THE ART OF MASTERFUL LIVING: EMBODYING THE FIVE ELEMENTS THROUGH YOGA with Todd Norian
We are all made of the five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and sky. Masterful living is achieved when these elements are balanced within. When out of balance, you may feel “contracted” (too much earth), “under water” emotionally stressed out (too much water), unmotivated (not enough fire) or over working (too much fire), scattered and fearful (too much air), or spacey and ungrounded (too much sky).
The Ashaya Yoga® practice brings about a flowing integration of all five elements that leaves you feeling strong, confident, peaceful, openhearted, and ready to engage with life wholeheartedly from a place of worthiness.
Friday 7:00-9:00 p.m.: Open Sky: Bask In Your Vastness - Enjoy a spacious, heart-opening practice including standing poses, backbends, hip openers, twists, and forward bends. Includes a sky meditation and deep relaxation.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Rich Earth: Transform Challenges Into Life-Enhancing Change- Challenges never come to put you down. They only come when you are ready to rise up and stand strong in your power. Build core strength, flexibility, and balance with standing poses, hip openers, inversions (with modifications and prep poses), and backbends.
Saturday 2:30-5:00 p.m. Delicious Water: Gentle Yoga and Therapeutics For the Lower Back and Hips- Release strain and stress and allow yourself to enjoy a sequence of flowing, soothing, and therapeutic poses for the lower back and hips. Water always finds its way back to the source – the ocean of consciousness.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Bright Fire and Soothing Wind: Flame Of the Heart- Masterful living is about tapping into the infinite light of the universe deep in your heart in order to source your true passion and vision for your life. Practice an inspiring sequence of postures that reconnects you to your heart where you recognize you are already whole and complete. End with a deep relaxation integrating all five elements.
Please bring: two blocks, belt, cushion/blanket, sticky mat
Todd Norian, E-RYT 500, is an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher. A student of yoga since 1980, he has immersed himself in many styles of alignment-based and heart-centered yoga. In 2012, he founded Ashaya Yoga® (AH-shy-ah) – a Sanskrit word that means, “abode of the heart” – which blends precise alignment techniques with empowering and spiritually uplifting philosophy. With warmth and humor, Todd excels at making deep philosophical teachings accessible and relatable. As an accomplished musician, Todd has created several music CDs for yoga, meditation, and relaxation. Todd welcomes students of all levels to awaken to their inherent potential for unlimited joy, vitality, and fulfillment. Practice with Todd online at Shri.tv. Learn more at www.ashayayoga.com.
Three ways to register:
Early Bird Full Weekend $165 by 9/28
Full Weekend $185 after 9/28
Individual Sessions: Early Bird/RegularFriday 7-9 p.m. $40/$45Saturday 10-1 p.m. $60/$65Saturday 3-530 p.m. $50/$55Sunday 10-1 p.m. $60/$65
Refunds not available.
This workshop carries continuing education credit with Yoga Alliance.