Yoga Intensive

Finlay Wilson will be offering a Masterclass and complete weekend intensive in Amsterdam, sharing the powerful practice of Forrest Yoga with you! Finlay is one of the few fully certified Forrest Yoga teachers and travels the world sharing the teachings. We could not be happier to host him and practice with him! 

Forrest Yoga uses intelligent sequencing and specialized use of props to awaken some of the most important structural muscles of the body. Using his skills in Forrest Yoga, and over a decade of massage and bodywork training, Finlay teaches you how to move in new ways, unlock some of the places that may be restricting your practice, breathe deeply, and develop your fierceness by connecting to your own personal power. 

DATES & TEACHER

18-19 January '20 

with Finlay Wilson

PROGRAM

10 Hour of Teaching

Saturday:

11:00 - 18:00

Sunday:

11:00 - 18:00

LOCATION

St. Laurentiuskerk | YogaToday

Herengracht 16

1382 AE Amsterdam-Weesp

PRICE

Early Bird: 

Yoga Intensive €220

Yoga Intens. + Masterclass €265

Regular Prices:
Yoga Intensive €230

Yoga Intens. + Masterclass €280

Early bird available for the first 20 bookings before 15 October 2019

The Intensive: Forrest Yoga

In this intensive you will gain tools that you can apply to your existing practice, discover ways to work poses that will make them feel brand new!

Finlay's teachings will cover different areas in the body through a range of different postures. By the end of this weekend you will have learned Forrest Yoga tools for navigating the shoulders, gradually sequencing your backbends, exploring the intricacies of back and the different issues that can arise in this area, and finding delight in inversions and arm balances no matter your level!

The Sessions

Saturday Session 1: Unlocking the Shoulders

Learn various ways to engage the shoulders and upper back through Forrest Yoga skills, muscle testing, and sequencing to deepen your understanding of this complex joint.


Saturday Session 2: Therapeutic Backbends

Do backbends make you nervous? They shouldn't! When a class builds gradually, and the focus is on space rather than depth, backbends are easy to love! In this class you will learn to apply new sequencing techniques to your backbend practice, allowing to you find freedom and joy in your backbends.


Sunday Session 1: Heal Your Back  

Back pain can be exactly that, a pain! Using the tools of Forrest Yoga Finlay will teach you the relationships between groups of back muscles, unconscious posture, and how you carry yourself in your practice. This class gives you more insight into the range of issues that can arise in this area of the body and how you can tap into your own healing abilities through your practice. 


Sunday Session 2: Forrest Yoga Inversions

Inversions are the poses that often bring the most excitement to your practice. In order to defy gravity, you have to be fully present and engaged in what you are doing. This class will get you on your hands, even if you are brand new to yoga or usually avoid going upside down. You will leave this session feeling triumphant with renewed faith in your own abilities!

Finlay Wilson

Finlay Wilson is a certified Forrest Yoga teacher, Forrest Yoga Guardian-in-training and Senior Yoga Alliance teacher. He is the founder and principal teacher of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks in Dundee and is a widely sought-after international yoga teacher. Finlay began Yoga in 2007 following surgical procedures on both legs and used Yoga for his rehabilitation. Finlay has completed over 1000 hours of training with Forrest Yoga Certification Programmes along with over 1000 hours of Ashtanga and Vinyasa training. He leads classes all over the UK, features on his online Yoga channel at Mat2Mat, presents at Yoga conferences and performs asana demonstrations at events and fundraisers. He is highly passionate about working with children and young people and has established the Young Yogis Project to bring free Yoga to toddlers, children, teenagers and young people with ...

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Location

We are gathering at the beautiful St. Laurentius church, owned by YogaToday in Amsterdam-Weesp, only a 15-minute train ride from Amsterdam Central Station. The stunning church is transformed into a fully equipped yoga studio, offering you all the comfort you need for this training. During your lunch break, you can have a stroll along the picturesque canals in Weesp. There are different lunch options and stores, or you can enjoy the weather sitting on one of the terraces by the water.

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