The Heart of Ashtanga Weekend in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain
with Diana Christinson
The Heart of Ashtanga Weekend Workshop
Pranic Practice: Ashtanga Through the Fourth Limb
This session includes a discussion of prana and its value in the ashtanga system of asana and vinyasa. Diana will explore energy and breath within the practice. She will teach on the importance of understanding the 5 vayus and how they are responsible for distributing energy throughout the entire body, thereby increasing our physical, energetic, and emotional health. You will learn specific practices to increase the pranic value of your daily practice. Includes a 40 minute led asana practice.
Introduction to Second Series
This session includes 80% of the 2nd series of ashtanga yoga. Diana will teach modifications and provide detailed instruction on the particulars of Second Series/Nadi Shodhana. Followed by Q & A session.
Integrating Prana into Your Mysore Practice
This session begins with a 30-minute discussion on the power of a mysore practice: owning it, making it "your practice". Followed by a 2-hour mysore practice. Finish with discussion and teaching on taking your 2-hour yoga practice into the other 22 hours of your day. Learn to bring prana generated on you mat into your life.
Wim Hof Method Workshop
"We can do more than what we think. It's a belief system that I have adopted and it has become my motto. There is more than meets the eye and unless you are willing to experience new things, you'll never realize your full potential." ~ Wim Hof, Becoming the Iceman
The Wim Hof Method's Vision is to "give people more control over their body and mind through a natural method. Through optimal circulation and conductivity surpassing physical and mental boundaries." The two hours workshop will increase your energy, improve moods and athletic performance, strengthen your immune and cardiovascular systems using breath and concentration training, and cold exposure.
- Learn specific breath practice
- Meditation/concentration practice/yoga
- Cold exposure training (including Brown fat activation)
- Study the science and research supporting these 3 practices