Iyengar Yoga Retreat

    Iyengar Yoga Retreat

    with Vaya

    • November 22, 2021 - November 28, 2021

    This Iyengar Yoga Retreat provides an opportunity to open a portal to self-realization and freedom through an individualized and supportive yoga practice while attuning to nature and the beauty that surrounds the village of PachaMama. 

    The Iyengar Yoga style explores the family of asanas as they were taught by renowned teacher B.K.S Iyengar.

    Iyengar Yoga emphasizes precision in the asana, using props, accurate sequences and timings, to cultivate respect for the body and prevent physical injuries. A new quality of the practice is revealed through this unique lens – the quality of “effortless effort”.

    For many, Iyengar’s language of yoga is a gateway into the ancient art form. Its creative use of props combined with Vaya’s meditative approach to yoga allows the asana to be embodied fully and deeply transcending the limitations of physical and mental flexibility.

    Key Points of Study

    A unique meditative approach using the Asana as a laboratory to observe how we manage life through space and time, the here and now, to align and to know oneself. Cooperation between the mind and body is the goal. 

    This Iyengar Yoga Intensive will create a container by way of daily practice including:

    • Asanas
    • Pranayama
    • Restorative yoga
    • Indoor and Outdoor (beach and river) Meditations

     

    This work is a deep dive into the core of one’s being, exploring all of the following bodies of work: 

    • Physical
    • Physiological
    • Emotional 
    • Breath 
    • Bliss  

    Through the practice of decoding, rewiring, synchronizing, and healing, this is a journey from the “self” – by oneself – to “selflessness”.

    This awareness work is a great tool to be the “observer”. Observing one’s action, non-action, and re-action facilitates the ability to learn and understand oneself on a deeper level allowing the oneness into the place beyond space and time.

    What You Will Receive

    • 7 day retreat, with practice held within a yoga shala surrounded by native forest.
    • Retreat held by Vaya – a meditator, teacher, and life coach with over 25 years experience of teaching yoga and certified directly by B. K. S. Iyengar.
    • Yoga shala is available to participants for personal practice, with Vaya available for adjustments and to answer questions.
    • Meet the yoga asana family to bring awareness for effective “effortless effort”. Learn the foundations and associated elements of each asana family. Gain a better understanding of the art of sequencing, and the connection of postures with the path of self-inquiry and wellbeing. Asana families are:
      • Standing poses
      • Forward bends
      • Backbends
      • Twisting poses
      • Inversions
    • Build a strong, clear foundation for the yoga practice, and life. 
    • High vibe, organic vegetarian/vegan food is available in PachaMama’s Verde Restaurant, Wild Treats, and the Jungle Shop.
    • Students can join a Night Bird Tour to get to know some of the wildlife of PachaMama (included in the package).

    Packages include 8 nights of accommodation, arriving on November 21st and leaving on the 29th.

    Early Bird prices available until November 7th.

    Food is not included in the package price.

    For more accommodation options inquire with info@pachamama.com

    Price

    Details $US
    Casita - Early bird $830
    Casita $870
    AC Room - Early bird $1160
    AC Room $1200
    Standard Bungalow - Early bird $980
    Standard Bungalow $1020
    Upgraded Bungalow - Early bird $1060
    Upgraded Bungalow $1100

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