Sri Louise: Handstand, Suspended in Time

Zoom session. Sunday 31st May, 3pm (UK time)

 

There is a major Arcana card in the western Tarot deck called the Hanged Man and of its many representations, one interpretation is that it forces a letting go of control of outside circumstances. It is a redirection of sorts. One is asked to look introspectively into the self, to take the time to seek wisdom and realign with the greater good.

 

I feel like this is where we are in the time of Corona. We have sacrificed so much and in this time we have dramatically altered our collective raga/dvesas, likes and dislikes. We have surprised ourselves in our ability to make these changes, seemingly overnight, for the safety of everyone. The world was turned upside down and has helped us to redefine what is right side up. 

 

You Are Essential.

 

We have been asked to shelter in place and while we are here, I thought we could explore the position of the hanged man and see what Yoga, what dharma and philosophical insight we could find there.

 

I will offer a handstand practice, which is something we cannot do in the tents! Please set yourself up near a wall space. You can use a door as long as no one else is going to access it while you are practicing.  You also do not need to come fully into handstand as most of the class will be preparing the psychical infrastructure for inverting. 

 

I will share a few anatomy images on the Facebook event page so you can have a visual of the anatomical cues I will be giving.

 

Suitable for all levels.

 

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0dzR0In6QV-pUvV-psuaQnOjntP24a5mJeaeeWq_THrNx4w/viewform

Rupert Spira: The Direct Path to Peace and Happiness

Zoom session. Sunday 7th June, 3pm-5pm (UK time)

 

From an early age Rupert Spira was deeply interested in the nature of reality. At the age of seventeen he learnt to meditate, and began studying and practicing the teachings of the classical Advaita Vedanta tradition under the guidance of Dr. Francis Roles and Shantananda Saraswati, the Shankaracharya of the north of India, which he continued for the next twenty years. During this time he immersed himself in the teachings of P.D.Ouspensky, Krishnamurti, Rumi, Ramana Maharshi, Nisargadatta and Robert Adams, until he met his teacher, Francis Lucille, in 1997. Francis introduced Rupert to the Direct Path teachings of Atmanada Krishnamenon; Jean Klein and the tantric tradition of Kashmir Shaivism; and, more importantly, directly indicated to him the true nature of experience.

 

In his meetings, Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions, such as Advaita Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Mystical Christianity, Sufism, Zen etc., and which is also the direct, ever-present reality of our own experience. This is a contemporary, experiential approach involving silent meditation, guided meditation and conversation, and requires no affiliation to any particular religious or spiritual tradition. All that is required is an interest in the essential nature of experience, and in the longing for love, peace and happiness around which most of our lives revolve.

Rupert is author of: The Transparency of Things – Contemplating the Nature of Experience (2008); Presence, in two volumes – The Art of Peace and Happiness and The Intimacy of All Experience (2012); The Light of Pure Knowing – Thirty meditations on the Essence of Non-Duality (2014); The Ashes of Love (2016); Transparent Body, Luminous World – The Tantric Yoga of Sensation and Perception (2017); The Nature of Consciousness – Essays on the Unity of Mind and Matter (2017); and The Essence of Meditation Vol.I – Being Aware of Being Aware (2017)

For all further information see http://www.rupertspira.com Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenmG4HjMadA5kdJJBdj2yXFWPYteeUZFBOGTkEhfPkUz-oBA/viewform

Jeffrey Armstrong: Karma by Design, Working with Cause and Effect from Life to Life

Zoom session. Sunday 14th June, 3pm (UK time)

 

“We are the sum total of all the decisions we made in this life and in our many previous lives. This data resides in our cells and travels from life to life in our subtle body.” ~Jeffrey Armstrong

 

Jeffrey will discuss the 4 kinds of Karma and the how they develop over time. If you can learn to slow down and recognise these processes, you will save yourself a lot of heart ache and disappointment.

 

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdvpPmodk9LgEGprNlDheSTMldAGxpoW5TS9QZY0HqQIvHHaw/viewform

6 week Vedanta For Beginners course with Ram Banerjee

Thursdays at 8pm (UK time), commencing 7th May 2020 (every week until 11th June)

Zoom course

Please note that access to this course is via donation

 

A new 6-session course by Ram Banerjee, co-founder of the World Yoga Festival. Ram has been running classes in Vedanta & Meditation for over 10 years. He is well known for his clear and concise style of presenting very subtle material in a coherent and easy to follow manner.

 

For more information and to register, click here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchgq7_fa79OcukYEZavqRtkzfPCaEn070r4KwOPsjMEBMYBw/viewform

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Teen Yoga Foundation

Contact name: Charlotta Martinus

Class name and description: TeenYoga zen challenge

Length of session: 45 mins

Date & Time: Every weekday at 10am

Cost: FREE

Link to join: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW56cm0SXozQzVH3GNn6t8A

 

Every day, the Teen Yoga Foundation is offering some fun for teens on their Facebook page  live and from the 30th of March from the Yoga in Schools YouTube channel.

 

We will be encouraging young people to move their bodies, while managing emotions with breath techniques, specially developed to help young people. We will also be sharing simple wellbeing techniques every day that are easy to follow and require no extra equipment. Moreover, we encourage the young people to enter the #zenchallenge by helping out a vulnerable person.

