Ceremonia de Sonido y Cacao
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

Ceremonia de Sonido y Cacao

  • Carrer de Pamplona 88 Barcelona Spain (map)
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Durante esta noche íntima, compartiremos nuestros corazones y voces, con el sonido sagrado y el cacao ceremonial. Juntos, crearemos un espacio seguro para la curación y la transformación, en el cual podemos liberar energía bloqueada, recuperar nuestro poder y elevar nuestra frecuencia. Al expresar nuestros sonidos únicos, conectamos con nuestra sabiduría interior, clarificamos y proyectamos nuestros intenciones, encontramos el equilibrio, y sanamos nuestros mentes, cuerpos, y espíritus! 

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Join us for an intimate evening of sharing our hearts and voices through sacred sound and ceremonial cacao. Together, we will create a safe space for healing and transformation, in which we can release blocked energy, reclaim our power, and shift our frequencies, coming into resonance with our natural state. Through expressing our unique sounds, we connect with our inner wisdom, clarify and project our intentions, find balance, and heal our minds, bodies, and spirits!

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Nourish Thy Self
Jul
29
to Aug 3

Nourish Thy Self

Gift yourself the space to ground, reconnect and be nourished after your time at Boom Festival. Together we will share movement, song, sound healing, and ceremony, inviting our highest alignment into this reality! Supported by the plant medicine Cacao we will explore what it means to connect to heart space, adding depth and texture to how we experience joy, bliss, and love. 

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Heart Centered Desert Campout
Sep
17
to Sep 19

Heart Centered Desert Campout

  • Joshua Tree National Park (map)
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Take the time to nourish, ground, and set clear, heart-centered intentions supported by the natural beauty of Joshua Tree National Park.

In this 2-night campout we will share song, ceremony, and space for integrating our intentions, pausing from our day-to-day to allow transformation to occur in our ever deepening connection to ourselves, each other, and the earth. We will work with the plant medicine Cacao as an ally, helping us expand the field of the heart and live in our highest alignment.

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Sacred Birth: Doula and Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training
Feb
1
to Feb 8

Sacred Birth: Doula and Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

85hr DOULA & PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING 

Sacred Birth focuses on nurturing conscious pregnancy while addressing the medical, political and spiritual considerations of birthing. This 85 hour dual-certificate training is the first of it's kind combining yoga and birth support as potent therapeutic tools to empower the birthing journey from pregnancy to parenthood. You will be taught and guided by experienced mentors and guest facilitators who are active voices in the field of holistic birthing.

DETAILS:

WHERE: The Yoga Forest ~ Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
WHEN: February 1st-February 8th 2018

FORMAT OF THE PROGRAM:

This comprehensive and holistic program combines 85 hours of experiential, practical, academic, online and self-study to support participants to delve deeply into the realm of birthing and beyond. Participants complete the online content at their own pace with live tutorials to keep you on track.

*50 hours of the program will be completed at the retreat in Guatemala.
*35 hours is a combination of online contact hours, independent study, assignments and pre-reading. 

Upon completion of the program participants will be certified as both Sacred Birth Doulas and Prenatal Yoga Teachers.

COURSE OVERVIEW AND FEATURES:

• Teach prenatal yoga therapeutically to support a healthy pregnancy and birth
• Experience traditional Mayan midwifery from guest lectures facilitated by traditional midwives in the community.
• Learn how to safely modify postures for pregnancy, with knowledge of modifications, contraindicated and beneficial postures for each trimester
• Integrate all aspects of the practice: asana, breath work (pranayama), vocal toning (mantra), relaxation, working with themes, massage and pain reduction techniques to help create a more positive and relaxed birthing experience
• Understand anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, including western and eastern perspectives and the effects of pregnancy on the body, mind and spirit
• Explore the landscape of Birth in all its realms: physiological, psychological, sociological, historical, political and spiritual
• Discover your authentic teaching voice and uncover the unique gifts that you have to offer through class exercise, the use of imagery, sequencing, birth art and facilitator support• Design skillful sequencing, positions for labour, asana for childbirth preparation and postnatal recommendations for recovery
• Massage, birthing techniques and laboring positions using yoga
• Create workshops, yoga series and learn to integrate this powerful tool into your life and practice.
• Postnatal yoga for healing and beneficial asanas to support the body after childbirth
• Acquire knowledge and tools to heal your own birth story
• Deepen your embodied understanding of our innate wisdom and the miracle of birth

And more!

YOUR TEACHERS:

Julia Forest, Yoga Teacher, RMT, Doula

Julia is an international yoga teacher, massage therapist and birth doula with 15 years of teaching experience. She created the Conscious Birth Program, one of the first yoga programs that combines yoga, mindfulness and the journey of pregnancy and childbirth to transform lives and communities. She is co-founder of Awakened Spirit and delivers yoga teacher intensives, workshops and retreats around the globe.

Luz Argueta-Vogel, Yoga Teacher, LM, CPM

Luz is an international homebirth midwife, birth advocate and yoga teacher whose practice is grounded in the conviction that peaceful, compassionate birth is a revolutionary practice and one of the greatest tools humans have to achieve loving, connected wellness. She is based out of the SF Bay Area and attends homebirths across the continent including the Bay, the Southwest and Latin America. 

JOIN US:

Sacred birth training and retreat promises to be full of transformation, learning and inspiration. Become a part of a global movement of changemakers, working to empower, heal and restore birth. Interested? We would love to have you. 

**All expecting parents are welcome, including the pregnant and postpartum. Babes in arms are welcome too.

Save your spot at www.awakenedspirityoga.com/prenatal-teacher-training/

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Conscious Dance Retreat: Sacred Valley
Jun
10
to Jun 15

Conscious Dance Retreat: Sacred Valley

Join us for an experience of a lifetime in the Sacred Valley of Peru surrounded by mountain peaks and big sky.

