Kula Basics: What Are You Looking At?

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Kevin Bigger

e-ryt 500 yoga teacher and teacher trainer based in brooklyn, ny.  i started practicing yoga up in boston in my late teens, immediately after a period of massive (less than healthy) weight loss, and just before...
(suggested props: two blocks and a blanket)

Most yoga postures have a specific drishti (gaze point) for the eyes to focus on. Unfortunately, most of us have a lot of tension in the neck, so when we force the neck to turn in a specific direction, it can create discomfort or cause a headache. This class explores the various ways you can turn your head and why you may or may not want to look in a particular direction in your poses. Eventually, we look at backbends and learn how to support dropping the head back.

(Basic/Int) Get in the Kula Flow! Kula style yoga is a deep, challenging practice that will make you stronger and more flexible on the outside and softer (and more flexible) on the inside. You are never too tight, too tall or too weak to begin. (There’s nothing we can do if you’re too much of a procrastinator to get here.) Open to beginners as well as those wanting a slower paced vinyasa class or those who wish to reconnect with the fundamentals of alignment and flow style yoga. Though we like to emphasize that these are not so much yoga basics classes (there are plenty of those around the city), as basic Kula style classes.