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Getting Back to Basics (Level 1)

Cultivating a “beginner’s mind”—the ability to approach each moment with a fresh perspective and open mind—is one of the essential skills for any yogi to develop. In this thoughtfully paced, comprehensive class, Luke Ketterhagen breaks down the fundamentals of common yoga poses, giving detailed alignment cues and options for modification. This practice is perfect for those just starting out, as well as experienced students looking to refine their understanding of asana.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 1 hr 10 min

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About the Teacher

Luke Ketterhagen

As a young boy, Luke had a very strong desire to help others and live a healthy lifestyle. After graduating magna cum laude from Marquette University with a degree in biomedical sciences, Luke immersed himself in the studies and practices of the Himalayan Tradition through residential programs at the Himalayan Institute. His stay of over seven years in residence fueled Luke’s passion to share this knowledge. He has opened yoga studios and launched programs at centers and retreats from Venice, CA to the Hudson Valley; from Dallas, TX to Fond du Lac, WI. Luke and his family live in Westchester County, NY where he specializes in hatha, meditation, and the yogic lifestyle. In addition to teaching retreats and certification programs at the Himalayan Institute, Luke teaches locally, nationally, and internationally and leads spiritual excursions.

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