Events

Date / Time Event Location Price

6/28/15
12:30-3:30pm
Shakti Yoga Elements-ETHER
Following a vinyasa practice with an emphasis on breath and flow, we will practice pranayama and meditation to delve into the subtle realms of the spirit residing in the element of Ether. Special guest Master Yogi, Jnana Nanda Bharati, will guide us through the deep meditative practice of Pratyahara, to close off all input from the outside world and connect to our Inner Self.

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Irvine
$45 by 6/24, $50 after
$195 for complete series

7/7/15 - 7/14/15
Yoga Retreat and Tropical Adventure-Costa Rica!
Join us for an incredible yoga vacation in paradise!

We will stay at a gorgeous three house estate, in the midst of a 400 acre natural preserve with 360 panoramic ocean and jungle views. The property is located on a hill ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean and surrounding Rain Forest. Each home has it's own private pool, Garden Pergola, Roof-Top Terraces and Lush gardens. A beautiful beach is just a 30 min walk away.

Following our Morning Yoga practice we will embark on a series of tropical adventures from hanging bridges over lush rainforest canopy to secluded beaches, to exotic rainforest spice tours.

INCLUDES AIRFARE, ACCOMODATIONS, AIRPORT AND ISLAND TRANSPORTATION, DAILY YOGA PRACTICE, HEALTHY VEGETARIAN MEALS, AND AMAZING TROPICAL ADVENTURES. STARTING AT $2495!

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Costa Rica
Starts at $2495

7/23/15
7:30-8:30pm
FREE Teacher Training Information Session
Thinking about the Yoga Shakti Teacher Training?
Join us for our FREE information gathering! This session will increase your insight of the details of our 200hour Foundational and 500hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Programs. Your questions or concerns about tuition, policies, payment plans, schedule arrangements, graduation requirements and other logistic matters will be addressed as well.

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Irvine
Free

7/30/15
8:00-9:00pm
Shakti Meditation Satsang (pre-requisite required)
Teachers: Diana Pipaloff & Jnana Nanda Bharati

MUST HAVE ATTENDED AT LEAST 10 SHAKTI MEDITATION CLASSES
Now that you are part of the meditation community, we have a special invitation for you.

Since you have been attending meditation classes on a regular basis and would like to take your practice to the another level, the satsang (gathering of community)is a natural next step in understanding how to deepen your meditation experience.

At the Shakti Meditation Satsang Study Forum, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about your meditation practice and share with fellow students. The Meditation Guides and Master Yogi Jnana Nanda Bharati will be in attendance. You must have attended the meditation classes on a regular basis (at least 10) so that you are able to participate from your experience of meditation.

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Irvine

7/31/15 - 12/16/15
300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training 2015
Please visit our teacher training page for detailed information.

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Huntington/Irvine

8/22/15, 8/23/15
12:00-6:00pm
Health Through Ayurveda
Teacher: Sandhiya Ramaswamy

Ayurveda & Yogic Lifestyle

Make the connection between a healthy mind and a healthy body with Ayurveda. Learn how to strengthen your body, mind and immune system. Also learn simple and easy ways to decrease unhealthy habits and create healthy ones. You will discover daily practices that will dramatically improve your health, simply and naturally.

This course is designed as a thorough foundation of the principles of Ayurveda, the yogic diet and lifestyle and the practical tools to achieve health and balance. Students will learn about the three Ayurvedic doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, and gain valuable tools to balance their own unique constitution (body type) in simple and natural ways by establishing lifestyle, yogic and food routines and practices which are best suited to them. By the completion of the course, students will have both the philosophical understanding and practical tools to proactively create health, enhance their immune system, make intelligent food and lifestyle choices and replace unhealthy habits with healthy ones.

Registered Yoga Teachers-this event qualifies for 12 hrs of continuing education credit through Yoga Alliance.

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Irvine

10/16/15, 10/17/15
6:00-9:00pm

10/18/15
12:00-6:00pm

Yoga Philosophy and Shakti Meditation - Yoga Sutra of Patanjali and Shakti Mediation Introductory Course!

In this overview of the classic yogic text, The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, we will delve into the subtle meaning and daily practices of the eight limbs of yoga.

Beginning with a study of Samkhya philosophy, upon which both yoga and Ayurveda are founded, students will gain the solid philosophical understanding needed to fully grasp the intricacies of a balanced life spiritually, mentally and physically. We will then study the classical yogic text, the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali with an emphasis on understanding the mind and the theory and practices of Sadhana Pada (the chapter on practice). Special focus will be given to relevance and function of the Eight Limbs of Yoga and their practical application in daily life.

Also included in this course is Shakti Meditation!
The Shakti Meditation Introductory Course is designed to prepare you for the practice of the Guided Shakti Meditation classes.
Gain a basic understanding of what meditation is and how it works Learn the many benefits of meditation and why it is so important for our physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Learn certain practice techniques for the Guided Shakti Meditation classes.
Learn how to create the proper internal and external environment for a successful and effective meditation practice You will be provided with a booklet that includes everything we have covered in the lecture portion, as well as some further information, so there is no need to take notes. The course includes 6 Guided Shakti Meditation classes. The first you will experience during the Intro, the other 5 you can attend during the following weeks.

Registered Yoga Teachers-this event qualifies for 12 hrs of continuing education credit through Yoga Alliance.

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Irvine
$265 by 10/13/2015, $295 after.