Inversions and Backbends 2-3


This class is taught by:

Susan Reid

Susan began a Yoga asana practice in 2001, came to Yoga East in 2007 and found her teacher, Laura Spaulding, who opened her understandings of Yoga and introduced a great human handbook, Patañjāli’s Yoga Sutra. Susan is an E-RYT 500, graduating from Yoga East’s 200 hr training in 2009 and the 300 hr module in 2012. Her training continues in the Krishnamacharya lineage - Ashtanga and Iyengar Yoga, and with the wonderful teachers Laura brings to Louisville. Susan has been influenced by workshops with; John Friend, David Garrigues, Saraswathi Jois, Doug Keller, Kino MacGregor, Robert Moses, Karin O'Bannon, Ramanand Patel, François Raoult, Darren Rhodes, Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Christina Sell, Dean Sluyter and David Swenson.

Practice inversions and backbends using the rope wall. Use chairs and the whale for more opening and ease when practicing backbends on the mat. Hold yoga postures longer for deeper effect. Class ends with pranayama, bandhas, mudras and relaxation.
Class size is limited to 8 students. Two or more years of yoga experience is required. It is not suitable for pregnant women or if you are not able to be upside down. Being on time is very important so that you can get a spot and hear the beginning instructions. Please sign up online. Groupon/Living Social vouchers and intro passes are not accepted for this class.