Moon Ritual Practices | Minneapolis, MN
Sep
20
to Jan 17

Moon Ritual Practices | Minneapolis, MN

Ritual allows for us to step into the wisdom of what is being ritualized. These full and new moon rituals will give us the opportunity to honor a part of our natural world which represents ever-changing-stability. As we honor the new moon amavasya, we make space to restart. The full moon purnima nourishes, as it leads us to a heightened sense of energy. We can learn the wisdom of the moon, by being ever-present, yet knowing that change is inevitable. Each unique moon ritual will incorporate an asana yoga practice, meditation, chanting, creative exploration and community. Within this safe space we can surrender to the emptiness of the dark moon as well as the wildness we may feel during the full moon.


Location: Devanadi Yoga
Price: By Donation ($20 suggested) 
Time: 6-8:00om
Register Here
All seekers welcome!

 

MOON DATES
🌑Sept 20 (Wed) 
🌑 Oct 19th (Thurs) 
🌕 Nov 4th (Sat) 
🌑 Nov 18th (Sat) 
🌕 Dec 3 (Sun) 
🌑 Dec 18th (Mon)

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The Yoga of Intuition Retreat in BALI
Oct
7
to Oct 14

The Yoga of Intuition Retreat in BALI

  • Soul Shine Retreat Center | Ubud, Bali (map)
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The Yoga of Intuition
Sourcing the Technology of Freedom

Oct 7-14, 2017 RETREAT FULL  |  Ubud, Bali |  Soul Shine Retreat Center  |  With Tracee Stanley & Chanti
KNOW & KNOW THAT YOU KNOW

Terrence Villas
Sunset Suite: SOLD OUTSOLD OUT
Garden Room: SOLD OUT
Koi Room: SOLD OUT
Sound of Sunshine: SOLD OUT

Lotus Villas
SOLD OUT
All rooms have shared bathrooms

Non-refundable Deposit $600
Early Bird $100 OFF before March 30, 2017
Registration limit to 20 participants 

Retreat Includes: 

  • 7 nights eco-luxury accommodation
  • 2 daily meals (breakfast + dinner)
  • Daily Morning yoga and meditation
  • The Yoga of Intuition Journal
  • Creative + intuitive activation workshops
  • Evening restorative yoga & nidra
  • Kirtan, drumming & Vedic chanting 
  • Excursion to White Sands beach 
  • Balinese Water purification ceremony
  • Agni Fire Ceremony Balinese Priest
  • 2 online live support webinars (before and after retreat) 

Prices do not include:
Airfare, lunch, personal travel within Ubud, airport transfers,  treatments and tips. 

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Fiercely Awake: A Four Desires Workshop | Northfiled, MN
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Fiercely Awake: A Four Desires Workshop | Northfiled, MN

  • Prema Yoga | Northfield, MN (map)
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This workshop will use Rod Stryker's Four Desires process to journey deep within the psyche. We will learn the tools of resiliency, necessary to empower ourselves to live the truth of our heart’s desire.

Students will be guided through a step by step process to uncover their soul’s unique-individual purpose. When we decide to make each intention, choice and life decision from a place of dharma or duty rather than dysfunction, life truly is joyful, expansive and sacred. 

You will: 

  • Explore the 4 desies of the soul: Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha.
  • Understand what gets in the way of living your life fully.
  • Discover your unique Purpose Image and Dharma Code. 
  • Learn the tools necessary to empower your purpose. 
  • Embark on a creative ritual to exprience the deepest parts of yourself that are waiting to be known.

This immersion includes: 
2 day workshop
Yoga nidra recording
20 & 40 day virtual checkin
4 Creative projects (delivered weekly) to strengthen your connection with the 4 Desires process.  

Date: Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 21-22, 2017
Time: 9:00am-6:00pm
Location: PREMA YOGA  
        220 Division St S.
        Northfield, Minnesota
Register: (651) 343-4932   |   www.PremaStudio.com
Cost: $225 Early Bird |  $275 after Sept 1, 2017

Suggested Reading: The Four Desires by Rod Stryker
Required Text: The Four Desires Workbook by Rod Stryker

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Yantra Painting Intensive: The Chakras | Minneapolis, MN
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Yantra Painting Intensive: The Chakras | Minneapolis, MN

  • Devanadi Yoga | Minneapolis, MN (map)
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Embark on a discovery of your Self through the architecture of subtle anatomy. The chakras are a system of unfolding awareness that can be experienced creatively by way of mantra, yantra, meditation, and movement to facilitate the tantric wisdom each chakra holds. 

