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Meditation Immersion Retreat, Sept 21 - 27
Presented by Shikhaa & Mayank - two modern spiritual teachers
Treat yourself to a full immersion with a week of natural & accessible meditation and enquiry, along with revitalising movement practices and uplifting kirtan singing.
Settle back into the lap of the beautiful Te Horo countryside and be immersed in a week of Being with yourSELF.
Shikhaa and Mayank's full week program will help you cultivate or deepen a regular meditation practice and receive its life-giving benefits, and learn techniques that apply the wisdom teachings to every-day situations.
-Enquire beyond the bounds of the personal filter that colours your world. An enlightened perspective in understanding yourself – from the limitations of, ‘I am small self’ to ‘I is One - ever-present and free’ based on the wisdom teachings, Advaita Vedanta (knowledge of Oneness).
-The teachings of Patanjali Yog Darshan: A selection of key verses, including the eight limbs of yoga, taught from a unique and relatable perspective.
-The wisdom of knowledge in action, from the deep teachings of Ashtavaka and Bhagavad Gita.
-Pranayam (conscious breathing) focusing on Kumbhak, how to suspend your breath effortlessly to open the transcendent state, Samadhi.
-The power of repeating Sanskrit mantras in the transformation and evolution of your consciousness.
-A full 6-day Somatic Movement course: The fundamentals will be revisited each day, plus a specific daily focus on: the back; neck and shoulders; legs and hips; torso and core; full body integration moves).
A downloadable video of the Somatic fundamentals will be made available to all participants.
-Functional Movement: A chance for regular daily practise to build new movement habits to strengthen and build stability in the body and mind.
Integrating the awareness of meditation and breath into conscious movement, to bring about clarity, ease and well-being.
-Evening chanting and kirtan to round out the day.