Friday, September 22nd – Sunday, September 24th
Sadhana - Cultivating a spiritual practice in the Modern World: Friday 6-8pm
In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali gives us three essential components to Sadhana that address issues arising in the body, mind and spirit. Using the Sutras as a guide, we will see how these ancient techniques are related to current practices of yoga.
Mysore Class: Saturday 8-11am
The Myth of Back Bending: Fundamentals for a Pain-Free Backbend: Saturday 2-4pm
We will look at what is Yoga Chikitsa & Nadi Shodana and how we can purify our energy channels. What kinds of physical & psychological preparations do we need to do to prepare for Intermediate Series. We will explore some back-bending enhancements: looking at the principles of opening the heart, being vulnerable, and the importance to cultivate great strength in the foundation of our lives (and legs).
Mysore Class: Sunday 8-11am
Ashtanga Yoga: A Mirror for Self Study & A Method for Cultivating Mindfulness: Sunday 2-4pm
An opportunity for students to ask practice related questions or other yoga related questions. This is a chance to receive guidance regarding the biomechanics of troublesome asanas, techniques for addressing particularly dense areas of the body, and new strategies to work intelligently and therapeutically to support the healing of old injuries. This session will end with a look at various methods for creating a deeper experience of mindfulness and short guided Metta Meditation to help increase our overall sense of well-being, and loving-kindness.
A $75 non-refundable deposit is included in the cost. No refunds will be given within 30 days of the workshop.
For more information on Harmony: http://www.harmonyashtanga.com/