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pre/post conference immersion [clear filter]
Thursday, March 9
 

9:00am MST

Yoga Playground! The Creative Art of Assisting & Adjustments
Limited Capacity seats available
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up: Yoga Playground! Thursday 1 Day Immersion with Tymi Howard.
*(6 Hours of CE's with Yoga Alliance and good towards any of Tymi's 200/300 Hour Yoga Alliance Approved Teacher Training Programs) Join Tymi for a full day of exploring and workshopping adjustments, modifications, assists & creative options in the yoga asanas. Immersion includes a 2 Hour Vinyasa Yoga practice followed by 4 hours of workshop time for yoga teachers & students; this immersion is open to ALL. We will discuss the 4 main methods of adjusting, energetic etiquette, practice assist's in many different poses including but not limited to foundational standing asanas, sun salutations, floor work, inversions, Thai & partner variations and also take time for Q&A.

The goal of this workshop is to inspire and cultivate a better understanding of how to intuitively and safely assist the student in discovering more freedom, bliss and deeper expression of an asana. By understanding the biomechanics of the poses and trusting your intuitive instincts a student and teacher can deepen their practice through creative, fun exploration of the asanas.

Presenters
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Tymi Howard

International Yoga Teacher, Tymi Howard Yoga & Guruv Yoga Studios
Tymi Howard 500 E-RYT is an International Yoga Teacher, Certified Holistic Health Coach and Owner of Guruv Yoga Studios in the United States. Pioneering the Vinyasa & Yin Yoga movement on an International level, Tymi is dedicated to inspiring people to discover their life's purpose... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm MST
Dry Creek Canyon Ballroom at The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351

9:30am MST

Alchemy of the Elements ON THE LAND pre-conference immersion
Limited Capacity seats available
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up: Alchemy of the Elements: Thursday Immersion with Saul David Raye ON THE LAND.
Only 10 spaces available in this one of a kind experience! This will be a powerful and intimate immersion into yoga and the elements out on the vortex of Sedona. 

Alchemy of the Elements:  Working with the 5 elements for Soul Healing + Awakening with Saul David Raye

We will spend the day immersed in the teachings of yoga while visiting some of the sacred sites in Sedona. Immersion is limited to 10 people.  
Extend your Sedona Yoga Festival experience for a day and join us for the powerful and  intimate pre-immersion out in the powerful natural setting of Sedona  with acclaimed teacher Saul David Raye. The five elements are essential to a deeper understanding of Yoga. In this workshop we will dive deeply into the core philosophy or holistic yoga through the five elements and how we can access  and attune with the elements both within and without for healing, balance and awakening.  In this workshop you will learn practice that you can begin immediately to work with the elements for greater health, energy and vitality.  ~ Philosophy of the Maha - Bhoutas (5 Elements) and their importance in yoga, ayurveda, tantra and all forms of yoga.    ~ Essential teaching and practices ( mantra + meditations) for each element~ Yogic and shamanic practices for working directly  with the elements ~ Integrating a deeper awareness of the elements into your yoga practice.~ Understanding the deeper connection of the elements, the chakras and alchemy ~ Specific Yoga Practices integrating the 5 elements ~ The Heart as the center of balance and the importance of strengthening and awakening the spiritual heart 

*Bring a water bottle, comfortable shoes, and some light energy snacks. In the case of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors.

Presenters
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Saul David Raye

Ritam Healing Arts
Saul David Raye is an acclaimed teacher and spiritual activist known for his unique and transformational approach to yoga, and spirituality. Saul’s teaching draws on 25 years of study and practice in the depth of the Yoga tradition, Bhakti, Tantra and all forms of universal light... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm MST
Coconino Nat'l Forest Service Land

11:00am MST

Thursday Immersion: Embrace Radiant Health and Wellbeing with Ayurveda An in-depth Introduction to Foundational Principles and Applied Practices of Ayurvedic Medicine
Limited Capacity seats available
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Preconference: Intro to Yoga & Ayurveda with Acharya Shunya Pratichi Mathur of Vedika Global

Embrace Radiant Health and Wellbeing with Ayurveda
An in-depth Introduction to Foundational Principles and Applied Practices of Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurveda and Yoga are sister sciences that originated in India several thousands years ago. Ayurveda is a multi-dimensional natural and spiritualized medical discipline that addresses body, mind and consciousness and directly works upon optimizing health through a unique 24-hour lifestyle, in a 6-season framework. Ayurveda helps us heal our own selves by offering deep insights about inner human nature and our relationship to the natural world and spiritual consciousness. Integrating Ayurveda wisdom and lifestyle principles into your Yoga practice can create more energy, clarity, and inspirations and a deeper, richer experience on the mat that you can take with you off the mat as well.

Explore Ayurveda’s key themes with internationally acclaimed teacher and author, Acharya Shunya who is renowned for her depth of study and her ability to present the intricacies of Ayurveda’s ancient wisdom in a life-affirming and joyful manner.

If you are someone who has always wondered about Ayurveda, then this systematic introduction is a not to miss class. You can immediately begin to incorporate the wisdom into your daily routine for a healthier and happier you. Besides, an art of living that makes you feel fulfilled and healthy at every level will positively impact your Yoga practice. It will also influence your feelings about yourself, and your enthusiasm and ability to practice Yoga.


