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10 DAY Shiva Yoga Intensive with Garth Hewitt


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Class & Workshop Descriptions:

Shiva Power® master class (Weekend Only) | $25 ($20 Early)
Setting intentions and practicing gratitude, students move through a challenging and balanced flow, with an emphasis on concentra- tion and surrendering into the fire, in order to achieve a state of balance, let go of attachment to the ego, quiet the mind, and work towards Self-realization. This class will conclude with an extended final rest and seated meditation. Advanced variations will be taught for advanced students, and modifications will be offered for beginners.

Shiva Meditation® class | $15 ($12 Early)
Students practice seated pranayama with mudras and bandhas, learning to work with energy and find balance. This is followed by a guided yoga Nidra practice teaching students to let go of the outer world and the body and turn inward. The practice concludes with seated concentration practices and a Seedless meditation which helps students to quiet their mind, move into stillness, and experi- ence a deeper connection to the true nature of the Self.

WEEKEND 1

Yogic Breathing & Pranayama Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)
Students will explore; breathing, yogic breathing, and pranayama; review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in breathing and different pranayama technique; learn about Tantra philosophy, Hatha Yoga, the chakra system and the subtle body, and discuss the purpose of pranayama in a yoga practice. There will be time to practice different breathing exercises and various pranayama techniques. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about breathing and pranayama.

Hip Opening Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)
Students will review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in hip opening, breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses, and explore sequencing and the purpose of hip opening in a yoga class. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about hip opening.

Arm Balancing Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)
Students will review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in arm balancing, breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses, and discuss sequencing and the purpose of the arm balancing in a yoga class. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Advanced variations and transitions from inversions and downward dog will be taught for intermediate and advanced students, and there will be modifications and preparation poses for beginners. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about arm balancing.

ASANA BREAKDOWN 101

This week of theory and practice will teach students how to breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses. Students will review anatomy, alignment, asana breakdown, sequencing, and learn how to adjust poses. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about asana breakdown, alignment, and how to deepen their asana practice.

WEEKEND 2

Meditation Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)
Students will review Classical Yoga philosophy, explore different meditation postures, and learn different traditional meditation practices. There will be lots of time to practice. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about meditation and anyone who wants to develop a personal medita- tion practice.

Core Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)
Students will review anatomy, learn the core muscles, their function, how they are used in different poses, and discuss sequencing and the purpose of the core exercises in a yoga class. Students will learn how to stabilize their low back with core bracing techniques, how to engage the transverse abdominals, and take a closer look at the muscles used during; respiration, pranayama, and the advanced bandha practices. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Students are encouraged to work at their own pace. There will be modifica- tions for beginners. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about their core.

Backbend Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)
Students will review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in backbending, breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses, and discuss sequencing and the purpose of backbending in a yoga class. Healthy and safe ways to explore deeper backbends will be discussed. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Advanced variations and poses will be taught for intermediate and advanced students and there will be modifications and easier poses for beginners. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about backbending.

Earlier Event: December 22
Yoga And Ayurveda
Later Event: March 16
Acroyoga Workshop