Raising Your Energy: A Spiritual Yoga Retreat
With David Seybert and Miriam Rodgers
August 16 - 18, 2019
Pranayama is an aspect of yoga practice that is often taught simply as breathing exercises. But it has a deeper spiritual meaning – “prana” is our life energy and “yama” is control.
Controlling our prana helps us remain undisturbed by our experiences, and frees us from reactive thought patterns that occupy our consciousness. The neutralization of these mental habits is one of the defining characteristics of yoga as a spiritual practice.
In this retreat* you will:
- integrate pranayama into your asana practice.
- practice breath awareness and control to direct your prana
- observe your reactive thought processes and mental habits in meditation
- raise your energy and elevate your consciousness by releasing and redirecting prana that is “stuck” in unproductive patterns.
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David is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with the Yoga Alliance, as well as a certified Ananda Yoga and Ananda Meditation teacher. David also teaches taiji and qigong. When he’s not teaching, he serves as the Director of Group Retreats & Guest Services at Ananda Laurelwood. David has been…
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Miriam is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance and is a certified Ananda Yoga teacher. Miriam joined Ananda Center at Laurelwood and the Cities of Light program in the spring of 2013 after many years with Ananda, serving as Swami Kriyananda’s nurse. Personally trained by Swami Kriyananda through…
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