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Bikram Yoga Functional Approach – Performance Without Pain

Gain superior physical and mental performance without damaging your joints and spine
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 56m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Make the most of your precious time in the mat, at home or the studio hot room.   In our time-starved lifestyle, the moments we spend in yoga practice must have the most beneficial effect possible,  without inadvertently damaging the body. 
The founder of Sohot Yoga, internationally acclaimed teacher Bill Thwaites, outlines groundbreaking techniques to the Bikram style of yoga accessible to everyone.
Your hot 26 & 2 yoga class remains the same, except now you’ll have a different headspace, focus and goals.
This is a replay of one of Bill’s Health Mastery Webinars designed for all hot yoga practitioners—from aspiring to experienced yogis—to learn how to gain superior physical and mental performance from your hot Yoga practice without damaging your joints and spine.
A Functional Approach to yoga is the application of modern-day science in sports performance and longevity.
In this webinar, Bill’s core elements of a functional approach and how it differs from the standard. outdated, approach to hot yoga.
Whether you practice at home, the studio or both, you will learn how to rapidly improve your physical and mental performance, particularly if you are injured or lacking flexibility.
A Functional Approach is superior in how it develops functional strength, restoring joint and spine health, eliminates chronic joint and back pain, rehabilitating the body’s entire fascia system, greatly improving proprioception, agility and posture, while gaining unparalleled Coordination, Balance, Mobility and Awareness.
A Functional Approach has a lot of answers for a lot of people.
Although this course is focused on the hot 26 + 2 sequence of yoga posture, what you will learn can be applied to all the various style of physical yoga.
The results will blow you away! – Increased Performance While Eliminating Joint and Back Pain.

You will learn

✓ Learn groundbreaking techniques enhancing the power of the Bikram style of yoga – accessible to everyone
✓ Learn to move more efficiently with less stress on the body & joints, quickly eliminating joint and lower back pain
✓ The Secret power of functional breath control
✓ Supercharge your physcial and mental performance
✓ Learn the essential components you need to get the most out of your hot yoga practice
✓ Gain critical information, alignment tips, and pose modifications that you can immediately put into practice on your mat


• Have a basic knowledge of the 26 + 2 Hot yoga sequence of postures

This course is for

• Bikram style hot yoga students and teachers looking to quickly gain better results without injury or pain
Senior Yoga Teacher and Fitness Trainer
Bill Thwaites is an internationally acclaimed Yoga teacher, who helps people quickly overcome their joint and back pain while enhancing their physical and mental performance.

In a rapidly short time, Bill is able to help people fully engage in an active pain-free happier lifestyle.

Bill’s groundbreaking techniques fuse enhanced neuromuscular connections such that the body automatically engages its functional use of inner dynamic strength to open out the body without any negative stress on the joints and spine.

Bill is renowned for helping students eliminate their old sports injury or lower back pain in a matter of a few weeks. 

Bill’s unique insight often challenges established dogma giving students the freedom to fully expand their physical and mental capacity. 

Bill has personally has taught the likes of Lady Gaga, Benedict Cumberbatch, Hayley Atwell, Olivia Williams, Toby Jones, Maxine Peake, Gemma Arterton and Robert Downey Jr.

As the former founder of London’s highly successful group of Sohot Yoga studios, Bill has extensive experience training thousands of students and yoga teachers from all over the world.

By getting students to remove the standard construct of getting the body to stretch into postures and instead, use the postures as a framework to expand the body open, Bill has proven students instantly eliminate their back pain or joint pain, restoring mobility and gain superior level coordination, balance and awareness.  Over the years, Bill has refined and perfected this functional approach to yoga which he calls Sohot Method.

Bill Thwaites, is an author of the upcoming book (“Perfect Freedom: How to Reach a New High in Physical and Mental Health”) in which he details the science behind why he changed the way he practises and teaches yoga, creating the Sohot Method.

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 56m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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