Flexibility: Principles, Practices, and Purpose
"yoga meets science" workshop with
Jules Mitchell (USA)
APRIL 5. - 7. 2024
Friday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 (lunch break 90 minutes)
for yoga teachers and experienced yoga students
Flexibility is one of the most popular, and sometimes controversial, topics of the last decade. While it is arguably overrated, it is not as dangerous or detrimental as is often claimed.
Moreover, stretching and yoga appear synonymous in the mainstream media and the reaction within the community tends to either glorify or deny the entire notion.
Enter Jules Mitchell, author of Yoga Biomechanics: Stretching Redefined, to help you explore both perspectives while empowering you with education to make informed decisions about why to stretch and when it matters.
This weekend course is designed to provide an in-depth exploration of what stretching is and how to do it effectively. By the end of this workshop, participants will:
Distinguish between the 6 different stretching modalities.
Incorporate a variety of stretching techniques into yoga sequences.
Learn how to increase range of motion safely and effectively.
Understand eccentric contractions and the latest research.
Master muscle physiology and how load fits into the stretching narrative.
Explore connective tissue mechanics in multiple contexts such as pain, injury, and ROM.
Question the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of stretching practices.
Recognize common stretching myths and misconceptions.
Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently talk about how stretching works.
Jules has spent the last decade teaching yoga teachers about the science, biomechanics, and physiology of stretching. Join her for her comprehensive stretching course that will take your education to the next level. Suitable for yoga teachers of all levels, as well as any individual interested in learning more about stretching practices, this course is about stretching your minds as much as your bodies.
Prerequisites and costs
This workshop requires a solid foundation in yoga and is designed for experienced yoga students, yoga teachers of all levels and other movement professionals.
The whole weekend workshop is for:
EARLY BIRD PRICE -12 600 Kč (aprox. 510 EUR) (in case of registration and payment before 20.1.2024)
REGULAR PRICE - 14 500 Kč
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Jules Mitchell MS, CMT, ERYT500 is a San Francisco-based yoga teacher, educator and massage therapist. Her unique approach incorporates her extensive study in biomechanics with the modern application of yoga asana to help teachers develop their craft and empower them with education. Jules’s methods intend to achieve ease in movement through deliberate loading, thus her teachings integrate numerous modalities, balancing the somatic aspects of yoga with the most current exercise science.
Jules authored a widely - acclaimed book, Yoga Biomechanics: Redefining Stretching, which is expected to become available in 2018 through Handspring Publishing. She is also adjunct faculty at Arizona State University where she serves as the yoga consultant on various research studies.
She leads workshops and continuing education courses worldwide, providing yoga schools with the most current research in biomechanics.
More info: www.julesmitchell.com.
Registration and Payment:
Registration starts with sending the online form, followed by registration confirmation. Registration becomes binding for both parties.
The seminar fee is to be transferred only after you get an email with payment details for your bank transfer. You'll get payment certificate after your payment is executed.
You have the right to cancel your registration within 14 days without giving any reason. To claim your right of withdrawal, you must inform us of your decision to withdraw from this contract by means of a clear statement (e.g. a letter sent by post or an e-mail). In that case you're still obliged to pay the cancellation fee (see Cancellation Terms).
If you cancel your registration after the 14 -day timeframe you are obliged to complete the payment and the organizer is in entitled to the amount due, which will subsequently be claimed.
Terms and Conditions of Hosting the Training:
For seminars that are planned or take place on site, a waiting list will be created as soon as more than 40 registrations are received.
For on-site courses, travel, accommodation and meals are not included and must be organised independently.
The organizer reserves the right to cancel the planned event. The cancellation of a seminar due to illness of the lecturer, force majeure or other unforeseeable events does not entitle the participant to claim for the execution of the seminar. The organizer will nevertheless try to find a solution acceptable to both parties, e.g. by rebooking to another date/place free of charge or by substituting the lecturer.
The organizer reserves the right to cancel the seminar if the number of participants is below 10. In case of cancellation, even at short notice, any participation fees already paid by you will of course be refunded. However, the organizer cannot be called upon to reimburse travel, accommodation or cancellation costs or be held liable for indirect damage, loss of profits or claims by third parties.
Cancellation or rebooking of the registration will incur a processing fee of 60 €. In the event of cancellation from 6 weeks before the start of the seminar, 50% of the seminar fees will be retained and from 2 weeks before the event, the full fee must be paid.