Yoga for the Pelvic Floor: 3-week series
Description: Each three-part workshop is designed to help people with pain or tension in the pelvis, hips or back. Pain and tension can result from trauma or chronic holding patterns. Trauma can include chronic poor posture, surgeries, difficult labor, sexual abuse or other strains. Pelvic trauma or tension can contribute to incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. This workshop includes a brief anatomy lecture and discussion, breathing techniques and yoga poses done with particular attention to gently relax the muscles of the pelvis, hip and back. Handouts will be provided to help support your practice of what you will learn.
Instructor: Susan McCormick has been studying Iyengar yoga for the past 20 years and teaching for 10. Interest in strengthening her pelvic floor to avoid surgery led her to seek out experts in the fields of physical therapy and pelvic floor yoga. She received teacher training and certification to teach pelvic floor work in 2012 from Leslie Howard and was the main instructor for UCSF’s study on incontinence and yoga.
Instructor: Leslie Howard is an Oakland area based yoga teacher, specializing in all things pelvic. Her own struggles with healing her pelvis led her to intense study of the anatomy, physiology, cultural messaging, history and energetics of this rich place. Her teaching is informed by over 3000 hours of yoga study with senior Iyengar teachers. She is featured in the documentary, Yoga Woman. She leads workshops and trainings nationally and has led two successful studies
Dates: July 12th, 19th, 26th w/ Susan McCormick
Time: 12:30-2:00 PM
Dates: August 15th, 22nd, 29th w/ Leslie Howard
Time: 6:00-7:30 PM
For both classes:
Price: $90 for 3-week series
Location: 403 49th Street, Oakland, CA 94609
Learn more here: http://lesliehowardyoga.com/classes
Please note: No Make-ups, refunds or prorated fees for any class