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TRADITIONAL MYSORE ADJUSTING with Brian Cooper

TRADITIONAL MYSORE ADJUSTING with Brian Cooper

Union Yoga Centre
25 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, UK

Start Time
29/04/2017 1:00 pm
End Time
29/04/2017 5:00 pm
Price
£78.27 / £62.75 (Early Bird - 20 spaces only)

When should you adjust? 

How often? 

And how strong?


These are some of the questions asked by teachers who would like to use adjusting but lack the confidence and experience. Effective adjusting requires a true understanding of the asana and the student’s place in that asana. The adjustment itself is the physical expression of that understanding. 

This workshop explores when and when not to adjust, which type of adjustment is appropriate, and most importantly, how to adjust in a way which lets your students progress in their practice. We will look at some of the asanas of Primary and Second Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, as well as looking at some brought by you. 

Pre-course handouts: 

  • Instructions and illustrations of the asanas being covered in the workshop
  • The physiology of stretching: techniques to improve flexibility

Post-course resources:

  • Online videos
  • Teaching manual ‘the Art of Adjusting’


Brian COOPER PhD
Brian completed 2nd Series with Pattabhi Jois at the old Shala in Mysore in the 90s. He was adjusted every day for 5 months by Guruji. At the same time Brian also gave and taught Thai Massage to many of the Shala students, and developed his own approach to backbend practice and adjusting.
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25 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, UK

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