Sunday 30 November 2014, 13:00-16:00
How can we embody and teach Vinyasa Flow Yoga? What is the secret to effective transmission of what we have embodied and experienced?
The practice of vinyasa yoga is a platform for us to get in touch with the inner wisdom stored in our cellular tissue, to find clarity and connection between the polarities within and without, and to cultivate mindfulness and presence as well as openness for exploration. Teaching vinyasa contains the gift of creating that sacred space for our students and supporting them on their journey. This also means teaching from our embodiment and the seeds planted in our own practice to allow the most intelligent application of all we know. Continue reading
Saturday 29 November 2014: Awakening Shakti – Embodying Shiva!
At The Life Centre, Islington
1 Britannia Row, London N1 8QH
This workshop is an invitation for you to explore the polarities of Shiva and Shakti in yourself, to look at your tendencies and patterns as well as going deeper into your own embodiment of innate shakti qualities through various practices and explorations.
In the western world we see the feminine principle as the passive and receptive and the masculine as the active and dynamic principle. This is different in the tantric tradition where Shakti is the source of creative power, initiation and movement and Shiva symbolizes the meditative mind, stillness and equanimity. We all embody aspects of Shiva and Shakti which are inseparable but complement and support each other. Through Shiva’s grace and Shakti’s power we can awaken cosmic forces within us to help us lift the veils of illusion. Our sadhana (spiritual/yoga practice) offers countless possibilities to balance those forces and aspects step by step to come closer to our authentic Self and to live in tune with our essence. Jai Shiva Shakti! Continue reading