Celest Pereira

Interview with Celest Pereira

Celest is a geek that loves anatomy, neuroscience and biomechanics. She acquired her BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2009, and has recently started studying functional neurology. Her yoga classes are a mixture of creative movement backed by science and education. She co-authoroed the book Too Flexible to Feel Good, which is a roadmap for anyone struggling with hypermobility. Her goal is to have you sweaty, occasionally blowing your mind with cool facts and after her sessions she wants you to leave feeling happy.

Tuesday, 29.08.2023
10:30-12:00 Uhr, Flowstage

Brainy Backbends
This workshop covers the anatomy of the spine, shoulders and hips, and how to use these structures effectively in backbend poses. We will also explore how to use various brain drills to help the body go deeper into the various poses

Wednesday, 30.08.2023
10:30-12:00 Uhr, Shavasana Shala

Breathing and the Brain

Did you know that breathing can deepen your backbends, make your chatarangas stronger and improve your shoulder flexibility? There is so much more to the breath than meets the eye. Yes it helps with oxygenating the tissues and calming the nervous system, but there is an entire neurological element which can transform your practice.

Thursday, 31.08.2023
10:30-12:00 Uhr, Shavasana Shala

Yoga Myths

Yoga is a true art form that has been influenced by many over the centuries. While much of the science is transformational, there are
some aspects that need revision and fresh eyes. This workshop will explore some of the old myths that have been perpetuated for many years and we take a closer look at the cutting edge science shedding new light on these concepts.

Thursday, 31.08.2023
17:00-18:30 Uhr, Flowstage

Neural Flossing Flow for Splits

This is a beautifully peaceful practice that will educate the mover on which nerves need to be tweaked to gain better range of motion during splits.

We will also throw in a few brain drills that can be used in splits training and help to reduce pain in those that are struggling.