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3-Week Morning Challenge: ‘Yoga Essentials’
Explore the Fundamental Elements of Yoga with Anya Kinneavy

Mar 11-29, 2019
Mo-Fr 08.30-10.00
Studio Sonne, Sonnenallee 67
English
140 €

Please register here.

This 3-week morning intensive course explores the essential elements of yoga in depth. It is open to everyone – whether you’re just starting, or you’ve practised for a while and are ready to give your practice a greater depth of meaning and understanding. The classes will include a full and well-rounded programme of physical practice, theory, philosophy and meditation. These 3 weeks will give you a valuable depth of knowledge as well as a brightness and confidence in your future yoga practice.

Week 1
We will explore the ‘bigger picture’ of yoga – the fundamental underlying philosophy, an overview of the historical background, and an explanation of key concepts such as ‘seeing through the filter’ (avidya) and the purpose and practice of meditation.

Weeks 2 and 3
We continue to explore the major physical postures, moving towards creating a tailor-made personal home practice with support and guidance, and finally we delve beyond the physical ‘layer’ to explore the body’s energetics – nadischakras–  and how they relate to our psychology, emotions and daily life.

Find more information here.

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10-Week Course:
‘Breathing Body’ with Jennifer Mann

Mar 04-May 20, 2019
Mo 16.30–18.00
Gelber Raum, Mariannenstr. 48
English
100 €

No class on Apr 01 and easter monday (Apr 22), 12 weeks instead.

Please register here.

In this 10-week yoga course, you will learn why, where and how you breathe, experiencing the incredible effect that conscious breathing has on your entire well being. Specific exercises will teach you how to increase your breath awareness and to literally expand your breath capacity.

Each class will begin with a warm up consisting of gentle flows, stretching and stabilizing yoga poses, preparing you for greater breath receptivity. The second segment of the class is dedicated to breath discovery. Tips will be given as to how you can integrate this growing experience in your everyday life, including “at home” sequences to practice for building awareness and absorption of the material covered in the course.

Find more information here.

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10-Week Course:

‘Embodied Yoga Anatomy ‘ with Amanda Morelli

Mar 13-May 22, 2019
Wed 16.30–18.00
Gelber Raum, Mariannenstr. 48
English
100 €

No class on May Day (May 01), 11 weeks instead.

Please register here.

In this course we will explore basic notions of anatomy applied to the yoga practice, looking mainly at the skeletal, muscular and nervous system. The theoretical elements will be presented in an accessible, embodied and relevant way. No previous experience necessary!

The first part of the course will be dedicated to building a theoretical understanding of the anatomy of movement by looking at terminology, body systems, joints and structural limitations, basic notions of biomechanics, muscle structure and performativity, mechanoreceptors and reflexes. We will look at the nervous system, the role it plays in movement and how the practice affects it.

The second part of the course will be dedicated to specific areas of the body, using anatomy as a tool to support body awareness and make our practice personalized and safe.

More information here.