with Emily Ridout
Location & Schedule
9 Thursdays, April 16-June 11, 2020
The BirdsNest at Balanced Hot Yoga
1669 Willamette St.
Eugene, OR 97401
For thousands of years, yoga and astrology have been linked through practice and theory. By learning their intertwined philosophies you can experience how the subtle body, breath, and zodiac interact within your personal yoga practice. Come develop the skills necessary to craft AstroYoga practices for both your personal needs and for public classes.
In the course of eight weeks:
-Examine the energies of the zodiac and how they manifest in the physical body
-Dive into the elements and their relationship to the five koshas
-Understand the planetary energies and how they negotiate time
-Balance your chakras through ancient planetary practices
-Learn the basics of reading your own chart
-Cultivate the skills necessary to bring AstroYoga into your teaching practice
-Integrate the energies in your own chart though yoga practice
Emily Ridout is a professional folklorist, yogi, and astrologer. She has cultivated her astro-yoga techniques for over a decade and instructs classes, workshops, and private lessons. Ridout strongly believes that a yoga practice offers a path toward mental, physical, and emotional resilience. She loves her own practice and believes it is an honor to serve others through yoga and astrology.
Ridout holds an M.A. in Folklore from the University of Oregon and a B.A. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University. She holds two yoga diplomas: University of Hyderabad, 2009 (first in class, high distinction); Freedom Yoga, 2015. She is currently working on her 500 hour Yoga Alliance certification and will offer continuing education credits on Astro-Yoga upon completion. She is a member of the American Folklore Society. She is grateful to her yoga, philosophy, astrology, and folklore teachers who have been a lasting influence.