Advanced study (50 hr): Hatha, Philosophy & Mantra with Moena
Hatha Yoga has it’s ancient roots by the ethics of Buddha and sage Mahavir (who practiced yoga in the 6th century BC).
As was discovered that this specific way of practicing yoga needed more preparation: purification techniques, physical poses (Asanas) and breath techniques became more important.
Nowadays Hatha yoga still is the “mother” of all yoga forms: Astanga, Iyengar, the more modern form Kundalini and many more: All find their origin in Hatha yoga.
Sri Patanjali writes in his Yoga Sutras; a practical, down to earth advice on mastering the mind and achieving physical, mental, and emotional harmony through applying the ancient, yet timeless techniques of Raja Yoga: Sthira Sukham Asanam: an Asana should be steady and joyful at the same time, which also relates with the balance of sun & moon energy to achieve Hatha yoga.
The goal of Hatha yoga is absolute balance of body and mind. So Patanjali says in his second Sutra: Yoga Citta Vrtti Nirodhah. Yoga stills the fluctuations of the mind. Now Hatha yoga takes place.
Most important achievements of this Advanced study:
- You will learn to teach and practice a classical Hatha yoga class based on the structure of the Chakra
- You will learn modifications of more advanced poses
- You will understand how Hatha yoga Asanas have a positive and balancing effect on the body’s constitution according the Ayurvedic philosophy of the Tridoshas
- You wil learn the Shatkarma Kriyas (purification techniques) and how to translate them to modern use
- You will learn Pranayama, breath techniques, the use of Bandhas and Mudras and how they dissolve energetic blockages
- You will learn Hatha yoga philosophy and how to translate that into your daily life
- You will learn Mantras with their definition and relation to the ancient philosophy
Practicing and teaching yoga are an art, connecting to the heart. Moena teaches her classes the same way she loves to receive lessons: welcoming at all times, open to positive, transformative experiences. Aside from your unique individual experience of feeling more open and gaining a broader perspective on your possibilities, you feel the magic of a group synergy as the energy in class is uplifting and grounding
Moena is a certified Jivamukti teacher who started her teaching journey with Hatha yoga TT, based on the principle of Critical Alignment.
As much as Moena has a razor blade sharp eye for Alignment she loves the fluidity of music that flows organically with the movements. As she has a passion for the Sanskrit language, she also has a lifetime love relationship with Mantra’s. What makes her classes outstanding is her convincement that being authentic makes eventually the journey of Self discovery such an interesting one.
Her quality is to make all unique and different individuals feel welcome and connected. Dare to be different and radiate in your weirdness is her biggest source of inspiration.
Since a few years Moena has been the lead teacher of several teacher training programs for Vinyasa and teaches Pranayama, philosophy and Mantra for Yin yoga TT.
Her knowledge of alignment, philosophy, breath techniques, history and sequencing makes Moena one of the most experienced ladies in the field.
Reviews Hatha Module
''I'm really grateful about all the knowledge i received, Moena is so passionate about yoga, and the whole experience was like reading one of those books you cannot put down and when they are finished you wish you had a few more chapters to read.'' - Federica
''Je wist precies aan te voelen wat we als groep nodig hadden, welke energie er hing. Duidelijk en eerlijk. En inderdaad zo waardevol dat het zo’n klein clubje is geweest. Het was een geheel. De hele week. De afwisseling tussen theorie en practice, de muziek, het was grondend wanneer nodig en opzwepend ook wanneer nodig.'' - Tesse
''Ik koos bewust voor deze TT omdat Moena hem geeft en het is me weer helemaal duidelijk waarom ik dat heb gedaan. Ik vind je een fijn mens! Lekker relaxt, grappig en de manier waarop je deelt is fijn om naar te luisteren; vol passie en enthousiasme.'' - Martine
''De opleiding was zoals ik me had voorgesteld, met een warme groep en een mooie energie. Met veel excitement kijk ik uit naar het doorgeven van wat er gedeeld is en wat ik in mijn eigen vertaling mag bijdragen.'' - Ellemijn
This study is in English.
Dates: Monday April 20th - Friday April 24th 2020
Time: 09:00 - 17:30 hr
Price: 525 eur ex VAT / 635,25 inc VAT
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