YogaJaya Newsletter: August 2008
“The truth is that, no matter what kind of game you find yourself in, no matter how good or bad the luck, you can change your life completely with a single thought or a single act of love.”
GREGORY DAVID ROBERTS
YOGAJAYA AUGUST SPECIAL GUESTTEACHERFACULTY
jason birch & jacqueline hargreaves
guest teachers, jason & jacquline will be teaching special classes, courses and workshops for the month of august at yogajaya studio! their approach embodies a comprehensive look at hatha yoga in a fresh and inspiring way!
the next 4 month schedule from september to december term will be announced soon!
yoga alliance 200 hour,
!! LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR TEACHER TRAINING !!
Public Info Session !
Saturday, July 26th from 17:00 at Practice Esaka studio.
(Free of charge. Tea provided.)
Patrick Oancia, Emil Wendel, Simon Borg-Olivier,
Chris Kummer, Iva Drtina-Hall, Dave Dobson,
Koko (Junko) Niwa
WORKSHOPS AND RETREATS
japan debut workshop & retreat
mountain retreat september 12th-15th 2008
tokyo weekend workshop september 20th-21st 2008
clive sheridan has been one of the the main teachers and greatly inspired emil wendel, simon borg-olivier, louisa sear, and many others! enjoy this rare chance to retreat with clive in a beautiful remote japan mountain setting just 2 hours from tokyo!
all of the daily sessions clive will conduct in japan during the mountain retreat and weekend workshop will start with a meditation practice and pranayama class followed by an asana class. in each afternoon session, clive will give a discourse on the inner teachings of yoga, followed by a second asana class and finishing the day with pranayama.
the retreat will be held at the spiritually renowned “mitake mountain”. mitake has been worshipped since ancient times with many sacred locations for ascetic training. musashi-mitake shrine is situated at the pinnacle of the mountain (929 meters), and is accessible to the public only by climbing or cable car. the original musashi-mitake shinto shrine was built 2100 years ago, and is one of the most spiritual sites that can be found in kanto area.
PATRICK OANCIA 2008 HATHA YOGA TOUR
attend a workshop with patrick in one of the following places from august through september!
august 3-8 : jivamukti munich, munich germany
august 11-17 : boom festival, idanha-a-nova, portugal
september 22-29 : tuscany retreat, casola italy
august 23-24 : shanti cape town, cape town
august 30- : lotus studio, knysna
august 31- september 5 : africa yoga, st.francis bay
september 5-7 : yoga warrior, johannesburg
ITALY YOGA RETREAT
with patrick oancia (yogajaya director) &
qbi (inspya yoga hamburg, germany director)
september 20th-27th, 2008 tuscany, italy
to be held in a beautifully reformed 15th century convent in the beautiful lunigiana region set in deep in unspoiled nature untouched by tourism!
the retreat will include daily meditation/pranayama, and asana, accomodation and amazing vegetarian friendly meals.
YOGAJAYA GOES TO BOOM FESTIVAL IN PORTUGAL!
august 11-18, 2008
boom is an independent culture and artistic expression event. it crosses different art forms like music, paint, graffiti, multimedia, installations, land art, theatre, cinema, or videoart. besides a huge line up based on arts, boom has a cultural hub inside it, with conferences, workshops, fine arts gallery and presentations. altogether there are about 400 artists in every edition of the boom festival. there’s a full multidisciplinary atmosphere within the venue.
JASON BIRCH & JACQUELINE HARGREAVES
hatha yoga: an integrated practice
saturdays & sundays, august 2008
at yogafest 2008
in his 3rd year at japan’s yogafest yoga conference in yokohama, patrick will introduce the following workshops::
september 19 – narrative instruction vs adjustment, demonstration
september 20 – dynamic hatha yoga
see yogafest website for details!
moving energy with yoga
COURSE AND PROGRAMS
YIN YOGA COURSE
‘nourishing the energetic body’ by jacqueline hargreaves
5 sundays 12:50-14:20 – august 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
‘diamonds and pearls of yoga’ by jason birch
4 wednesdays 18:30-20:00 – august 6, 13, 20, 27
YOGAJAYA HATHA YOGA BASIC COURSE
designed to help beginners get a head start!
september wednesday course 18:30-20:00 – september 3, 10, 17, 24
september sunday course 12:50-14:20 – september 7, 14, 21, 28
yogajaya program with personal consultations