Immersions

Would you like to deepen your practice?
Learn about principles of alignment?
Become a yoga teacher?

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The Abhaya Immersion is a comprehensive 100-hour program for the enthusiastic student or potential teacher to study the many aspects of yoga and asana: alignment, therapeutics, yoga philosophy, history of yoga, anatomy, Ayurveda, pranayama, and meditation. The immersion process takes the student through a journey of self discovery through the education of yoga. All hours of the Immersion program count toward the Yoga Alliance certified, 200 hour Abhaya Teacher Training.
Benefits:

- Students learn practical tools to keep them safe in any yoga practice
- Students begin to understand the poses and the philosophy from the inside out while gaining a new appreciation for your own body and spirit on and off the mat.
- Asana practice shifts and expands in a short amount of time
- A sense empowerment and community support

To find out more join us at an Open House Friday July 26, 8:15 pm or Sunday August 25, 11:45 am.

Abhaya Immersions in 2013!

Intensives:
Option for concentrated study
Immersion 2 IntensiveJuly 4th- July 8th with Tara Glazier & Sara Neufeld
Immersion 3 IntensiveAugust 29th- September 2nd with Sara Neufeld
Part 1-100 Hours
Sundays: 12-4pm, 6-9pm & Wednesdays: 6:30-9:30pm
September 21, 24,28, October 1, 8, 12, 15,19, 22, 26, 29
November 5, 9,12, 6, 19, 23
December 3rd, 7th, 14th
Immersion 2
Tara Glazier
Sunday
12-3:45pm, 6-9pm
July 28th, August 4th, 11th & 18th
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
July 31st & August 14th
Immersion 3
Tara Glazier
Sunday
12-3:45pm, 6-9pm
December 15th, January 2014 5th & 19th.
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
January 2014 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th.

Abhaya Immersion 1: Step Into Grace

Focus is on learning principles of alignment, foundational aspects of the practice, the greater and historical context of yoga, basic anatomy, philosophical concepts grounded in Tantric philosophy, basic pranayama and meditation.

Required text:

Anusara Yoga Teacher Training manual
Heart of the Yogi by Doug Keller
The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long

Abhaya Immersion 2: Refining Your Inner Vision

Immersion 2 focuses on refinements of basic bio-mechanics: balanced action in the legs and arms ( spirals) as well as the review of primary alignment concepts. Anatomy study illuminate major muscles of upper / lower body in yoga as well as basic therapeutics. Deeper pranayama and meditation practices guide students into a very full inner experience. The Philosophy study centers around the seminal 1st century, Classical Yogic text, The Yoga Sutras by Patanjali. Comparative study is done between perspective of Classical Period and Tantric period.

Required text:
(previous requirements)
Light on the Yoga Sutras by Iyengar

Abhaya Immersion 3: Return to the Heart

The focus of Immersion 3 is to refine both the understanding of the body and Spirit. The asana portions refine bio-mechanics and energy in the body. Learn the spirals and loops in more detail as well as how prana moves optimally. The poetic story of the Bhagavad Gita provides the backdrop for study of Bhakti yoga, the subtle body, more advanced pranayama, meditation, applied therapeutics and chanting.

Required text:
(previous requirements)
The Bhagavad Gita by Juan Mascaro
Poised with Grace by Douglas Brooks
Refining the Breath by Doug Keller

After Immersions 1-3 are completed, one can apply for Teacher Training.  Additionally, students that have completed Anusara Immersion 1-3 are eligible for application.

Cost of Each Immersion:

- $650/$600 Early Bird

Immersion Discounts:

- $1599 (Pre-Register for all 3 Immersion Session)
- $600 (Early Registration made 3 weeks prior to start of each Immersion course)

Please contact Tara Glazier for an application to register:
tara@abhayayoga.com