Yoga Universal is organising a retreat led by two experienced tutors: Lucie Landau & Maggie Davis, with a focus on going deeper into your spiritual practice.
We believe that yoga is not just a set of physical exercises but an attitude to life.
This course will be for those who have done the BWY 255hrs Certificate course but would like to upgrade to the full 500hrs Diploma or those specifically interested in yoga philosophy and advanced practices of asana and pranayama.
The course is 95 contact hours run over 14 full day sessions in Robertsbridge, East Sussex, approximately once a month. 3 of these sessions may be a part of a residential weekend. The topics of study will be the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads. Practicals will include kriyas (cleansing practices), pranayama, meditation and progression in teaching asana, all of these will be formally assessed through essays and practical teaching.
Lucie will teach a new British wheel of yoga Foundation Course in Farnham, Surrey from September 2018.
The teacher training course has now started and will run to April 2020. Next Teacher training course is planned to start January 2021.
Thursday morning 9.30-11.00 General Mixed ability/Intermediate
THURSDAYS 6-7pm and THURSDAYS 7.15-8.15pm No need to book, classes are drop-in.
Running until 19th July. Please wear comfortable loose clothing, mats are provided but if you have your own you can bring this with you.
Mediation sessions with Lucie and Maggie most Fridays or as advertised.
Maggie sends out an e-mail letting everyone know the date of the next session.
If you would like to be on our meditation mailing list, please let us know.
(Sessions are free)
Satsang - literal meaning from Sanskrit sat meaning 'Truth', sanga meaning 'company'.
It is an Indian spiritual tradition which can mean:
(1) the company of the Highest Truth
(2) the company of an Enlightened person
(3) the company with an assembly of seekers who listen to enlightened discourses and talk about the Truth.
(Sessions are free)
The aim of our life philosophy is the realisation of the human potential by opening one's awareness to that which is usually dormant in oneself.
When one experiences the joy of being in the present or in the Self, it leads to experiencing the underlying Unity of All. Yoga gives us various paths and practices that lead to this realisation.
It can be by adopting the selfless attitude of Karma yoga (service without expectations), the worship and service of Bhakti yoga (devotion and surrender) or detached analysis of Jnana yoga (wisdom without attachment).
Hatha yoga gives us the practical advice on how to purify our body and the body's energy system. Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads or Patanjali Yoga Sutras point us to the inner wisdom which we have the potential to discover in ourselves by disciplining the mind.
Lucie is a British Wheel of Yoga teacher and teacher trainer. Her main focus is on meditation, pranayama, yoga philosophy and how these practices can enhance our every day.
Her main inspiration were the Satsangs with her spiritual teacher Prof. O. Sharma in India with whom she studied and meditated for over 30 years. Her Hatha yoga teacher in England was the late Shri Indar Nath at Patanjali Yoga center in Battle.
Before teaching yoga she was a ceramic artist. She studied at Edinburgh College of Art and later finishing postgraduate studies in Kyoto, Japan.
After that, she had her own studio for a few years. She also taught ceramics at the Art College in Prague and at Adult Education in Kent, England.
Her second degree in Hindi and Indian philosophy is from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
The most extraordinary thing in human life is to become ordinary and at peace.
Bliss and love emerge only when the illusion of being extraordinary goes away.