Yoga Conference


Jason Crandell is a teacher and author with more than 15 years of experience. Named "one of the teachers shaping the future of yoga" by Yoga Journal, Jason has been one of the most in-demand teachers at conferences around the world for over a decade, has taught on countless teacher-training faculties, and leads trainings globally. He also provides online training on Yogaglo.com. Jason is a contributing editor for Yoga Journal magazine, has produced four full-length DVDs with Yoga Journal, and has partnered with Yogaglo to provide online classes. Learn more at jasonyoga.com.



Injury Prevention and Management in the Classroom
Jason Crandell - Course ID: AFCRAN

Friday, April 25 — 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday All-Day Intensives
Continue Your Education

Helping students manage their injuries in a public class--and, ensuring that you are creating a skillful environment that decreases the potential for new injuries--requires ongoing practice and education. This class will teach you a big-picture approach to injuries and provide you with a specific protocol for responding to student's pain in a responsible, appropriate way. We'll also cover basic injury management for the knees, lower back, and shoulders.

Mostly discussion.


Power + Precision + Mindfulness: Open Your Hips + Free Your Spine
Jason Crandell - Course ID: M2CRAN

Saturday, April 26 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Conference - Session 2
Mixed Levels

Understanding the relationship between your pelvis and spine is the key to a long, healthy, and satisfying practice. Come demystify the complexity of these regions and discover an organized, accessible way to cultivate long-lasting balance in your hips and spine. We'll delve into a balanced array of hip-openers, standing poses, backbends, forward bends, twists, and sidebends. In this long, thorough practice, we'll strengthen and stretch each muscle group of the pelvis and take your spine through its entire range of movement. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**

Mostly asana.


Power + Precision + Mindfulness: Demystifying Crow + Handstand + Side Plank
Jason Crandell - Course ID: M3CRAN

Saturday, April 26 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Conference - Session 3
Mixed Levels

Bakasana, Vasisthasana, Handstand, and their many variations form the foundation of nearly every arm balance in contemporary yoga. When you refine the actions of these postures--and learn to stay calm when practicing them--many of the more complex arm balances become accessible. Come learn to categorize various arm balances into approachable groups and learn how to prepare for them. You'll get to explore these postures and many of their common--and uncommon--variations. Expect an educational sequence and a full, satisfying practice. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**

Mostly asana.


Power + Precision + Mindfulness: Core Strength + Awareness
Jason Crandell - Course ID: M4CRAN

Sunday, April 27 — 8:00am - 10:00am
Main Conference - Session 4
Mixed Levels

Developing strength and awareness in your core is not only flattering but it also sets the stage for greater depth, steadiness, and ease in the rest of your practice. Come learn how to strengthen and integrate your midsection in creative, effective, lasting ways. Expect a thorough, intelligent sequence that includes plenty of abdominal work, inversions, twists, and sidebends. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**

Mostly asana.


Power + Precision + Mindfulness: Safe + Balanced Shoulders
Jason Crandell - Course ID: M5CRAN

Sunday, April 27 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Conference - Session 5
Mixed Levels

Discover a sound, rational approach for keeping your shoulders safe and balanced in vinyasa yoga. In this flow practice, you'll discover how slight modifications to common postures like Chaturanga, Cobra, and Upward-Facing Bow can keep you and your students safe. You'll also learn how to use your scapulae more effectively, release chronic tension in your neck and upper back, and do several new postures that will keep this region safe and sound. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**

Mostly asana.