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Fundamentals of yantra yoga

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OC_red Open course Includes: Base Course


October - 01 - 2016 - October - 02 - 2016


    Course Description:

    Discover Yantra Yoga, the Tibetan Yoga of Movement, an authentic and living tradition of working with the three gates of body, speech, and mind. Yantra yoga’s unique series of positions and movements combined with conscious breathing , can help coordinate and harmonize one’s personal energy so as to let the mind relax and find its authentic balance, which is the basis for contemplation. Yantra Yoga is an ancient system based on the text “The Union of the Sun and the Moon”, written in the 8th century by the master and translator Vairocana; the Dzogchen master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu wrote a detailed commentary on the root text and started to transmit this teaching in the West beginning in the 1970s.
    This will be an introductory course that will include: Nine Breaths; movements for Loosening the Joints; Eight Movements for Purifying the Prana; movements for Controlling the Channels; Rhythmic Breathing and the Vajra Wave. Yantra yoga can be learned by anyone regardless of age and is perfect for physical and mental well being as well as an indispensable tool for those looking to support their meditation practice.

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