Vajra Yoga Online

  • Menla Retreat & Spa Menla Retreat & Spa
  • 375 Panterkill Road PO Box 70 Phoenicia, NY 12464 United States
  • Sep 7, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021 (206 days)

About This Event

We are excited to announce a Menla online/ livestream Indo-Tibetan Yogas Training with Dr. Robert Thurman, & Michele Loew.

Join us for this totally unique yoga teacher training, exploring the philosophical and experiential interface between Hatha Yoga and Indo-Tibetan Vajra Yoga traditions.

Now Available Online to people in all time zones!

Indo-Tibetan Yogas Intensive Studies Course & optional Yoga Alliance 200-300hr Certification program with Professor Robert Thurman & Michele Loew

Supporting & advisory staff Richard Freeman, Mary Taylor, & Dr. Nida Chenagstang, & Menla/ NY Staff & yogis.

Module 1: September 7-November 20th, 2020.

100 hours study

Live-streams Zoom with Professor Thurman each Mondays & Wednesday 11-1:30pm Eastern

Live-Streams Zoom with Michele Loew & guest yoga teachers each Friday 11-1:30pm Eastern

Re-watchable same day on our Teachable Platform with self-study guides, simple testing and supportive learning tools, making it possible for those in any time zone, or with previous commitments, to watch at leisure.

Translations available in other languages upon request.

This is a supplemental training to our in-person Teacher Training, giving students around the world an opportunity to receive these teachings in lecture and self-study format on our Teachable platform. Students enrolled in our comprehensive in-person course will automatically be enrolled in this course at no additional fee.

Module 2 will begin December 7th- 100 hrs

Module 3 will begin in March tba 100 hrs

For those seeking certification, all 3 modules must be completed, along with homework and examinations.

Those wishing to audit the course and deepen their knowledge & experience in the yogas and dharma are welcome to do so. This course includes study and contemplation of traditional texts and practices from Indian and Tibetan traditions, including but not limited to The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali and selected Pāli Suttas, such as the Samaññaphala, theMahāsatipatthana, and the Aggañña Suttas, The Yoga Vasishta and the Vimalakirti and Flower Ornament Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita and the Lalitavistara Sutra, Shankarāchārya’s Yogatārāvalī and Shantideva’s Bodhisattvas Career, the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Mañjushrī-nāma-saṁgītī, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, and various works by Jey Tsong Khapa and the Dalai Lama on deity yoga and on the inner science of the Esoteric Community and the Kalachakra.

Module 1: Foundations in Mind and Body Yogic Practice – The Bliss-Void Womb of Compassion.

Yoga Asana: Standing Poses/Core/ Forward Folds; Tibetan NeJang Yoga; Introducing the philosophies of yoga, dualist and nondualist, Shiva and Kalachakra Yogas. September 7-November 20th, 2020 Tuition $(contact info blocked) sliding Scale. (Payment plans available).

Module 2: The Creative Art of Re-envisioning Mind and Body – Mandala as Empowering Space of Practice Visualizations; Mantras; Prānāyāma; Yoga Asana Mirroring Subtle Body Fluency

—Back Bends, Hip Joint/ spine Twists; Yin Yoga; Tantric Trulkhor Yogas/ Kalachakra Yoga. December 7th, 2020- February 19th, 2021. Tuition $(contact info blocked)

Sliding Scale. (Payment Plans Available)

Module 3: Expansion into Perfection Stages Moving Inner Energies within the Subtle Body; Inner Fire; Sleep and Dream Yogas Intensified; Prāṇāyāma Practices deepened; Yoga Asana—Inversions, Shoulders/ head/ neck; Kalachakra Yoga. March-May 2021. Tuition $(contact info blocked) Sliding Scale. (Payment Plans Available)

Purchase entire 300 hr course in advance at discount: $1900.00

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