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4 inversion workshops you’ll flip for this month


Summer Shirey
Summer Shirey (Photo: Wholeliving.com)

This month, New York yogis are getting turned upside down.

We’re not sure why, but yoga studios all over the city just happen to be offering workshops to help you work on inversions.

So, if you were planning on making the mastery of forearm stand your New Year’s resolution, here’s a head start.

Check out these four inversion workshops happening this month:

1. Inversions Workshop at Yoga Agora
Instead of dinner and drinks, spend your Friday night kicking up with Corey Loftus and Francesca McGrory at this cozy neighborhood studio in Astoria. Friday, November 30, 8:30–10:30 p.m., $15, www.yogaagora.com

2. Monthly Inversion Workshop at Laughing Lotus
Dana Flynn’s funky, colorful studio kicks off the first of what will now be monthly inversion workshops. Kenny Frisby will teach you to “lift, balance, jump, and take flight.” Sunday, December 2, 2:30–4:30 p.m., $25, www.laughinglotus.com

3. Inversion Immersion at Bend and Bloom
The fabulous Summer Shirey hosts the second installment of a three-part inversion series: Cultivating a Sustainable Inversion Practice through Forearm Stands. Saturday, December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m., $35 in advance, $40 at the door, www.bendandbloom.com

4. Upside Down at The Yoga Room
Popular instructor Marko Galjasevic helps you build an inversion practice from the ground up. Saturday, December 8, 2:45–4:45 p.m., $25 before 12/5, $30 after, www.the-yoga-room.com