with Yannis Andritsos
Saturday February 14th, 1.30-4.30pm
BACKBENDING MASTER CLASS
Back bending postures are an invaluable aid in maintaining full mobility and flexibility of the spine, shoulders, chest and back. They restore youthfulness to the body helping one feel young. You will learn the fundamental tools needed to practice back bending with precision and confidence.
Purification Sequence of Pranayama and Meditation will include ancient pranayama (breathing), visualization and concentration techniques. Pranayama uses the breath and the entire respiratory system to purify and strengthen the nerves, which leads to greater control of the senses and calmer and clearer mind; purifies the physical body and the subtle body of toxic impurities.
The workshop will finish with Yoga Nidra – Deep Healing Relaxation, which is the best antidote for all impurities, it dispels tension and fatigue in the physical body; relieves depression, anxiety, craving; rejuvenates and energizes all systems – physical and subtle – bolstering the human’s natural healing capacity, leading to integral purification of all aspects of human being (physical, energetic, emotional, mental and spiritual).
For all levels of practitioners.
Sunday, February 15th, 1.30-4.30pm
INVERSIONS MASTER CLASS
Come and learn all the special tricks of the Inversions. Learn how they help to increase the flexibility and health of the spine and stimulate the spinal chakras. These postures bring pure oxygenated blood to the brain, heart pituitary and thyroid glands. They strengthen the shoulders, arms and wrists, and bring balance and poise to the body, as well as increase mental power and clarity, sharpness and confidence. Personal attention will be given throughout. This sequence will also include ancient pranayama (breathing), concentration techniques, directed visualizations, and powerful mantras to establish perfect psychic rhythm to mental patterns which puts power behind your thoughts making it easier to achieve your goals in life. These ancient techniques have only been passed down by word of mouth from teacher to disciple and continue to be taught in this way. This class culminates in a final meditation to manifest your soul’s longings into the world.
For all levels of practitioners.
Yiannis has been a dedicated teacher for over six years, with a specialty in Dharma Yoga, which is a Hatha-Raja Yoga passed in authentic tradition by Sri Dharma Mittra. He is an avid student of Bhakti yoga, Karma yoga, Sanskrit, meditation and pranayama (sacred breathing practices).Yiannis met the great yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra, with whom he has been studying and practicing full time since 2002.
Inspired and awed by the way that yoga has transformed his life, Yiannis teaches so others may also experience the many amazing benefits of yoga to the body, mind and soul. He feels incredibly grateful and blessed to be able to share all that yoga has to offer in a positive and inspiring way. Yiannis’s yoga is deeply focused, but also fun, spontaneous, and appropriate for all levels of practitioners, as various options and variations of each pose are always offered. Coordinating movement with breath allows for the detoxification of energy channels, deeper concentration and meditation, and works to elevate and balance his students’ energy.
£35 for one workshop/£65 for both workshops