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The Bliss of Backbends with Kim Schwartz

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The Bliss of Backbends with Kim Schwartz

Time & Location

Mar 15, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

High Desert Yoga, 4600 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA

About The Event

Backbends are some of the best things one can do to help offset the degenerative effects of gravity. They can help to sustain or restore mobility to the ribs, lungs, and breath, and liberate the diaphragm, which can help improve all organic functions such as respiration, digestion and elimination. 

This workshop will explore backbends sequentially and progressively through asanas and pre-asanas necessary and even peripherally relevant. We will explore the inner workings of backbends to see how they can be safe and available to all levels of practitioners. 

This workshop will focus on the various aspects of mobility, organization and stability that can help to make backbends not only accessible, but even blissful. 

Kim Schwartz Kim Schwartz has studied and taught Hatha Yoga for more than four decades. His lifelong passion for mystical truth led him to become ordained as a swami of the Temple of Kriya in Chicago. He was elevated to the position of Maha Swami in the Kriya lineage, enabling him to ordain others as swamis. Kim was director of the Temple’s Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program before moving to New Mexico, where he continues to lead High Desert Yoga’s Teacher Training Program. Kim is recognized by many well-known yoga instructors both as a “master of his art” in personal practice and as a true “teacher’s teacher,” one with the ability to communicate the timeless truths of yoga on many levels to fellow instructors in a way that enables them to pass this wisdom on to their own students. He is registered with Yoga Alliance as E-RYT 500 and YACEP.

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Schedule Details

Sunday, March 15, 2020

2:00–5:00 PM

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$55 plus tax pre-registered

$65 plus tax at the door

* Ticket price includes 7.875% NM Gross Receipts Tax and 2.9% PayPal transaction fee.





  • The Bliss of Backbends


    Ticket price includes 7.875% NM Gross Receipts Tax and 2.9% PayPal transaction fee.






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