Ashtanga & Vinyasa Yoga Retreat with Ron Reid & Marla Meenakshi Joy
(08 - 15 September 2018)
Dive into the depth of your yoga practise, and the depth of the Agean Sea, to restore, renew and expand your experience of your inner most Self and extend summer with the warming touch of the Greek sun.
Daily schedule (subject to change)
This retreat will leave you rejuvenated, deeply relaxed, clear in your purpose and radiating your inner strength and joy, which is the greatest gift you can give to yourself, your family, and the world at large!
Excluding the day of arrival and departure, the yoga classes will be held as follows:
06.30-08.30: Meditation, Pranayama, Led Vinyasa/or Mysore (Self-practice)
11.00-13.00: twice a week Asana Lab
Afternoons free for beach, excursions, etc.
3 times a week either before or after Dinner: Restorative Yoga, Meditation, Mantra/kirtan, Lecture, Discussion
We will have one afternoon free for a larger group excursion.
has been practicing Yoga for over 30 years and teaching since 1988. He is Co-owner and Director of the Downward Dog Yoga Centre in Toronto, Canada (www.downwarddog.com)
Ron has studied with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and Sharath both in India and North America and was one of the first Canadian teachers to be authorized by Pattabhi Jois.. Along with his studies with his Pranayama teacher Sri Sudhir Tiwari, has also completed an “Advanced Pranayama” training with Sri O.P. Tiwari from the Kaivalyadhama Institute in Pune, India.
In addition to regular classes at Downward Dog, he conducts workshops and teacher trainings in Canada, the U.S., Europe, the U.K. and Asia, and is becoming a familiar face at various conferences around the world.
Ron is one of Canada’s top teachers, approaching teaching in an inspired, informed and non-dogmatic way. He places the needs of the students ahead of the demands of the practice. While continuing to teach and practice the ashtanga vinyasa system as a foundation, he endeavors to blend tradition with innovation, and to balance precision with grace. Students will find his refined approach to practice both challenging and rewarding.
Marla Meenakshi Joy
(Co-owner and Director of Downward Dog Yoga Centre), first traveled to India in 1988 to study meditation and the philosophy of the Vedas with Swami Shyam, as well as other learned scholars in the Himalayas. She is a Certified Meditation and Yoga Philosophy teacher from the International Meditation Institute in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas, and , along with her studies with her Pranayama teacher Sri Sudhir Tiwari, has also completed an “Advanced Pranayama” training with Sri O.P. Tiwari from the Kaivalyadhama Institute in Pune, India.
She has been teaching in teacher training programs since 1999 across Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia, as both a teacher of Philosophy and Sanskrit, Chanting and Meditation, Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga, and Restorative Yoga.A practicing Shiatsu Therapist since 1993, and teaching Mysore (Self-Practice) around the globe, Meenakshi has a healing and informative touch.
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