September 6 to 30 2017
Dream your world into being with the guidance and protection of your highest Self. Immerse yourself deeply into the practice of yoga and learn to embrace the traditional 4 paths. Release what no longer serves you and create more space in your body and your mind. Breathe… Practice… Awaken to your Soul’s true journey!
With an emphasis on sequencing, alignment and adjustments, facilitators Randi, Julia and James offer a wealth of experience and a depth of instruction that leaves participants with with a strong foundation and a fresh perspective on life. Live the four paths of Yoga and enjoy the rhythms of gorgeous Thailand from the stunning home of the Sanctuary. Build your knowledge in paradise and understand the depths of yoga as it was originally intended, as a living practice.
- Bhakti – Love and devotion through prayer, ceremony, singing, and chanting.
- Raja – Ashtanga Yoga. Exploring the work of Patanjali and the 8 limbs
- Jnana – the sacred study of self inquiry through the art of living and intention.
- Karma – selfless service to better serve the whole.
See here for more information about the optional Thai Massage Course following the RYT-200 training. Find your voice and learn to teach skillfully and artfully with the guidance and mentorship of world class instructors offering a strong and diverse foundation into a holistic understanding and experience of Yoga.
We will journey through the Arts of Practice, Living, Healing and Teaching with a focus on: Sequencing, Alignment and Adjustments, Anatomy, Nada and Bhakti (the Yoga of Sound healing and Devotional singing), in-depth study of Yoga History and Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra, and Healing Practices all while enchanting a new and joy filled creative inspiration to fill you.
Imagine sitting by the setting sun of Thailand’s gorgeous island coast enjoying a gourmet meal or sipping Cacao (sacred chocolate) in ceremony with friends that become family. Join us in Thailand and open your inner and outer world … and forge connections that will last lifetimes.
Expand your knowledge in paradise with the Kula Collective family and immerse yourself deeply in the ancient arts of sound, breath and sacred movement in this uniquely nourishing intensive. Create space in the body and mind as you shed the layers of what no longer serves you and dive into all that you are ready for!
Lead Facilitator: Randi Schiffman
Co Facilitator: Jiya Julia Randall and Jayananda James Roland
Randi Schiffman – Art of Practice and Teaching
Randi is the founder of SuryaFlow: The Art of Sacred Movement, a philosophy that unites ancient practices with breath awareness to bring about joyful living. Randi has the power to make authentic connections with others and is inspired to bring union of mind, body, and heart to all who are ready to heal wholesomely and holistically. She continues to be a witness to her own transformation and is inspired to help facilitate this healing for others. She is playful and light hearted, yet grounded in discipline.
Randi, E-RYT 500 is influenced by many traditions such as Ashtanga, Sivananda, Iyengar, Yin, and Restorative. She has facilitated over 25 International 200/500hr Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2010 and has helped to establish an experiential permaculture and yoga retreat center on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.
Jiya Julia Randall – Art of Healing
Jiya is a deeply connected leader who roots her teaching in the healing energy of nature. Her teaching invites students to explore their own, unique unfolding, through profound awareness and trust in the wisdom of the Self. Through her studies with teachers and shamans across the world, Jiya has developed a powerful sense of energetic connection and a strong set of philosophical and intuitive teachings, which she shares through creative hatha and yin yoga, sacred fire and medicine ceremonies, and healing therapies. Jiya is YA-certified at the ERYT-300 level and has facilitated both intensive and module-format teacher trainings at RYT-200 and RYT-300 levels for several years, through Kula Collective, Holistic Yoga School, International and SchoolYoga Institute. Following her degree in Physics at Imperial College, London, Julia worked as an Energy Consultant and part time writer in London, UK, before moving to Central America in 2009 to pursue a life centered on yoga and holistic health. British by birth, Jiya is now based in Guatemala and teaches in Thailand, Australia, Mexico, Greece, USA, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Peru.
Jayananda James Roland – Art of Living
Australian born J.R. Jayananda is a proclaimed apprentice of the Sacred, uniquely carrying the powerful medicine inherent in all of the worlds wisdom traditions through the ‘joining of Dot and Feather’ from eastern philosophies to indigenous practices and disciplines. Grounded in the teachings of Advaita Vedanta Jaya weaves openly through his life passions of Tantra, Yoga, Shamanism and Sound Healing into a teaching prayerful and poetic.
Certified ERYT-500 studying in depth in India traditional Ashtanga, Satyananda and Sivanada styles of Yoga to bring about an approach based in tradition yet modern in it’s understanding.
Our Yoga Teacher Training is a holistic program; to understand Yoga you must first understand Self… body, mind, and spirit. The Chakana, or Andean Cross, acts as the guide and foundational structure for the course. The Chakana encompasses a lower world, middle world, and upper world and within each world we will focus on different types of movement, diet, and meditation. We bring to life the ancient teachings of Yoga through accessible spiritual lessons, a solid foundation in Yogic philosophy, and a daily Yoga practice, called The Kula Flow.
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