Presenters
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Ananta

Director of Branding and Yoga Studies, Vedika Global
Ananta Ripa Ajmera is author of The Ayurveda Way: 108 Practices from the World’s Oldest Healing System for Better Sleep, Less Stress, Optimal Digestion and More (coming March 2017 with Storey Publishing). Her Ayurveda articles are popular on MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal and Huffington... Read More →
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Acharya Shunya Pratichi Mathur

Founder and Spiritual Director, Vedika Global
Acharya Shunya is one of the extraordinary teachers of the living, embodied wisdom of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta. A rarity today, Shunya was born into an uninterrupted spiritual lineage dating back thousands of years in the holy city of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India, where she spent... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm MST
The Spa at The Collective Sedona 7000 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86351

12:00pm MST

Find Your Place in the Yoga Industry: Authentic Marketing for Yoga Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up:  Take Your Place in the Yoga Industry: Thursday 1/2 Day Immersion with Lynann Politte
Filled with practical guidance in identifying and claiming your unique place in the yoga industry this step-by-step workshop explores ways to integrate the intimacy of the yoga industry with practical marketing strategies. You will walk away with the tools to discover, create and develop your yoga business in a successful way. Lynann offers a unique perspective and approach to brand development and marketing. You will see the importance of staying true to your authentic self and learn how to market your yoga offerings in an effective way so students who resonate with your teachings will find you. Your yoga business will thrive.

Presenters
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Lynann Politte

Founder, Yoni Speaks
Lynann Politte’s unique approach, years of experience, drive, and vibrant enthusiasm provides the business guidance, strategy, and tools for yoga and wellness professionals to expand the reach of their message, taking their business to the next level. She masterfully reframes “branding... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 12:00pm - 4:00pm MST
Ironwood Suite at The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351
  pre/post conference immersion, Business of Yoga
 
Monday, March 13
 

9:00am MST

MANY AND THE ONE: (MANY DEITIES & “ONE” ADVAITA VEDANTA PHILOSOPHY)
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up: MANY AND THE ONE: Monday Post-conference with Manoj and Jyothi Chalam.
In this experiential workshop, we are going to dive deep into the deity practices and sadhana practices of non dual philosophy of moksha (yogic awakening). Practices will include Ganesh Puja, Nidhidhyasanam (Vedantic Meditation), Deity Archetypes practices and Advaita Vedanta Sadhana.  Discover your Isthadevata (personal archetype), uncover the secret symbolisms of yogic deities and practice the various ways to work with them towards spiritual awakening.

Presenters
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Manoj Chalam

Unique Arts
Manoj uses an entertaining story telling style using Hindu/Buddhist deities in his workshops to illuminate deep Vedanta philosophy and help people in their hero’s journey. These days people call Manoj a spiritual stand up comedian but he often falls flat on his face and that keeps... Read More →


Monday March 13, 2017 9:00am - 1:00pm MST
Oak Suite at The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351

9:00am MST

Shakti Prana: How to Embody Power + Divinity
Limited Capacity seats available
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Full Day Post-Conference Retreat with Katie Silcox
The teaching say that Shiva without Shakti is like God with any Power. Similarly, Shakti without Shiva is Power without Divinity. Come learn how to balance the Wild Goddess in your human form with New York Times Best Selling Author and Tantra/Ayurveda Teacher, Katie Silcox

There’s a place inside of you that is both wild and steady, focused and untamable, brilliant and fragile. There is a practice on the planet that is currently training tigers to become wild again, without losing the connection to the transcendent Divinity within and without 
This class will teach us how to magnetize success on both the worldly and spiritual realms. There is a radiant splendor to your personality that has the capacity to draw and melt all hearts. That place longs to be birthed. This session will act as a ritual birthing ground (with humor and mindfulness).

Let us midwife you into the next stage of your love-evolution through the following practices:
- Asana flows for awakening Shakti that combine pranayama, mudra, bhanda and mantra- Pranayama - less nostril torture and more intuitive intimacy with guiding energy- Mantras for combining the forces of POWER + LOVE in the flesh of the body- Deep philosophy - prepare to be inspired with Katie's hallmark style of channeling ancient wisdom through the modern feminine form. You will leave with a technology for power and love that respects and honors ancient tradition while translating it into a modern and realistic form for continual practice and inspiration. 

Presenters
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Katie Silcox

Founder, Shakti School
Katie Silcox is the author of the up-coming book, Healthy, Happy, Sexy - Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women. She is also a nationally-recognized yoga teacher, Ayurvedic practitioner, writer for Yoga Journal., and a senior teacher within the Sri-Vidya ParaYoga lineage under Yogarupa... Read More →


Monday March 13, 2017 9:00am - 4:30pm MST
Oak Creek Canyon Ballroom at The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351

10:00am MST

The Promise: Advanced Yoga for Everyone
Limited Capacity seats available
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The Promise: Monday Post-conference with Mark Whitwell

What is the purpose of the Promise practice? Its purpose is to be uplifting and totally functional, promoting a dynamic interflow of inhalation (receptivity) with exhalation (strength). This in-and-out breathing cycle activates the deep male-female polarity within each of us, regardless of gender. This practice is effortless and practitioner’s report that it awakens their well-being, vitality, sexuality and self-awareness.

Who can practice? Everyone! Breathing is the basic function of life. This practice has been designed to promote the core principles of yoga practice, beyond any brand or ideal. It bypasses commercial yoga and provides the fundamental components for authentic yoga practice — the means for intimate connection to Life and all its conditions.


Presenters
avatar for Mark Whitwell

Mark Whitwell

Founder, Heart of Yoga
Mark Whitwell has enjoyed a life long relationship with the teachings of Professor T. Krishnamacharya "the teacher of the teachers," notably BKS Iyengar, K. Pattabhi Jois and T.K.V. Desikachar. Having studied since 1973 in the home of Krishnamacharya Mark is committed to communicating... Read More →


Monday March 13, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm MST
Vista Hall at The Collective Sedona 7000 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86351
 


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