Spirit Speak: Finding Your Unique Voice as a Teacher
- Course ID: AFCORN
Friday, April 24 — 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday All-Day Workshops
Continue Your Education / Advanced
Many teachers are taught the mechanics of teaching such as alignment, sequencing, asanas, pranayama, and meditation, yet are left yearning for a way to bring their students into a place of deep surrender, prayer, and intentional energetic shifts. We'll go deep into the process of teaching, exploring the subtle physical and spiritual energies involved in finding one's own unique self-expression and facilitating transformational journeywork for our students. Come cultivate your personal strengths as a teacher, developing a strong and confident voice, and learn how to turn a simple class into a soul-inspiring experience.
For existing teachers and advanced practitioners. Asana and discussion.
Yoga for Every Body
- Course ID: M1CORN
Saturday, April 25 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 1
No two bodies on earth are alike, yet we sometimes get the message that yoga is only for certain shapes and sizes. Come explore yoga as the art form and tool it truly is, from all levels and angles. In a supportive, noncompetitive environment, learn the foundation of a solid practice through alignment, core awareness, and breathing techniques, including the basic principles of the cornerstone of every vinyasa practice, Sun Salutations A and B. We'll also discuss the preparation, inner cues, and the fundamentals of standing poses, backbends, twists, and inversions. Through patience, compassion, and awareness, discover how yoga truly comes from the inside out.
Asana, discussion and demonstration.
Three Realms of Consciousness
- Course ID: M3CORN
Saturday, April 25 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 3
The Three Realms of Consciousness--the physical/mental, the energetic/emotional, and the psychic/symbolic--create a holistic pathway for self-investigation, which is the key for personal transcendence. Through the practice of vinyasa flow yoga, we'll move through a ritualistic journey initiating the mystical into the practical to bond body, mind, and Spirit. Through the integration of asana, proper breathing techniques, and conscious intention, we'll learn how to experience the creative and powerful practice of vinyasa flow as a devotional expression of life beyond the body.
Some discussion and mostly asana.
Detoxing through the Energy Centers: Cleansing Body, Mind, and Spirit
- Course ID: M5CORN
Sunday, April 26 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 5
Intermediate / Advanced
Each day we are exposed to both environmental and internal toxins that affect our energy, health, vitality, mood, and emotions. These toxins can turn into ailments such as depression, anxiety, weight gain, disease, and high blood pressure, if untreated. Preventative care is the key to leading a long, vital life. We'll move through specific detoxifying yoga sequences, emphasizing the chakra energy systems and how to bring them back into balance. Using the chakra system correctly, we can identity, reconcile, and heal restrictive emotional patterns and physical imbalances in our mind/body. We'll use the tools of asana, meditation, reflection, intention, and prayer to facilitate this inquiry and empower our lives.
Some discussion and mostly asana.
Manipura Flow: Power vs. Empowerment
- Course ID: M6CORN
Sunday, April 26 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 6
Understanding the difference between power and empowerment is a critical embodiment for spiritual unification. We'll use a dynamic vinyasa flow sequence and a stimulating sequence of core exercises to examine the issues related to the third chakra. This is the magnetic center of our personality and ego, including shame, low self-esteem, arrogance, and manipulation--qualities that block us from receiving infinite Grace. Through mindful consideration, we can shift our perceptions from control to surrender and from self-doubt to self-confidence, opening us to live a more empowered and Spirit-centered life.