Ayurveda & Immunity

Workshop Antwerp

December 9, 10 & 11

Tara Mitra & Dr. Rob are coming to Antwerp

Pranayama, Chanting, Mysore Style Practice, Philosophy & of course… Anatomy 

AN INTRODUCTION TO PRANAYAMA

Pranayama; experience the breath at a more subtle level – (2 days, 5 hours in total)

We will review…

  • The Importance of The Breath 
  • How to Effectively Practice Pranayama 
  • The 5 Fundamental Pranayama Techniques & Their Benefits 
  • Chanting as a Pranayama
  • and of course, We Will Practice Together 

STHURA & SUKHAM IN PRIMARY SERIES

We will discuss Yoga Sutras II.46 & II.47 shedding light on these ideas in our personal practices and then adding the element of anatomy to create further awareness in our movements.

Dr. Rob & Tara will review the postures based on these four positions of the spine.

Flexion – PASCHIMATANA
Extension – PURVATANA
Lateral flexion- PARŚVA
Twist – PARAVRITTI

as well as…. 

–       the regions of the spine, their movement, and limitations
–       the design of the spine and intervertebral disc 
–       postural modifications for a safe and more accessible practice
–       common injuries and how to avoid them both the short and long term

This workshop will deepen your understanding of two important yoga sutras as well as the spine; it’s design and function and will help you find more stability and comfort in your practice.  

UNDERSTANDING OUR MIND THROUGH THE INDRIYAS 

We will explore several ideas from the shastras (sacred texts) to help us understand what influences our actions, ideas, responses, triggers, our decisions. Helping us to understand how we interact with the world outside through inside. The concepts shared are mainly coming from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.  

We will end with a small dhāranā practice, sharing ways to concentrate or hold the mind still. Only from this space of silence, moving inwards can hear clearly.  

Friday 7pm
Masterclass with Tara (1.5 hrs) 

UNDERSTANDING OUR MIND THROUGH THE INDRIYAS (1.5 HRS)

Saturday & Sunday Morning 9:30am
Introduction to Pranayama part 1 & part 2 

Saturday & Sunday Afternoon 1:30pm
Shira Sukham in Your Yoga Practice  part 1 & part 2

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