Meditation & Pranayama


YOGA VIDA

 

Dive deep into the heart of the yoga practice with this two-weekend immersion into Meditation, Pranayama and Yoga Nidra. Cultivate a personal meditation practice, and learn classic pranayama and meditation techniques to apply in classes and with private clients in a modern way. Lead Yoga Nidra to encourage healing and relaxation. Learn the science of mindfulness, and evidence-based techniques appropriate for teaching in business and other secular settings. Perfect for teachers and those with a consistent yoga practice.

THROUGHOUT THIS 50 HOUR MODULE, WE'LL EXPLORE:

>> Yoga Nidra, the art of conscious relaxation - the history, science, benefits, and accessible techniques
>> Kosha theory to address physical, mental, and emotional imbalances
>> The neuroscience of Meditation, Yoga Nidra, and Pranayama 
>> Pranayama for anxiety and depression 
>> Sacred Geometry Pranayama with guest teacher Nevine Michaan
>> Developing a daily meditation practice
>> Meditation from the Sutras
>> Meditation from the Vedas
>> Loving Kindness Meditation 
>> An introduction to Kundalini meditations and kriyas for memory, healing, focus, and more
>> Mindfulness in the workplace 
>> A review of modern scientific evidence in support of mindfulness techniques

>> All students interested in Meditation & Pranayama are invited to join!

LEAD TEACHER: Dana Slamp
GUEST TEACHERS: Colleen Hermans & Nevine Michaan

REQUIRED TEXT:
"Yoga Nidra" by Swami​ Satyananda Saraswati
"Light on Pranayama" by B.K.S. Iyengar
"Awakening Loving Kindness" by Pema Chodron

OUTSIDE REQUIRED WORK:
>> Complete a 40 day meditation practice at home of at least 11 minutes each day
>> Prepare a Yoga Nidra script, as well as short homework assignments to integrate meditation, pranayama, and other yoga techniques into your teaching
>> Journal personal experiences with the yoga techniques studied

DATES & TIMES: 2017 dates TBD
Fridays: 6:30pm-9:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-6:30pm
Sundays: 9:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-6:30pm

LOCATION: 
Noho: 666 Broadway @ Bond St, 3rd Floor

SELF INVESTMENT: $750
Payment Deadline TBD
 
EARLY BIRD RATE: $650 *
Early Bird Deadline TBD
*For the Early Bird Rate, full payment must be made by the Early Bird Deadline
 
TO REGISTER: Fill out an online application and then pay in full*!

* 1 month of FREE YOGA CLASSES start the day you pay your full tuition! No refunds within 31 days before the program begins, and refunds requested more than 31 days before the program begins lose $150 processing fee only.