Ashtanga Accessibility with Shanna Small
Learn ways to make Ashtanga accessible that go beyond handing someone a block & strap, telling them to “do the best they can” or “sit and watch”. You will learn “outside of the block” tips and trips to make Ashtanga work for your body, your student’s bodies, different ages and levels of mobility. Bio: Shanna Small is a writer and Yoga teacher who speaks to the intersectionality of Yoga and social justice. She has practiced Ashtanga Yoga and studied the Yoga Sutras since 2001. She has studied in Mysore with Sharath Jois. Shanna’s finds joy in making the Ashtanga practice accessible for all. She studied with Amber Karnes and Dianne Bondy and is Yoga For All certified. She is a regular contributor for Yoga International, OmStars and the Ashtanga Dispatch. She teaches diversity and inclusivity as well as accessibility trainings and workshops. She is a founding member of Yoga For Recovery Foundation, a non-profit that helps those recovering from addiction, trauma and systemic oppression.