It's easy to get stuck in the belief that you are the physical body; yet, it's a trap that limits you from embracing your full potential. Yoga teaches that in addition to the physical body, we have 3 mental bodies (positive, negative, and neutral) plus 6 energetic bodies (soul, arcane, aura, pranic, subtle, & radiant). This 4-week workshop provides a practical approach to learn about and experience all ten bodies. Yogi Bhajan says, «If you understand that you have ten bodies, and you are aware of those ten bodies, and you keep them in balance, the whole universe will be in balance with you». In each session we will learn and practice movements, breathing techniques, meditations, chants, chakra psychology, & philosophical teachings that correlate to each of the ten bodies. The goal of this workshop is to directly experience a unified, blissful state with all ten bodies in balance. Richard Matusow, KRI certified Kundalini Yoga teacher & co-founder of Carioca Bowls / Full Lotus PDX, will lead this workshop and the total cost for all 4 sessions is $80 in advance (see eventbrite link) or $25 per session at the door. Please email [email protected]
if you have questions.
Each session starts with a warm up with the following: tuning in with mantra, centering with anuloma viloma (alternate nostril breathing), grounding with 3-5 rounds of sun salutations, relaxation.
Each of the first 3 weeks we will cover the following for the respective bodies: philosophy, practical indicators of balance or imbalance, kriyas (movements with awareness), chakra psychology, breathing techniques, sounds, & meditations. The last week we will practice the entire Awakening to the 10 Bodies Kriya and the 11th Embodiment Meditation
Week 1 Bodies: Soul, Negative, Positive, Neutral
Week 2 Bodies: Physical, Arcline, Aura
Week 3 Bodies: Pranic, Subtle, Radiant
Week 4: Kriya for all 10 Bodies and 11th Embodiment Meditation
Each class will end with a soft, deeply relaxing & rejuvenating gong bath.