A Yoga Alliance International Accredited Yoga Teacher Training and Retreat
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Yoga means Union with the Divine. This union is achieved by the purification of body,mind and intelligence.
Yoga is not just Asana but an entire lifestyle. It includes eating, sleeping, proper breathing, meditation and surrender to the supreme. Mind and Body Rejuvenation Retreat is a unique retreat which covers all limbs and aspects of Yoga. Yoga for the body includes learning to cook food as medicine, ayurvedic cuisine that consist the age old science of fasting and healing properties..
Cleansing the body with various Kriyas such as Neti(nasal cleanse), Dhauti(stomach & esophagus cleanse) , Shankaprakshalana(colon cleanse), Trataka (eye sight cleanse).
Kriyas as shown above cleanse the body and balance the bodily elements.
Our Asanas sequences are the traditional Hatha Yoga flow
Yoga for the mind and intelligence include Deeper meditation techniques, Study of the classic Yogic texts like the Yoga Sutras,
Bhagavad-Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Gheranda Samhita.
How is this retreat very unique ?
This unique retreat not just teaches you asana but focuses on complete lifestyle, including cooking the right way. A proper lifestyle can reverse many chronic diseases. Along with all the above components of yoga we will also teach Ayurvedic cooking. This cooking will help the body receive a lot of natural nutrients that energize the cells, and boosts the release of toxins with the help of yogic cleanse. During the cleansing process, the body experiences repair and healing that is supported with ayurvedic teas and and rejuvenating soups etc.
Detox juices help to reduce food cravings and binge eating that leads to being obese or overweight.
This retreat is a great way to take control of your health and help you make significant lifestyle changes by learning some great ayurvedic cooking healing foods from the cookbook ~ Food For the Soul & dive deep into Yoga practices from KRSNA YOGA ~ The Comprehensive Guide To The Inner Secrets Of Yoga.
Day 1 - Fasting and cleansing by practicing Yoga Kriyas.
Day 2 - Fasting with Detox juices/smoothies & practicing Yoga, asana, pranayama, YogaNidra , Chakra Meditation and Kirtan Yoga.
Day 3 - Ayurvedic meals and energizing teas/detox juices & practicing Yoga, asana, pranayama, yogaNidra , Chakra Meditation, introduction to Yoga Sutras and Kirtan Yoga.
Day 4 - Ayurvedic cooking workshop &meals and energizing teas detox juices & practicing yoga, asana, pranayama, YogaNidra , Chakra Meditation , Presentation on Yoga in the Bhagavad - Gita and Kirtan Yoga.
Day 5 - Hiking at RedRock Canyon,Ayurvedic cooking workshop & meals and energizing teas detox juices & practicing yoga, asana, pranayama, YogaNidra , Chakra Meditation, introduction to Vedic Astrology and Kirtan Yoga.
Day 6- Day 10 - Intense Asana, Pranayama and Yoga Nidra practice with deep understanding from the Yoga scriptures.
Includes Yoga specific anatomy, and physiology Introduction to meditation Pranayama (breathwork) Creating intelligent flow sequences that link movement with breath The art of teaching yoga Practice teaching sessions Hands-on adjustments The history & philosophy of yoga (including the yoga sutras & Sanskrit)The business of yoga How to teach in the classroom and in private sessions. Chakras and koshas.
Yoga Is Lifestyle & Food Is Medicine and Our focus is Yoga from the "Roots"
We ensure that our students receive the highest degree of foundational training; providing dedicated time to students from the first day of class to the last day. Our goal is for each student to be prepared with the professional skills and confidence to become a teacher.
Syllabus Highlights : This retreat provides intensive, alignment-based yoga asana practice, and study. Our 200hr Yoga Teacher Training is accredited by the internationally recognized, Yoga Alliance. This retreat covers 100 Hrs and 100 Hrs can be covered in our spring retreat.
Las Vegas is one of the most important tourist attractions in the world. It has many beautiful spots like Red Rock Canyon, Tacopa Hot Springs etc which we will explore.
Our teacher training classes will be 8-10 students.
Skill Level : To be part of this yoga teacher training you should already have a regular yoga practice.
Directions : The nearest airport to us is the Las Vegas. Be sure to let us know your arrival and departure information when you book your flights.
Detailed Syllabus: Anatomy and Physiology: An in-depth study of the anatomy of movement and key systems of the body. Understand how the body works and apply this knowledge for safe and effective practice and teaching. We’ll cover: Alignment, pose variations, Pronunciation of Sanskrit, Benefits & Cautions, Breath use entering, holding & exiting poses Key Poses of Yoga: An in-depth study of postures, alignment, energetic and health benefits, adjustments, and modifications.The Lineages and History of Yoga: Learn where yoga comes from and how it has developed into its modern form today. An exploration of the foundational traditions and their philosophies, including Hatha, Tantra, and Vinyasa Yoga.Darshan: this simply means a way of seeing. In other words, Darshans are the principle philosophical perspectives that define yoga. We will explore several of these including The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali that contains what is considered the most concise definition of yoga ever written as well as clear guidelines of how to achieve yoga. The Science of Yogic Breathing: this is much more than inhale/exhale. The breath is the primary life force and is the foundation of a meaningful yogic practice. The breath has a profound influence on our nervous system and how we interact with the world. We will cover its application to postures and meditation.Understanding the Energetic Body: Prana and the Chakras. Ancient yogis described the anatomy of the subtle body, beyond the physical form. There are many layers to understanding Prana, the prime life force and how it moves through the Chakras or energetic centers. This force and the currents of energy known as prana vayus are the very foundation of what makes yoga so powerful. Introduction to Ayurveda: Understanding this ancient sister science that grew from the same foundational philosophy as Yoga and Buddhism. Learn how to understand yourself and others through the context of doshas, gunas, prana, tejas and ojas.The Art and Science of Sequencing: You will learn how the tools of asana (postures), dharana (intention), pranayama (breathing methods), bandha (energy locks) and meditation are used to create meaningful sequences. A good class is not just biomechanically sound but also powerful on more subtle levels.Understanding Meditation: Developing your skills as a meditation teacher is an important part of filling your classes with rich, meaningful content. The power of meditation is significant. We will be sharing a variety of different methods for developing your own personal meditation practice and learning to teach.Developing a Yogic lifestyle: This goes much deeper than what you wear or what you eat. Understand how to incorporate the tools and philosophies of yoga to map out an authentic and purposeful life.
Physician Heal Thyself, A Yogi who can heal himself can heal anyone. One who becomes self-aware becomes aware of everyone. This is a unique Retreat. Very deep and personal.