In this training students will discover the elemental aspects as well as the physical placement of each of the chakras through the movement, mantra, meditation, contemplation and journaling of the experience.

The architecture of each Chakra, as yantra will be learned via the creative practice of yantra painting. The combined effects of the workshop will give students a whole education on various ways to incorporate the wisdom of the chakras in their individual practice as well as in their current teaching.

Students will learn & Explore: 

  • How to draw and paint each chakra.
  • The tools used for yantra painting: compass, ruler, paint, brushes, simple painting techniques, and basic color mixing.
  • The sanskrit alphabet and the sacred lotus: learning the sanskrit alphabet and it's relationship to the chakras.
  • Archetype  of each chakra as life cycle.  
  • Meditation to dissolve the chakras
  • To create a set of chakra cards for use as a study/ practice tool.
  • The creative part of yourself, that's yearning to be remembered!

 

Dates: Oct 27-29 2017
Times: 9-5pm daily
Location:  Devanadi Yoga | Minneapolis, MN
Price: $195 Early Bird ($185 Devanadi TT grads)
$245 After Sept 27 ($235 Devanadi TT grads)

This is part of a 3-part Workshop to become a Yantra painting teacher over time. We recommend that you take your time to infuse yourself with the techniques and sadhana that will support your creative growth, as many people discover their own healing via the process of using ancient creative medicine.

To facilitate a more educational learning environment, students will have one initial (optional) virtual tutorial, and creative OMwork to familiarize themselves with the basic yantra painting tools prior to the training.

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Monthly Restorative Yoga | Minneapolis, MN
Nov
10
to Jan 5

Monthly Restorative Yoga | Minneapolis, MN

Join certified Restorative Yoga teacher and trainer, Chanti Tacoronte-Perez in a yummy, nourishing practice to help you recover lost energy. Restorative Yoga uses blankets, bolsters and blocks to completely support the body in restful postures which encourage the body to relax, open, renew and heal. As the body releases deeply, the mind grows quiet and reflective, bringing you into a more balanced state.

Treat yourself to a restorative afternoon and refresh your body, mind and soul. You’ll leave this workshop feeling renewed and rejuvenated!

Register now as space is limited to 16 people. No yoga experience necessary for this workshop and is open to people of all ages.

Dates: Friday Nights Nov 10; Dec 1 & Jan 5
Times: 6-8pm
Cost per person: $25 ($20 for Devanadi TTs/grads)
Couples Cost: $45 per couple

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Yoga Teacher Mentorship Program: Confidence Module | Minneapolis, MN
Nov
11
to Jan 13

Yoga Teacher Mentorship Program: Confidence Module | Minneapolis, MN

  • Devanadi Yoga | Minneapolis, MN (map)
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Prajña is a knowledge that does not come from what we read or take in with our senses; it’s the possibility of another higher knowledge capable of confirming the teachings through direct experience. 

We seek for wisdom not in sense experience at all, but in that other way of knowing whatever called, in which the mind is alone and engaged in being. -Plato.

This monitorship program aims to support teachers synthesize the knowledge they attained in prior training by developing a greater commitment to svadyaya or self study. 

Our goal is to guide teachers to expand and cultivate their own self knowledge, to be better practitioners and teachers. After a 200 or 500 hour program, we tend to lose the sangha community we built during our training. When we loose our support at times we become less stimulated or uninspired or, we are just un sure how to digest all the information and bring into our lives. 

When we stop learning as an educator, we are missing something, when we create community and begin to intelligently discuss our role as a teacher, we not only fulfill our purpose. This program was developed to keep teachers learning, and when we learn and are inspired, our students, also learn are inspired and thrive. 

The mentorship program is committed to developing your skills as a student which in turn make you a better more qualified and refined teacher. We should remember that the goal of yoga and our responsibility as yoga teachers is to lead students to living a more healthy, joyful life, not only with how we conduct our classes but how we lead our own lives.

Pre-requisite: Enrolled in or graduated from a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training program from ANY school. NON-Devanadi teacher are encouraged to enroll!

