Presenters - Live Stream Festival April 16-18 2021


Francesca Golfetto

 

Francesca Golfetto

Francesca Golfetto is a yoga instructor with more than 10 years experience as a professional ballet dancer. The transition from dancing was triggered by an injury and yoga has been essential for her personal recovery, both mentally and physically. As a teacher, Francesca has found a passion in utilizing her experience to guide her students through the wide benefits of yoga. Her style is based on fluidity of movements, using a combination of active flexibility and mobility to create strength without building tension. Her classes are recognized for a high level of energy, a bit of laughter and a wide range of natural sequences aiming to benefit body and mind for all levels.

Instagram @francesca.golfetto

 


Live Stream Festival April 16-18 2021

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Saturday

11:45 : Fluid Flexibility (Studio 2 )

Francesca's signature class combines active flexibility, movement fluidity and building strength within yoga asana.  She focuses on engagement of core muscle groups while working on deepening postures in a safe manner that supports the body.  This class is a total body flow, appropriate for all levels, with sequences designed to bring focus on alignment and to challenge the body mentally and physically.   

15:30 : Happy Hips (Studio 1)

This special hip opening class will work on loosening tight hips, which in turn can help alleviate back pain, and improve your posture, circulation and range of motion.  This class focuses on dynamic stretches, some longer holds and a few mobility exercises. We will be moving fluidly to release tension throughout the body.

 


Urban Yoga Oslo

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Friday

16:00 : Vinyasa and Backbending (Central Park)

Vinyasa and Backbending class will prepare you for the foundations for the "bridge pose” by exploring many back-bending variations of asanas that can refresh and energize you. You will find the balance between strength and flexibility when standing in bridge and look at the technique behind backward bends in detail, from Upward facing dog to full bridge (Urdhva dhanurasana).

 

Saturday

10:15 : Dynamic vinyasa with strength and grace (Studio 3)

Dynamic vinyasa with strength and grace  A fun, fl¬ow yoga class that focuses on core stability and increasing ¬flexibility throughout our bodies. Core strength will help you align your body, build up protection for your lower back and help you move more efficiently.  This flow is sure to fire up your core from all sides. Working your core from the front body, back body and side body using poses like navasana (boat pose), salabhasana (locust pose) and vasisthasana (side plank).

 

14:00 : Inversion workshop (Studio 3)

Turn yourself upside down  is a technique based workshop that looks at inverted postures such as headstands, shoulder-stand sequences. Many tips and suggestions will be given as to how we can achieve new poses and refine techniques of existing poses.

 

Sunday

10:15 : Vinyasa class with inversions (Frogner)

In this class the we will experience a delightful, holistic flow of asana – focused around Handstands, Inversions and balancing in general.

 

14:00 : Flexible & Strong (Frogner)

Flexible & Strong is a power yoga flow that aims to detoxify the body via twists, hip and low back opening, as well as a decent amount of core work from our hands and backs. Through the use of specifically designed twists and compression poses you will rinse the spine and internal organs, riding them of harmful toxins. The result is a completely refreshed feeling throughout the entire body.

 


Stockholm october 8-10, 2021

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Friday

12:00 : Workshop (4 Riddarsalen )

Workshop

12:00 : Inversions (4 Riddarsalen )

Learn to fly without fear. In this workshop, you’ll learn a three-step approach to headstand, forearm stand, and handstand that will transform your fear of going upside down. You’ll build strength, grace, and control as you move through the class step by step.

You can expect a full body warm-up, a strength conditioning, wall work and 3 different ways to go upside down.

The class will be playful and fun, transforming fear into confidence

 

Saturday

09:00 : Fluid Flexibilty (1 Strindberg)

Francesca's signature class combines active flexibility, movement fluidity and building strength within yoga asana.  She focuses on engagement of core muscle groups while working on deepening postures in a safe manner that supports the body.  This class is a total body flow, appropriate for all levels, with sequences designed to bring focus on alignment and to challenge the body mentally and physically.   

 

14:30 : Backbend flow (3 Nobelterrassen)

In this class we will look briefly at the anatomy involved in back bending which will include more than just the spine!
We will go through a few "drills" to open the front of the body, strengthen the back and loosen shoulders and chest area.

We will work with muscularly focused back bending such as salabasana (locust) and ustrasana (camel), and leveraged back bends such as dhanurasana (bow) and urdhva dhanurasana (bridge) .You should feel energized, tired and glowing after a class... and the long term benefit will be stronger core muscles, a more open back and chest and hopefully excitement for the next class

 

 

Sunday

11:30 : Splits flow (1 Strindberg)

This special hip opening split class will work on loosening tight hips and hamstrings, which in turn can help alleviate back pain, and improve your posture, circulation and range of motion.  This class focuses on dynamic stretches, some longer holds and a few mobility exercises. We will be moving fluidly to release tension throughout the body.