Root to Rise Workshop Series | Recreational Services
University of Iowa

Root To Rise Yoga Workshop:

Mastering the Foundations of Yoga

The mission of this workshop series is to provide hands-on and broken down training of the foundations of yoga in order to strengthen and progress your practice. We will focus on body alignment, engagement from head to toe in each asana, smooth and intentional transitions using breath, modifications with or without props, and hands-on adjustments. This series will be divided up into four workshops, each lasting 75 minutes. 

Workshop 1: Sun Salutations

  • Date: Saturday, April 14
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:15pm
  • Location: AR3
  • Session 1 Goal:
    • Reach a deeper understanding and further practice of: 
      • Tadasana
      • Forward Fold
      • High plank, low plank, chaturanga
      • Downward Dog
      • Chair
      • Warrior 1 
      • Transitions

Workshop 2: Warrior Series

  • Date: Saturday, April 21
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:15pm
  • Location: AR3
  • Session 2 Goals:
    • Begin with a refresher of the basic salutation warm up
    • By the end of the class, have a deeper understanding and further practice of: 
      • Warrior 2
      • Reverse Warrior 2
      • Triangle and Revolved Triangle
      • Extended Side Angle
      • Separate Leg Stretching 
      • Pyramid
      • Headstand

Workshop 3: Balancing Postures

  • Date: Saturday, April 28
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:15pm
  • Location: AR3
  • Session 3 Goals
    • Begin with a basic salutation warmup
    • By the end of the class, have a deeper understanding and further practice of:
      • Standing Forehead to Knee
      • Dancer Pose
      • Balancing Half Moon
      • Standing Splits
      • Tree Pose
      • Figure 4
      • Crow

Workshop 4: Complete Practice

  • Date: Saturday, May 5
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:15pm
  • Location AR3
  • Session 3 Goals:
    • Complete a full, 75 minute practice with meditation at the end, using some or all of the areas from the workshops with continued hands-on adjustment. 

 

Registration Information

This workshop series can be attended in full, or as individual sessions. But remember, you must register ahead of time! Register online here or at the CRWC Member Services Desk.

Fees

  • 1 workshop: $15
  • Whole 4-workshop series: $50