SHAMANISM, FREEDOM, EVOLUTION AND ASHTANGA YOGA with Danny Paradise
The sessions include discussions, Pranayama and Asana. EACH Asana class will also include derivative poses and modifications to show how to keep expanding the practices of Ashtanga Yoga to make them a Joyous, Sacred, Lifetime, Healing, Unlimited Exploration.
Type of Event
“Yoga arose out of man’s perception of nature and is a journey back to Nature.”
As an ancient Shamanic practice, Yoga is about creating personal empowerment, personal authority and total freedom with an understanding that Nature is our Teacher and Guide…
THE CLASSES ARE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES AND LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE from beginning students to advanced practitioners, teacher trainees and teachers of ALL forms of YOGA.
Classes include Pranayama, Asana, and open discussions on topics such as:
/Shamanic and Historical Roots of Yoga and the connection to other ancient cultures: Egyptian, Mayan, North and South American Native, Chinese, Polynesian
/Healing Processes of (Ashtanga) Yoga, and other healing traditions.
/Spiritual Intelligence and Evolution.
/Responsibility, Personal Authority, The Sacred, Fulfilling Personal Destiny and Yoga
/Food, Diet, and the dangers of the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Genetically Modified Food Industries.
//Medical Intuition: Understanding the processes that create disease and healing and the relationship to Chakras and glandular systems.
/Yogic and Shamanic Perspectives on Aging and Death.
/Activism in the Community
SOME TITLES OF CLASSES:
1/Discussion: YOGA AND SHAMANISM
Yoga and Shamanism: Journey of the Soul, Connections of Yoga to Sacred Indigenous Spiritual Traditions, Fulfilling Personal Destiny, Your Dream as your Masterpiece, Conscious Evolution
Practice: PRANAYAMA from the Ashtanga Yoga tradition: an accessible introduction to the routine.
Asana: Introduction to Danny’s Approach: All the practices are Meditative, Ritualistic and Therapeutic exploration of Asanas, Taoist positions, Kung Fu and Tai Chi positions – FIRST class will be an expanded exploration of standing sequence and finishing poses, including derivative routines, variations, Egyptian elements, modifications.
2/Discussion: YOGIC AND SHAMANIC PERSPECTIVES ON HEALING
Healing Perspectives of Yoga, Shamanism, and Indigenous Traditions Worldwide, Personal Authority, Personal Responsibility, Freedom, Developing a Lifetime Sacred, Healing, Meditative Practice
Pranayama: Ashtanga Yoga Pranayama: an accessible introduction to the complete routine.
Asana: Expanded Standing sequence with derivative routines, modifications, variations, Introduction to elements of Primary Series and 2nd series for all levels of practitioners of all forms of Yoga
3/Discussion: Title: Chakras: Balancing Life Force, Yoga Shamanism, and Aging, Approaching Transition with Vitality and in Clarity and Peace
Pranayama: Ashtanga Yoga Pranayama- An accessible introduction to the complete routine.
Asana: Expanded standing sequence including modifications, variations and derivative poses from Egyptian Yoga, Kung Fu and Tai Chi. 2nd series and beyond, derivative routines.
A playful exploration of beginning, intermediate and advanced positions with modifications and variations making the practice accessible to all.