Hands-on Adjustments with Kilty Inafuku
What will you learn?
With over two years of social distancing, our world is craving physical touch. We'll spend two days improving your skills at giving hands-on adjustments. It's primarily intended for yoga teachers but can support anyone in the realm of fitness and bodywork. My goal is to introduce fundamental concepts with regards to physical touch in a yoga space and give you the opportunity to practice different adjustments on different bodies. This is a key component because all bodies are unique, feel different, and may respond in their own way.
You should walk away with three things: 1. a stronger sense of which bodies can benefit from certain adjustments 2. a more confident touch and 3. a clear idea of how to communicate with your words and your hands. I hope to share adjustments that feel good foor your students and invite them to explore their practice further.
We will practice adjustments for:
Dates and Location
Saturday, July 2 | 9-12p, 1-5p (7 hours)
Sunday July 3 | 10-12p, 1-4p (5 hours)
Location at Hot Yoga By the Sea in Kailua, O'ahu
Kilty grew up in Kāneʻohe, and now lives in Pūpūkea, on the north shore of O'ahu. She didn't find yoga until she moved to Los Angeles, California to study for a B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering at UCLA. Fast forward a year: She left the engineering world and continues to hold the role of yoga educator, with a 200-HR training under Jay Co and 300-HR under Jason Crandell.
Kilty is foremost a student and continues to pursue studies under various teachers with the aim of sharing more yoga knowledge and practice within her community. She teaches locally on Oahu with occasional U.S. mainland workshops and international retreats, including previous destinations of Iceland, France, Japan, Patagonia, Nicaragua, and the Galapagos.
She believes that what happens ON the mat is simply a practice for what we do OFF the mat. How you talk to yourself, how you approach a challenging situation, how you receive, and how you do anything in your physical practice is usually a direct reflection of what's happening in your everyday practice of life (the real yoga).
As a teacher, Kilty maintains a structured approach, which is very in line with her scientific mindset. She encourages making purposeful choices based on what you need that day, whether it's confronting challenge with a playful attitude or stepping into a more introspective space of observation. In her classes, you can expect a physically demanding vinyasa-based practice, supported by the philosophical teachings of this discipline.
for the first 8 people to register
(pricing is $325 after that)
There is a non-refundable deposit of $75 to hold your place. Please pay in full by the beginning of the course.
What students say about Kilty:
❝I love this workshop (even taking it a second time) and getting to meet all of the wonderful people there. Thank you for guiding us and continuing to inspire us to teach and practice yoga.❞
❝As a yoga teachers we use physical touch to speak and we create trust through connection. Kilty’s workshop empowered me with the knowledge and skill to support my students’ practice safely.❞
❝I appreciate Kilty's grounded presence and ability to convey the information in a way that's tangible and easy to understand. She is patient and thoughtful, and you can tell she really wants to support you in your learning process and will take the time to ensure the message lands. I also appreciated the follow-up email that reviewed all of the information discussed in the workshop in a simple and organized way.❞
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