Rod Stryker's Yoga Classes at the 2013 Colorado Conference + Kundalini Vinyasa: Chakras and the Tantric Science of Laya Yoga
Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga and the author of the newly released book The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom. Rod is widely considered to be one of the West's leading authorities on the ancient traditions of yoga, Tantra, and meditation. His teaching weaves a profound breadth of knowledge and experience, along with his unique ability to make the deepest of the ancient teachings accessible to students of all levels. Rod has taught for more than 30 years and leads retreats, workshops, and trainings worldwide. Learn more at parayoga.com.
Kundalini Vinyasa: Chakras and the Tantric Science of Laya Yoga Instructor: Rod Stryker
An experiential workshop on Tantra Yoga's systematic approach to spiritual awakening. We'll apply traditional Tantric wisdom on the role of asana, bandha, bhakti, and contemplation in the context of the spiritual awakening of the chakras and the whole of Kundalini Yoga. We'll explore theory, asana, pranayama, kriya, meditation, and mantra practices to transform the unconscious and systematically awaken the splendor of the Infinite.
Course ID: ALSTRY -- Level: Mixed Levels
Thursday, September 26 — 9:00am - 4:30pm
+ Moon Practice: Deep Stillness, Healing Power
Moon Practice: Deep Stillness, Healing Power Instructor: Rod Stryker
Activation of the lunar force creates a rhythm of healing, peace, and wisdom--one that stimulates the nurturing energy that creates calm and steadiness. These techniques are powerful, yet mindful and deeply soothing to both body and mind. Through theory and practice, we'll explore the practices that lead us to remain calm in the midst of turbulence and steady in the midst of change, learning to awaken our hidden intelligence, intuition, and clarity.
Course ID: M2STRY -- Level: Mixed Levels
Friday, September 27 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 2
+ Yoga Nidra: The Science of Destiny and The Yoga of Fulfillment
Yoga Nidra: The Science of Destiny and The Yoga of Fulfillment Instructor: Rod Stryker
Yoga Nidra is the sublime science of complete relaxation. Because of its unique capacity to transform all of the layers that the soul inhabits (physical, mental, energetic, and causal bodies), Yoga Nidra is a comprehensive method for maximizing health and vitality and is one of the tradition's most profound and accessible ways to positively shape destiny. Come experience the incredible healing and restorative effect of two distinct Yoga Nidra practices. We'll also outline the theory of sankalpa, how we bring thought into form, and how both relate to the concept of dharma––a life of purpose and meaning.
Course ID: M3STRY -- Level: Mixed Levels
Friday, September 27 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 3
+ Tantra Vinyasa
Tantra Vinyasa Instructor: Rod Stryker
Tantra views the body as a sacred altar and teaches that "worship" means learning to master the dormant force in the spine called shakti. Come experience the progression of Tantric principles and techniques--starting with accessible asanas, then building to bandhas, and finally mudras--thereby activating the body's latent forces, which lead to unlocking the power to shine internally and externally.
Course ID: M4STRY -- Level: Mixed Levels
Saturday, September 28 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 4
+ Yoga and Meditation
Yoga and Meditation Instructor: Rod Stryker
Meditation is the heart of yoga. Through practice, theory, and discussion, we'll explore the richness and diversity of both the yogic and the Tantric approach to meditation. Learn how all meditation techniques are not alike, which ones may be the most relevant for you, and why and how to practice them.
Course ID: M6STRY -- Level: Contemplative
, Mixed Levels
Saturday, September 28 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 6