Visit Machu Picchu, explore sacred site and gorgeous landscapes.

Deepen your embodied spiritual connection through movement, mediation, art, hiking and ancient culture in this mystical land of the Incas. 

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Heart Rituals w/ Movement, Sound + Cacao
May
27
3:00 PM15:00

Heart Rituals w/ Movement, Sound + Cacao

Come together to share ceremonial Cacao, healing movement, and sacred sound in a safe and nurturing sanctuary space, surrounded by beautiful artwork.

Discover your innate ability to shift frequencies and change your reality as you release blockages, reclaim your power, and come into resonance with your natural state. 

Connect to your heart, relax, nourish and restore. Share your unique expression of sound and movement as we expand our vibration into the field of the heart and flow our into our creative potential.

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Heart Rituals with Sound + Cacao at ShaktiFest 2018
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Heart Rituals with Sound + Cacao at ShaktiFest 2018

Join Rachelle, Maggie & friends at ShaktiFest Friday night on the Hanuman Stage!

We will come together to share ceremonial cacao and work with sacred sound, co-creating a safe space of healing and transformation, in which we can release blockages, reclaim our power, and shift our frequencies, coming into resonance with our natural state. Let’s take this precious opportunity to connect with our hearts, our voices, and one another, setting the tone for the weekend ahead!

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Serenity Festival with Julia Forest & Rachelle Harvey
Apr
27
to Apr 30

Serenity Festival with Julia Forest & Rachelle Harvey

Sacred Earth Yoga Class (with live music)

Experience an elemental approach to yoga to deepen our connection to self and the world around us. This earth themed yoga flow integrates mudras, pranayama and meditation to create a holistic and well-rounded practice.

Thrive: The Yoga of Permaculture

What is sustainable change? Together we will unravel the vision of the role that we play in co-creating a harmonious reality with ourselves, each other, and the earth. This class includes both contemplative practices and discussion for a sustainable future.

Serenity Festival is a conscious gathering focused on creating an environment of positive collaboration specifically geared towards art and music. Join us for a weekend of camping, sharing and reconnection with the earth! www.serenitygathering.net

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Mantra Meditation
Mar
15
to Apr 15

Mantra Meditation

Deepen your meditation practice through japa, using a mala to anchor in the healing effects of sound and vibration 108 times.

Through breathwork, toning, and vocal warm ups we’ll explore a range of ways to open up the voice, so that we can sink into the deep space of mantra and experience it as a powerful vehicle to focus and carry intention.

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Cosmic Convergence Fest with Julia Forest
Dec
29
to Jan 1

Cosmic Convergence Fest with Julia Forest

Energetic Alignment Intensive

Are you seeking a deeper understanding of alignment within the flow? This workshop will support an intuitive and playful approach to alignment and class sequencing, that helps you tap into your own experiences and use them in your practice and teaching.

Journey Through the Layers of Self

Join us on a transformational journey through the five layers of being to deepen and recognize the different aspects of Self.

In this workshop we’ll explore:

  • Anamaya kosha (physical layer)

  • Pranamaya kosha (pranic layer)

  • Manomaya kosha (mental/emotional layer)

  • Vijnanamaya kosha (intuitive layer)

  • Anandamaya kosha (bliss layer).

Incorporate this full repertoire of yoga techniques including lifestyle tips, asana, pranayama, mantra, yoga nidra, and meditation, bringing insights from traditional wisdom into your present-day practice. Together we will learn a short yoga sequence and other tools to expand our energetic being, tap deeper into intuition, and set clear intentions that will revitalize your sense of purpose and meaning.

Cosmic Convergence is an annual gathering incorporating art, music, education for conscious living, and Mayan culture & traditions. It is a convergence of past, present, and future, envisioning the new paradigm of a technological-tribal society that is becoming more tangible each day. Join us! www.cosmicconvergencefestival.org

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Seva Service Retreat
Dec
17
to Dec 22

Seva Service Retreat

Join us for a rewarding and restorative 5-day yoga service project in the Tzununa community of Lake Atitlán! During this retreat you will put the principles of yoga and permaculture into action through a community building project, while continuing to deepen the connection to your daily practice.

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Bhakti Fest ~ Sacred Earth Yoga with Julia Forest
Sep
8
to Sep 12

Bhakti Fest ~ Sacred Earth Yoga with Julia Forest

Sacred Earth Yoga

Create a collective prayer to pachamama using movement, yoga, mantra and sound healing to carry and manifest our intentions for a world in alignment with our highest selves. Flow and reconnect with Mother Earth in well-rounded elemental themed yoga class that integrates mudras, pranayama and meditation.

Bhakti Fest is the premier yoga, sacred music, and personal growth festival in the United States. Buy tickets www.west.bhaktifest.com

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Women's Temple - Bali
May
12
to Jun 16

Women's Temple - Bali

  • Santa Mandala Artist Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Friday from 3-5pm! Let’s meet in circle to share our voices, hearts and presence. Please join us for a heart-centered gathering to heal, self-nurture and share our gifts. In this co-facilitated experience we will connect and share what's alive in each of us.

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Rituales del Corazón + Cacao Ceremony
Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

Rituales del Corazón + Cacao Ceremony

Join us for a heart expanding weekend of laughter, creativity and play as we journey deeper into the heart, exploring forms of movement, meditation, and music to break through our own limiting belief systems and interweave meaningful rituals into our lives connecting us to our highest intentions of living in alignment with our heart’s desires!

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