Healing Our Backs with YogaTM
The Principles of Self-applied Back Care, Including Anatomy of Movement & Balanced Posture
with Lillah Schwartz at Practice Works (Birmingham, AL)
A national expert in yoga’s structural benefits and one of HereNowYoga’s lead teacher’s (Kim Drye) main teacher, Lillah offers this signature course to help you tap into yoga’s healing and strengthening power.
Experience the healing principles rooted in the science of yoga. Explore fundamental yoga poses based in the science of anatomy, movement principles, breath awareness and the alignment principles of yoga. You will gain confidence in your healing potential and have additional understanding and skills to share.
You Will Learn
To take care of your back when experiencing pain
Safe ways to improve flexibility in the hips and shoulders
Fundamental poses to improve posture
Ways to build strength
Guidance will be given on how to relax and use the breath as a healing tool. The content of each session will vary and include a combination of lecture, breathing practice, dynamic stretching and restoration. Alignment techniques presented are from the Iyengar system.
Cost: $350, $275 early bird price if registered by August 1st.
Location: Practice Works, 3613 6th Avenue South Birmingham, Alabama 35222
Friday 6-9 pm (“Master Class” open to all levels 5-7pm $45 drop in rate)
Saturday 9am-12:30pm, 1:30-6pm
Sunday 9am-12pm, 1-4pm
Known by appreciative students across the country as “the queen of alignment,” yoga instructor and author Lillah Schwartz brings the benefits of her 35 years’ training with yoga experts, like BKS Iyengar, Aadil Palkhivala, Eric Small, Mathew Sanford, and others to the Southeast region and, through her workshops, to studios across the eastern and central U.S.
Her hundreds of hours of study in the U.S. and India with senior Iyengar instructors, and her extensive background in anatomy and physiology, makes Lillah one of the most accomplished yoga teachers in the Southeast region. She pioneered the Iyengar method in North Carolina from 1981- 2009, and held an Iyengar teaching certificate for 23 years. Lillah brings the science and spirit of yoga wisdom to thousands who have become pain-free from her alignment-based instruction. Learn more about Lillah at yogawithlillah.com.