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November 2014
$30; $25 for Deva TTs/Grads

Awakening the Light in the Heart

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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In this workshop we’ll begin with a discussion on the light in the heart and sutra 1:36. Our physical (asana) practice will be brief yet help prepare the body and mind for a deeper level of awareness. The apex of class will focus on a longer yet guided experience of awakening the light in the heart. The practice will include chanting, pranayama (breathing), meditation, and kriya (movement of energy) techniques. Great practice for clearing away sorrow, doubt, and fear. It…

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$30

Viveka Shakti: Tame the Voice in Your Head and Touch your Soul

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Viveka Shakti is the power of discernment: the ability to identify what is really you and filter out the often overwhelming voices of the psychological and biological minds. In this Moon-centered and very intentional practice and conversation, we will explore tools to identify and disengage from the fluctuations of the mind, and discuss how intentional practice of asana, pranayama, and meditation can help bring you closer to your divine self. Expect a deeply relaxing and centering outcome. SIGN UP ONLINE

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$40 per session

Intro to Vedic Chant

November 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Exploring the transformative potential of sound, through the art & discipline of Vedic chant with Kristina Ahern, E-RYT 500, Registered Yoga Therapist & Certified Vedic Chant Teacher. Increased focus & memory, healing vibrations for the body & emotions, enhanced breath capacity and connection to something higher than ourselves can all be experienced through the practice of this ancient tradition. In this introduction class series, you will: Develop your voice & expression (no singing experience necessary) Learn how to form the…

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$30 per session, or $110 for the entire series

Pitta Dosha: The Force of Fire and Transformation

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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We’ll heat it up for our third session with a focus on Pitta and the relationship between the element of fire and the process of transformation. We’ll address how balancing two opposing elements can either lead to greater efficiency and improved discernment, or it can lead to anger, impatience, frustration, and envy. Knowing when to stoke the fire and when to tame it will prepare you to stay cool, calm and ready to greet the world with grace. Cost:$30 per…

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$20 ($15 for Devanadi TTs/grads)

ParaYoga®: Extensions & Mudras: Yoga to Help Your Meditation Flow

November 14 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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This 2-hour workshop will give you a long, balanced practice rooted in the Hatha, Tantra and Ayurvedic yoga practice known as ParaYoga. Begin with intention, learn how to prepare (adhikara) and warm-up in a mindful way using special breathing, extended spinal poses, core strengthening, and more. A variety of standard extensions and mudras (seals) will be taught such as Maha Mudra, a comfortable meditation seat, Tadaka Mudra and more – including philosophy on the benefits of using extensions and mudras…

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$20 ($15 for Devanadi TTs/grads)

ParaYoga®: Inversions – Yoga to Lighten Up!

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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This 2-hour workshop will give you a long, balanced practice rooted in the ParaYoga approach to Inversion Poses. Begin with intention, then learn how to prepare (adhikara) and warm-up in a mindful way using special breathing, shoulder and hamstring opening, back strengthening, and more. We’ll break down and show options for inversions such as Headstand and Shoulderstand, as well as modifications and strength-building tools for those aren’t able to practice freely in the middle of the room. Then cool down with…

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$30

Intro to Tantra & Yoga: Tools for Radiant Living

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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What is Tantra and how is it different from Yoga? Why is Tantra so important in the 21st century? How does Tantra complement Yoga, Ayurveda, and other forms of healing? This workshop will help you, whether you are new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, learn tools to help invest in your personal practice. Tantra offers the perfect balance between intellectual and experiential learning. As a compliment to your study of Yoga, Ayurveda, and other paradigms of health and healing,…

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$30 ($15 for TT grads)

Yoga to FREE Your LOWER BACK & HIPS: Exploring Triangle

November 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Many adults complain of a dull lower back ache (usually right sided) that brings on irritability as well as general discomfort. Sometimes yoga and exercise makes it worse. In this workshop, Tanya uses alignment and personal attention to help YOU find steadiness and ease in the poses that often make you cringe. Great for women, especially those with lower back, hip and SI joint pain – especially after childbirth. All levels welcome! SIGN UP ONLINE

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$30 ($25 for DevaTTs)

Bandhas (Energetic Locks) Workshop

November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Have you ever wondered how some yoga practitioners just seem to float through their practice? How they appear to be lighter in their movement? Join Anne Gustin 500hr Graduate of Devanadi for an afternoon practice working with Bandha (energetic locks) and explore how to create lightness in your practice. Let’s discover the physical, spiritual and energetic ways that working with Bandha can take your yoga practice to the next level. We will review the basics of Bandha and its ability…

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Devanadi’s Wellness Festival

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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FREE Thai Yoga Bodywork mini-sessions FREE Ayurvedic Pulse readings FREE Chakra readings FREE Chai FREE snacks exploring the 6 tastes of Ayurvedic cooking Boutique and shopping for the holidays!   RSVP ONLINE

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$30 ($15 for TT grads)

CHATURANGA Workshop: Strength, Grace and Ease

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Love it or hate it, Chaturanga Dandasana, or Four Limbed Staff Pose, is tough as far as strength goes, but considered the 4th easiest pose for technique according to BKS Iyengar. Observing a variety of Chaturanga styles, learn options and tools to help you learn to make this pose safe, focused and fun! Come ready to leave your old Chaturanga behind and launch into a new world of strength and steadiness. We’ll also explore Up Dog and Down Dog, too,…

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$30 ($15 for TT grads)

Intro to the Chakras & Subtle Anatomy

November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Come learn about the Chakras – subtle energy centers in the body that help distribute prana or chi, as well as act as the connector between the physical and energetic bodies. We’ll also learn about the Nadis, or energy lines the conduct prana (chi) for optimal health. See how Hatha Yoga is a synchronicity of body, breath and energy. Handout provided. Lecture-based – no yoga poses, therefore yoga experience necessary. All are welcome! SIGN UP ONLINE

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$20; $15 for Deva TTs/grads

Take Care! Daily Self-Care Rituals Using Yoga and Ayurveda

November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Cleanse! Heal! Glow! Did you know that Yoga and Ayurveda (the sister healing tradition of yoga) have amazing self-care practices to help cleanse yourself of toxins, increase your vitality, and help you shine? Come to this workshop to learn the traditional ritual of Dinacharya, or Ayurvedic daily self-care routine. Class will include a brief study of the Ayurvedic doshas, or constitutions of vata, pitta and kapha, plus what practices to use based on your imbalance to help restore optimal health.…

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$40 per session

Intro to Vedic Chant

November 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Exploring the transformative potential of sound, through the art & discipline of Vedic chant with Kristina Ahern, E-RYT 500, Registered Yoga Therapist & Certified Vedic Chant Teacher. Increased focus & memory, healing vibrations for the body & emotions, enhanced breath capacity and connection to something higher than ourselves can all be experienced through the practice of this ancient tradition. In this introduction class series, you will: Develop your voice & expression (no singing experience necessary) Learn how to form the…

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$20

Monthly Restorative Workshop

November 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Devanadi Yoga,
4401 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Restore your mind, restore your body and restore your spirit! Restorative Yoga uses blankets, bolsters and blocks to completely support the body in restful postures which encourage the body to relax, open, renew and heal. As the body releases deeply, the mind grows quiet and reflective, bringing you into a more balanced state. Treat yourself to a restorative afternoon and refresh your body, mind and soul. You’ll leave this workshop feeling renewed and rejuvenated! Register now as space is limited.…

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