Dates: 5 Saturdays: Nov 11, Dec 2 & 9, 2017 + Jan 6 & 13, 2018
Time: 1-5pm (1-4pm on Jan 13) + 1 hour yoga private with Chanti
Investment per module: $300; can be paid in monthly installments of $100 with a deposit of $100 | Space is limited to 10 students per module
CEs: 25 hours (20 Contact Hours / 5 Non-Contact Hours of home practices, reading, etc)


Understanding and defining your role as a teacher
• Your daily Home Practice
• Developing a personal practice that informs, inspires your teaching
• Asking questions that come from your teaching experience
• Creating and keeping healthy boundaries

Observing the students in your class
• Observation “Lab”
• Assistance to the teacher, in class hands on learning
• Adjustment, corrections and teaching modalities from observation first

Developing your voice
• Speaking for experience rather than queues
• Confidence
• The use of creative insight for class theming & intentions Theming, class intentions and higher purpose
• Inspiring yourself

Variations, props, modifications and kramas
• Safety in the classroom
• How and when to use props

Sequencing in the classroom
• appropriate poses/ sequencing in the basic class (pranayama, meditation, asana)
• appropriate poses/ sequencing in all levels (pranayama, meditation, asana)

ONE-ON-ONE: For Module 1 only, each student will receive a 1 hour one-to-one session with Chanti to discuss personal practice. The student is responsible for scheduling the one-to-one session with Chanti within the 3 months of the mentorship program.

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Props Lab for Yoga Teachers | Minneapolis, MN
Dec
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Props Lab for Yoga Teachers | Minneapolis, MN

Yoga props are often left in a corner of the room, unused and frowned upon if needed. In this workshop learn how to safely use props as a way to move more deeply, feel extra support and surrender in the postures. Props can also be used as a tool to create a more inclusive environment in your yoga classroom, teach self acceptance and explore poses in a new and creative way. 

This course was created for those of you who: 

  • want to know more about using the basic props found in a yoga classroom.
    know they have limitations and want to explore postures with props safely. 
  • are looking to create a more inclusive yoga classroom. 
  • have the desire to teach/ practice poses in a new and creative way.
  • want to find more surrender in your yoga practice. 

Date: Saturday, Dec 17, 2017
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Devanadi Yoga
4401 Upton Ave S. Minneapolis, MN
Cost: $55
CEU's: 3

 

 

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New Years Full Moon Retreat | Minneapolis, MN
Jan
1
12:00pm12:00pm

New Years Full Moon Retreat | Minneapolis, MN

Welcome in 2018 with Tanya & Chanti in this half-day retreat designed to set your heart's desires into motion for the coming year. Let go of the patterns you DON'T want to repeat from 2017 and get Shakti-fied to manifest your 2018 intentions. All are welcome!

Retreat events include:

  • New Year's Full Moon Yoga Practice
  • Full Moon Yoga Nidra Practice
  • Sankalpa Workshop for 2018 - set your intention for the year!
  • Manifestation Collage Creation
  • Fire Ceremony for Actualization

Cost: $108


REGISTER HERE

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Advanced Restorative | Minneapolis, MN
Jan
19
to Jan 21

Advanced Restorative | Minneapolis, MN

  • Devanadi Yoga | Minnepolis, MN (map)
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Dates for this training will be be in Sept or Jan 2018

In this advanced Restorative teacher training we will focus on the body as the temple for healing and the art of relaxation in more complex postures. Students will learn new restorative postures, as well as deepen their skills to support clients, in the group class model as well as individually. Participants are required to complete a project to receive a certificate for this course.

Restorative yoga offers the assistance of props to hold the body; when the body is held it learns to release and rest, making room for healing. This training is designed for teachers and practitioners currently practicing and teaching restorative yoga.

“Restorative yoga slowed down my thoughts and helped me connect with my heart.”
~Janet Brito

Prerequisite: Restorative Level 1 with Chanti Tacoronte-Perez

CEs: 20
Limited to 15 students - please reserve your space in advance. No prior teaching skills necessary, all are welcome.

