Yoga Foundation Immersion 2019
- For anyone interested to know more about yoga and embody the practice
Part 1 and required for 200-HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Prerequisite for INTERMEDIATE IMMERSION, TRIADIC HEART if don’t currently hold teaching certificate.
Can be taken separately without enrolling in teacher training.
All classes and manuals in English. However, assigned reading material can be purchased in English or Italian.
Designed around three weekend intensives comprised of the foundational tools to incorporate yoga into your life more fully and prepare you for deeper yogic studies. Themed around the God Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles. It’s the first step towards more advanced practices as well as, Part 1 of the required training for the 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training. You will gain a basic, yet broad, level of understanding of yoga history, philosophy, meditation, breath, alignment and movement. Each module will be taught in an easily designed approach so any level student can begin to embody the practices and have the necessary foundation to start moving beyond the beginner level and deeper into the body, mind and soul. Students will be encouraged to connect to yourself and your personal needs. It will give you the tools of what is best for you physically and spiritually as well as enough knowledge to be more creative and empowering in your personal practice. It could be your first step on a life-long path of self-discovery.
Our most important tool in the tool box, other than the heart, is the breath. You will learn the anatomy of the breath and why it’s so important, level 1 breathing practices/meditations to stretch the diaphragm and strengthen your awareness of the breath.
Various methods of meditation with tips/support/encouragement on how to practice daily
Basic alignment, anatomy and understanding of Level 1 Asana.
Broad overview of yoga history and the evolution of yogic thought. Seeing the broad picture so we can break it down in future studies
Daily chant and the joy of ritual
Patajali’s Yoga Sutras
Mulabandha in practice
The significance and myth of Ganesha
Hatha, Meditation and pranayama will be practiced every day
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL
(discounted to 690 chf if paid in full 90 days prior to first day of class)
Reading material will be assigned at enrollment (approximately 60 chf)
(15-hr weekends over 3 months)
11-13 October, 8-10 November, 6-8 December
Fridays: 18h00 – 21h00
Saturdays: 14h00 – 18h30
Sundays: 09h00 -11h30 / 13h00 – 18h00