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Yoga for the Upper Back, Shoulders and Neck with Elise Miller

Join Elise for a livestream workshop to learn balance and safely increase flexibility and strength of the upper back, shoulders and neck with better symmetry and alignment.

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Yoga for the Upper Back, Shoulders and Neck with Elise Miller
Yoga for the Upper Back, Shoulders and Neck with Elise Miller

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM MDT

Livestream Workshop

About The Event

Take the weight of the world off your shoulders with this informative, explorative and supportive livestream workshop. Elise will give guidance on how to balance this area with better symmetry and alignment. You'll also learn how to safely increase flexibility and strength in this area of the body, taking into account the whole body to assist and support a healthy neck and shoulder condition.

The last part of the workshop will explore the theme of, “Live from your heart, not your head,” with heart opening, restorative poses with breath awareness. This practice is effective for reducing the stresses of responsibility that physically manifest in the shoulder, neck and upper back.

Teachers are invited to join this workshop to learn more about how to help students with chronic neck and shoulder issues. Not intended for those in acute pain or with acute neck/shoulder injuries. All levels are welcome.

Props you will need:

  • a yoga mat
  • 2 blocks (books or low stool)
  • 8 or 10 foot yoga belt (or long scarf, rope or belt)
  • 2-3 foot wide wall space. (4-5 foot wide wall space if you need it for your back in standing poses)
  • a yoga chair or any sturdy chair without arms or wheels
  • 3 blankets or beach towels (2 hand towels or 2 washcloths if you have scoliosis)
  • yoga bolster (couch pillows or rolled up blankets)

Workshop handout: Know your shoulder

Elise Browning Miller has studied in India with the Iyengars on numerous occasions, and is a Senior Certified Iyengar Teacher from Palo Alto, CA. She is a Founding Director of California Yoga Center in Mountain View, CA, and a faculty member at the Iyengar Institute in San Francisco. She teaches workshops and retreats throughout the US and internationally and specializes in scoliosis and other back issues. Elise has written numerous books and has recently released her new book Yoga for Scoliosis, A Path for Students and Teachers.

Schedule Details

Saturday, September 18, 2021

2:00–4:30 PM MDT

This workshop is offered via Zoom. A recording link will be sent to all registered students and will remain active for 5 days after the workshop.

Price Options

$55.00 single workshop

Two-workshop package: $99.00 for this workshop and Elise's Pranayama Workshop

7.875% New Mexico gross receipts tax and 2.9% tranaction fee added at check-out.


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