Required Reading: The Heart Speaks: A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing by Mimi Guarneri M.D. FACC

Focus of Training:
• The body as a temple for healing
• Advanced us of props
• Ayurveda & the Doshas as it relates to the physical postures
• Guided relaxation techniques—Mantra Purusha
• Observations of different bodies in restorative poses
• Trusting your intuition
• Complex use of props
• Using sand bags and eye-wraps
• Inversions, deep back bends & forward bends
• The importance of your own Restorative practice
• Active listening and working with students individually

 

NEW DATES TBA
Cost (Regular Students): $365 ($395 after Sept 27);
Cost (Devanadi TTs/Grads): $325 ($350 after Sept 27)

Props to bring - Please purchase in advance to make sure you have them in time!: 4-6 blankets, 1 bolster, 2 blocks, 1 strap, 1 eye pillow, 1 mat (we recommend Sunshineyoga.com) + optional restorative head wrap available at: https://iynaus.org/store/props/pune-headwrap 

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The Art of Rest: 
Restorative Teacher Training (Level 1) | Honolulu, HI
Mar
19
to Mar 28

The Art of Rest: 
Restorative Teacher Training (Level 1) | Honolulu, HI

  • Open Space Yoga, Diamond Head (map)
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March 19-28
Mon, wed, fri. 5:30-8:30pm Saturday 9:30-2:30 Sunday 12:30-4:30.
$400 for bronze members
Open Space Yoga, Diamond Head
Honolulu, HI

Required text: Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times By Judith Lasater

Continuing Education: This course can be used towards your Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements.

Learn the art of observation and support thru the practices of restorative yoga. This teacher training will give you the skills necessary to incorporate restorative yoga into your practice and classes. Restorative yoga offers the assistance of props to hold the body; when the body is held it learns to release and rest, making room for healing. This training is for teachers and dedicated students alike. 

FOCUS OF TRAINING:

  • What is restorative yoga: the restorative environment and the restorative yoga gems. 
  • Sympathetic & Parasympathetic: creating the space and mind set for parasympathetic unfoldment. 
  • Breath awareness: how to breathe in restorative postures, and how you can use the breath, to appease apprehensive or anxious students.
  • Guided Relaxation Techniques: learn specific tools to support an active mind, and those students that are not used to being still, or new to restorative yoga. 
  • Observations in different bodies: learning to look at the student first, adaptation of various postures. 
  • Trusting your Self:sensation of your own body, to make or not make adjustments. 
  • Postural adaptations for pregnancy: learning poses that you add to any of your regular yoga classes to support expecting mothers. 
  • Private students- How to work individually with a student, taking a basic “student history“ (physical, medical and emotional) and using it to decide which postures will be more effective. 
  • Your own Restorative practice: knowledge is best from the source. Learn to create a personal restorative practice, to be a better teacher, and to retain ojas! 
  • Savasana: The importance of full relaxation in each yoga class.
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Yantra Painting-Durga: Invincible Courage | Honolulu, HI
Mar
30
to Apr 1

Yantra Painting-Durga: Invincible Courage | Honolulu, HI

  • Open Space Yoga, Diamond Head (map)
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March 30- April 1, 2018
Fri. 5:30-8:30pm Saturday 9:30-2:30 Sunday 12:30-4:30.
$200

OPEN SPACE YOGA, Diamond Head
Honolulu, HI

Durga challenges us on the battlefield of life. She leads us through our difficulties to establish harmony in our mind and hearts. However we must be willing to look at the darkness we to often turn away from. 

In this course we will learn the meaning of the different parts that make up the Durga Yantra. The construction (drawing and painting) of the yantra will take us deeper into the feeling of devotion, meditation and sacredness. The ancient stories told in Devi Mahatmyam: The Glory of the Goddess Durga will provide support as we identify our own dark-demons and learn the sacred tools to confront them.

To seal in the energy of Durga and our intentions we will close with a ritual to honor our process and the goddess!

Do I have to be an artist to take this class?

You definitely do not need to define yourself as an artist to attend this workshop. Chanti is familiar with welcoming students of all artistic abilities into her classes. She will show you how to create a yantra using accessible methods and tools. Think of the creation process itself more as a meditation.

 

 

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MATANGI: A Creative Pilgrimage into the Forest
Jun
21
to Jun 24

MATANGI: A Creative Pilgrimage into the Forest

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June 21-24
With Stephanie & Chanti
The Chataukee, Rangeley, Maine
Price: Early Bird $350/ $450 after May 1
Registration Opening Soon

What you get:

  • Creative exploration to discover MATANGI.
  • MATANGI Yantra painting & meditation
  • Learn to Chant the MATANGI Dhyanam (poem that describes and invokes Matangi)
  • Yoga asana, meditation, pranayama and yoga Nidra classes
  • Connection with land, nature and night.
  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners included.

