Yantra Yoga, the Tibetan yoga of movement, is one of the oldest yoga systems in the world brought to the West in the 1970’s by the Master Namkhai Norbu. Its unique form of movement sequences, in combination with the different phases of breathing, helps to coordinate and harmonize our energy, obtaining optimal health and authentic relaxation of the mind.
"In general,we all know how to inhale and exhale, but usually we do not do it correctly because the breath is linked to the mind, which is very often altered and confused. We can clearly observe this fact comparing the breathing of a very disturbed person with the breathing of a calm and serene person. For this reason, it is important to coordinate breathing" - Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
This is an ideal opportunity if you are new to Yantra Yoga but also if you want to refresh, train or deepen your practice. The course starts training the complete breathing as practiced in Yantra Yoga, using the Harmonious Breathing method, followed by the preliminary sequences of Yantra Yoga.
- Nine Purification Breathings, a pranayama that prepares us for the practice, exhaling the stale air and resetting our breathing patterns.
- Series of Tsigjong, the exercises to warm up the body, loosen the joins and activate our sense organs.
- Series of Lungsang, also called "the 8 movements", a fundamental part of the practice; coordinating breathing, movement and rhythm, training and developing different aspects of our breathing cycle and purifying our prana.
- Rhythmic Breathing, a wonderful method to gradually develop the capacity of our breathing in a safe way, and most importantly, having a great, calming effect on our mind.
Nataly Di Gaetano Second Level Yantra Yoga Instructor
Nataly was born in Venezuela, was raised in Costa Rica and now lives in Tenerife, Spain. Nataly has practiced yoga since 2007 and Yantra Yoga since 2011. She was authorized as a first level Yantra Yoga instructor by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 2012, and received her second level diploma from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 2014. Nataly is also an instructor of "Harmonious Breathing," certified by Fabio Andrico in 2013. Nataly has worked as a Thai massage therapist and infant massage instructor and has studied special education. Nataly teaches in Spanish and English and also speaks a little bit of German.
Max Leshchenko Third Level Yantra Yoga Instructor
Max was born in Ukraine and now lives in Tenerife, Spain. Max has been practicing yoga for 13 years. He started practicing Hatha Yoga, and later, when he discovered Yantra Yoga, he deeply devoted himself to this practice. He was authorized as a first level Yantra Yoga instructor by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 2010, and in 2014, became a second level teacher. In 2017, he became one of three authorized third level Yantra Yoga instructors. Max is also an instructor of "Harmonious Breathing," certified by Fabio Andrico. Max studied architecture, worked as a restaurant architect in Kiev and is currently working on design projects. Max teaches in English and Russian.
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Location: Vajra Hall, Khandroling, Buckland, MA
Date: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 12 through July 14, 2019
Open to All