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An Introduction to Mobility – Functional Range Conditioning for Yogis

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmSGD60
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‘Functional Range Conditioning, or FRC, is a system of mobility and joint control training, which, unlike many current systems, is based in scientific principals and research.

Mobility, defined as the extent of controllable flexibility across articulations (flexibility plus strength), refers to the amount of USABLE motion that one possesses.

FRC works by systematically expanding the body’s ranges of motion, while simultaneously teaching the nervous system how to control the newly acquired ranges.

As our ability to generate force across the joint lessens, we lose the ability to actively control the range of motion. Thus these long, and short ranges are only accessible to us via passive means and are therefore essentially useless from a movement, functional perspective.  Further, because the longer and shorter ranges are not utilized, the joints tissues never develop the ability to absorb loads at those ranges leaving them susceptible to injury.

Thus through specific, and safe training methods we are able to ‘capture’ passive ranges of motion and convert them into usable, active ranges.  In addition, during the development of improved mobility, the system ensures the simultaneous development of tissue strength and resilience in the newly acquired ranges.

Who Is This For?

FRC is like a conditioning programme for athletes, dancers, yogis or anyone that has a movement practice.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to FRC principles
  • CARs (Controlled Articular Rotations) An introduction to a daily joint maintenance routine as a self-assessment in order to mitigate injury.
  • PAILs & RAILs & Kinetic Stretching (Focusing on the Hips & Shoulders)
  • Breathing & Meditation

*You are encouraged to bring a notebook for this workshop.



*Final deduction of class credits will be done before the workshop

About Trainer

Sean began his Ashtanga Yoga journey in 2012. Despite living a materialistically ‘happy’ life in Dubai, on a less superficial level he wasn’t satisfied. This triggered his spiritual exploration and his first stop was India.

It was there that he discovered a more fulfilling lifestyle through the practice of Ashtanga Yoga. He has since returned to India regularly to practise with his teacher Sharath Jois.

He received his Level 1 Authorisation in 2019.

Sean also follows a plant-based diet, which he considers essential for his personal health, his practice and the future of the environment.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made more than 7 days from the start date, will receive a refund minus a 10% administrative fee.

Refund method would be the same during point of purchase.

Cancellation made less than 7 days from the start date, will receive no refunds.


We may photograph or video this workshop and publish these photographs on our website and social medias.



Date: February 22
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: SGD60
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Venue Name: Art of Yoga
Address: 121, Upper East Coast Road
Singapore, Singapore 455245 Singapore

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Organizer Name: Sean Toland