NRITYA YOGA - YOGA OF DANCE INTENSIVE/MASTER CLASS/TEACHER TRAINING & OPEN TO ALL! : LEVEL I (100HRS)
100 HOURS OF TRAINING. OPEN TO ALL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS,( WOMEN & MEN). ALSO FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THEIR YOGA, DANCE OR SPIRITUAL PRACTICE TO A HIGHER LEVEL.
For individuals taking it as a Master Class/Specialized Training: Experience in Yoga or Dance is an asset but not necessary.
For Individuals taking it as a Teacher Training- Level I: Must have Yoga or Dance Experience.
Yoga (Jyog), Meditation and Indian Sacred dance are inseparable. It is believed that the sacred scriptures were handed down to us through expression, movement, and rhythm of dance; a dynamic form of Yoga (jyog) practiced by the ancient yogis and yoginis of the temples! This training series offers a holistic practice that goes beyond technique and structure; and emphasizes the whole being; learning and practicing a philosophy of life in motion, in harmony with the true meaning of Yoga (Jyog).
* Origins of Nritya Yoga and Yoga Philosophy
* The role and responsibility of the Nritya Yoga Teacher
* Techniques and Meathods used to transmit knowledge
* Nritya Yoga Postures(including eye, neck, torso, heart center, Hip, feet, body postures, mudras, chakra center techniques)
* Yoga and Nritya Yoga Mudras (sacred symbollic hand and body gestures)
* Mudra Vigyan (Mudra Therapy )
* Pranayam breathwork for the Nritya Yoga Postures
* Nritya Yoga Postures - Level I
* Nritya Yoga Ancient Tantric Techniques of Trance Dance (Siva and Shakti) - Level I
* Nritya Yoga Meditation in Motion using mudras and movement
* and much much more!
Nritya Yoga combines techniques and philosophy of various forms of yoga traditions, sacred dance traditions, Mudra & meditation techniques and mudra/movement/dance therapy traditions of India. A rare opportunity to truly explore the roots of the ancient philosophies and practices of yoga, and bring this wisdom to a more modern day practice. An experience that truly incorporates the body, mind & spirit; spiritually inspiring and soulfully uplifting!
Schedule: July 23 - August 3, 2018 Monday - Friday 9 am to 5pm (80 hours) + 20 hours of work, study and practice prior to taking this training session given by Amrita Choudhury.
Amrita Choudhury has been teaching for the past 30 years and founded Nritya Yoga in 1999. She was educated at Rabindranath Tagores school in India (Santiniketan), where the relationship between nature, spirituality and the arts was part of everyday life. Amrita's greatest teachers and inspiration was her late grandfather, a great Yogi and Shaivite priest in India, the last surviving temple Yogini of East India, Sashimani Mahari who has been her teacher, her great Aunt saint and Yogini Ma Anandamayee and her Dance Gurus : her mother and Guru Chittaranjan Acharya. She is educated in the sacred arts of dance, yoga and mudras and works in the field of movement/Dance Therapy. Amrita has also performed Anthropological research related to the ancient tantric temple yogi/yoginis of India and their dance/yoga practices. She carries a degree in Anthropology and is a respected yoga-dance researcher and choreographer. She believes that Yoga, movement, and dance is the source of life, an expression of life and simply a way of life; an ancient philosophy of life in graceful motion.
Tuition: $1850 (includes training manual)
Initial payment of NYTT $520 ( including paypal charges)
Remaining payment of NYTT $1392 (including paypal charges) for Canadian residents
Remaining payment of NYTT $1383 (including paypal charges) for residents outside of Canada
Please fill out the application form and send back : NYapplication2015english.pdf
All deposits and registration payments for this course/workshop are final. There are not refunds or transfers after payment has been made.To register or obtain further information please contact
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