Yin Yoga and Storytelling – Module 3

  • Yogaville - Satchidananda Ashram Yogaville - Satchidananda Ashram
  • 108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, VA 23921, United States
  • Dec 1 - 6, 2019 (6 days)
  • Shared Dorm - Bottom Bunk - $1,125.00 Shared Dorm - Top Bunk - $1,125.00 Dormitory - Private - $1,325.00 LGH - Single (Full Bed) - $1,425.00 LGH - Double (2 twin beds) - $1,425.00 LGH - Family room (Queen Bed) - $1,425.00 (All prices include $750.00

About This Event

Join Biff Mithoeffer, author of The Yin Yoga Kit, for a Yin Yoga training that explores the impact of storytelling on your life.

Storytelling is the most ancient of the healing arts. Stories remind us that our lives ebb and flow. Understanding how your life moves through the universe’s bigger story can help you recognize what stories to let go of and what stories to nourish.

By putting yourself in Yin postures and accessing your deep connective tissue, you will begin to connect with your stories on a very deep level. Some of these stories are healing and can be embraced, while some no longer serve you and can be transformed. When you understand the role storytelling can have in your life, you can learn to genuinely listen to your own stories and respect them for what they can teach you.

Training Information

Prerequisites

This training is a stand-alone training and is open to any dedicated Yoga students and teachers who are interested in deepening their practice or teaching. If you haven’t studied with Biff before and plan on coming to the third module only, we ask that you read The Yin Yoga Kit and familiarize yourself with the basic concepts of Yin Yoga.

If you’d like to deepen your understanding of Yin Yoga before the start of this program, join Biff for Introduction to Yin Yoga, August 30–September 1, 2019, and Yin Yoga Training – Module 2, September 1–6, 2019.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Jamtse School of Yin Yoga: 50 hours of Yin Yoga teacher training. The training will consist of approximately 45 contact hours. In order to receive a certificate of completion, each student will be asked to complete an additional 5 hours of independent study during the 30 days following the training. After completing the independent study, each student will communicate their experience to Biff by mail or email. Your communication won’t be judged or graded.

Yoga Alliance (YA):  Approximately 45 contact hours count toward your ongoing certification with Yoga Alliance.

You can input your contact hours using your YA log in information.

Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate with your program’s total contact hours for a $10 fee (free for IYTA members.) For more information, email (contact info blocked).

Throughout the course, you will enjoy practicing Yin Yoga immersed in the devotional enchanted sounds of special guest, Prema Mayi. Following the training, she will be offering a weekend workshop The Art of Prayer with Eric Archer, December 6–8.

 

Testimonials

Biff Mithoefer is absolutely sensational. The training and experience were life-changing. — Past Participant

Biff has an authentic understanding of the essence of Yoga and holds true to the meditative dimension of the practice. He guides you in utilizing Yin Yoga in a healing, restful, and deepening way. The program is a great joy and recommended for anyone wanting to spend some time working on their spiritual journey. — Ishpreet Singh

Biff is a Yin Yoga master. He knows how to share the knowledge without overwhelming you. He has a sense of humor, but incredible depth at the same time. — Anjali Davidson

Truth is One, Paths are Many. ~Sri Swami Satchidananda, Yogaville Founder

Venue Highlights

Yogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Accommodations

The all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.

Dormitory
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.

Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.

Tenting
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Organic, vegetarian/vegan food
Labeled ingredients
Lacto-vegetarian
Gluten-free and vegan options
Salad bar
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe

Directions

Yogaville offers transportation from the airport, train and bus stations in Charlottesville, VA. If you are driving Google Maps has reliable turn-by-turn directions.

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