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March 2017

Pranayama, Bandhas & Mudras in Massachusetts

March 24 - March 26
4 Corners Yoga + Wellness, 336 Washington St.
Dorchester, MA 02121 United States
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The ancients gave us the practices of pranayama, bandhas and mudras to bring vitality to our energy system. Using the Hatha Yoga Pradipika as our guide, this class is an exploration of theory and practice. As we deepen our understanding, we will: Study the five aspects of the vital body (prana, apana, vyana, udana, samana). Explore types of breathing, breathing ratios and breath capacity. Develop skills to teach asana with emphasis on breath as the medium for movement. Examine the…

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Breaking Barriers Training in Massachusetts

March 31 - April 2
Yoga Center of Cape Cod, Players Plaza, 1604 Rte 6
East Dennis, MA 02641 United States
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IN THIS WEEKEND WORKSHOP, WE WILL USE LECTURE, DISCUSSION, EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISES AND THE TOOLS OF YOGA (INCLUDING ASANA, PRANAYAMA, MEDITATION AND CHANTING) TO: ● Examine the roots of codependency ● Identify personal samskaras – the habit patterns that alter our thinking ● Explore tools for healing through a process of awareness, self-love and creativity At its heart, codependency has to do with our search for our true selves. When we find our true Self and connect it with some bigger…

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April 2017

EMBODY SELF-LOVE: TANTRA, SHAKTI & THE WISDOM OF THE GODDESS

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - April 5 @ 8:00 pm
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As the flood of information and opportunity from the outside world grows and the expected time lapse for response shortens, the seduction of equating who we are with the criteria defined in the outer world grow stronger and stronger. When that happens we develop an external locus of control. Tantra yoga is a study that draws on all the sciences to provide the methodology and the tools to ‘deprogram’ and then ‘reprogram’ ourselves to develop a strong internal locus of…

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May 2017

Personal, Interpersonal and Collective Healing: Social Justice and Embodied Practice With Hala Khouri and Nikki Myers

May 1 @ 2:30 pm - May 5 @ 3:45 pm
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In this workshop we will be sharing a yogic,  somatic, and socio- political framework of personal, interpersonal, and systemic trauma and how this manifests in individuals and their communities.  In addition to exploring tools from the growing field of trauma research, yoga, and mindfulness, we will be investigating the link between personal trauma and institutionalized and normalized systems of oppression.  Along with addressing individuals, this training will also explore how systemic patterns of trauma, marginalization, and oppression (at the heart of…

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Y12SR Retreat in Havana, Cuba with Nikki Myers

May 6 - May 12
Havana, Cuba, Havana, Cuba + Google Map

Join us for 5 incredible Days in Cuba! After a visit to Havana earlier this year, all I could envision was bringing the Y12SR posse back. This trip is that dream come true! Please join us for an amazing adventure that includes a Havana immersion, connecting with the Cuban 12-step recovery community and the Cuban yoga community, daily Y12SR meetings and practices, and so much more. You are invited to the inaugural Y12SR Cuba Immersion! In addition, we will spend…

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$30

Chakras and the Steps

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online (Anywhere),

The Chakras and the Steps How can you use the chakras to investigate and embody the steps of recovery? How do aligned chakras help support your step work? How do mis-aligned chakras impact your recovery? What are some ways to bring balance back to your chakras? What will this online offering provide: A deeper understanding of the chakras, their gifts and their obstacles A way to align the power of the chakras with the healing of the steps Guides for…

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June 2017
$340

Breaking Barriers Training in New York

June 23 - June 25
Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr
Rhinebeck, NY 12572 United States
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IN THIS WEEKEND WORKSHOP, WE WILL USE LECTURE, DISCUSSION, EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISES AND THE TOOLS OF YOGA (INCLUDING ASANA, PRANAYAMA, MEDITATION AND CHANTING) TO: ● Examine the roots of codependency ● Identify personal samskaras – the habit patterns that alter our thinking ● Explore tools for healing through a process of awareness, self-love and creativity At its heart, codependency has to do with our search for our true selves. When we find our true Self and connect it with some bigger…

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Trauma, Yoga, and the 12 Steps: Practical Tools for Holistic Recovery

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Trauma, Yoga, and the 12 Steps: Practical Tools for Holistic Recovery As space holders, practitioners, and helping professionals engaged in Yoga and 12 Step work, it is helpful to understand the sources of addictive behavior and how trauma can manifest in the body-mind-spirit continuum. It is also useful to understand trauma in its broadest definition which can inform our work within the general population. In this offering we will: - Explore several definitions of trauma - Understand how trauma can…

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August 2017

Compassionate or Codependent: The Wisdom To Know The Difference

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Compassion is the heart of sustainable service. Literally translated ‘suffering with’, compassion goes beyond feeling another’s suffering to actively mitigating it.  Codependence has been defined as ‘the dis-ease of the lost self’.  It becomes problematic  when we consciously or subconsciously seek something outside as a way to sidestep looking inside. The line between the two can be fuzzy and confusing. When service or activism comes from codependence it becomes what Buddhist teacher Chogyam Trungpa calls ‘Idiot Compassion’ or compassion with…

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September 2017

Y12SR 2nd Annual Retreat and Summit

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - September 10 @ 12:30 pm
Art of Living Retreat Center, Boone, NC United States + Google Map

The mission of the Y12SR Summit is to further educate, empower, inspire, and celebrate the movement for relapse prevention and sustainable addiction recovery using yoga and its practices. We welcome all current Y12SR leaders and those interested in knowing more about Y12SR global movement for an exciting weekend summit. The Y12SR Summit includes: Review of the Y12SR framework and how it addresses the addiction pandemic Deepening the conversation between yoga and the 12 Steps Best practices from Y12SR leaders in…

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