Unity Yoga school, located in Clonakilty, Co. Cork, is pleased to be hosting world-renowned yoga therapist Gary Kraftsow for a special workshop from Friday June 14th to Sunday June 16th. Read on to learn more!
Gary Kraftsow, MA, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, has been a pioneer in the transmission of yoga for health, healing, and personal transformation in the United States for more than 40 years.
He is the founder, director, and senior teacher of the American Viniyoga Institute and has written two books: Yoga for Wellness and Yoga for Transformation. He is also the creator of four DVDs: Viniyoga Therapy for the Low Back, Sacrum, and Hips; Viniyoga Therapy for Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders; Viniyoga Therapy for Anxiety; and Viniyoga Therapy for Depression. Gary has published numerous digital courses and articles, and has frequently been the keynote speaker at yoga conferences and symposiums.
Unity Yoga (based in Spiller’s Lane, Clonakilty, Co. Cork) are thrilled to be hosting Gary for what promises to be an amazing three-day workshop from Friday June 14th to Sunday June 16th. The workshop schedule is as follows :
June 14 (Friday)
7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. – Yoga for Life: Exploring the Integrated Practice – Introductory Talk
June 15 (Saturday)
10.00 a.m. -1.00 p.m. – Asana: Cultivating a Conscious Relationship with your Spine
Are you living for your yoga practice, or using your yoga practice to help you live your life? Focusing on the spine, we’ll consider what is essential for creating and maintaining a healthy and integrated structure. Then we’ll explore how to use breath-centric asana as a functional tool to help you move through life with stability and ease. Includes breath-centric asana.
2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. – Pranayama: Cultivating a Conscious Relationship with your Autonomic Nervous System
Do you ever find yourself fluctuating between fatigue and stress? Would you like to understand how to use your practice to manage your energy? Focusing on the autonomic nervous system, we’ll consider how to create and maintain balanced energy throughout the day. Then we’ll explore how to use breath-centric asana and pranayama, as functional tools to help you move through life with vitality and relaxation. Practice includes breath-centric asana and pranayama.
June 16 (Sunday)
10.00 a.m. -1.00 p.m. – Meditation – Dharma & Dhyanam: Cultivating a Conscious Relationship with your Mind
Do you have clarity about who you are and where you are going? Would you like to deepen your self-understanding and create a life guided by your values and priorities? Focusing on the mind, we’ll explore issues like choices and life orientation. Then we’ll explore meditation as a functional tool to help you set a direction for your future, and move through life with purpose and grace. Practice will include breath-centric asana, pranayama, and meditation.
2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. – Tantra – Samadhi: Cultivating a Conscious Relationship with your Heart
Do you recognise that your thoughts, emotions, and behaviour mutually influence each other, are provoked by your conditioning, and form the basis of your personality? Would you like to overcome troubling emotions and experience more happiness and love in your life? Come explore Tantric practices as a functional tool to help transform dysfunctional patterns of thought, mood, and behaviour and actualise your highest potential. Practice will include breath-centric asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra, and cakra sadhana.
Click here to watch a Yoga for Life Interview with Gary Kraftsow.
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To learn more about Gary, visit his website viniyoga.com.
Booking for this workshop covers the ENTIRE weekend, rather than individual segments. The price is €375, which can be paid by direct transfer, Paypal, cheque or cash – contact Jeff Gonet by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone: 086-301-4428. Full payment is due upon booking. 20% of the payment is a non-refundable deposit. If you cancel less than 30 days before the workshop, an 80% refund will be issued, so long as you or Unity Yoga finds a replacement for your spot.