SALUTE TO THE SUN WITH MATTHEW SWEENEY
Date : Sat 24 April 2021
Time : 16.00-18.00 (online)
PRICE : 1,100 THB
In this workshop Matthew will explain and explore the different techniques for improving the jumps, improving your breathing throughout the salutes, and the different postures in Sūryanamaskara A and B. As variations to the Salute to the Sun are a great way to develop breathing, heat, concentration, handstands, and overall strength and flexibility, it’s one of the most important foundation practices for VKM.
Breathing: holding the breath vs pausing, and counting
Jumps: stepping to plank, to jumping, to lifting and using props
Alignment: and breaking all movements into three parts
Downward Dog / Upward Dog / Chaturanga
Subtle and significant changes to how you breathe in Sūrya B.
About Matthew Sweeney
Matthew Sweeney has been practicing Yoga for more than 30 years, and teaching for 25 years. He has developed a number of Vinyasa Sequences – called Vinyasa Krama Mandiram – to suit people of any age and ability. Although this method is movement based, it is easily applied for students as Yoga-therapy – individual application without losing your adventurous spirit. VKM will enhance your well-being with the prospect of continuing to practice decades into the future with real harmony and joy.
Matthew has also spent the last 30 years practicing different forms of self-inquiry, including Meditation, Tantra, Gestalt Therapy, Transforming Cellular Memory, Buddhism, and Advaita Vedanta. All of these have contributed greatly to his understanding of Yoga and the connection between the body, mind, and indivisible Self.
Matthew is the author of Vinyasa Krama Mandiram, Ashtanga Yoga As It Is, various Yoga DVDs, and many articles on Yoga and consciousness.