April 15-17, 2016
At College for Every Student Conference Center and Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness
Join us for a Yoga Wellness Weekend as LCY&W welcomes Todd Norian, E-RYT 500 to Essex, NY. Todd teaches with the heartfelt intention to awaken others to their inherent potential for unlimited joy, vitality and fulfillment. Founder of Ashaya Yoga ®, Todd’s style is one of precise therapeutic alignment infused with his passion for the esoteric teachings of Tantra yoga. He excels at making deep philosophical teachings accessible. With warmth and humor, Todd creates a sanctuary of sublime transformation in which students step into the power of their own heart. All levels are welcome.
There are only 18 spots left and the deadline to save has been extended to March 17! Register now!
Align Your Body, Awaken Your Heart Through Yoga
The true path of yoga leads you back home to your heart where you discover you are already whole and complete. You already have everything you need inside of you to live a masterful life of freedom and joy. All you need to do is gain access to it. Join Todd Norian as he guides you back to your heart with a blend of therapeutic alignment techniques, uplifting heart virtues, and the empowering teachings of Tantra philosophy. When you align with nature your heart will awaken to who the universe has made you to be.
During this weekend, you will:
- Receive precise, skillful, and safe alignment instructions that promote healing
- Increase your strength, flexibility, and balance
- Practice a wide range of transformational postures including standing poses, hip openers, backbends, hand balances, inversions, forward bends, and twists.
- Explore the revelatory philosophical teachings from the Tantra tradition
- Release accumulated tensions and limiting beliefs that bind the heart
- Deepen your integration through partner work, chanting, group sharing, and contemplation
Ashaya (AH-shy-ah), a Sanskrit word that means, “abode of the heart”, blends precise therapeutic alignment techniques with empowering and spiritually uplifting heart virtues that support a total awakening and harmony of body, mind, and spirit. This transformational yoga is more than just a “yoga workout”. In addition to building strength, balance, flexibility, and healing chronic pain, you leave each class calm, focused, and inspired to live the best version of yourself.
Friday Evening – 5:30 – 9 pm – Open To a Bigger Energy
Enjoy a spacious, heart-opening practice including standing poses, backbends, hip openers, twists, and forward bends. Includes an uplifting kirtan chant, a deep restorative relaxation, and meditation.
Saturday – 10 am – 1 pm – Transform Challenges Into Life-Enhancing Change
Challenges never come to put you down. They only come when you are ready to rise up and stand strong in your power. Learn how to engage with life’s challenges with an open heart that transforms obstacles into opportunities and stumbling blocks into stepping-stones. Build core strength, flexibility, and balance with asanas including standing poses, hip openers, inversions (with modifications and prep poses), and backbends.
Organic Farm Lunch at the Essex Inn 1:30-2:30 pm
Saturday Afternoon 3-5:30 pm – Gentle Yoga and Therapeutics For the Lower Back and Hips
Release strain and stress and allow yourself to enjoy a sequence of flowing, soothing, and restorative poses. Gently open the body and practice therapeutic applications to soothe, heal, and strengthen the lower back and hips.
Sunday Morning 10 am – 1 pm – Ananda: Bliss As the Highest Purpose of the Practice
Deep in your heart of hearts lies your true nature which is characterized by Chit (recognition) and Ananda (the highest level of joy). The highest purpose of the practice is ultimately to know yourself and your connection to nature. When you are in your heart, all self-criticism and self-judgment dissolves and you experience a kind of peace and unity with all that’s happening in your life. You recognize the perfection of the universe in all of its diversity. Practice an inspiring sequence of postures that reconnects you to your heart where you recognize you are already whole and complete. End with a deep relaxation integrating body, mind, and heart.
Pricing – Early Bird Registration by March 17, 2016
- Friday Evening – $55
- Saturday Morning – $65
- Lunch at the Essex Inn $20
- Saturday Afternoon – $55
- Sunday Morning – $65
- Any 2 Workshops – $110
- Any 3 Workshops – $150
- Whole Wellness Yoga Weekend – $195
- Whole Weekend After March 17 – $225
The workshops/weekend will sell out – a limit of 60 spaces per day. Only 18 spaces left! Please register today!
Send a check with your chosen workshop(s) and lunch to:
PO Box 102
Essex, NY 12936
Questions – 518.963.4300