Tantra Yoga Immersion: Alignment Refinement for Body, Mind, and Heart for Students and Teachers of All Levels
Saturday & Sunday, April 28th – 29th, 2018, The Arlington Center, 369 Mass Ave, Arlington, MA
Journey through a comprehensive system of yoga that integrates body, mind, and heart with the esoteric and empowering teachings of Tantra. Deepen your process through mantra chanting, partner work, and group sharing. Todd Norian brings over 38 years of knowledge and experience to a workshop that teaches you:
• Mastery of natural body biomechanics through the alignment Essentials of Ashaya Yoga®
• Embodiment of the five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and sky
• Ways to release chronic pain and stiffness using the tools and techniques of Ashaya Yoga therapy
• Hands-on adjusting techniques to take your practice and your student’s practice to the next level
Ashaya Yoga blends precise therapeutic alignment with a spiritually uplifting philosophy drawn from the Tantric tradition. This method leaves you feeling strong, confident, peaceful, openhearted, and ready to engage with life wholeheartedly.
Saturday, April 28th
Session One 12:00-3:00 pm ~ Alignment with Sky and Earth
Explore the relationship between the vastness of the sky and the solidity of the earth. Understand how you are the embodiment of the sky and freedom is your true nature. Practice standing poses, hips openers, backbends, and inversions.
Session Two 4:00-7:00 pm ~ Alignment with Water and Therapeutics for Hips and Lower Back
Gently open the body through legs stretches, hip openers, and therapeutic poses to soothe, restore, and strengthen the lower back and hips to flow better with the currents of life.
Sunday, April 29th
Session Three 9:00 am -12:00 pm ~ Alignment with Fire and Air, with Therapeutics for the Shoulders
Tapas means heat and represents the longing for happiness and fulfillment. Breathe your dreams into the fibers of your body through the inspiring practice of core work, inversions, backbends, and shoulder therapeutics. End with a deep and powerful relaxation integrating all 5 elements.
Session Four 1:30-4:30 pm ~ Recap of Alignment Refinement with Hands On Adjustments
Review the alignment refinements of this weekend and apply them to giving unforgettable hands-on adjustments. Learn how to transmit your highest intention through touch. For teachers and students alike. Deepen your practice.
Todd Norian, E-RYT 500, teaches yoga with the heartfelt intention to awaken others to their inherent potential for unlimited joy, vitality, and fulfillment. With warmth and humor, Todd creates a sanctuary of sublime transformation in which students step into the power of their own heart.
Founder of Ashaya Yoga, Todd’s style is one of precise biomechanical alignment infused with heart. He excels at making deep philosophical teachings accessible and relatable.
A student of yoga since 1980, Todd studied many styles of heart-centered and alignment-based yoga. He continues to study extensively with several Tantric scholars, including Paul Muller-Ortega and Professor Douglas Brooks. Todd teaches workshops and trainings internationally and is a talented musician who has created several CDs of music for yoga. Visit Todd on the web at www.ashayayoga.com.