LESS IS MORE RETREAT SEPT 15-17 2017 We are allies to the earth, here to discover the extraordinary in the ordinary and inspiration in the everyday. Between everything and nothing there is a powerful pause... an opportunity to reset and remember the quiet wonders. We need not travel far to have our cup filled and our essence restored.
Join me for a weekend of 'Less is More' right here in our breathtaking mountainous backyard. Invoke beauty and presence as we celebrate less with all of our heart and soul. Travel from the known to the unknown in your mind and body and make space in your heart to shamelessly love thyself. Click Here For Details THIS RETREAT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WILDFIRE EVACUATIONS.
Take Your Practice Further Teachers: Heather Ivany & Lindsey Park Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Dates and Time: Sept 22-30th Cost: $950 For the Curious and Serious. The mind is the brain in action, and to understand the workings of the mind, we must first understand the brain. Learn the physiological workings of the human brain and its partner, the nervous system, dissect the conscious and subconscious states of mind, and begin to recognize unconscious patterns and programs. From this understanding you will gain the tools to learn how to guide students into clearer states of receptivity.
Major topics include but are not limited too...
Belief Systems – Understand the driver behind many of our actions, reactions and life experiences.
The Human Brain- Learn the physiological workings of the brain and it's partner the nervous system,
Art of Restoration-Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga.
Advanced Yamas and Niyamas-How to teach their essence without sounding preachy or dogmatic.
Yoga Nidra- This wisdom teaching is a portal into one’s authentic nature.
EVOLUTION OF THE MIND AND CONSCIOUSNESS Part 1 - The Human Brain Guest Teacher: Lindsey Park Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Saturday Sept 23rd. 10:00am-1:00pm Cost: $60 Learn how the most complex biological structure known to man has evolved over hundreds of millions of years. Where we came from and where we are today plays a key role in the way that our brain works and responds through our actions and choices to the world around us. What is most amazing is that we have the power to create new pathways and be active participants in the evolution of our own brain! No experience necessary. All are welcome.
EVOLUTION OF THE MIND AND CONSCIOUSNESS Part 2- Meditation & the Mind Guest Teacher: Lindsey Park Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Saturday Sept 23rd. 2:30pm-5:30pm Cost: $60 Explore practices that can guide you into deeper brain states in an active approach to work with this magnificent organ, rather than against it. Discover what happens to your brain on a physiological level each time we learn, practice, sleep, or meditate, and how to begin to build healthy and strong neurological pathways that support the life we choose to live. No experience necessary. All are welcome.
LIMITING BELIEFS Guest Teacher: Lindsey Park Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Saturday Sept 23rd. 6:30pm-9:30pm Cost: $60 Through the understanding of belief systems, learn how this practice holds the power to shift these fundamental structures so to inspire more freedom and possibility in life. Each participant will have the option of having their major limiting belief 'measured' before this workshop begins therefore it is a must to pre-register for this workshop. No experience necessary. All are welcome.
KOSHAS- YOU ARE MORE THAN A PHYSICAL BODY Guest Teacher: Lindsey Park Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Sunday Sept 24rd. 10:00am-2:00pm Cost: $80 We spend so much time in our minds and bodies that we often fail to attend to other layers of our self. Become more acquainted with each layer (physical, mental, emotional energetic, and spiritual) and discover the wisdom held in each. No experience necessary. All are welcome.
WALKING MEDITATION Location: MEET AT Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Monday Sept 25th-Friday Sept 29. 7:00am-8:00am Cost: FREE Join us for a walking meditation. Meet at Soar Studios 10-15 minutes before, dress appropriately and we will walk together from there and return to the studio at 8:00am. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org / text 250-430-7574 if you wish to join us in case any changes incur.
DEEPEN YOUR YOGA PRACTICE Teachers: Heather Ivany and Lindsey Park Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Sept 23/24. 7:30am-9:30am, Sept 25-27 8:00-10:00am Cost: $20/class Expand your practice. Take the time to deepen your yoga practice. Join us every morning for a 2 hour yoga asana, meditation practice.
RESTORE AND RENEW Teachers: Heather Ivany Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Date and Time: Friday Sept 29 10:15am-5:30pm Cost: $110 Relaxation is perhaps the single most important key to health and well-being, yet giving ourselves permission to rest is often an overlooked priority. Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, by supporting the body’s innate responses towards homeostasis and health, thus healing the effects of chronic stress. This workshop is for yoga teachers, therapists, body workers and anyone who has or feels stress and is interested in profound relaxation techniques. Skills taught in this program include:
Restorative practice each day: Integrate this healing modality into your own body first before sharing your knowledge and skills with others
How to set up restorative poses with available props and verbal cues
How to assess support and comfort
Learn how to guide students into states of deep relaxation.
Explore the human nervous system (sympathetic and parasympathetic) and subtle body systems
Cost Teen yoga Dates:Wednesdays Oct 4-Nov 1st (5 weeks) Time: 3:45-4:45 pm Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Cost: $55 Yoga can help teens to be more comfortable in their body and teach them how to focus and concentrate. Perhaps most importantly at this age, they will learn how to relax. Yoga also fosters self-awareness and compassion. These are all important skills that contribute to a healthy, happy life, and once you’ve absorbed them they stay with you forever. To register click here
Kids Yoga: Grades 4-6 Dates: Tuesdays Oct 3-24th ( 4 Weeks) Tuesdays: 3:45-4:45 pm Location: Soar Studios, Fernie Cost: $45 The tools and values that can be taught through yoga are an excellent way to support your child during their formative years. Class begins in a circle where we share the 'highlight' of our week followed by an introduction of the week's theme. The yoga class is directed around layering the theme through the physical, emotional, and mind body. To register visit click here
TEACH FROM THE 5 BODIES Teacher: Heather Ivany Location: TBA Date/Time: October 15th 4-6pm Cost: $45 A strong teacher is fluent in all layers of the body (physical, intellectual, emotional, energetic & spiritual), in order to support their students. In this workshop learn the tools to develop all domains so that you can reach the athlete, engineer, councillor, mystic and priestess in your classes.
Take Your Practice Further Teachers: Heather Ivany & Lindsey Park Location: Bliss, Edmonton Dates and Time: Sept 22-30th Cost: $950 Looking for practical tools to help you incorporate philosophical or heart-centered themes into your classes without sounding fluffy or dogmatic? Do you teach from your authentic voice and know how to intelligently sequence your classes to create that euphoric feeling? This session is designed for teachers looking for ways to mine their own knowledge and experience into their unfolding evolutionary experience. There are no rules to follow just tips, suggestions and lots of encouragement to take your teaching to the next level. Major topics include but are not limited too...
What makes a teacher inspirational?- Expand pandora's box
Keep the fountain flowing- Gain clarity on how to fill your cup so that you can fill others.
The Profession & Business of Yoga – Getting yourself established as a Yoga professional
Assisting and Adjusting Teacher: Heather Ivany Location: TBA Date/Time: November 19th 4-6pm Cost: $45 This workshop takes you through the techniques of performing yoga adjustments safely on students while doing yoga postures. It's an opportunity to gain confidence and clarity with hands on experience. Teachers must be 200hr certified.
Imprint a Deeper Meaning Teacher: Heather Ivany Location: TBA Date/Time: December 10th 4-6pm Cost: $45 Theming is the art of physicaliznig virtue. Learn keys to incorporating themes in your classes to create a deeper experiential understanding. Register now