PRACTICE, PHILOSOPHY & ADJUSTMENT PRINCIPLES FOR COMMITTED PRACTITIONERS AND YOGA TEACHERS
Whether a dedicated practioner or a techer, deepening your practice and sharing your exploration with others, will take it to the next level of awareness and allow its subtleties to unfold an blossom. In this course we will integrate the philosophy and practice of Pranayama, Ashtanga Yoga self-practice, attention to alignment in asanas, internal and physical awareness, observation skills, and the techniques and principles of adjusting. We pay careful attention to each individual, looking at common body patterns, helping to build an intelligent, mindful practice and develop relevant teaching tools. From this place of personal experience and understanding of yoga as a whole, we can begin to share its fruits with others.
Pranayama & Kriyas, practice, techniques and philosophy
Thursday 15.00-17.00, Friday 6.30-7.45, Saturday and Sunday Morning 7.00-8.15, Monday Morning 6.30-7.15:
Introduction to Pranayama and Kriyas and its philospohy for new students. Refining and cultivating your practice and understanding for those with more experience. You will build up a self practice of pranayama to continue after the workshop, and deepen your appreciation for the breath and its significance in yogic practices and philosophy. The Pranayama classes are open for new students as well as established practitioners.
Ashtanga Yoga -Principles & Mysore Style
Friday 8:00-10.00, Sunday Morning, ca 8.30-10.30, Monday Morning 7.30-9.30
We will begin our Mysore Sessions together discovering natural alignment and placements for the Bandhas (Pranic valves) to engage, creating free flow of breath and pranic energy -embracing all layers of the practice. When focus have been established, you will continue following your own breathing rhythm as individuals, receiving adjustments and guidance from Kia. The self practice is open for anyone who is familiar with the Ashtanga Yoga sequence.
Ashtanga Yoga -Traditionally Counted Primary Series
Saturday Morning 8.30-10.00
Coming together as One in body, breath and mind through the beauty and flow of a traditionally sanskrit counted Priamary Series. Guruji always said Ashtanga Yoga is for the mind. When we focus on counting the mala of the postures, the practice becomes the object of meditation for the student and the teacher -creating one single intention.
Adjustment techniques -Awareness, Observation, Principles and Practice
Friday 17.15-19.45, Saturday and Sunday 13.00-15.30
In these sessions we cultivate internal and physical awareness, observation skills, look at universal principles for alignment in asanas according to the Ashtanga Yoga system, and develop techniques for adjusting. We pay careful attention to each individual, looking at common body patterns, helping to build an intelligent, mindful practice and relevant teaching tools. These sessions are open for teachers as well as practitioners wishing to deepen their understanding and appreciation for the subtleties of the practice.
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