Matangi leads us into nature so that we may reclaim our ability to listen carefully to our needs, desires and to Source. She encourages us to connect with the wildness of our self-expression through the creative arts, poetry, chanting, community and the forest.  And as we steep ourselves Her –  the support and nurturance of the natural world – we find the courage to tap into the limitless power and potential that resides within.

This pilgrimage will support you in moving away from all that is familiar to discover yourself in Matangi—the creative goddess whose untamed nature allows for the fearless and authentic expression of Self.

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The Art of Rest: Restorative Teacher Training (Level 1) | San Mateo, CA
Sep
8
to Sep 10

The Art of Rest: Restorative Teacher Training (Level 1) | San Mateo, CA

  • Mela Yoga | San Mateo, CA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn the art of observation and support thru the practices of restorative yoga. This teacher training will give you the skills necessary to incorporate restorative yoga into your practice and classes. Restorative yoga offers the assistance of props to hold the body; when the body is held it learns to release and rest, making room for healing. This training is for teachers and dedicated students alike. 

Focus of Training:

  • What is restorative yoga: the restorative environment and the restorative yoga gems. 
  • Sympathetic & Parasympathetic: creating the space and mind set for parasympathetic unfoldment. 
  • Breath awareness: how to breathe in restorative postures, and how you can use the breath, to appease apprehensive or anxious students.
  • Guided Relaxation Techniques: learn specific tools to support an active mind, and those students that are not used to being still, or new to restorative yoga. 
  • Observations in different bodies: learning to look at the student first, adaptation of various postures. 
  • Trusting your Self: sensation of your own body, to make or not make adjustments. 
  • Postural adaptations for pregnancy: learning poses that you add to any of your regular yoga classes to support expecting mothers. 
  • Private students- How to work individually with a student, taking a basic “student history“ (physical, medical and emotional) and using it to decide which postures will be more effective. 
  • Your own Restorative practice: knowledge is best from the source. Learn to create a personal restorative practice, to be a better teacher, and to retain ojas! 
  • Savasana: The importance of full relaxation in each yoga class.

Dates: Fri – Sun, Sept 8-10, 2017
Times: 9am-5pm daily (lunch 12:00 – 1:30pm daily)
Investment : $365 Early bird ($395 after Aug 1);
 

Required text: Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times By Judith Lasater

Props to bring: 4-6 blankets, 1 bolster, 2 blocks, 1 strap, 1 eye pillow, 1 mat and optional restorative head wrap available at: https://iynaus.org/store/props/pune-headwrap

Continuing Education: This course can be used towards your Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements.

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Support Sangha | Minneapolis, MN
Sep
5
10:00am10:00am

Support Sangha | Minneapolis, MN

Sangha, is the Sanskrit word that means community, tribe, collective—these are the people that support you when you need it, listen and hold space for you to thrive and to equally, fail. This monthly gathering will help you to refine your Dharma Codes, look at the resistance while your striving to become or embody your intentions/ sankalpas, and continue to be inspired in your own self exploration. 

The Support Sangha aims to hold space for: 

  • Provide clarification for individual sankalpas
  • Support for the resistance that is revealed. 
  • Provide creative growth work for the in-between time to keep us engaged. 
  • Keep you accountable, and in direction of your resolve.

*Open to all seekers who have done The Four Desires program or have worked with intention setting and Dharma work privately. If you are looking to start this process, or just curious, contact me. 

Date: Sept 5 & Oct 31
Time: 10-1:00pm
Price: $64 (limited to 8)
Location: Yantra Wisdom, Private Residence in Minneapolis

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The Art of Rest: 
Restorative Teacher Training Level 1 | Minneapolis, MN
Aug
25
to Aug 27

The Art of Rest: 
Restorative Teacher Training Level 1 | Minneapolis, MN

  • Devanadi Yoga | Minneapolis, MN (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
“Restorative yoga slowed down my thoughts and helped me connect with my heart.” ~Janet Brito

“Restorative yoga slowed down my thoughts and helped me connect with my heart.” ~Janet Brito

Dates: Fri – Sun, Jan 27-29, 2017
Times: 9am-5pm daily (lunch 12:00 – 1:30pm daily)
Investment (Regular Students): $365 ($395 after July 25);
Investment (Devanadi TTs/Grads): $325 ($350 after July 25)

Required text: Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times By Judith Lasater

Props to bring: 4-6 blankets, 1 bolster, 2 blocks, 1 strap, 1 eye pillow, 1 mat and optional restorative head wrap available at: https://iynaus.org/store/props/pune-headwrap

Continuing Education: This course can be used towards your Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements.

