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2019 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Take the Journey of Self-Discovery and Mastery The world needs spiritual teachers. Are you ready to answer the call? Do you want to broaden your yoga practice and deepen your knowledge and understanding? Are you a yoga teacher who wants to take your teaching to the next level? Would you like to share the beautiful gift of yoga by teaching others? 220hr Teacher Training Certified by the worldwide Yoga Alliance for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS) Our teacher training has the knowledge and experience to provide you with the information, instruction, and direction you need to build a peaceful and creative life through yoga. With our specialized training program, you will learn and master all the facets of this powerful ancient technology to truly earn the title of a Kundalini Yoga teacher. By learning, experiencing, and practicing the ancient science of Kundalini Yoga, you will be qualified to use this powerful platform to teach others with confidence and poise. Gain a profound understanding of the beautiful discipline of Kundalini Yoga, take your practice further, develop confidence, connect with the community, and find your voice as a teacher. Work on yourself so you can uplift the others! During the Kundalini Yoga teacher training you will learn, practice, and experience: ● The Science of Yoga ● Kundalini Yoga and Meditation ● Yogic Anatomy ● I Am a Teacher ● Anatomy and Physiology ● Ayurveda ● The Gong ● Yogic Lifestyle ● Yogic Tools ● The Business of Yoga ● Are you ready to transform your life? Take the step and answer the call! No experience necessary, just an open heart for the teachings! Dates: January 5, 6 January 26, 27 February 23, 24 March 16, 17 April 6, 7 April 27, 28 May 18, 19 June 8, 9 June 29, 30 Times Saturday 8am-8pm • Sunday 8am-6pm Cost $2,800 – early bird registration (by November 30th 2018) $3,100 – regular price (after December 1st 2018) *space is limited. a $500 deposit secures your space* Monthly payment plans available. Note: $100 discount for all cash payments. During T.T. there is a 10% discount for all products and services at RYK! Any New Moon & Full Moon Meditations that fall on T.T. weekends are included! You can register on line or in person at RYK Yoga and Meditation Center Las Vegas Learn more and register now at https://www.rykyoga.com/yoga-teacher-training/ For any additional information please email [masked] or call (702)[masked] Blessings!
Lotus in the Desert Sangha offers practice in Vipassana (insight) meditation. Vipassana is a Pali term that means clear seeing. The practice includes systematic mindfulness meditation techniques that direct our attention to the true nature of reality and to the development of penetrating insight and wisdom. New and experienced meditators are equally welcome, as are one-time visitors. Weekly meetings are held at the Sahara West Library, 9600 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117 Map (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=9600+w+sahara,+las+vegas,+nv&ie=UTF8&z=15&om=1&iwloc=addr) Meetings are every Sunday afternoon, other than when the library is closed for major holidays. You can also find our meetings and events on our Meetup page (http://www.meetup.com/LITDSM). 3:45 - 4:15 pm: Mindful Movement 4:20 - 4:50 pm: Sitting Meditation 4:50 - 5:20 pm: Dharma Talk and Discussion 5:20 - 5:30 pm: Announcements and Closing Participants may come for the whole meeting or any portion that fits their schedule. Meditators can bring their own cushions or benches; chairs are available in the room. There is no cost to attend. Those new to Vipassana Meditation may want to read Basic Meditation Instructions (http://www.lotusinthedesert.org/meditation_instructions.html) by Sayadaw U Pandita as an example of how to enter this meditative path. Vipassana Meditation The core teachings behind Vipassana Meditation go back to the ancient Theravadan Buddhist traditions of 2,500 years ago and revolve around seeing things just as they are. Through systematic training in meditation, we create a space that allows us to see ourselves and our circumstances with clarity and wisdom. Meditators typically start by focusing on their breath. As they become more experienced, they begin to allow their attention to rest on other bodily sensations, or on the presence of emotions or thoughts. Though the practice of meditation is simple within itself, it builds into a powerful tool for learning to be present and engaged through the inevitable ups and downs in life. The Vipassana practices direct our attention to the realization of insight through contemplation and investigation of three specific characteristics: 1. Anicca: The impermanence or changing nature of things. 2. Dukkha: The unsatisfactory or unreliable nature of things. 