The Retreat

Engaged Yoga Retreat Teachers
Provisional Daily Schedule

 

06:00 Sunrise
Awaken the body and clear the mind
We greet the break of day with movement practices and traditional cleansing practices of nagas, kriyas and appropriate modalities of movement

08:00 Am Break

09:00 Morning session
Awaken the body 
Daily practices of asana and breath

12:00 Brunch & Free time

15:00 Deepen the inquiry
Techniques to deepen your yoga practice including but not exclusively, philosophy, pranayama, mantra and meditation

18:00 Dinner

20:00 Restoration (Optional)
Some evenings we will offer an optional opportunity for you to raise questions, share ceremonies and chants with our community and find restoration in yogic sleep

 

About the Retreat

The following topics will be explored in depth on the 8 day (7 nights) immersion retreat, and in some detail on the 5 day (4 nights) immersion retreat:

  • Physical practice – Yoga asana, kriyas, yoga for rehabilitation, plus the mighty nagas and ttandava (spontaneous dance movement) all tailored to suit your individual strengths and developmental edges
  • Breath – Know your energy body and find energy for life and love
  • Pranayama – Dissolve into the seamless freedom of the breath
  • Emotional Yoga - The psychology and psychotherapy of yoga
  • Yoga Tantra - The philosophy and science of tantra
  • Neuroscience & Meditation - Understanding the latest scientific findings and how to apply them to your meditation practice 
  • Evolutionary Biology, Anatomy & Physiology - Understanding how the evolution of the body effects our development, our anatomy & our physiology
  • Yoga Nidra - The powerful and transformational practices of yogic sleep
  • Meditation – Developing an integral meditation practice
  • Mantra, Chant and Kundalini – Using practices of vibration to understand the cosmos from the inside
  • Yoga of Relationships – With ourselves, our lovers, our environment and our planet
  • Dharma – Why are you here? What are you doing with your life? What do you need in terms of empowerment?
  • Ceremony – Find your place in the relational dance of ceremony. These empowering events are methods for you to step deeper into your power
  • Integration – How to translate concepts of bliss, freedom, power and love into our daily lives