The word ‘rasa’ has many beautiful meanings: in the arts, rasa is the transforming “taste” that brings inner satisfaction to the beauty of dance, music or painting. Within yoga and Ayurveda, rasa is our “inner juice” associated with longevity, joy, devotion, and flexibility. Without rasa, it is said, our experience of yoga and life, becomes “dry, rigid, routine”.
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 four-day teacher training intensive, 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 will include:
Please note that Cecil Sharp House does not provide yoga mats or props and you will need to bring your own. Thank you for your understanding!
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Los Angeles based Shiva Rea is a leading teacher of vinyasa flow yoga worldwide. Shiva began exploring yoga at the age of fourteen as a way to understand her name, given to her by her father, a surfer and artist. She has studied in the Krishnamacharya lineage, and explored Tantra, Ayurveda, Bhakti, Kalaripayattu, world dance, yogic art and somatic movement. Her studies and zest for life infuse her approach to living yoga and to 'embodying the flow'. She is known for bringing the roots of yoga alive for modern practitioners in creative, dynamic and life-transforming ways. Read Shiva Rea's full biography.
You will receive a Yogacampus Certificate of Attendance on completing all intensive hours.
This Intensive counts as an elective for the Yogacampus Teacher Training Diploma.
For yoga teachers, trainee teachers, and experienced practitioners of vinyasa yoga.
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Sunday 21 to Wednesday 24 September 2014
8.30 am to 5.45 pm each day
Please note that Cecil Sharp House does not provide yoga mats or props and you will need to bring your own.
Includes intensive manual.
Maximum participants: 90
Total hours: 32
A completely inclusive, organic training, which made for a revelatory 4 days. Amazing.Yogacampus student on Riding the Vinyasa Wave Intensive, June 2009
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