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Laughing River Yoga is excited to welcome Jill Satterfield, founder of Vajra Yoga and Meditation, for a weekend workshop October 1st and 2nd. Jill has been teaching yoga for over twenty years. She brings extensive knowledge and experience in both yoga and meditation practices as well as humor, kindness and the thought provoking presentations.
To learn more about Jill check out this yoga peeps interview: http://yogapeeps.com/main/2006/episode-25-jill-satterfield-vajra-yoga-2/168 .
If you are interested in learning more about her workshop at Laughing River click here.
Come practice yoga, surf, swim, and relax on the beach as you explore the natural beauty of the Nicoya Peninsula.
A typical day looks like:
7:00-9:30 am Morning yoga
10:30 am Share a group brunch provided by the Villa Cortes chef
11:30 am onwards Free time for:
- Canopy Tour
- Kayaking in the local estuaries
- Jungle Buggie Rentals: golf carts, scooters, & Tuk-Tuks
- Turtle watching
- Horseback riding
- Learn Spanish
- Boogie Boarding
- Massage (available at Villa Cortes, or other locations around Nosara)
- Spa treatments
or anything else your heart …
Sofi and I have been busy planning the curriculum for the Laughing River Yoga 200 hour teacher training that begins in January. I enjoy having a friend and colleague with whom I can discuss the depths of yoga. I feel inspired, challenged, and motivated by our conversations. The arching theme for our training will be the koshas, or sheaths, which are the five bodies that make up each of our bodies. It is a whole body …
taken from YogaJournal.com
Yoga teacher Nicki Doane’s response:
The bandhas are an extremely important part of your asana practice. They relate to the subtle body: Mula Bandha (Root Lock), for example, is essentially the practice of containing your energy so that you don’t leak the subtle life force that you are so earnestly cultivating in your asana practice. Its physical counterpart is the perineum muscle, which …
I just discovered the most amazing advice column on the online magazine The Rumpus. This is powerful stuff worth a read and helpful for inspiring a good cry. Read it here: http://therumpus.net/2011/07/dear-sugar-the-rumpus-advice-column-78-the-obliterated-place/ .
Remember this album from back in the day, all about being ourselves and loving who we are? It reminds us to sing, enjoy each other and to not take ourselves so seriously. This fourth of July, I wish you the only freedom that lasts, the freedom that comes from within. Laughing River Yoga will have an abbreviated schedule on July 4th. Emily will teach Kripalu from 9-10:30 am. Hope to see you there. We might even do some singing together…