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Calendar of Events – October/November 2010

October 7, 2010

21 October 2010: Knysna – Lotus Studio

HeartBeat Yoga @ Timberlake: Heartbeat yoga is about opening our hearts to joy, expressing ourselves creatively and finding our own natural rhythm and the life pulse of our breath.
Contact: Nicki Friedlein;,


3 – 30 October 2010: St Francis Bay

200hr Dynamic Africa Yoga Teacher Training: AFRICA YOGA Dynamic Yoga Teacher Training Course. Immerse yourself in this 4-week intensive, residential internationally accredited course that will transform your life, enrich your practice, give yourself the skills/confidence to teach yoga. This course runs for 4 weeks in total, and is very intensive. For more information visit
Contact: Africa Yoga;; 084-725-3510


20 October – 19 November 2010: Karma Shala, Cape Town, WC

One month intensive (200hr) yoga teacher training with Jim Harrington: Yoga Alliance International registered teacher training, facilitated by Jim Harrington ERYT (Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Teacher Trainer) Dip Remedial Therapy, Dip Sports Therapy, BSc. Four and a half weeks of immersion in yoga. Exploring all aspects of the yoga tradition in a dedicated and beautiful environment.
Contact: Karma Shala / /


22 October 2010: WC – Gururamdas

Mastering the Self Retreat: Our fundamental right as a human being is to live our destiny – the way we express this is by rewriting the patterns & rewiring our response to life. From R1900 pp sharing.Contact: Gururamdas Studio;,


WildLotus Weekend Workshop 22/23/24 October 2010: WC Yoga Life Studio

Join Certified Anusara Yoga Teacher Patrick Creelman on an inspiring 3 day journey through the wild landscape of your inner spirit. Patrick is excited to be making the big leap to Africa to share the magic of the Universal Principles of Alignment through a weekend series of creative yoga practices to choose from.


“The Gateway” A foundation class for all levels:This class is a powerful introduction to the first Universal Principle of Alignment ‘Opening to Grace’. We will explore how our attitude plays a key role in our transformation through Yoga. A basic, yet strong and purifying practice.

Saturday 23 October

“The Mood of a Warrior” A foundation class for all levels with back bends and handstands to awaken your warrior spirit: In Yoga we cultivate the ‘The mood of a warrior’, an attitude of both power and honor. If we learn how to power our bodies through the deep honoring of our hearts the practice of backbends and handstands becomes not only accessible, but radically transformative and empowering. Take the challenge to reveal your Warrior Spirit.
Saturday 23 October 2010
“The Perfect Class” Teachers Intensive Class (aspiring teachers welcome!) Mostly Lecture. int/adv Learning the elements of a great yoga class:Greatness simply requires consistent excellence. What is required to be a great yoga teacher? What are the elements that make a good class into a great class? This class is for yoga teachers and aspiring teachers who are interested in exploring, learning and understanding different elements that help to structure an inspiring yoga class.
Saturday 23 October 2010
“Learning to fly” All levels Arm balances all the way!:This class is for anyone inspired to learn how to fly. By working the Universal Principles of Alignment you will begiven key instructions on how to steer down the runway of your mat with elegance and how to pull up your wheels with precision as you take off allowing you to soar to new heights in a wide range of arm balances.
Sunday 24 October 2010
“Electric Feel” All levels Vinyasa/Flow yoga practice with music:‘Electric Feel’ is a description of that uplifting buzz of positive energy the practice reveals from within. In this class we will drop into the flow of the breath and go vinyasa style through a creative sequence of poses all set to an uplifting soundtrack of music to reveal your ‘electric feel’. Come rock your asana!
Sunday 24 October 2010
“WildLotus” Int/Adv Advanced yoga practice for the light at heart and strong in will: Be prepared to walk into wild uncharted lands within your own practice through a colorful range of backbends and hip openers. This class will shift your vision by aligning your mind, body and heart.
Contact: Karma Shala,,


23 October (8 Saturdays) – 11 December 2010: Adi Shakti, Cape Town, WC

Hormone Yoga therapy Workshop: C E L E B R A T E M E N O P A U S E ! A GATEWAY TO A RICHER LIFE A unique, comprehensive workshop and holistic approach to teach women, 40 years and older how to nurture body and mind and how to empower themselves. Learn special designed Yoga sequences, breathing, relaxation and meditation practices to reduce symptoms of menopause, rebalance hormones, stabilize emotions, strengthen body and mind and increase vitality and wellbeing. NO PREVIOUS YOGA EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Costs: 850 Rand Venue: Adi Shakti Yoga Centre, 1, Shanklin Crescent, Camps Bay. Time: 09h30 – 11h30

Contact:Dorly Viollier;;


November 2010: JHB – Ekam Yoga Studio

Back-bending Workshop: Saturday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm · R200:We’re going to look at the back-bending sequence of the Ashtanga Intermediate series and how it builds strength and flexibility for more advanced back-bends. We’ll also spend some time overcoming our fears with drop-backs, tick-tocks, and review the importance and significance of back-bends within one’s yoga practice.
Contact: Sarah,,


19 – 21 November 2010: WC – Greyton

Yoga retreat with Jonathan Blumberg: A relaxing Yoga retreat with Jonathan Blumberg, one of SA’s most senior and experienced teachers. Under the Mountain Yoga Centre is in the small village of Greyton, 150 km east of Cape Town.
Contact: Under the Mountain Yoga Centre;


1 December: Kamberg Valley

Yoga Retreat: A soul rejuvenating experience & warm welcome await you. Situated in the scenic Kamberg Valley with panoramic views of Ukhalhamba Drakensberg World Heritage Park.

Contact: Tracey;


6 November 2010: JHB – Ekam Yoga Studio

Jump Backs/Jump Throughs: 2:00pm – 4:00pm · R200: Jump backs and jump throughs aren’t only for Ashtangis, they’re also for vinyasa flow practitioners or anyone who wants to add strength-building elements to their practice. We’ll review the basics, provide helpful hints, and hopefully give your practice a lift! This workshop was very popular last time and space is limited
Contact: Sarah,,

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