Soma :: The Nectar of Life | A 50-hour YTT Immersion


The moon is lit and nourished by the sun, and it is the moon where the divine nectar of immortality, Soma, resides.

Don’t be fooled by the “ease” of the gentler side of yoga. It is in these practices that our nourishment resides, where the wells are refilled to allow us to shine bright. We’ll dive into the nervous system, discovering how to regulate and fine-tune it, attuning our mind and body to our reality. We will look at restorative, yin, and gentle yogas, discovering their similarities and differences, and learning how to use each to the best of their abilities. We will explore how to create stand alone classes in these styles of yoga as well as how to leverage their benefits to incorporate the gentler movements into a blended style of practice.

What’s Covered

  • A firm grounding in the gentler forms of yoga:
    • Overviews and practice of yin yoga, restorative yoga, meditation, pranayama, and yoga nidra
    • Developing a gentle yoga practice
    • Working with injuries
    • Aging and yoga
    • The benefits of gentle yoga practices & meditation – why it is more than “just laying around” or “doing nothing”
    • Differentiating between restorative and yin yoga
    • How to incorporate gentle forms of yoga into a blended style class
  • A deep dive into the nervous system’s components:
    • The anatomy and evolution of the brain
    • Understanding the autonomic nervous system
    • The physiological impact and biomechanics of the breath

Pre-Requisites

  • A minimum of one year of consistent yoga practice.
  • A serious interest in the content of the immersion.

Dates

Are you ready to be nourished?