Learn the art of observation and support thru the practices of restorative yoga. This teacher training will give you the skills necessary to incorporate restorative yoga into your practice and classes. Restorative yoga offers the assistance of props to hold the body; when the body is held it learns to release and rest, making room for healing. This training is for teachers and dedicated students alike. 

Focus of Training:

  • What is restorative yoga: the restorative environment and the restorative yoga gems. 
  • Sympathetic & Parasympathetic: creating the space and mind set for parasympathetic unfoldment. 
  • Breath awareness: how to breathe in restorative postures, and how you can use the breath, to appease apprehensive or anxious students.
  • Guided Relaxation Techniques: learn specific tools to support an active mind, and those students that are not used to being still, or new to restorative yoga. 
  • Observations in different bodies: learning to look at the student first, adaptation of various postures. 
  • Trusting your Self: sensation of your own body, to make or not make adjustments. 
  • Postural adaptations for pregnancy: learning poses that you add to any of your regular yoga classes to support expecting mothers. 
  • Private students- How to work individually with a student, taking a basic “student history“ (physical, medical and emotional) and using it to decide which postures will be more effective. 
  • Your own Restorative practice: knowledge is best from the source. Learn to create a personal restorative practice, to be a better teacher, and to retain ojas! 
  • Savasana: The importance of full relaxation in each yoga class.
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Summer Shakti Women's Retreat | Stanchfield, MN
Aug
18
to Aug 20

Summer Shakti Women's Retreat | Stanchfield, MN

With Tanya Boigenzahn, Indu Arora and Chanti Tacoronte-Perez

SOLD OUT!

COST: $495 ($560 after 5/15/17)
Payment Plan: $100 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit to hold your spot until 7/15 when final payment is due. Balance due by 5/15 to receive early bird pricing.
Please read our Registration & Cancellation Policies below prior to signing up.
Location: ARC Retreat Community – 1680 373rd Avenue NE, Stanchfield, MN, 55080
Check in: Fri, Aug 18 – 5pm
Check out: Sun, Aug 20 – 5pm


EXPLORE THE DEVI MAHATMYAM
SACRED TEXT AND PRACTICES OF THE GODDESS

Sing the glory of the Goddess with us in the Summer Shakti Women’s retreat! Join Tanya, Indu and Chanti in a women’s getaway weekend this August for sangha, sharing and learning about our Essential Nature. Women are embodiments of Goddess as “Shakti.” We will explore the mantra, the story, and symbolic meaning of Goddess Durga, and how it relates to Yoga from the text Devi Mahatmayam.

Your Retreat Includes:
– 2 nights lodging – beds are first come first served
– daily yoga classes
– lectures
– mantra practice and recitation
– Durga yantra painting workshop
– time in nature
– fire ceremony
– all meals – cooked food from fresh ingredients, mainly vegetarian
– afternoon tea

Paint the Durga Yantra: The construction of the Durga yantra which will take us deeper into the feeling of ritual, meditation and devotion mirroring the stories of the Devimahatmyam. During the creation of the yantra the main mantra of this sacred text will be chanted continuously, focusing the mind to be one-pointed on the goddess herself. When it is complete we will learn to use the yantra as a tool for meditation.

Practice and Study: We will practice daily in the sisterhood of sharing and sangha. Come ready to practice, listen, take in and receive these heart-felt and timely teachings. Leave with your cup full of ICCHA SHAKTI – willpower, JNANA SHAKTI – knowledge and KRIYA SHAKTI – discernment in thought, speech and action.

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Master Class: Yoga Nidra | Minneapolis, MN
Aug
10
to Aug 24

Master Class: Yoga Nidra | Minneapolis, MN

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THE POWER OF CONSCIOUS SLEEP: YOGA NIDRA

Yoga Nidra is a state of awareness, where the body and mind sleep to what is finite and awaken to limitless-creative-consciousness. This class will explore five methodologies of Para Yoga Nidra which include: healing, cognition, transformation, sankalpa-shakti and spiritual awakening. 

Each class will begin with simple gentle movement and lead into a guided Yoga Nidra, traditionally experienced in savanna (supine pose). We will end with short meditation and journaling. This class is open to all level seekers.

Location: Devanadi Yoga
Time: Thursdays; 9:30-11:00am
Dates: August 10 & 24

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