Upcoming Yoga Immersions

Chakras, Sutras, Bliss at Yoga Garden San Francisco
August 10-16, 2015
From a practitioner point of view, understand what it means to practice Classical Yoga according to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Understand and experience the Solar, Lunar and Fire practices relating to the Nadis, Chakras, and Kundalini of Hatha Yoga. Top it off with an overview of Tantra, the non-dual path to beauty and bliss. Practices include: asana, pranayama, bandha, mudra, agni sara, nauli, kriya and meditation.

Completion of this 50 hr module will apply to the 300 hours required by Yoga Alliance for your 300 Hr Advanced certification; 50 CEUs.
 

Koshas: Untie the Story That Binds
Aug 6-8
Yoga Garden SF
Understand how the 5 sheaths of consciousness–Koshas–really work. Using asana, pranayama, and kriya techniques, you will unearth the unconscious material stored in the mind. Gain a deeper understanding of Sankapla, Vikalpa, Vasana, and Karma. This course introduces advanced meditation and Vichara/Svadyhya techniques to clear this material so you can shine as a yoga teacher both on and off the mat. With this experience and awareness, you will be more equipped to guide your students in their yoga journey.

This course provides 21 Elective Contact Hours for YGSF 300 and/or 21 Yoga Alliance® CEUs

The Art of Transmission Part 1: The Alchemy of Body and Spirit
Sept 14-18,
Yoga Garden SF
Patanjali talks about sukha, “good space” and dukha, “bad space” inside our body/mind. Deepen your understanding behind the science of asana and learn how to clear your space in order to be a more effective conduit for joy (jyoti) and resplendence (sri).

Increase your sensitivity and begin to more easily access your “inner voice of truth.” This deep listening brings an increased level of self-healing and clarity, as you learn how to transmit the teachings of yoga, both on and off the mat.

Integrate your highest Self more fully into every aspect of your life and fulfill your life’s purpose with confidence. More advanced pranayama, meditation, and healing techniques will be introduced, with an emphasis on the experiential aspects.
  • Tantra as alchemy: understanding and application of Tantric teachings and techniques
  • understanding and applying physical and subtle body aspects of asana and pranayama
  • Adhikara, sequencing, and vinyasa krama
  • find your voice: application of the yoga scriptural texts, i.e. Yoga Sutras, Shiva Sutras, Upanishads, and Baghavad Gita
  • alchemical integration with Yoga Nidra
Required Texts:
Yoga Sutras - your choice of translation
The Upanishads - Eknath Easwaran
Tantra Unveiled - Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
Yoga Nidra - Swami Satyananda Saraswati

This course provides 45 Elective Contact Hours for YGSF 300 and/or 45 Yoga Alliance® CEUs


The Art of Transmission Part 2: Harnessing Your Power to Heal
Nov 4-8, Yoga Tree Potrero

Patanjali talks about sukha, “good space” and dukha, “bad space” inside our body/mind. Deepen your understanding behind the science of asana and learn how to clear your space in order to be a more effective conduit for joy (jyoti) and resplendence (sri). Increase your sensitivity and begin to more easily access your “inner voice of truth.”

This deep listening brings an increased level of clarity, as you learn how to transmit the teachings, both on and off the mat. Integrate your highest Self more fully into every aspect of your life and fulfill your life’s purpose with confidence. More advanced pranayama, meditation, and healing techniques will be introduced, with an emphasis on the experiential aspects of practice.

Topics Include:
• Systems anatomy - Discover the "mind" of each system including your muscles, bones, organs, etc.
• Yoga teacher as healer: Refine your touch in hands on adjustments to reach different systems of the body
• Explore and experience of concepts of Prana, Space, and Life Force
• Yoga Nidra for contacting and clearing the space

Schedule: 
November 4 - 8, 2015
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 9am - 12pm and 1:30pm - 6pm
Sat, Sun: 12:30pm - 6pm

Location: 
Yoga Tree Potrero
1500 16th St. (at DeHaro St. )
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 655-3936
http://www.yogatreesf.com/locations/potrero-hill.html

40 Yoga Alliance Credit hours available. 
 
Book list:
Yoga Sutras - your choice of translation
The Upanishads - Eknath Easwaran
Tantra Unveiled - Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
Yoga Nidra - Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Suggested Additional Texts:
Radical Healing - Rudolph Ballentine

Vayus, Doshas, Gunas at Yoga Garden San Francisco

Jan 18-24, 2016
Through daily asana, pranayama and meditation practice, experience the transformational power of the 5 Prana Vayus as you begin to viscerally understand how the flow of Prana works in your body. In this Core Module, you will dissect the energetics of asana and learn how to combine the appropriate pranayama and meditation techniques in order to create specific physical and energetic results. You will also deepen your understanding of the Gunas and Doshas and their role in asana energetics, providing you with tools to realize your full potential as a yoga practitioner and teacher. 

Open to the public for advanced study. Completion of this 50 hr module will apply to the 300 hours required by Yoga Alliance for your 300 Hr Advanced certification;
50 Yoga Alliance CEUs


The 200-Hour Sri Yoga Teacher Training Program begins Friday, June 10th, 2016.

June 10-19, 2016
Stewart Mineral Springs
Mount Shasta, CA

To become a 200-hour certified Sri Yoga instructor we now have a brand new training schedule! First, join us for the 100-Hour immersion training from June 10-19, 2016 in Mount Shasta. Following this intensive will be a set of five weekend practicums. You can register for the full 200-hour training together or separately. 

This Yoga Sadhana Immersion will be held in Mount Shasta, California, and is  open to anyone who would like to deepen their practice and have an intensive yoga experience. Held at the powerful Stewart Mineral Springs, this training covers Ayurveda,  Doshas, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Chakras, Bandhas, Agni, Tantra, Hatha Yoga, Prana Vayus and Kundalini. The 5 weekend practicums will be held in the San Francisco/San Mateo area and are open to anyone who has taken the Sadhana Immersion in June, or has completed a 200 Hour teacher training and would like to get more practicum experience.

BECOME THE TEACHER YOU ARE!

 Choose the best. Choose Sri. Your Sri life starts now.

Register for 200hr  SRI YOGA TEACHER TRAININGS.  Earlybird pricing applies until 1 month prior to the start date. 

Sri-lieve! You are the maker of your destiny.  Next weekend program begins June 12, 2015.

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