The Tim Miller workshop from February 28-March 2, 2014 at the Shores Resort in Daytona Beach, FL is SOLD OUT!!
Thank you to everyone who signed up!
Tim Miller has been studying and teaching Ashtanga Yoga for over thirty years and was the first American certified to teach by Pattabhi Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. Tim has a thorough knowledge of this ancient system, which he imparts in a dynamic, yet compassionate and playful manner. “My goal as a teacher is to inspire a passion for practice. The practice itself, done consistently and accurately, is the real teacher.” Tim teaches workshops and retreats throughout the United States and abroad. Please scroll down for more details on this amazing weekend.
This is Tim’s first visit to Yoga Bala and we are so very excited and grateful. This is a rare opportunity to study and practice with a real Yoga Master – not to be missed.
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Here are the session breakdown:
Friday, February 28th 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Taming the Mind
For all levels including complete beginners
An introduction to the first chapter of the Yoga Sutras, “Samadhi Pada”Includes an in depth examination of how the methodology of the Ashtanga Yoga system supports the philosophical principles presented by Patanjali and a light 35 to 45 min practice focused on the central role of the breath to quiet the mind.
Saturday Morning, March 1st 10:00am – 12:30pm
Enlightening the Body
For students with at least six months practice
A brief look at “Sadhana Pada”, chapter two of the Yoga Sutras, followed by Yoga Chikitsa, the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga, presented as an archetype of intelligent Sadhana. This will be a strong practice focusing on the first goal of Sadhana–purifying the body and bringing clarity to the sense organs.
Saturday Afternoon, March 1st 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Asana as a mirror for self study
For all levels + anyone with an interest in yoga or anatomy
An opportunity for students to ask practice related questions and receive guidance regarding the biomechanics of troublesome asanas, techniques for addressing particularly dense areas of the body, and new strategies to work intelligently and therapeutically to support the healing of old injuries.
Sunday Morning, March 2nd 10:00am – 12:30pm
Awakening the subtle body
For students with a least 2 years yoga practice
An introduction to Nadi Shodana, the Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Yoga, including an explanation of the Pranamaya Kosha, the subtle body that contains nadis (energy channels) and chakras (the elemental centres). A strong practice will focus on the first half of the intermediate series, backbends and twists.
An introduction to Pranayama; Pranayama is an important link between the external practice of Yoga and the internal experience of Yoga, achieved when we can focus our attention inward. This class will provide step by step instructions on how to develop a personal pranayama practice that is safe, progressive and intelligent.