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Yin + Restorative Training: Spring with Iva and Shanti

Friday April 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Season of Reawakening

Date & Time
April 15, 16, 17
Friday 6-9pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am-5:30pm

Location (hybrid)
Your choice of zoom or in-person at:
Practice Yoga Church
414 W. Johanna Street
Austin, Texas 78704

Zoom link sent upon registration.

Spring season is an expression of life at its strongest. Just as nature enters a cycle of renewal, growth and expansion, so does the energy within us.
This is the season to toil the soil: in our own bodies we do this by cleansing, creating a healthy environment so we can plant seeds for a future harvest. To look ahead and make plans, formulate new ideas, make decisions and determine our direction in the year, and most importantly to take action.
Spring in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) corresponds to the Wood element- which represents the liver and the gallbladder. The function of wood is movement, expansion, activity and change. Wood is the home of new ideas, new thoughts, transformation and hope. Wood gives us the connection to the future and allows us to plan and design in all areas of our lives. It allows us to express our true nature and manifest ourselves in the world.

In this 20 hour Training-
We will dive into the foundations of Yin + Restorative Yoga- the differences and similarities
with specific sequences for the Spring season and focus on how we transition out of the old and into the new.
Additional skill and inquiry : Ayurveda ( ancient healing system of India), with an optional 3 day Kitchari nourishing cleanse and understanding the importance of digestive fire ( Agni) and how to eliminate toxins (ama).

In this Spring Module of the Wisdom Practices we will focus on the following topics.

Season: Spring Season
Theme: Making Space/The Reawakening – Coming out of Hibernation

Philosophy: Panchamaya Kosha: Embracing a System of Wholeness
Doshas Kapha, Pitta, Vata
Gunas Rajas, Tamas, Sattva

Anatomy: Digestion, Inflammation + Agni(digestive fire) + Ama(toxins)

Skill/Inquiry: Practical Ayurveda – Practice of Dihnacharya
Optional Weekend Nourishing Cleanse ( 3 day cleanse)

Pranayama: Kapalabhati

Meridian/Organ Influence: Liver and Gallbladder meridians/organs- detoxification

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Friday April 15, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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