The Subtle Body with Anusara Yoga Teacher, Tiffany Wood February 22-24, 2018
The Tantric tradition says the only difference between you and the Divine is contraction. This is why Tantra takes an interest in all forms of practice that cultivate expansion by enhancing the flow of life-force energy in the body. Align with the wisdom of nature to promote physical health, psychological balance, and spiritual awakening. Learn practices that connect asana and mudra based meditation to each of the five types of Energy/Prana. Expand your awareness of the Subtle Body to recognize the Divine within. i Friday, February 22, 5:30pm – 8:30pm: HOME in the Body Build awareness and trust in the structure of the body with practices designed to reduce stress and increase energy! Learn how to bring the breath into the base of the body to optimize circulation in the pelvis and lower back and lower blood pressure. Become present in your body and strengthen your bones, nourish your joints, and step into life with greater ease.
Focus on standing postures and hip openers
Mudras that help activate Apana Vayu - the downward current of energy
Practices that facilitate a state of deep calm
Saturday, February 23, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Alive with Vitality Awaken the inner sunlight that enhances circulation to the digestion system and strengthens your core muscles. Enhanced movement of the lower ribs supports optimal circulation to the areas of the kidneys and adrenal glands. Activate Samana Vayu/ to increase abundant energy and enthusiasm to promote clarity in seeing your life's purpose.
Focus on postures that build strength in the core, warmth and balance
Mudras that help activate Samana Vayu - the energy that helps assimilate nutrients
Practices that cultivate personal power and radiance throughout your being
Saturday, February 23, 3:00pm – 6:00pm: Balance of Giving and Receiving Balance and support your circulatory and nervous system by enhancing breath capacity and mobility in the chest and upper body. This mildly energizing practice will find balance by learning how to consciously direct the flow of all five types of prana/energy of the breath. Calm your mind and create space between thoughts to instill a sense of compassion and self-acceptance.
Focus on postures that open the heart space
Specific breathing exercises that build awareness of how the five types of prana build and interact with one another
Practice focused on creating feelings of a joyful heart, a focused mind, and a vibrant body
Sunday, February 24, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Open to Grace Limitless JOY is your true nature. Enjoy practices designed to release tension from the neck and shoulders, increase circulation to the thyroid and increase sensitivity to your INNER GUIDE.
Focus on postures that safely prepare for and include inversions
A guided meditation practice that will include use of several mudras all designed to awaken the spine and the lungs, balance your level of energy, and prepare you access a deeply meditative state