Yoga means union. In Tantsuyoga, we cradle someone from the back as they lie on their side on a mat or table, one on one, or two on one, or three in a round. Each person takes turns being the "holder", the "held" and the "guide." The guide's support helps the holder stay present with his/her contact with the held as he keeps his eyes closed.
Tantsuyoga incorporates seven holds and moves to celebrate various aspects of union.
In the advanced rounds in our classes and Tantsuyoga by Two, the way our breath is drawn up each time the one between our arms breathes, and the "celebrations" can connect us deeply so that we are spontaneously drawn into moves and stretches. Into a dance of exploration that our guide joins.
In Tantsuyoga by Two, the exploration continues a step further to include exploration on the "held's" second side as the two (holder under the head and guide at the hip) coordinate their moves and stretches so closely that they become ONE holding the one between them. This containment can make a 30 minute session by two equally as profound than 60 minutes by one.
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