Sold Out! Kosha, Kriya, Yoga: Unleashing the Science of Soul – A ParaYoga Master Training in Bali with Yogarupa Rod Stryker
Rod Stryker |August 7 - August 11
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The ancient teachings of the Koshas describe, and are the basis for understanding yoga as a holistic practice. These teachings on the koshas––the five coverings of the soul, are the meeting point of the three of the most luminous wisdom traditions: Yoga, Vedanta and Tantra. The koshas breathe life into the search for how to reach the highest plateau of practice. The teachings we will explore in this training aim to unravel the great mysteries of life as well as to help you to find your true calling. They will liberate you to discover your ultimate capacities and to thrive in relationship. In short, your exploration of the koshas will move you to become a master of your inner and outer world.
Through theory, practice and the insights of the ancient written and oral traditions, we explore these vital teachings and the specific practices that touch each of the five individual koshas and that lead to greater balance, wisdom, and freedom.
The Kosha, Kriya, Yoga training includes dedicated practices (asana, pranayama, and meditation) that address each of the five layers. Yogarupa will lead you on a journey toward understanding, both for personal practice or, for those of you who are teachers, your students’ practice. This five-day training is designed for dedicated practitioners, aspiring teachers, or those already teaching. Provided you are one of these, all levels are welcome.
The completion of at least one other PYMT is strongly recommended prior to attending this course, but not required. This can be accomplished by taking one of our online trainings: ParaYoga Master Training Online Curriculum
Some of the areas covered will include:
• Holistic sequencing – accessing the hidden powers of the whole person
• Making a physical practice spiritual
• The interplay of body and mind – how to change the body through mindfulness, and mind through specific asanas and sequences of asanas.
• The interplay between mind and energy
• Bandhas and mudras – the tantric yoga approaches to transforming mental patterns
• Self-reflection techniques that strengthen and embolden a constructive personality
• Antahkarana – the structure of mind – a vision of yogic perception
• Specific approaches to relaxation practices (yoga nidra) that awaken buddhi – the inner knower.
• Meditation beyond bliss – how to transform the seeds of destiny
This book can be purchased on Amazon; it is recommended that you read this prior to the training.
Note: In order to receive credit toward ParaYoga certification and Yoga Alliance RYT programs, as well as your certificate of completion for this training, you must complete a book report for this book, following our book report guidelines, and email it to us within six weeks following the completion of the training. You will not receive credit for submissions after the deadline; there are no make-up assignments.
All reports need to be submitted in Word (.doc) or Adobe (.pdf) format.
Please make sure your file is titled in the same format as the following example: (Your Name)_(name of training)(the year you did the training).doc (i.e. Ganesh B. Happy_Koshas_2019.doc).
When you are ready to submit your book report, please email it as an attached Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please make sure to include: your full name, title and date of training, and “book report” in your subject line.
Please read this section thoroughly, which includes our cancellation policy.
Program Cost: $750.00 for the 5-day training
The $100 deposit is due at time of registration. When you register, you may pay in full or only pay the deposit; the option to pay only the deposit appears at the final payment screen.
Payments are due in full by April 7th, 2019.
Cancellation Policy: PLEASE READ!
Any cancellations done 61 days or more prior to event start: The deposit of $100.00 is non-refundable and non-transferable. The balance (total cost minus the deposit) is not refundable, but it is transferable to future ParaYoga sponsored events (these typically happen in Colorado, US).
Any cancellations done 60 days or less prior to event start: All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The pricing for this training covers tuition only; students are responsible for securing their own accommodations in Canggu. Fortunately, prices are very reasonable in Bali, for clean and lovely accommodations near The Practice as well as healthy, delicious meals!
Here is an amazing luxury villa option with 5 bedrooms, very close to The Practice. If you are planning to attend this training with a group of fellow students or if you plan to bring your family, this villa is THE perfect place. Click here to see lots of pictures and all the details: Accommodation – Bendega Nui.
Our friends at The Practice say that there are so many choices , so close to the studio, that if you use the address of the Practice (Jalan Batu Bolong #94A, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia) to search on google for food and accommodation, you will find options aplenty!
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Looking for someone to share a ride and/or housing? Read on…
The best place to seek or offer ride or room share information for ParaYoga events is on the Facebook group page specially created for your training. This ParaYoga group page also serves as a forum for discussion and sangha (community) after the training. ParaYoga room or ride share information will be available only on the Facebook group page, not on the website. Upon your registration, we will automatically invite your email to join this FB group.
If you’re not using Facebook, we recommend that you sign up for this free service since this is the only place where ParaYoga room or ride share information will be available and because this private group is a great place to continue discussing what you’ve learned. Please note that the ParaYoga office is not responsible for connections made on these Facebook pages or for their content.
To join our pages on Facebook:
We have two main pages on FB. To stay up do date with all Rod Stryker and ParaYoga events as well as to receive a steady stream of inspiration for your practice, be sure to search for and then “like” the following pages: www.facebook.com/ParaYogaFB www.facebook.com/RodStryker
Please note: After the training and once the book report has been received, students are eligible to receive a certificate of completion. However, it is not rewarded on the basis of enrollment. Attendance at all sessions and completion of all contact hours is required. Certificates can only be issued on the basis of hours completed by the close of the training.