Join me in London July 25th to July 27th

LW1Applying the language, insights, and techniques from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita into Asana practice will bring these ideas gems of spiritual insight to light in a practical way.

Asana practice: Through the lens of sacred texts
July 25th – 27th, 2014 (Friday thru Sunday)
Triyoga Soho, London, England (map)

Each of the classes can be taken individually, as well:

Fri. July 25th, 7:45pm – 10:15pm
Prana and Prajna: Experience the vital energy in the body, prana, on an elemental level through breath awareness woven into the postures; and build an internal sensory vocabulary of energy to discern “Prajna” what is best for you. Restorative practice

Sat. July 26th, 10am – 12:30pm
Pramana – Correct perception in standing poses: The technical foundation required to build stability, space, and mobility in these poses and to fine tune them to your unique body sharpens perception.  Please have one year, or more, of practice

Sat. July 26th, 2pm – 4:30pm
Svadhyaha – Study of the self: While Inversions turn our world upside down, they also reinforce internal equilibrium. Learning to balance receptivity with strength is Arjuna’s challenge in the Gita.  For those with a basic headstand practice

Sun. July 27th, 10am – 12.30pm
Kriya and Karma: Arm balances and backward extensions demand fearlessness and courage. Arjuna reflected deeply before engaging, to discern the nature of action itself. You cannot throw yourself into these poses, they require a progressive preparation and understanding to practice effectively.
For intermediate students (beginners are welcome and will be given alternative postures)

Sun. July 27th, 2pm – 4:30pm
Chitta Prasadanam: Twists and forward extensions invite us into a delicious and still spaciousness. The Yoga Sutras give equal attention to what to do and how to undo. Free your practice from striving and grasping to integrate the breath, body and senses into a unified experience.   One year, or more, of practice.

Lisa Walford was an essential influence on my teaching and is a rare jewel in the yoga world as she is masterful in how she sees and understands bodies. I highly recommend attending her workshop to gain a deeper understanding of how to safely and skillfully enjoy your practice and teach others.” – Sarah Powers

Lisa Walford, Intermediate Senior certified Iyengar instructor, has been teaching in the Los Angeles area for thirty years. She is a founding member of Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics, an assessor for the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the US, and has written Master Class articles for Yoga Journal. Her visits to Pune began in 1986.

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