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Join the Acroyoga Flying Therapeutics Workshop

haein-acroyogaAcroYoga blends the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics, and the loving kindness of healing arts. These three lineages form the foundation of a practice that cultivates trust, playfulness, and community.

Workshop Description :
Immerse yourself in the realm of the healing arts. This workshop is an invitation to deepen your relationship to yourself, your fellow students and to the practice of AcroYoga. This workshop will be focusing on the relaxing, rejuvenating and healing practices of Thai massage and Flying Therapeutic. Starting with Asana sequence that teaches basic body mechanics and has a focus on self-love cultivation, in preparation for the dance of Thai massage. The massage techniques learned on the floor are then translated to the flying work, using the element of gravity to amplify the healing flow of prana. Often, we will work in teams of three for safety and support, and everyone will have the opportunity to base and fly, give and receive. This training also offers invaluable tools for yoga teachers, massage therapists and energy workers who wish to develop a new dimension of healing touch for students or clients.

Open to all levels of ability and there’s no need to come with a partner.

About the instructor Haein Cho
Originally from South Korea, Haein grew up in Auroville, spiritual community in South India. She’s a certified Watsu & massage therapist and as well as Yoga & Level 2 Acro yoga instructor. Haein shares AcroYoga as a practice that is available for every body, age, and ability, aiming to support all beings through movement, connection, and play. With a background in Aquatic body work, she brings in a unique softness in her Acro Yoga practice with fine balance between effortless movement and body control. She shares her passion in form of retreat or workshop or a class or in festivals and conventions in Mexico, Peru, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Greece, India, Korea, and Taiwan. www.movingyogis.com 

Date/ time: Saturday 2 December at 14:00-17:00

Price: 45€ 

Location: Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels-Center

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Introductory workshop: learn how to teach a yoga class for children

yoga kikaJoin the workshop « Le Yoga de Kika » (4 hours introduction to children’s yoga)

Objectives:

  • Learn how to teach a yoga class for children, based on the book “Le Yoga de Kika”.
  • Explore the benefits of yoga and breathing techniques
  • Practice the 14 postures of the book and the 4 relaxation stories
  • Observe, discuss, prepare and co-teach a children’s yoga class with the book

Who should attend this workshop ?

  • Open to everyone: educators, healthcare professionals, yoga teachers, parents and grandparents

What will you receive ?

  • 4 hours of practical, hands-on children’s yoga and relaxation
  • the book “Le Yoga de Kika” to introduce yoga to your children immediately! 

About the book
Le Yoga de Kika is a wonderfully entertaining and educational guide to discovering the benefits of yoga aimed at children. The heroine of the book, 6 years old Kika, guides children through a simple sequence of postures as they discover how yoga can help them relax and bring well-being to their daily lives. Delightful illustrations full of humor accompany the child as she unwinds in the company of Kika.

When: Sunday 26 November 2017, at 14:00-18:00
Where: Sampoorna Yoga Studio, rue du Houblon/ Hopstraat 40, 1000 Brussels
Price: 65 € (including the book “Le Yoga de Kika”)
Language: the workshop will be given in French (clarifications in English are possible)

To register, please send an email to Ulrike (cc:  Sampoorna ), and you will receive payment instructions by email.

More information on the Sampoorna site.

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Join the headstand workshop on 4 June 2017

AmbikaYoga_14Learn to do the headstand safely and correctly!

Sampoorna Yoga Studio organises Sunday Special classes, on the first Sunday of each month: these are long hatha yoga classes focusing on a specific theme.

This month (4 June) the theme is HEADSTAND (Sirshasana)

You’ll do exercises that prepare and strengthen the areas required for headstand, and practice the full posture step by step, learning to do it safely and correctly.

This workshop is not suitable for complete beginners.

Place: Sampoorna Yoga Studio

Price: 25€, or one tick in your yoga pass plus 5€


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Join a beginner’s yoga workshop in the Sampoorna Yoga Studio

Kick-start your practice and discover yoga beyond physical postures!

We’ll go through a basic hatha yoga class in slow motion learning the details of each pose to practice yoga correctly and safely. We also explore some basic breathing exercises (pranayama) and get an introduction to the principles and philosophy of yoga.

 No previous yoga experience required. This workshop is for everyone regardless of your level of fitness, weight, health, age etc.

Where: Sampoorna Yoga Studio, rue du Houblon/ Hopstraat 40, 1000 Brussels
When:
Saturday 20 May at 14:00-17:00
Price: 45€ (students/unemployed 35€)
Teachers: Hanna & Devananda


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Some impressions of the latest juicing workshop

20170318-juicingOn 18 March I organised a slow juicing & smoothie workshop in collaboration with Sampoorna Yoga studio. The wonderful Sophie Claeys of the Yoga Bar hosted the workshop in her spacious kitchen and 7 other lovely ladies joined in.

There were 2 slow juicers (JazzMax) and one Vitamix blender working overtime to make the fabulous creations concocted by the attendees. One juice after the other was churned out slowly & deliberately, one more tasty than the other… as it’s all about finding the balance between the right amount of sweet & more tangy or bitter vegetables and fruits as well as the added boosters & kicks as my inspirator Kris Carr calls them.

  • If you wish to organise a slow juicing & smoothie workshop at your home, simply drop me a note. I organise them for groups as from 6 people.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

 


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Sunday special at Sampoorna Yoga studio: Sun Salutations

ramdas-ssAt Sampoorna Yoga Studio, thes Sunday Special classes, on the first Sunday of each month, are long hatha yoga classes focusing on a specific theme.

In March, the month when Springs starts, we attempt to bring out the sun more often, so the focus will be on the Sun Salutation and its variations. Teacher Ramdas will create a challenging full-body workout with the sun salutation flow, toning and stretching and strengthening all muscles – you’ll have fun in the process.

Date/ time: Sunday 5 March, 1-3PM
Location: Sampoorna Yoga Studio, 40, Rue Du Houblonstraat, 1000 BXL
Price: 25€, or one tick in your yoga pass plus 5€

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Slow juicing & smoothie workshop in Brussels on 18 March 2017

Enjoy your fruits & vegetables in a whole new way!
On Saturday 18 March I organize a slow juicing & smoothie workshop with all organic ingredients.

 JAZZ MAXWant to learn about the art of juicing, making smoothies, preparing fresh organic pestos, purees, smoothies and more?
We will be using the JazzMax slow juicer & powerful Vitamix blender to make different delicacies. During the workshop you’ll discover the ins & outs of juicing and blending, which vegetable and fruit combinations work best, when to juice, how to prepare, how to clean, how to store. As well as how to make your own nut milk & butters, veggie spreads, pesto and smoothies.
Date & time: Saturday 18 March, 2-5PM
Location
: Jette, Brussels (exact address will be communicated upon your reservation)
Price: 40€
The price includes workshop, all organic ingredients, and the opportunity to buy a Jazz Max juicer with a special discount. 
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