Yoga – beyond stretching with Simon Krohn
Even though stretching is a natural part of most yoga poses, the
yogic understanding of the body has gone far beyond stretching.
Stretching will rarely touch you deeply - it is rather the
sensation of expansion or release in your body that will do so. In
this workshop Simon will share his "greatest hits" of techniques to
make yoga a powerful practice.
The main point of the workshop is to avoid forcing your body
into the stretches. Not only is that potentially harmful it is even
counterproductive. Instead we shall investigate the combination of
powerful actions and sensitive surrender, which invites the body to
The workshop will be both fun, technical and challenging. The
techniques will be taught in a way that makes them easy to use
afterwards, so the workshop can also be valuable for yoga
It is not a beginners-workshop, but if you can do sun
salutations without any difficulty, then you are fit to sign up.
Saturday Sep 9th: 09.00 - 11.45 + 13.15 - 16.00
Sunday Sep 10th: 09.30 - 12.15 + 13.45 - 16.30
Saturday 09.00 - 11.45: "Stability
leads to freedom"
We shall investigate how creating stability intelligently, will
promote lightness and expand your range of motion.
Saturday 13.15 - 16.00: "Moving
the spine like pearls on a string"
We shall see how we can make space in the spine exactly where we
need it, and how this can turn on the green light for mobility.
Sunday 09.30 - 12.15:
The hips are often reluctant to move, and we shall investigate a
powerful way to persuade them - without the agony of
Sunday 13.45 - 16.30:
"Rebound as a
It is simple biomechanics, but when you learn how to do it, it is
both uplifting and mind-blowing.
Register with name and phone number to:
OBS! Address: Balettakademin, Birger Jarlsgatan
(T-bana Rådmansgatan eller buss 2)
Price: 1900 SEK for both saturday and sunday or
550 SEK /workshop
(Friday evening Philosophy lecture kl.18.00-20.00: 300 SEK is
not included in the price. please register separately for Friday
Payment to: BG 271-8203
About Simon Krohn:
Simon is one of the most popular yoga teachers in Scandinavia.
He teaches yoga, breathing technique, meditation and philosophy at
a number of teacher trainings in Denmark and internationally.
Within Yoga Alliance he holds the highest certification (E-RYT 500)
and he has a master's degree in Indian philosophy. He is the author
of the bookNärmare någoton yoga philosophy, which was released in
Swedish in 2016.