Body and Back Care for Meditators: a Workshop with Kokai Nadine Apicello

  • Mountain Rain Zendo 2016 Wall St. Vancouver, BC Canada

Experiencing and dealing with pain in the back, hips, knees, neck, and shoulders during seated postures is exhausting, painful and ultimately takes you away from your practice. In this workshop we will explore gentle body movement, optimizing alignment to create more space and ease in the body.  Attending to the body with kindness, we will learn to release patterns of holding through mindful breathing and posture practices.

 

Benefits from this workshop may include:

Decreased pain and tension

Increased vitality and ease

Happier joints

Stronger core

Increased sense of grounding and centeredness

The teacher: Kokai Nadine Apicello is a long-time yoga and Zen practitioner and has been teaching yoga for more than twenty years. She received lay ordination in 2011. She has been certified in different yoga traditions and her teaching is an eclectic blend of styles she has studied such as Integral, Iyengar, Tantra, Restorative, Taoist Yin/Yang Yoga, Vinyasa. Her classes incorporate  movement modalities such as Qi Gong, body/ball rolling, Kum Nye Tibetan Relaxation with emphasis on breath work and mindfulness. She focuses on alignment and the attunement of the whole body, exploring through movement and stillness. 

Suggested donation to Mountain Rain: $20 plus donation to the teacher.
 

Please pre-register by contacting the registrar at registrar@mountainrainzen.org   Donation envelopes will be available at the workshop.