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Inversion + Arm Balance Workshop with Carlos Mendez Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Carlos Mendez, guest instructor and renowned inversion expert for a workshop targeting simple techniques for getting into the most common inversions and arm balances. In this course you will learn about hand placement, breathing techniques, and focusing attention to develop your confidence in arm balances and inversions. The techniques will also help you eliminate the fear of being upside down and getting into seemingly difficult poses. This class is open to all levels, especially beginners to intermediate. No prior inversion experience is necessary - just a willingness to learn and practice.
 
Bundle this workshop along with "Introduction to the Handstand" on Sunday afternoon and pay only $60 for both! Individual workshops are $35.
 
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About the instructor:
Carlos Mendez is a yoga instructor and esteemed handstand/inversion expert based in Dallas, TX. Mendez trained for over eight years with Kumar Pallana, who was born in Bombay in 1918. Pallana started his yoga practice at the age of six, and was known as the "master of handstands" by the age of thirteen. He went on to become one of the best acrobatic entertainers in the world, performing at Frank Sinatra's birthday, Sammy Davis Jr.'s wedding, and appearing on shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show, as well as several movies directed by Steven Spielberg and Wes Anderson. Kumar taught yoga for over 75 years and passed away in the fall of 2013. Carlos Mendez has spent the past 14 years teaching yoga, and the past 7 traveling around the world spreading the teachings of Pallana. Though Mendez has taught these workshops on almost every continent, he calls Park Cities Yoga in Dallas his “home base.”

For additional information please visit:
https://www.carlosmendez.yoga

Introduction to the Handstand with Carlos Mendez Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Join guest instructor Carlos Mendez for his renowned handstand technique class. Learn simple yet highly effective skills for entering into your handstand with attention, breath and confidence. These techniques date back to the late 1800's, and are based on the work of entertainer/actor/yoga teacher Kumar Pallana. The class consists of simple yet highly effective exercises designed to develop your strength and attention one simple step at a time. If handstands make you cringe, or you simply want to advance in your handstand practice then this workshop is for you! The workshop is open to all levels, especially beginners! No prior handstand experience is necessary - just a willingness to learn and practice.
 
Bundle this workshop along with "Inversions + Arm Balances" on Saturday afternoon and pay only $60 for both!  Individual workshops are $35.
 
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About the instructor:
Carlos Mendez is a yoga instructor and esteemed handstand/inversion expert based in Dallas, TX. Mendez trained for over eight years with Kumar Pallana, who was born in Bombay in 1918. Pallana started his yoga practice at the age of six, and was known as the "master of handstands" by the age of thirteen. He went on to become one of the best acrobatic entertainers in the world, performing at Frank Sinatra's birthday, Sammy Davis Jr.'s wedding, and appearing on shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show, as well as several movies directed by Steven Spielberg and Wes Anderson. Kumar taught yoga for over 75 years and passed away in the fall of 2013. Carlos Mendez has spent the past 14 years teaching yoga, and the past 7 traveling around the world spreading the teachings of Pallana. Though Mendez has taught these workshops on almost every continent, he calls Park Cities Yoga in Dallas his “home base.”
 
For additional information please visit:
https://www.carlosmendez.yoga