Yoga & Movement Medicine: Primal Patterns (Part 1 of 2)

Michelle Nayeli Bouvier

Michelle ‘Nayeli’ Bouvier is a Prana Vinyasa™ Yoga Teacher Trainer, Certified Yoga Therapist, Hoopdance pioneer, Advanced Certified AcroYoga Teacher, Thai Massage Practitioner, and dancer devoted to the art and s...
Explore mindful movement through space, off the mat, and towards your primal instincts.  In this all-levels workshop, students will explore movement patterns that are seldom found in ‘traditional’ yoga practice, yet are vital to moving well in the world. This workshop provides a bridge between classical yoga asana and functional movement patterns that cultivate confidence, strength, coordination, resilience & ease within a life that’s always in motion. Come ready to play!

Learning Objectives include:

  1. primal movement patterns
  2. bodyweight training
  3. the treasures of ground & floor-based practice
  4. locomotion, transitions through levels (supine -> sitting -> 4s -> feet -> hands + dynamic balance)
  5. tensional integrity or floating compression
  6. mobility vs flexibility
  7. essential elements of coordination & adaptability

Dates & hours:
(Each session can be signed up for independently. Please note this workshop series will be live-streamed and available for 24 hour replay in the library.)
Part 1: Saturday, Apr 24th, 2021 from 12-1PM PST.
Part 2: Saturday, May 1st, 2021 from 12-1PM PST.

$20 drop-in for each session.

YGSF Members receive 10% off the regular price of this workshop. Alumni receive 15% off the regular price of this workshop.

Each session provides 1 Elective Contact Hour for YGSF’s 300 Hour Program [1 Yoga Alliance® CEU].
For more about our 300 Hour Teacher Training CLICK HERE.