Take your yoga practice to a new level of depth, integration, and refinement. Guided by expert instructor Barrie Risman, you’ll learn how to deepen your postural practice by applying alignment principles that are grounded in applied anatomy and sound biomechanics of healthy, functional movement. Through a richly textured practice, you’ll experience how to approach asana with greater subtlety and sensitivity, and unlock the innate intelligence, freedom, and vitality of the body.

You’ll learn:

- The four levels of alignment and how to explore each of them in your postural practice

- How postural alignment principles support healthy movement

- How to apply these principles in a variety of standing and seated postures

- How to adapt postures and safely move toward more challenging and complex poses.

  The Body is the Vessel: Deepening Your Yoga Practice Lecture
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Barrie Risman is widely regarded as one of Canada’s most highly skilled yoga educators, teacher–trainers and mentors. Her best-selling book, Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice, is a guide for teachers and continuing students to deepen, expand, and integrate the benefits of yoga in their lives.

Barrie is well known for her ability to convey the essence of the wisdom teachings of yoga with exceptional clarity, insight, and relevance to students of all levels and from all walks of life. Her events weave together the technical precision of refined alignment-based practice with an ever-present awareness of the great wisdom of yoga philosophy distilled from decades of intensive study and practice. As unpretentious and down-to-earth as she is wise and inspiring, Barrie teaches with a remarkable combination of rigor and challenge balanced with sensitivity, humour, and compassion. www.barrierisman.com