We have rescheduled Patricia’s visit to Sunday March 29, 2020. 1pm – 4pm
$55 + hst, Register Now
Lisa Silverstein and Arrive Yoga are so happy to bring Patricia to Guelph! This workshop will be especially useful and inspiring for teachers and for students who are familiar with the yoga methods of Vanda Scaravelli and Diane Long.
Weekend Workshops are 3 hours with a break and snacks. The longer format allows for incremental development of the body’s intelligence through sequencing, hands-on assists and observation of movement in the asanas both from the inside and outward.
In teaching yoga I create the conditions for students to let go of the fragmented multitasking everyday world and be focused in the present. Instead of asking the right way to do each posture, I invite students to explore the shape, rhythm and movement in the asanas as a guide to recognize their holding patterns and how to release from the inside. With cues, images, and hands-on assists, developed over many years of research, yoga practice and teaching, I guide students into a full expression of the postures with less effort and more wholeness. – Patricia White
I was introduced to yoga in 1983 in classes with Esther Myers. Her disciplined approach to BKS Iyengar’s method of teaching Hatha yoga made her a challenging and inspiring teacher. I continue to draw on the extensive teacher training with her and many insights into anatomy applied to yoga postures.
When, in 1986, Esther introduced me to Vanda Scaravelli and her intuitive, musical approach to yoga it dramatically changed Esther’s teaching and opened me to Vanda’s work. Vanda integrated her creative cultural experience with asana practice to develop an approach to yoga as “a dance between breath and gravity”.
I began studying with Diane Long, Vanda’s student for 23 years, in 1989 and she has been an inspirational teacher and friend since. She took away my preconceived ideas of the ‘correct’ way of doing the postures and guided me to a distilled experience of meditation in movement.
For more information about Patricia, please go to her website here.