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[Zoom] FUNCTIONAL BACKBEND by James' Wong (75 min) at 6.30pm Fri on 25 Sep 2020 -completed

[Zoom] FUNCTIONAL BACKBEND by James' Wong (75 min) at 6.30pm Fri on 25 Sep 2020 -completed

Functional Backbend- Basic Fundamentals to Backbend

Come practice a Functional Backbend yoga approach; where Master James will be imparting his Functional Anatomy knowledge on skeletal variations and tensile aspects which affects Backbend practices. He will be sharing aspects on postural alignment in backbends exercices & the importance of the integration of axial joints mobility(shoulder girdle & pelvic girdle) along with the spinal movement in backbends. He will also be highlighting the importance of releasing tensed diaphragm & psoas and establishing their elasticity for backbend practices & how it affects our breathing in backbends. There will also be a sharing on the core element aspects of bandha to ensure a safe Backbend practice.
This 75 minutes practice is suitable for both beginners and current practitioners as Master James will be narrowing down all the basic fundamentals to progress oneself in Backbend practice.
This will be a Hatha Vinyasa class where the class will be sequenced to prep your body to a final Backbend pose.

Kindly prepare 2 yoga blocks, 1 yoga belt and 1 Big Bath towel. (Note: kindly come empty stomach or at least 5 hours of digestion as one section of the class will involve a diaphragm & psoas massage)

  • Class Level: All levels (beginner to intermediate)
  • Intensity: Moderate
  • Language: English
  • Props (optional):  2 yoga blocks, 1 yoga belt and 1 Big Bath towel
  • Application: Zoom (You don't have to download  in advance. You can just click the link we provide.)
  • Recorded video : available ( accessible 48 hours after the session)


About James' Wong

Known as a renowned “YOGA ANATOMY & POSTURAL STUDIES GURU” in Southeast Asia, James has traveled all over Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam & Taiwan to spread his teachings. James possesses in-depth knowledge of Anatomy and Post Rehabilitation Therapy where he spent years of research on body bio-mechanics and postural studies.

He applies knowledge of the structural aspects of the spine and the functions of the anatomy and connective tissues to developing yoga practices in a safe and effective way. He always emphasizes that it is not about forcing ourselves into a pose but it is the joy and journey of understanding our human body and limitations and preventing injuries in practice - focus on mind, wisdom and physique in doing a yoga pose.

James is also a journalist for Anatomy and Yoga Traveler as well as Yoga Life Magazine.


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