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International Yoga Festival
Thursday 05 March, 2020 - Sunday 08 March, 2020
Friday 6th March
Flow through Yoga Nidra with Swami Karma Karuna (2:30 – 4:00pm. Kahikatea Zone)
Saturday 7th March
Moon Salutations with Mantra & Drumming with Shivani Howe (12:00 – 1:30pm. Shanti Zone)
Yoga – Body Language & Your Health with Swami Karma Karuna (2:30 – 4:00pm. Shanti Zone)
Sunday 8th March
The Power of the Breath with Swami Karma Karuna (2:30 – 4:00pm. Kahikatea Zone)
Swami Karma Karuna Saraswati is an engaging, intuitive yoga and meditation teacher, inspirational speaker, writer and IAYT certified Yoga Therapst with almost 30 years of experience. She has been trained in the Bihar Yoga traditional system and visits India to spend time with her spiritual guides yearly, furthering her yogic learning and dedicating herself to selfless service.
Swami Karma Karuna is a co-founder and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat, New Zealand, a residential yoga retreat offering an integral yogic lifestyle. She also travels throughout the world, leading workshops, training yoga teachers, presenting at international events, guiding spiritual sadhana retreats and offering therapeutic one to one yoga and lifestyle sessions.
The long held dream of developing and leading Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga Instructors Professional Development Trainings has also now been manifested and is part of Swami Karma Karuna’s focus in continuing education for yoga teachers and health professionals.
She is passionate about sharing an authentic and down to earth approach, weaving together the ancient practices with a touch of psychology and brain science aimed at motivating people to live their yoga here and now. Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, Meditation, Chakras, Prana Vidya and Women’s Health are amoung her specialities.
Several guided practice CD’s and MP3 tracks including Hatha Yoga classes, Yoga Nidra and Meditation techniques are available through Anahata Yoga Retreat web-site and articles on a variety of subjects can be read in the Australian Yoga Life Magazine.