Join us on winter solstice, 21st of June to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga. This day is an opportunity to come together in the spirit of yoga and strengthen our connection to this ancient science.
International Yoga Day Celebration
Yoga: improving and enhancing the quality of life
With Sn Atmabhava and Sn Priyadhara
Time: 2:30-7:00pm You are welcome to join at 4pm for practical Sessions
2.30 to 3.30pm – Satsang (talk and Q and A on yoga) with Priya and Atma
3:30 – Tea
4:00-6:00 – Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation and Chanting
Experience an integral yoga practice with an emphasis on Yogic Lifestyle. Be inspired to take yoga off the mat and into your daily life. Explore techniques to develop awareness of every moment as well as harmony in thought and behaviour. Yoga offers practical tools to improve one’s lifestyle at all levels and this journey begins by bringing positive thoughts into our day to day, paving the way for the experience of peace and harmony in one’s life.
Our program will offer the integral and lifestyle aspects of yoga and include Mantra, Asana, Pranayama, Yama and Niyama (positive qualities & virtues), and Meditation to nourish all levels of our being: physical, vital, mental/emotional, intellectual, and spiritual.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Sn Atmabhava came to yoga for the health benefits and the practical and scientific methods immediately made a strong impression on him. He spent 10 years living the yogic lifestyle and teaching yoga, meditation and chanting at Anahata Yoga Retreat. Now back in NZ, Chris works therapeutically in Rimutaka prison and mental health sectors and continues to share on a variety different topics in workshops and weekend retreats around New Zealand.
Sannyasi Priyadhara embarked on a yogic path of self transformation in her youth, which eventually led her to discover a sustainable way of living through Permaculture and Yoga. In a personal quest to deepen her experience and understanding, she spent a number of years living under the guidance of her teacher in a remote part of India, imbibing the teachings of Yoga as a practical science and a way of life, in the spirit of sannyasa, selfless service and dedication. Since her return to the west, she shares her inspiration with all who seek to express and connect with the positive and creative qualities within themselves, for the wellbeing of all.
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