Rasa Vinyasa – Living the Flow in the New Year (week 3)
- Nosara, Costa Rica
- Dec 31, 2016 - Jan 7, 2017 (8 days)
- Ocean View Room with A/C (double) per person *Female* - $2,250.00 Costa Rica – Eco-Cottage (double) - $1,600.00 Hermitage (single) - $2,300.00 Costa Rica – Mountain View Room with A/C double occupancy per person -…
Awaken the power of the Solstice – New Year with a transformational Sol Revival retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica, a world-class surf spot and turtle reserve where the power of the warm, healing ocean meets the jungle.
RASA VINYASA ~ THE ART OF MOVEMENT ALCHEMY
Rasa is the self tasting the Self – Sri Abhinavagupta
Experience a full-spectrum yoga practice intensive into the art of RasaVinyasa™- an approach to sequencing vinyasa yoga drawing from yogic arts, tantra, and ayurveda.
In this teacher training, Shiva will offer the theory and practice of Rasa Vinyasa by exploring three consummate rasas: Vira (strength, potency), Sringara (divine love and sensuality) and Shanti (living peace). We will explore the power of alchemical yoga that is sequenced in harmony with the energetic state of the day for activation, healing, and rejuvenation to bring balance and “juice” to your practice, teaching, and life.
Areas of Focus Include:
Rasa Vinyasa – Yoga Alchemy within Tantra, Bhakti, and Ayurveda
Learn Five Rasa Vinyasa namaskars with the dance of hands-on assists
Explore Solar and Lunar Rasa Vinyasa Sequences to balance and evolve your practice:
Sringara Rasa Vinyasa – a creative sadhana that cultivates the fluid flow, Sringara Rasa Namaskars, transformational wave sequencing for backbending, and deep meditation/relaxation for the flow of love
ViraPranaFlow– a dynamic sadhana integrating PranaDandaYoga, an evolutionary form combined with standing asanas, will engage challenging combinations of arm-balances, standing poses, and hip openers
ShantiPranaFlow – a meditative vinyasa for being peace, cultivating a complete practice with ritual namaskars, mudra vinyasa, asanas of inner equilibrium within forward bends and hip openers leading to pranayama and meditation
Meditation & Mudra for Vira, Sringara, and Shanti Rasa
Cultivation of Bhava (feeling awareness) to enter the natural ﬂow of yoga
The Poetry in Motion – integration of inner teachings of poetry, music and rhythm in cultivating the “theme of the class”
Temple of Rasa – prana flow abhyanga massage and radical relaxation
Sahaja Vinyasa™ and Yoga Trance Dance® – explore the roots of Sahaja and Rasa Vinyasa as a movement meditation
Sringara Rasa visual powerpoint exploration including the sublime eros; the physiological and spiritual benefits of embodying the power of love
Awakening Vira Rasa through Kalarippayatu (fluid martial art form in the tradition of CVN Kalari in Kerala) and PranaDandaYoga –a unique and powerful mind-body training method that works with a five-foot flexible staff for inner and outer alignment.
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