7:00pm 01 December 2017 - 12:30pm 03 December 2017
Venue: Samye Ling
Using the yogic paradigm of the pancha koshas (five sheaths) this popular weekend explores a wider aspect of being than that offered by the thinking mind.
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Using a variety of traditional yoga practices
The course begins with soup at 6pm on Friday and ends at lunchtime on the Sunday.
On Friday evening there will be an introductory talk, gentle stretching movements and Yoga Nidra (a withdrawal of the senses leading to deep relaxation and conscious sleep). Each morning begins with Karma Yoga (selfless service). The morning yoga sessions consist of Pawanmuktasana (a series of gentle movements), Pranayama (yogic breathing) and Antar Mouna (a meditation technique). The afternoon yoga session will include standing posture work and Yoga Nidra.
An integral part of the weekend will be Karma Yoga. This is not just voluntary work, such as household duties, and work in the kitchen or grounds; as
NOTE: This weekend is open to everyone. The posture work is slow and gentle and therefore suitable for complete beginners and those with conditions for which strenuous exercise is not advised. Please bring comfortable layers of clothing so that you can move freely yet remain warm. The pawanmuktasana movements can actually lower body temperature. Also please bring a mat, sitting block or cushion and a blanket.
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