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The Science of Backbends: Make Your Back Feel Great with Sean Haleen

  • Yama Yoga 231 E Buffalo St Milwaukee, WI, 53202 United States (map)

The Science of Backbends:
 Make Your Back Feel Great

with Sean Haleen

Sunday, September 27th
1:30 - 4:00pm

Backbending is a powerful experience. The depth of these poses is unparalleled by any other in yoga and when done correctly, they keep your spine healthy and your posture upright. In this workshop we'll breakdown the different components of backbends and delve deeply, yet safely into these wonderful poses. Appropriate for all levels of practitioners including teachers. If injured and unsure if this workshop is appropriate for you, inquire with Sean directly.

About Sean Haleen

Sean Haleen (500-ERYT) is a celebrated Hatha yoga teacher and practitioner. Sean has practiced and studied yoga asana and philosophy since he was just a child. He began teaching in 2007 and since then has taught over 10,000 hours of trainings, workshops, and classes. Sean, now residing in San Francisco, is associate teacher training director of Yoga Tree’s teacher training program and has taught in their 200 and 500HR trainings since 2012.

Sean’s classes are noted for their humor, depth, and precision. Focusing on alignment, students wishing to learn about their bodies and the different concepts of yoga philosophy in detail will enjoy his public classes, workshops, and trainings.

Sean has taught yoga to a variety of people including high schoolers, homeless groups, recovering drug addicts, and queer youth. He deeply enjoys using his teaching for good causes and has taught at numerous benefits and fundraiser

Sean’s teachers have deeply influenced not only his yoga instructing but also his life. He offers deep gratitude with each class to his main teachers, Katchie Ananda, Jack Kornfield, Christine Price Clark, Kenny Graham, Brent Kuecker, Desiree Rumbaugh, Paige Faraci, and most recently Iyengar teacher Brian Hogencamp and San Francisco legend, Betty Roi.


$35 Online Early Bird Discount
$40 Door

$30 Yoga Teachers
Teachers use the promo code "BBYT" at checkout



Sean will also be teaching a class the prior day at Core Essence. 
Check out both of these wonderful opportunities to study with this talented teacher!

Saturday, September 26th
Core Essence

Hips and Core:
The Keys to Unlocking Arm Balances

For many, there's a strong desire and intrigue to incorporate arm balancing into their yoga practice. These strenuous poses, at first, seem unattainable and complicated but when broken down and thoroughly prepared for, arm balancing can become accessible and, more importantly, fun! In this all levels workshop you will learn how to open your hips and spine, engage your core, expand your repertoire of poses, and learn about the benefits of arm balancing for your practice. Appropriate for all levels of practitioners including teachers.

Contact Core Essence to sign-up!