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Prana Shakti: The Power and Path of Yoga – A ParaYoga® Master Training and 5-Day Intensive with Mary Johnston Coursey

| August 21 - August 26

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This training counts fully toward the ParaYoga Master Training program.
Led by Level 3 Certified ParaYoga Teacher Mary Johnston-Coursey

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Prana Shakti: The Power and Path of Yoga will deepen your practice of and understanding about how to increase, balance and channel prana (life-force) through asana, pranayama and meditation in order to positively impact your or your student’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual life. 

Prana is the force of life. Without its grace, transformation would literally be impossible. Thus, in yoga it is everything essential. The science of Prana (Prana Vidya) is the knowledge of building and directing life-force to awaken the fullest potential of yoga and life. These teachings and techniques––detailed in the Vedas, Upanishads and Tantras––detail the hidden keys to happiness, power and success. In the hands of a capable practitioner or teacher, applying this wisdom has the potential to empower you at every level. They reveal how you can change the quality of the Pranic (subtle or etheric) body to affect everything from health, to state of mind, to a deepening of spiritual awareness. 

In this training with renowned ParaYoga® Level III teacher Mary Johnston-Coursey, the Prana Shakti training will be meaningful to all interested students, designed to enrich experienced practitioners, aspiring teachers or those already teaching. Please note that while it is not required, we strongly suggest completing Vinyasa Krama and Tantra Shakti prior to enrolling in this training.  

Practices weave together dynamic asana, pranayama, bandha, mudra and meditation practices and are dedicated to enlivening awareness of and your connection to the power of the Pranic realm as well as to transforming how you see practice, yourself and your capacity in the world. 

This training consists of two parts: morning practices and afternoon practice combined with theory sessions.

For those doing the training (open to all interested students––teachers and non-teachers alike), afternoon sessions will deepen our exploration through additional practices, lectures, meditations, and Q&A sessions. Their focus is to enlighten participants’ understanding on how the principles and techniques specifically intended to awaken Prana inspire more profound richness in asana, pranayama and meditation practice––whether it be for your own practice and/or that of your students.

Click here to listen to Yogarupa describe the Prana Shakti PYMT

Topics Covered

  • The Prana of Asana
  • Essentials of the Meridian System
  • Prana – Linking Breath & Consciousness
  • Mind and Energetics of Thought
  • Bandha – Gathering your Life Force
  • Changing your Momentum – Mastering Mind and Life
  • Preparing Mind and Body for Spiritual Absorption
  • The Energetic Alchemy of Spiritual experience
  • The Key Components of Pranayama
  • Accessing the Subtle body though Yogic relaxation
  • Kriya and Visualization – Purifying the Subtle Body

Recommended Reading

THE PATH OF FIRE AND LIGHT (VOLUME 2) by Swami Rama

This book can be purchased on Amazon.  It is recommended that you read it before the workshop begins.

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 google form for this book, submitting 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. The google form will be sent out the month the training takes place.

It is also recommended that for the month or two prior to the start of the training you begin or recommit to your meditation practice. It will be an invaluable aid to understanding the course curriculum as well as contributing to your overall experience of the training.

Cost

CEs for RYTs: 40

Registration & Cancellation Policies:

  • The $100 non-refundable 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. Any remaining balance is due by the start date.

  • Early bird rate requires all tuition costs to be paid in full no later than the Early Bird date above. If total costs are not paid in full by this date, participant is no longer eligible for the early bird discount, and course fees will revert to the regular (higher) cost.

  • Any cancellations done 30 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 fully refundable.

  • Any cancellations done 29 days or less 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 events.

Fee: $745
Early Bird: $695, paid by July 21st (use promo code YOGA7),
Repeat 300 Hour students: 30% discount (use promo code REPEAT)

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