The Body Temple Yoga Immersion

THIS 11 DAY YOGA IMMERSION IS AS PERSONAL AS IT IS POLITICAL.  IT EXPLORES OUR INNER VALUES AND REACHES TO THE INNATE POWER OF INTUITION AND WISDOM THAT LAYS WITHIN EVERY WOMAN’S BODY.  A COURSE THAT IS ABOUT EMBODIED LIBERATION.

28TH MAY-7TH JUNE 2019 YOGA BARN, BALI

The global obsession with the particulars of one’s body and credentials risks placing us in boxes and roles that strip us from an inwardly free and connected life. The success of the Yoga industry has done little to alleviate this. It is time to align with an authentic practice.  One that leads to a celebration of all that we already are rather than trapped in an externally orientated and largely patriarchal perspective of yoga.

When we look further into the roots, philosophy and development of modern day Yoga then we catch a glimpse of what liberation really means.  By exploring the older teachings on Indian cosmology, death, fear, the power of the subtle body then the current importance placed on body image and conforming to stereotypes simply melts away.   This immersion is for practitioners and teachers who see the necessity in taking a stand against the pressure to brand Yoga and limit it to a particular sequence or style, and will also provide effective tools to incorporate these wider teachings into your own classes, practice and life.

It is time to embrace the beauty and natural intelligence of Life that you already are and to honor and respect this precious human body, explore its perceived limitations and embrace its hidden gifts.

What we will cover:

Morning practice (9am-1pm)

  • Unwind the Feminine: Extended morning asana practice aligned with breath, inner wisdom, strength, develop a deeper understanding of the biomechanics and sacred geometry of your own body and how that effects your movements, stability and creative expression.
  • Bandha:Work with the internal locks to safely move energy and anchor within.
  • Pranayama:Basic breath techniques to navigate the inner worlds whilst embracing connection with the power of prana shakti.
  • Meditation: When in Nature, in stillness and in movement meditation can arise naturally without force, effort or striving and provide the gateway to your own intuition.
  • Mudra and Mantra: Immerse in the bodies innate wisdom and power.
  • Music and movement: The power of the cosmos, the power of sound, the temple of your body. We will enter into yin yoga, sound healing and whole body prayer.

 

Afternoon sessions (3-7.30pm)

  • Presentations: A journey well beyond the standard yoga curriculum. Topics covered include:
    • Yoga and Identity: Symantec’s, labels, spiritual by-passing and insight
    • Death and Fear in the Upanishads
    • You are what you eat: Koshas,chemicals and nutrition
    • The dark side of the Goddess: Exploring, transforming and releasing self from past trauma
    • The Tantra Revolution, the divinity of your body and the birth of Hatha Yoga
    • Whose body is this anyway?! Sexual and emotional Intimacy
    • Start a movement: Women’s Bodies, Women’s wisdom: Tap into your inherent birthright through your bodies cycles (including menstrual cycles, aging and the blossoming of Life wisdom)
    • Also included: creative writing, discussion, ecstatic dance, embodied non-linear movement, Thai Massage, day adventure out of the studio and into the wild.

Suitable for all levels of experience – Every Body is a Yoga body: For teachers who see the need to activate Yoga within the industry and to support practitioners to find true freedom in their practice and daily lives.

Does not include food, accommodation or flights.

Total Price: $1400 (A $500 USD deposit is included in the total rate and is required to reserve your space on the immersion).

Total Price for two immersions (Living Wisdom 14th – 25th May 2019): $2500

Does not include food, accommodation or flights.
Recommendations for staying in Ubud, Bali

To register: Click here or email directly to: freedomthrumovement@gmail.com