3. Anatta: The emptiness of all conditioned things. In Vipassana Meditation, we focus our awareness on the ever-changing present moment. Through seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching and thinking, we cultivate the capacity to perceive the truth of anicca, dukkha and anatta in all experience. This practice helps develop wisdom and compassion, giving rise to greater peace and happiness. Non-residential weekend retreats are scheduled biannually. They are generally held in the spring and fall on a Friday night and all day Saturday and Sunday. An experienced Vipassana teacher is brought in to lead each retreat. These retreats are a valuable yet inexpensive tool to help deepen one's meditation practice. They also serve as an excellent introduction for beginners new to meditation. Click here for information on our next retreat (http://www.lotusinthedesert.org/retreat.html) Our History Lotus in the Desert Sangha began meeting in 1996 to offer support for people interested in furthering their meditation practice. Originally, teachings for the Sangha came from a wide variety of Buddhist and non-Buddhist traditions. However, over time, Sangha members became interested primarily in the traditional Vipassana practice as offered by the two major Vipassana retreat centers in the United States: Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts and Spirit Rock in California. Other than for retreats, fees have never been charged for Sangha activities. Rather, Sangha expenses are paid for through dana (donation). Now in its second decade, Lotus in the Desert has developed a mentor relationship with Spirit Rock teacher Richard Shankman, who leads one of our two weekend retreats each year. The weekly meditation meetings are led by experienced Sangha members under his guidance. The Sangha has developed a library of meditation tapes and books which members may borrow at no charge. An email newsletter, The Sangha Linette, keeps members updated concerning activities of both the sangha and other groups of interest. For more information, please contact us at: Contact page (http://www.lotusinthedesert.org/contact.html)
Kundalini Yoga and Meditation http://www.rykyoga.com (702)[masked] Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan® is "the Queen among the yoga traditions". It is the most effective and complete yoga you can practice. It is designed to give you “hands on” experience of your highest consciousness. It teaches a method by which you can achieve the sacred purpose of your life. Kundalini Yoga is not a religion; it is universal and nondenominational. It is known as “The Yoga of Awareness” and is the fastest way to establish an aligned relationship between your body, mind and soul. Kundalini Yoga is for anyone and everyone. It is for people who have to cope with the daily obstacles and stresses of holding jobs, raising families, managing businesses and maintaining a household. It is for those who want the skills to cope successfully with the challenges of living in this day and age. "Kundalini yoga classes are a dynamic blend of postures, pranayam, mantra, music and meditation, which teach you the art of relaxation, self-healing and elevation. Balancing body and mind enables you to experience the clarity and beauty of your soul. No previous experience in yoga is required for you to achieve results with your very first class."-Yogi Bhajan Prices: $49 / 30day unlimited (first time students) - Includes over 120 classes! $18 / class $25 – New Moon & Full Moon Meditation Workshops $79 – 30day unlimited (autopay) 5class pack - $80 ($16/class, save $10 – valid 60days) 10class pack - $140 ($14/class save $40 – valid 90days) 6months - $399 (get 4 weeks free) 1 year - $749 (get 10 weeks free)
Yin Yoga http://www.rykyoga.com (http://www.rykyoga.com/) [masked] Yin Yoga is a beautiful practice which balances out the energy of our very active lifestyles; it brings balance and calmness to the body, mind & spirit and prepares people for meditation while improving the health on many levels. Most forms of yoga today are dynamic, active practices designed to work only half of our body, the muscular half or the "yang" tissues. Yin Yoga allows us to work the other half, the deeper "yin" tissues of our ligaments, bones, deep fascia networks, and even joints --which require gentle pressure for a period of time in order to release. Enjoy this meditative yoga practice using stillness and breath as it calls us deep within to find peace, harmony and vitality. The benefits of practicing Yin Yoga include increased range of motion for the muscles, regaining space and strength in the joints, moving the energy in our body, increasing the health of our organs, and quieting our mind. The practice of Yin Yoga is meditative and passive in nature yet unearths the beauty that is within us all. Prices: $49 / 30day unlimited (first time students) - Includes over 120 classes! $18 / class $25 – New Moon & Full Moon Meditation Workshops $79 – 30day unlimited (autopay) 5class pack - $80 ($16/class, save $10 – valid 60days) 10class pack - $140 ($14/class save $40 – valid 90days) 6months - $399 (get 4 weeks free) 1 year - $749 (get 10 weeks free) Abhaya (Abby) Geyer, C-IAYT, AHE Yin Yoga Teacher Abhaya was raised in both New York City and London, England. She was introduced to yoga in the late 1980’s. In early 2000, she left the corporate world to pursue her dream of teaching both yoga and the sister science of Ayurveda. Abhaya integrates the 8 limbs and 4 paths of yoga with the sister science of Ayurveda in her classes. Passionate about Ayurveda, in addition to her yoga teaching, she teaches the 50-hour module for the YTT students at both Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and Soul of Yoga in Encinitas, CA. She is the Ad Manager for the Yoga Therapy Today magazine, the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and the Ayurveda Journal of Health. She is honored to be joining the RYK family!