Advanced Yoga Workshop:
Arm Balances & Inversions
This workshop will be in person at The Istana in Uluwatu, Bali on Saturday, May 29th AND recorded for international students.
If you are unable to attend in person, you can watch online “live” and will also receive a recording within 24 hours (you will have access to the recording for one week). See more details below.
(Important note: after you complete the application form you will receive an email for payment. You must complete the payment step before you are officially registered for the workshop)
About this Arm Balance & Inversion Workshop:
Achieving balance & strength in life can be challenging at times. Our work, family, friendships, and everything else can pull us in so many directions that staying grounded and stable in body & mind is as difficult as it is valuable.
In yoga, we recognize that working with challenging postures, especially arm balances & inversions, can not only help build physical strength but also inner strength! By exploring advanced arm balances & inversions on the mat — we can be better equipped to handle life off the mat – bringing poise and stability into our everyday lives.
After all, we all fall in life, but having the courage, strength, and determination to get back up is the key!
Luckily, in this Advanced Yoga Workshop, we can work on challenging postures with a little focus…and a lot of fun!
What is included in the workshop:
During this 3-hour workshop we will review specific anatomy and key areas of the body necessary for a strong arm balance and inversion practice. We will move through a Vinyasa practice to warm up, open and awaken the body in a systematic way to prepare the body for a variety of intermediate and advanced arm balances and inversions.
This will be a fun, lighthearted, and educational workshop where various postures, a focus on preparatory strength, alignment, and modifications will be explored to help you expand your arm balance and inversion practice even beyond this workshop.
Look forward to a strong, yet playful workshop while feeling the power of balancing, inverting, and choosing to see the world from a new perspective – one filled with focus, lightness and fun!
Various levels of inversions will be explored allowing you to practice the many stages of arm balances and inversions that feel best for your practice. Postures may include:
Bakasana variations (crow pose)
Parsva Bakasana (side crow)
Eka Pada Koundinyasana (flying splits)
Eka Pada Galavasana (flying pigeon)
Sirsasana (headstand variations)
Pincha Mayurasana (forearm stand)
Adho Mukha Vrksasana (handstand)
If you’re joining us online from the comfort of your own home, you’ll get access to live videos filmed at The Istana:
Make sure you have steady wifi to access the videos
Videos will be accessed via private login and emailed within 24hours (Bali Time)
Watch videos right away or on your own time
Videos will be available for up to 1 week!
Are you a certified yoga instructor looking to add hours?
You’re in luck! Katie is also a Registered YACEP Yoga Instructor with Yoga Alliance so these workshop hours may be added to your accumulated hours as a YA Yoga Instructor.
About Katie Nesbitt
Katie Nesbitt grew up as a competitive athlete and gained a Sports Psychology degree from the states. With this knowledge, she learned early on the importance of a strong mind-body connection and began teaching yoga in 2012 while also managing Corporate Wellness Programs for Fortune 10 and Fortune 100 companies in Los Angeles, CA. Eventually, she left the corporate world, moved to Bali and dove fully into her passion of guiding others to optimal well-being through yoga, mindfulness, breathwork, and more.
As a 500RYT Yoga Instructor & Breathwork Facilitator, she supports students to connect more deeply within themselves on the mat (in order to connect more authentically in life off the mat) through Vinyasa Yoga, Yin and Breathwork classes. Katie guides students through grounded, creative and effective classes suitable for beginner or experienced yogis. Her intelligent sequencing, playful spirit, and compassionate nature will lead you to more strength and expansion in your body, mind, heart, and soul.
Katie is also a lead Somatic Therapist for a Trauma Recovery Program supporting international clients with a history of complex trauma. She also leads yoga teacher trainings and international retreats to help participants tap into their true nature and love of life through yoga, meditation, travel, and so much more.