

Workshops:
Partner Acrobatics and AcroYoga - Friday 30 May, 6:15 – 9:15pm
Learn the basics of the Solar practice of AcroYoga.  This includes Fiery Partner Acrobatics like bone-stacking, alignment, and inversions.  Learn the foundations of flying and basing.  We will get you in the air doing things you never thought possible!

AcroYoga Therapeutics - Saturday 31 May, 11:30 - 2:30pm
Learn the basics of the therapeutic side of AcroYoga, the Lunar practice, including flying therapeutics and Thai massage.  Learn how to give and receive treatments in a safe and compassionate environment.  We finish with some basic Thai massage. 


Instructors:
Christopher Ekelund: Christopher is a passionate 500 hour certified yoga teacher that lives and breathes yoga.  He is also a certified AcroYoga teacher and has trained in partner acrobatics all over the world.  His life is yoga and AcroYoga is his passion.  The style he teaches is full of energy and compassion. 

Lisa-Marie Nilsson: Lisa is a certified Hot, Vinyasa and Hatha yoga-teacher and has taught in many countries world wide.  She is a trained partner acrobatics and flying therapeutics instructor and has been teaching in Manila Philippines for the past year.  She teaches powerful, strong, classes but always with a sense of humor.