Jason Crandell is a natural teacher and author with more than 15 years of experience. His accessible, grounded classes integrate the best elements of Power Yoga, anatomical precision, and mindfulness teachings. Named "one of the teachers shaping the future of yoga" by Yoga Journal, Jason has been one of the most in-demand teachers at conferences around the world for over a decade. He has taught on countless teacher-training faculties, leads trainings globally, and regularly presents teacher-training content at esteemed conferences. He is a contributing editor for Yoga Journal, where he has published over 25 articles and created their original series of practice podcasts. Jason produced four full-length DVDs with Yoga Journal and has partnered with Yogaglo to provide online classes. Learn more at jasonyoga.com.
Jason will be teaching at Yoga Journal LIVE: Colorado
(Sept 14-21, 2014)
Jason Crandell's classes at Yoga Journal LIVE: Florida + Demystifying Crow + Handstand + Side Plank
Demystifying Crow + Handstand + Side Plank Instructor: Jason Crandell
Bakasana, Vasisthasana, Handstand, and their many variations form the foundation of nearly every arm balance in contemporary yoga. When you refine the actions of these postures--and learn to stay calm when practicing them--many of the more complex arm balances become accessible. Come learn to categorize various arm balances into approachable groups and how to prepare for them. You'll get to explore these postures and many of their common--and uncommon--variations. Expect an educational sequence and a full, satisfying practice.
Course ID: M2CRAN -- Level: Intermediate
Saturday, November 15 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 2
+ IT + Hip + Quad Relief
IT + Hip + Quad Relief Instructor: Jason Crandell
Relieving tension in the IT band requires working skillfully with the quadriceps and outer hips. This practice will teach you the dynamics of IT band, hip, and quadriceps tightness and give you a formula for working with these regions. Expect a thorough balancing practice that focuses on deep, low lunges, standing postures, and seated, hip-opening postures. Come prepared to learn about this region and empower yourself to live with greater comfort in your lower body.
Course ID: M3CRAN -- Level: Mixed Levels
Saturday, November 15 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 3
+ Strong + Integrated Core
Strong + Integrated Core Instructor: Jason Crandell
Developing strength and awareness in your core is not only flattering, but it also sets the stage for greater depth, steadiness, and ease in the rest of your practice. Come learn how to strengthen and integrate your midsection in creative, effective, lasting ways. Expect a thorough, intelligent sequence that includes plenty of abdominal work, inversions, twists, and sidebends.
Course ID: M4CRAN -- Level: Mixed Levels
Sunday, November 16 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 4
+ Slow + Low + Deep Flow
Slow + Low + Deep Flow Instructor: Jason Crandell
Full of hip, spine and shoulder openers, this slow yet intense class will release tension in your body and soothe your nervous system. It will also strengthen your core, balance your upper body, and cultivate focus by requiring you to hold postures and transitions for just a little longer. Come prepared to go deep, breathe, and melt away layers of mental and physical tension.
Course ID: M6CRAN -- Level: Mixed Levels
Sunday, November 16 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 6
+ Finding Your Voice: The Art of Verbal Communication, Manual Adjustments, and Sequencing
Finding Your Voice: The Art of Verbal Communication, Manual Adjustments, and Sequencing Instructor: Jason Crandell
Calling teachers of all backgrounds and styles who want to communicate, sequence, and adjust more skillfully and authentically. In the morning, we'll learn to break down any pose and create effective, educational sequences for every level of student. We'll also focus on clarifying your intentions and learn to integrate your message into your sequencing. In the afternoon, we'll explore how to verbalize your instructions and concepts with precision and insight. We'll also learn a new method for manual adjustments that will ensure your students' safety and postural development.
Course ID: AMCRAN -- Level: Continue Your Education
Monday, November 17 — 9:00am - 4:30pm
Monday All-Day Intensives
Join Jason at Yoga Journal LIVE: San Francisco
(January 15-19, 2015)
Join Jason at Yoga Journal LIVE: New York
(April 23-27, 2015)
Join Jason at Yoga Journal LIVE: San Diego
(June 25-29, 2015 )