• May 1–3, 2020
  • Friday-Sunday: 2 nights

Iron and Silk: Balancing Power and Grace

For all levels.

In this martial arts infused yoga practice, bring attention to your instincts, strengthen your intuitive knowing, and increase your confidence with a unique blend of yoga, tai chi, and kung fu. From Eagle mudra to Crane pose, learn how nature has inspired the evolution of movement across mind-body disciplines.

With Nina Henrikson as your guide, you learn to awaken your warrior spirit while cultivating grace and flow. Together, you explore

  • The parallels between nature-inspired asana and kung fu postures
  • The similarities between yogic mudras and Shaolin salutations, each designed to invite strength and instill peace
  • A short kung fu form to uncover the rich heritage of this ancient wisdom

Come sharpen your senses, freshen your perspective, and enhance your life as you develop layers of awareness to encompass mind, body, and breath.

Recommended reading Maoshing Ni, Energy Enhancement Exercise: The Eight Treasures

Recommended viewing Iron & Silk: A Vinyasa Yoga Video

Notes Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a bottle of water.

“Nina’s teachings are out of this world! I can’t believe the tangible shift I feel after practicing with her!” —Celia G.

“Nina is knowledgeable and approachable. Her teaching style is a testament to her genuine dedication to her decades of practice.” —Marissa P.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Program Theme
All Yoga

A Message from Nina


Nina Henrikson is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and martial arts instructor who blends a love of nature and movement to inspire and motivate students of all ages.

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