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GOA, INDIA
MARCH 28 - APRIL 10  , 2009

TWO WEEK YOGA RETREAT
WITH KINO MACGREGOR & TIM

YOGA. LIFE . INSPIRATION

Rediscover yourself and reinvent your practice in the land of Yoga, sun-drenched beaches and pure vegetarian food. Ideally suited as a first visit to India or as a stop en route to or from Mysore.

Allow Tim and Kino MacGregor to introduce you to an indepth technical & devotional exploration of Ashtanga’s mind body-breath connection. Learn how to integrate the potential of your body in motion with your innate physical intelligence. Leave with fundamental tools that heighten your sensory awareness and concentration, build strength and flexibility, and enhance your well-being.

Throughout this course, you will challenge and begin to surpass your mental and physical limitations. You will move to a whole new way of being with your body and mind inside the practice and out. This uniquely integrated approach to Ashtanga Yoga fully establishes you in a lifestyle committment to consciousness and yoga.

WEEK ONE

SATURDAY
Welcome and Introduction
SUNDAY
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Functional & Exploratory Anatomy I:
You will learn basic functional anatomical principle that define healthy and efficient alignment.
8PM - 9PM: Meditation I: Basic Mind Training
MONDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Technique/Exploring the Vinyasa:
Three direct steps to Jumping Through/Back, Chaturanga Dandasana and integrating your arms to your torso. You begin to directly apply the anatomical principles explored on Sunday.
8PM - 9PM: Sharing Group
TUESDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
WEDNESDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM -6PM: Technique/The Surya Namaskara:
Kino and Tim lead you through a precise exploration of the wealth of the Surya Namaskara.
8PM - 9PM: Intro to Pranayama
THURSDAY
6.30AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Breath & Bandha:
The Four Bandhas & Ujjayi Breathing Demystified.
8PM -9PM: Sharing Group
FRIDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice


WEEK TWO
SUNDAY
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Functional and Exploratory Anatomy II:
You will learn basic functional anatomical principles that define healthy and efficient alignment.
8PM -9PM: Meditation II: Moving Beyond
MONDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Technique/Exploring and Understanding the Spine:
Finding your Psoas muscle, Passive Stretching and Emotional Presence.
8PM - 9PM: Sharing Group
TUESDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
WEDNESDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Technique:
Arms, Weight Bearing, Handstands and Inversions.
8PM - 9PM: Pranayama Session
THURSDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice
4PM - 6PM: Seminar:
Sprituality, Yoga Philosophy & Tradition, Q&A
8PM - 9PM: Sharing Group
FRIDAY
7AM - 7.30AM: Optional Silent Meditation
8AM - 10AM: Mysore style Ashtanga practice

* Please note some changes may occur in the schedule upon re-evaluation of the particpants in the workshop.
* The moon days during this retreat fall on Saturday, so there will be two full practice weeks.