Workshop: Yoga for Harpists: Poses & Stretching Routines to Prevent Injury & Promote Healthy Playing, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:30AM
Iyengar Yoga instruction for harpists, focusing on alignment, therapeutic application for repetitive use injuries, and safe & effective stretching methods.
Gillian Harper is a certified Iyengar Yoga instructor currently working towards her Junior I certification studying with Jan Campbell at the Nashville Yoga Center and with Gary Jaeger. Ms. Harper took her first yoga class in Manhattan, NY in 2000 and received a 200-hour RYT certification with a focus on Vinyasa Yoga in 2003. She was introduced to Iyengar Yoga in 2009. For the AHS Summer Institute, workshop attendees can expect safe and intentional teaching. Ms. Harper uses props including belts, blocks, and straps as aids to help participants into poses one step at a time. The focus is on structural alignment, development of strength, stamina, flexibility, and concentration.