Ashtanga Yoga, Ayurveda and Tantra
May 22 - 29, 2010 - with Anthony "Prem" Carlisli and Heather Duplex
About the Retreat
During this retreat we will explore and share some of the mysteries of the practices of Ashtanga Yoga, Ayurveda and Tantra. We will have a morning mysore/self practice class everyday-- as well as workshops on the concepts from Prem's book, The Only Way Out Is In, A Modern Day Yogi's Commentary on the Synergy of Ashtanga Yoga, Ayurveda, and Tantra. They will add their combined 50 years of experience to subjects on principles of the pracitce of Ashtanga vinyasa Yoga (bandha,breath,drishti, etc...), alignment, adjustments, ashtanga vinyasa pranayama, , ayurvedic nutrition/ cooking, tantric meditation and sexuality. They focus on making the Ashtanga practice appropriate for each unique individual as well as teaching how to create a daily lifestyle out of the practices of Ashtanga, Ayurveda and Tantra in a fun, relaxed and informative way.
About the Teachers
Anthony "Prem" Carlisi
Prem has been practicing and teaching Ashtanga for 30 years (since the young age of 23), and is considered one of the American pioneers of Ashtanga Yoga. He was honored by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and is Certified to teach the Primary, Intermediate and Advanced series.
Prem has also done in depth Ayurvedic study with the reknowned Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr. Vasant Lad. In 1983, he initiated a 3 year course with Dr. Lad and was certified to do consultations and clinical work. Prem has also done courses with Dr. David Frawley and Dr. Robert Svoboda.
Prem's interest in Tantra was the next natural progressive step to exploring the vedic traditions and feels it completes the synergy of the Ashtanga, Ayurveda and Tantra systems. Prem's recently released book, "The Only Way Out Is In" A Modern Day Yogi's Commentary on the Synergy of Ashtanga Yoga, Ayurveda, and Tantra Available to order by going to: http://www.ashtangaworld.com/book.html Also available on Amazon.com
Heather began her Ashtanga practice with Chuck Miller 19 years ago, in 1990. Being inspired by Chuck and the practice, Heather went to Mysore, India to study with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in 1996, and was Authorized to teach by him in 2005. Along with Guruji and Chuck, Heather was a longtime student of Maty Ezraty from Yoga Works in California. Heather taught at Yoga Works for 12 years. She is an advanced practitioner and has completed the third series.
Heather has also been studying Ayurveda since 2000, and has done several study intensives with Ayurvedic teachers, Maya Tiwari (A Life of Balance) and Amadea Morningstar (The Ayurvedic Cookbook) as well as healer Paul Pitchford (Healing with Whole Foods). She has a passion for nutrition and cooking and enjoys sharing her love of it with others.
The Daily Schedule
|7:00 am||Morning tea|
|8 - 10 am||Mysore class (self practice with individual attention)|
|10 am - 1 pm||Brunch buffet|
|4 - 6 pm||Workshops and Intensives on Ashtanga vinyasa Yoga/Ayurveda/Tantra|
|6:00 pm||Dinner buffet|
|7:30 pm||Evening program - video, satsang, meditation|
The rate is inclusive of:
- Full yoga program
- Fully equipped accommodation with AC
- Full brunch and dinner buffets
- Mineral drinking water
- Herbal steam room
- Salt water swimming pool
- Wi Fi internet
- Service charge
- VAT government tax
Thank you and we look forward to you joining us.