 

When they have managed 6 zen challenges they win the champion award.

 

Please tune in at 10am every weekday to find out more. The session will last between 30 minutes to an hour and will be lead by insured, accredited and trained staff of the Teen Yoga Foundation, guided and supported by founder, Charlotta Martinus and intend to carry on for as long as schools are shut.

Samantha Howick: Online 200hr Yoga Teacher Training

Interactive & Personalised. Now available from the comfort of your own home at your own pace

 

🦋 You don’t need computer skills, it’s more like you couldn’t make it to class, so we send you something similar to recorded sessions

🦋 You can also chose to take any individual module alone

🦋 This course is open to everyone, looking to be certified (Canadian Yoga Alliance) 

 

Are you an aspiring teacher OR already a teacher and want to deepen their knowledge from one of the modules OR simply a desire to learn and deepen their practice and self discovery?

 

 Visit: bit.ly/WYF_SamanthaHowick  Or send a WhatsApp message for questions and details to: 961-3-110261 

 

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/yogasamantha

Instagram: instagram.com/oneyogasamantha

Marc J Acquaviva: (The Acquaviva method - Scaravelli inspired)

Expert online guidance in the comfort of your own home :    

  •  Free weekly classes on Facebook

  •  Gentle guided interactive 75 min classes for all with deep relaxation

  •  Saturday half day & full day interactive workshops (incl. BWY CPD)

  •  Next level CPD intensive 8 week Courses for dedicated teachers & practitioners (The Enviro-Somatic approach)

  •  1-to-1 guidance for anyone looking for new depth in their practice (free initial consultation)

  •  ANY physical issue – real Yoga Solutions offered  (Marc has 30 years teaching experience with remedial issues, and 10 years experience of helping people directly online)

Web:   www.acquaviva.yoga

Contact:  marc@acquaviva.yoga

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/groups/yogawithmarc

Angela Cresswell (Pradipa)

Class name(s): Sivananda Yoga, Gentle Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, HIIT Yoga, Meditation, Chanting (timetable attached)

Length: 30-60 minutes

Timetable: Click here

Cost: Meditation & Chanting FREE, all other classes £5 per session or £25 for a month unlimited pass.

Sign up link:  https://goteamup.com/p/2086339-pradhipa-yoga

 

For more info, please contact: pradhipayoga@gmail.com

Andrea Carrani: Weekly Meditation

Online Group Live Weekly Meditations on Zoom – A Transformational Journey: “Unfold the inner fragrance of your heart. Experience Inner Freedom, Peace and Bliss as you merge with the Innermost Self.”

Online 1-to-1 Soul Guidance Readings (30 mins / 1 hour) are also available to understand your Karmic Patterns (by appointment only) www.andreacarrani.com/soulguidance. Online 1-to-1 20 mins Personal. Meditation also available by appointment

 

Length of group sessions: about 45 mins

Date & Time: Choose 1 or more classes per week: Monday 7pm to 7.45pm, Wednesday 2pm to 3.15pm, Saturday 1.30pm to 2.15pm 

Cost: First Session Free then donations during lockdown. Paypal: andreacarrani1@gmail.com  

 

Link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8246469412?pwd=NTU5b2tiWis3T3locEVJRFd4a3R2QT09

Meeting ID:  824 646 9412  

Password: 588998

 

For more info, contact Andrea: 07576 475244 or andreacarrani1@gmail.com

Luci Trendle: Hatha Yoga Classes

Luci is currently teaching 4 Hatha Yoga classes a week via Zoom. Her classes are focussed, themed and mindful; awareness is always at the heart of my practice. Luci has taught at the World Yoga Festival in 2018 and 2019.

 

Tuesdays 6-7 pm: Gentle Hatha Yoga

A gentle practice that is suitable for all.

 

Wednesdays 7:30-9:00pm: Open Hatha Yoga

A more dynamic practice, suitable for regular practitioners.

 

Thursdays 1:15-2:45: Gentle Hatha Yoga

This lunchtime class is at the gentler pace of Tuesdays class, but the longer 1.5 hour duration.  Suitable for all.

 

Thursdays 7:30-9:00pm: Open Hatha Yoga

A more dynamic practice, suitable for regular practitioners.

 

Currently, whilst online, all classes are at a discounted price of £5 each. Payment upfront is required.

 

Contact: trendluci72@btinternet.com for any further details or booking.

www.lucitrendleyoga.co.uk

Ondy Willson: Mindfully Living with the Virus

This session will introduce us to mindfulness meditations and psychology that will support us during this challenging time, focusing on developing and maintaining states of mind that provide resilience and mental wellbeing. Each session will start with a short focus on an aspect of mindfulness psychology followed by a meditation and an opportunity to provide a question in the chat box. Due to Ondy’s wide experience in teaching Buddhism and Mindfulness in a variety of settings, she is able to communicate profound and life-changing concepts with simplicity and relevance.

 

Every Wednesday at 16.00.

First Session FREE. Following sessions suggested donation £5

Link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82361290636?pwd=dEtMaU5WNDRJa0c2dGRkck50enluQT09  

Meeting ID: 823 6129 0636

Password: 656999

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