Yoga & Mantra
With Beate Sophia and Rosalyn White
With Special Guest Teacher Beate Sophia!
Explore the union of mind, body, and speech through ancient practices of hatha yoga and mantra yoga. This retreat will allow you to experience the harmonizing effects of breathing, postures, meditation, and chanting in the sacred traditions of Bhakti Yoga, Vinyasa, and Tibetan Buddhism. You will begin to see the powerful connection between your thoughts, language, voice, sound vibration, and manifestation.
This weekend will include:
- Yoga for all levels
- Reciting yoga mantras
- Kirtan (musical chanting)
- Tibetan mantra meditation
*Bodywork and massage available at an additional cost.
4:30-5:30 Yoga & Mantra – Beate
6:30-8:00 Opening Circle – Beate
7:30-8:00 Morning Chants – Beate
9:00-10:00 Introduction to Mantra – Beate
11:00-12:15 Yoga & Mantra- Beate
1:00-1:30 Temple Tour – Ros
1:00-4:30 Quiet time, bodywork and massage by appointment
4:30-5:30 Tibetan Mantra Meditation – Ros
7:00-8:15 Kirtan Music Gathering – Beate & Friends
7:30-8:00 Morning Chants – Beate
8:00-9:00 Yoga & Mantra – Beate
9:00-10:00 Closing Circle – Beate
12:00 Check out
YOGA & MANTRA
These yoga classes are designed for all levels, incorporating breathing, stretching, and fluid movements, guided by live chanting in the beginning and end of practice.. The postures and techniques help to stabilize and calm the nervous system, strengthen muscles, and tone the organs, bringing more ease and circulation throughout the body. You can expect to feel more relaxed, aware, harmonized, and energized from this yoga practice.
INTRODUCTION TO MANTRA
Learn about the meaning and potency of practicing mantra meditation. How can sound vibration heal our mind, body, and speech? How can our thoughts align with our words and our actions? Learn different mantras from various traditions and reconsider the words and thoughts that you use throughout the day.
TIBETAN MANTRA MEDITATION
Learn classical mantras from the Tibetan Buddhist lineage that help to harmonize the mind, body, and speech. You will experience the calming effects that mantra repetition has on your thoughts.
Experience a musical devotional gathering as traditionally practiced in India and now throughout the world. Kirtan includes repetitions of call & response singing of a sacred mantra accompanied by harmonium.
Beate Sophia is a Yoga alliance certified Yoga teacher who studied with well-respected international teachers: Cheri Rae Russell, Annie Carpenter, Swami Harish Chandra, Sheela & Sreedevi Bringi, Govind Das founder of Bhakti Yoga Shala & Tracee Stanley as well as a team of dedicated teachers at Core Power Yoga and master teachers at the Himalayan Yoga Association in Rishikesh, India. Beate has received 200 hours certifications from Annie Carpenter (Smart flow) Govind Das (Bhakti Yoga)…
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Rosalyn White has studied meditation and Tibetan art under the guidance of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Tarthang Tulku, for over forty years. She holds a BFA in Fine Arts from the California College of Art and a teaching credential from UC Berkeley. She is currently Co-Director of Ratna Ling and has been teaching classes in meditation and sacred art for over 25 years. The depth and breadth of the Tibetan teachings have had a profound influence on her…
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