Sunday, October 18, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tatsfield Village Hall
THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE EMAIL EMMA IF YOU WISH TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR THIS WORKSHOP IN THE FUTURE OR ATTEND THE WORKSHOP IN BRIGHTON ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 1st: firstname.lastname@example.org
The relationship between Shiva and Shakti represents the Dance of consciousness within all of us. The divine interplay of the masculine and feminine, sun and moon, night and day, light and dark, strength and softness…
Welcoming Yoga Teacher and Professional Dancer Eryck Brahmania (ex Ballet Rambert), Emma and Eryck have combined their backgrounds as Dance Artists to perform a short dance duet and then lead students through a Dynamic Vinyasa Flow Yoga Workshop inspired by the union of Shiva and Shakti whilst incorporating Dance movements into the Krama (yoga sequencing) of the Workshop.
This workshop is open to all individuals who enjoy a deep, flowing vinyasa practice and would like to explore the union of feminine and masculine principles within themselves. It will be sparkling with Spanda (the pulsation of life) brimming with Ananda (Joy) and bursting with Ojas (vitality)
According to the philosophy of Tantra, the entire universe is a manifestation of pure consciousness. In manifesting the universe, this pure consciousness seems to become divided into two poles or aspects, neither of which can exist without the other. Each requires the other in order to manifest its total nature.
One aspect, Shiva, is masculine, retains a static quality and remains identified with unmanifested consciousness. Shiva has the power to be but not the power to become or change. The other aspect, Shakti, is feminine, dynamic, energetic and creative. Shakti is the Great Mother of the universe, for it is from her that all form is born.
According to Tantra, the human being is a miniature universe. All that is found in the cosmos can be found within each individual, and the same principles that apply to the universe apply in the case of the individual being. In Tantrism the state of ultimate bliss is a transcendence of the dualities of male-female, universal energy-consciousness, Shiva-Shakti…
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