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Weekend Retreat
@ Athanor Centre
(Lochem, The Netherlands)

August 8, 2014 - August 10, 2014

ASHTANGA YOGA PHILOSOPHY & PRACTICE WEEKEND RETREAT
(LOCHEM, THE NETHERLANDS)


Event: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Philosophy & Practice Weekend Retreat
Dates: August 8, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Venue: Athanor Center
Email: [email protected]


Come join Ashtanga Yoga certified teacher Govinda Kai for this very special weekend! It will offer you the perfect combination of dynamic yoga practices, engaging talks & lectures, time to relax, delicious food and great people to share this special time!

Program:

Friday, August 8, 2014

16.00 Check-In
18.00 Welcome Dinner
20.00 Introduction/Opening Remarks

Saturday, August 9, 2014

7.00-8.00 Meditation
8.00-10.00 Led Primary Class
10.30-12.30 Brunch
15.00-17.00 Lecture and Open Discussion
17.30-19.00 Dinner

Lecture Topic: (Applying the Power of Yoga Philosophy in Everyday Life) Yoga is intended to be a deeply practical practice, not something to be talked about, but as a force to be lived and experienced. In this workshop, we will break down the most fundamental aspects of the Bhagavad Gita and the Sutras of Patanjali in such a way as to be available for direct application to your life. It is time for these profound truths to be moved out of mere discussion and into an active form of transformation and healing. In this intensive workshop there will be storytelling, chanting, instruction and open discussion.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

7.00-8.00 Meditation
8.00-10.00 Led Primary Class
10.30-12.30 Brunch
13.30-15.00 Lecture and Closing Remarks
15.30 Check-Out

Lecture Topic: (Yoga, Love and Intimacy) The most highly evolved aspects of the human mind and heart are most powerfully demonstrated and expressed in our relationships to others, especially in our most intimate relationships. In this lecture/workshop/discussion, we will explore how our yoga practice can deeply and profoundly affect our emotional/intimate life. Your practice can and should open pathways to deeper levels of intimacy, emotional freedom and romantic activity. The best measure of just how authentic your practice is, is how it affects your emotional, intimate and romantic life.

Accommodations:
This retreat will take place in Athanor Centre in Lochem, on the edge of the Achterhoek. Athanor center owes its name to the alchemy. It is the furnace whose pure flame leads to transformation. Be inspired by the interplay of the elements and the palpable flow of energy of this magical place and experience that all is one. Athanor was designed with the intention to make the connection between every individual and the bigger picture tangible. The five elements of air, water, fire, earth and ether are not only used as a peace-bringer, but mainly as a source of inspiration for inner growth and transformation. Each room has its own toilet, shower and internet connection.

Price:
€395 and based on shared accommodations with shared facilities.

Includes:
-2 nights in shared double rooms with own shower, toilet, internet connection, sheets and towels
-2 brunches, 2 dinners, tea, coffee, water and fresh fruits
-All yoga sessions

Excludes:
-Transport from and to the location (pick-up can be arranged from Lochem)
-Travel and cancellation assurances

Please contact Léonie de Dreu at [email protected] for additional information.

Details

Start:
August 8, 2014
End:
August 10, 2014