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Learn to lead this internationally celebrated prana yoga and free-form movement meditation led by Ariana Bates. For yoga teachers and you adventurers who are interested in the interconnections of yoga and dance, this Trance Dance intensive provides the basic tools to explore the foundations of Yoga Trance Dance.
We are all born knowing how to dance; this inherent movement is well documented as one of the oldest planetary yogas. Evolving since 1994, Yoga Trance Dance, created by Shiva Rea, is a contemporary exploration of the spirit of dance within yoga. Beginning with sahaja prana vinyasa or the experience of prana initiating yogasanas in a spontaneous, natural flow, yoga trance dance unfolds into an exploration of free-form, breath driven movement to liberate one’s creative life force and cultivate embodied freedom.
The Intensive Includes:
¥ Global overview of the power of free-form movement in human history
¥ Exploration of cross-cultural trance roots and movement meditation
¥ Dancing universe – Cosmology of Nataraj within Yoga
¥ Roots of sahaja flow within yoga and dancing mystics throughout history
¥ The power of invocation and sound – five opening invocations and mantra
¥ Leading sahaja flow for every body – essential 12 offering movements
¥ Devotion in motion – Prana Flow Namaskars for Yoga Trance Dance
¥ Sahaja Prana Vinyasa™ – pathways for integrating sahaja flow into vinyasa forms
¥ Guiding elemental movement from the earth to space
¥ Guiding kriyas and free-form ecstatic dance ¥ Leading the power of collective movement
¥ The nature of movement – yoga trance dance outdoors
¥ Creating the musical wave of Yoga Trance Dance
¥ Invoking and weaving the poetic language of the body
25 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training that can be applied toward Prana Vinyasa Teacher Training Certification with Shiva Rea and the Samudra Global School Of Yoga Detailed Yoga Trance Dance Teacher Training Manual This course is for Yogis that would like to enrich their personal practice and for Yogis on the teaching path that are interested in teaching Yoga Trance Dance. To gain Yoga Trance Dance certification, you need to be a 200hr certified yoga teacher and complete an evaluation project with Ariana Bates (following this training).
Personal investment £325 early bird price ( until August 2017 ) then £375.
More About Ariana Bates, M.A. Ariana is an energetic ritual leader who knows how to spark the fun dance fire! So whether you love to dance or loath to dance, you will enjoy the universal rhythmic beat of Yoga Trance Dance. Ariana loves to dance, move, express and be free! Yoga Trance Dance with Ariana Bates is often described as fun, exciting, meditative and mystical; where the divine intersects the dance. As a leader, you can expect Ariana to teach with clarity, love and patience. Ariana is living life full on through service, adventure, community, and movement.
Ariana Bates shares Yoga Trance Dance® at Yoga Teacher Trainings and at Festivals, like the Sedona Yoga Festival, San Fran Green Fest, Mantra Mela, Love Long Beach Fest and more! A California native with a global vision, Ariana is a resident teacher at Ecstatic Dance LA, Agape and at Yogalution and her yoga adeventures include: Greece, India, United Kingdom, Costa Rica, Hawaii, and Mexico. In 2012, Ariana co- created Free Yoga On The Beach in the LBC: more info at facebook.com/fyotb. Ariana is a life long learner, and her education includes: MA in Counseling, 500 RYT, Shiva Rea Samudra Global Yoga School and Cloud 9 Yoga. Serving the collective flow, Ariana is also an assistant to Shiva Rea. www.arianabates.com