In this interactive 15-hour intensive, participants will explore how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) relates to yogic postures and principles. This intensive will strengthen your relationship to the natural world by introducing and exploring how to create personal balance based on the foundational principles such as: yin and yang, five elements, essence, qi and spirit.
This intensive is open to anyone interested in yoga and holistic medicine either for application to personal growth, healing arts work or yoga instruction, it is an all levels course. If you are a teacher or in the healing arts you will become fluent in investigation of yoga practice through a Chinese Medicine lens, thus absorbing this knowledge into your toolbox in order to utilize it in teaching in an informed and accurate way.
The weekend will be both lecture and experiential, deepening your understanding of subtle energies in the body as well as exploring physical anatomy such as organ systems and fascia. Lecture portion will include theories of yin and yang; five element; meridians; and energetics. First you will learn the meridians, then we will practice together experiencing each meridian in yoga postures and sequences. We will explore some rock star acupressure points with postures and therapy balls.