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13 Ways of Looking at our Yoga Poses

an Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Karin Stephan

Sunday, May 29th, 10:00 - 1:00 pm

Using the thirteen stanzas from a poem by Wallace Stevens entitled 'Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird' as a launching pad, Karin will have us look at a variety of Yoga poses while keeping in mind thirteen different ways of taking our yoga poses into consideration. Each pose has a form, each pose as a function. This workshop will look at both form [ the precision, beauty and aesthetics of the pose] and function [the purpose, overall effect and desired outcome of the pose] and tie these two principle ideas together with different ways of seeing, thinking about and feeling the asanas we will be working on. She will also draw from a number of types of asanas, such as standing poses, forward bends, balancing poses and inversions and will adapt these poses to each and every person's needs. 

About Karin:

Karin Stephan is a leading Iyengar yoga teacher in the United States with a career that has spanned more than 45 years. She credits her understanding and appreciation of the human body to the teachings of BKS Iyengar, the world's foremost yoga master.

As a student of Mr. Iyengar's since 1972 and a certified Iyengar teacher, Karin incorporates his insights and acute sense of observation into her yoga practice and teaching on a daily basis.

Karin's Website

This is a workshop open to students of all levels.


$45.00 pre-register by May 15th
$55.00 after and at the door

Earlier Event: May 15
ONE Yoga Fest
Later Event: September 18
Ashtanga Project 1