Stress is a part of life. We cannot eliminate it, but we can mitigate it.
Are you aware of how stress adversely affects your brain? Or, how it can change the physical structure of your body?
By having a better understanding of your inner technology you can start to see how stress works. By incorporating practices like functional movement, meditation and yoga you can relax the older parts of the brain while sharpening, and utilizing more fully, the newer (more evolved) parts of the brain.
In this workshop we will address both brain and body.
Learn how your body moves under stress, what stress does to your posture and how to correct it.
Learn how your brain functions under stress, how to become aware of stress and how to manage it.
You will leave this workshop with a greater understanding and compassion for the basic design of your brain and body and how they function. You will also take away simple practices that universally address common stress patterns, so that you can mitigate and reverse their effects on a daily basis.
Learn more about stress at www.stress.org
Located at: Aloha Yoga Kula - Pali Studio
Dr. Michael Luan, D.C. is a Body Communications Coach, Consultant and Speaker. He offers students a unique blend of neurology, identifying body patterns, understanding motivation and an array of innovative solutions. His clients learn simple methods to improve their health, posture, biomechanics, movements and body shape. Dr. Luan is a Doctor of Chiropractic, holds a Masters in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from USC. He has studied various forms of martial arts for sixteen years and holds a black belt in Ashihara Karate. His other qualifications include: master sports training, peak performance, body rolling, mind/body modes, rehabilitation, body patterning, yoga and teacher training. He currently teaches Pilates and Gyrotonics instructors on Oahu, is a consultant for Santa Barbara Fitness Ranch program development and collaborates on Yoga Unplugged events.
Jennifer Reuter is an event host, yoga and meditation teacher and the mastermind behind Yoga Unplugged. After practicing and teaching yoga and meditation for over a decade, she began to recognize the power of collaboration. Her vision is to create a platform that brings teachers and healers together from all over the world. Hosting events together enables them to offer a wider variety of philosophies, teaching styles and healing modalities than if they were to host alone.Although all Yoga Unplugged events are currently hosted by Jennifer and one of our many collaborators, her dream is for Yoga Unplugged to one day be a brand that does not belong to one person, but to many people spread across the world with the same core purpose.