YOGA for Peace and Harmony - Part 1
7:00pm 21 April 2017 - 5:30pm 23 April 2017
Venue: Samye Ling
To book this course please select it in the Extras offered after you have chosen your accommodation on the booking form. Please clickÂ hereÂ to book.
Workshop 1: 21stÂ to 23rd April 2017
Workshop 2:Â 12th to 14st May 2017
Workshop 3:Â 18th to 20th August 2017
Workshop 4:Â 27th to 29th October 2017
This intensive Yoga and Mindfulness course will run over 4 weekends. You will learn the fundamental elements of Ashtanga yoga, the philosophy that underpins the practice and the experience the benefits of adopting a mindfulness approach than encompasses peace and harmony.
This series of workshops will provide you with the tools necessary to practice independently or enhance your current yoga practice. It will examine the traditional aspects of Ashtanga Yoga providing you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of this ancient yoga system.
The comprehensive course will include:
- Yoga postures â€“the primary series of ashtanga yoga- variations for all abilities will be offeredÂ
- Techniques â€“ cleansing, kinetics, vinyasa systemÂ
- Energetics â€“ Energy locks (bhandhas), breath awareness, sanskrit & chanting
- Philosophy â€“ yoga philosophy, yoga sutras, mindfulness and meditation
Each workshop will focus on a specific aspect of yoga in order to widen your knowledge. The adherence to a Mindfulness approach will be incorporated into the teachings to enable you to practice yoga with a sense of kindness, compassion and wisdom.
By the end of this informative course you will be able to confidently, competently and independently practice the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga, with variations as appropriate. More experienced yoga practitioners will have the opportunity to deepen into their practice, utilize their pre-existing knowledge in order to progress into the more subtle aspects of this spiritual practice.
Pre-requisites for enrolment
No previous knowledge required. The course is suitable for absolute beginner to the more experienced yoga practitioner.