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The Four Desires: Live Stream Central Europe & ParaYoga® Master Training with René Quenell

René Quenell | May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020

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This training counts fully toward the ParaYoga Master Training program.

Click here to register through Yoga Madre!

According to ancient wisdom, the four aims of life: purpose, prosperity, pleasure and freedom provide the roadmap to achieving your most fulfilling, joyful and meaningful life. Achieving all four of these desires is the key to lasting happiness.

The Four Desires is the inspiring, empowering and life-changing process, based on these ancient, time-tested teachings that Yogarupa Rod Stryker created for anyone seeking a better, more fulfilled life. The Four Desires will unleash your vision and power to thrive, show you how to tap into the power of your soul and guide you to become who you were meant to be, the place where worldly and spiritual prosperity meet.

The Four Desires is a best-selling book, a workbook and meditation CD, but it all began and continues to be a powerful and truly life-changing process. A course like no other, applying the most profound insights into happiness and lasting fulfillment, the Four Desires process will transform you and your life––forever. This is a course for anyone––those who have never done yoga, experienced yoga students and yoga teachers alike––that will teach you how to unlock your soul’s potential and empower you to prosper in every area of your life.

Throughout the weekend, Certified Four Desires Trainer and Level 3 ParaYoga teacher René Quenell will guide you through short yoga and meditation practices, yoga nidra (complete physical, emotional and psychic relaxation) sessions as well as yogic methods of vichara (discernment, self-reflection), exercises to help you find answers to your life’s most vital questions. René will also provide you with the tools to ensure that you stay on your soul’s brightest path long after the workshop is over. In short, this weekend will empower you to fulfill your highest destiny.

René Quenell is a master teacher, mother, traveler and true believer in the power of yoga to transform lives. René has studied with Yogarupa Rod Stryker for over 18 years and has received her Level III Para Yoga and Four Desires certifications. A teacher of teachers, René currently serves as the Director of Para Yoga Certification programs. She is also one of only six people in the world certified by Yogarupa to teach Para Yoga Master Trainings.

René is passionate about sharing the teachings of a living lineage where spiritual practice is an instrument for navigating modern life with grace and ease. With love and reverence for the teachings, she weaves together humor, joy and everyday wisdom to give students the tools to light their inner light, move toward self-mastery and live a life that’s happy and purposeful.

The Four Desires, based on ancient tantric teachings, is the perfect embodiment of this philosophy. As director of the Para Yoga’s 4D Certification Program, René has worked with students and teachers across the globe to empower them with the tools and practices to uncover their soul’s unique purpose and fulfill their dharma in order to live a life that’s more joyful, meaningful and fulfilling.

A certified IAYT Structural Yoga Therapist, Ayurvedic Consultant and Reiki Master; René offers teacher trainings, master trainings, live and interactive digital workshops and private consultations around the globe and out of her studio, Yoga Madre in California.

In addition to her work with Yogarupa, René also studies with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute, where she was initiated into the Sri Vidya tradition. A devoted student and practitioner, René also supports the Institute’s work in the US, India and Cameroon.

Click here for more details and to register: http://yogamadre.com/fourdesires-livestream-centraleurope/

“A human being is born to dive deep into the stream of life, find the hidden treasure and attain eternal fulfillment.” -from the Upanishads

The Four Desires is based on the ancient insight that your soul has four distinct desires…

Dharma—the desire for purpose, the drive to become who you are meant to be

Artha—the desire for the means (health, security, finances) to prosper materially

Kama—the desire for pleasures like intimacy, beauty, and love

Moksha—the desire for spiritual fulfillment and lasting freedom

The journey of learning to fulfill these four desires is how each of us creates our unique path to lasting happiness and, at the same time, how we each achieve our most vibrant, creative and meaningful contribution to the world.

This is a yoga training like no other. You will uncover your life’s purpose, discover your heart’s desires and learn how to apply tantric science in the art of fulfilling them, heighten your intuition, learn the ancient process for fulfilling specific intentions and apply the most effective processes for breaking free from your non-constructive patterns. This is a process for anyone––whether you have never done yoga or you’re an expert­­­­––wanting a better, richer, more meaningful life.

To purchase Four Desires merchandise, click here.

Topics Covered

The Four Desires is a step-by-step process that will enable you to:

  • Uncover your life’s unique purpose
  • Discover your heart’s desires and increase your capacity to fulfill them
  • Understand and transform your non-constructive patterns
  • Access lasting peace
  • Overcome future challenges
  • Live more joyfully and intentionally
  • Tap into the healing and strengthening power of deep meditation and systematic, complete relaxation
  • Heighten your intuition
  • Make your most creative and meaningful contribution to the world.

Recommended Reading

The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom by Rod Stryker
The Four Desires Workbook, the companion to the book which will be used for journaling purposes at the training.

To prepare for the course we strongly recommend you read The Four Desires beforehand (at a minimum, the introduction and parts I – III). There is no need to read through the workbook prior to the training but please bring it with you.

Both the book and workbook can be purchased on our website or via Amazon.




Daily Schedule

Schedule – Central Europe Time

Friday, May 1 –  Sunday, May 3, 2020

Friday 4:00 – 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm with lunch break