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Eddie Stern from New York in Helsinki 18.-21.5.2017:
Ashtanga Mysore & Led Classes, Chanting & Lectures

Eddie Stern has been one of the closest students of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Eddie has initiated the publications of Yoga Mala written by K. Pattabhi Jois, and many other books on Astanga Yoga. He is well known for his knowledge of Hindu culture and religion, as well as of his Indian style Yoga Shala and teaching method at the NYC. The worskshop is a great opportunity to meet Eddie and to learn about his ideas on Yoga Sutras and Sankhya philosophy (Yoga and Sankhya belong to the six hindu orthodox spiritual systems laid down in the ancient Vedas and Upanishads). Yoga classes, lectures on Yoga Sutras and Sankhya and discussions are held in English.

Eddie

Thursday
18.5.

Friday
19.5.

Saturday
20.5.

Sunday
21.5.

Mysore
start 5:30-8:30
teach 5:45-10:00

Registration
before one's practice


Annank.29
upstairs

Mysore
start 5:30-8:30
teach 5:45-10:00

Registration
before one's practice


Annank.29
upstairs

Doors open &
Registration

07:45-08:00

Led Primary
1.series

08:15-10:00
FULL BOOKED
Annank.29
upstairs

Doors open &
Registration

06:45-07:00

Led Primary
1.series

07:15-09:00
AVAILABLE !
Annank.29
upstairs

Ganesha chanting
(free!)


19:15-20:15
Annankatu 29
downstairs



Chanting
16:30-17:30

Special lecture: Sankhya & Yoga Sutras
18-19:30
Annankatu29
downstairs

Lecture:
Sankhya Yoga

11-12:15
Annankatu 29
downstairs


Special lecture:
Yoga Sutras:
Vibhuti Pada

14:30-16:30
Annank.29
upstairs

Lecture:
Sankhya and Yoga Sutras & Closing
the workshop

09:00-10:15
Annankatu 29
upstairs





Workshop Schedule:

Registration
before one's practice

Thursday 18.5.
05:30 - 10:00 Ashtanga Mysore Practice ( Annankatu 29, upstairs shala)
19:15 - 20:15 Ganesh Chanting for Removal of Obstacles and Invoking Wisdom ( free attendance, Annankatu 29, downstairs)

Friday 19.5.
05:30 - 10:00 Ashtanga Mysore Practice ( Annankatu 29, upstairs shala)

16:30 - 17:30 Chanting class (Annankatu 29, downstairs)
18:00 - 19:30 Sankhya & Yoga Sutras (Annankatu 29, downstairs)

Saturday 21.5.
08:15 - 10:00 Led Primary ( Annankatu 29, upstairs shala)
11:00 - 12:15 Lecture: Sankhya Yoga ( Annankatu 29, downstairs shala)
14:30-16:30 Special lecture: Yoga Sutras - Vibhuti Pada ( Annankatu 29, upstairs shala)

Sunday 22.5.
07:15 - 09:00 Led Primary ( Annankatu 29, upstairs shala)
09:00 - 10:15 Lecture: Sankhya and Yoga & Closing the workshop ( Annankatu 29, downstairs shala)

All workshop teaching, lectures and discussions are held in English.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS:

1. Chanting Class:

This year, we have decided to add a dedicated chanting class to our Helsinki program. Chanting is one of the important parts of yoga and spiritual practice, and has a wide range of benefits that are both emotional, psychological and physical. In this class you will be learning to chant the Lakshmi Ashtakam, the Eight Verses to Lakshmi, who is the Goddess of Prosperity, both material and spiritual. It is melodic, meaningful, and is a beautiful, devotional practice that you can add to your daily sadhana.

Adyanta rahite Devi adyashakti Maheshvari | Yogaje yogasambhute Mahalakshmi Namostu’te

"Salutations to the great Goddess, who is without beginning or end; the primordial energy behind all creation; salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi, who is born out of Yoga, and who is always united with Yoga.”

2. Yoga Sutras and Sankhya:

Over the past few years, we have spoken quite a lot about Samkhya and Yoga, specifically chapter two of the Yoga Sutras. This year we are going to dive a little into Chapter 3 of the Yoga Sutras, called the Vibhuti Pada, or the chapter on accomplishments, or perfection. The Vibhuti Pada discusses the final three limbs of Ashtanga Yoga: concentration, meditation, and samadhi. One of the controversial aspects of this chapter are the many powers that Patanjali speaks about that the Yogi can attain by concentrating on particular objects. He states, towards that end of the chapter, that the powers are an obstacle to enlightenment, so the yogi should be wary of them, and this is one of the reasons why this chapter is not spoken of at length in most of the Yogic literature.

However, while the powers may be an obstacle to enlightenment, they are not an obstacle to experiencing the world, and Patanjali indeed also says, earlier in the Sutras, that the world exists for two purposes: experience, and liberation. In these lectures we will look into the process that gives these attainments, and some of the attainments that are very useful for having a positive experience of the world we live in. For example:

maitryadishu balani: "Through deep meditation on friendliness and other similar virtues, one obtains great strength (of virtues)".

In this chapter Patanjali takes us on a journey from the exploration of time, to an understanding of the present moment, and all of the phenomena that takes place in between.

Updates:

- Couple of places available at Sunday led class (20.5.2017)
- Led classes FULL BOOKED (16.5.2017)
- Chanting and lectures descriptions added above (15.5.2017)
- Lecture topics confirmed (15.3.2017)
- Event open for registrations (19.2.2017)

In this workshop yoga asanas are practiced on a daily basis as taught by K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute. In Mysore classes there are three starting batches, and the first one starts at 5:15 - 5:30 am.
Mysore class teaching time is between 5:30-10:00.

Workshop fees (including VAT 10%)

  • All Workshop from Thusday 18th to Sunday 21st:
    - All program 240

    - Yoga ONLY
    Thursday-Sunday: 160€
    - Lectures ONLY (incl. chanting classes)
    Thursday-Sunday: 100 €


  • Weekend Intensive program from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st:
    - - One day (Fri or Sat): 100 €

    - - Two days: 180 €
    - - Three days: 220 €


  • Drop-in
    - Morning practices: 45 € 
    - Special Lecture 1,5-2hrs Fri, Sat: 40 €
    -
    Lectures & Chanting classes 1hrs Fri, Sat, Sun: 25 € 
    -
    Puja / chanting Thu: Free attendance

  • Registration fees:
    All workshop and weekend program registration fees 100 €
    - should be paid due to registration, prepaid registration confirms the workshop spot.


  • The Final Workshop payment
    - Registration fee is reduced from the rest of the payment.
    -
    Drop in fees should be paid when free drop-in places are confirmed (after the 1st May).

  • Payment method
    All payments into the workshop account:
    IBAN: FI58 123730 001348 71
    BIC: NDEAFIHH
    Yoga Mala Helsinki
    Reference number (viite) 7401
    TAKE A PRINTOUT OF YOUR PAYMENTS AT REGISTRATION

To be noticed

* Practices can be photographed, audio- or videorecorded only by permission.
* Practice place entrance only with workshop pass (on one's own practice time).
* Lectures can be attended by anyone who is interested, see the drop-in fees.

  Registration to Astanga Yoga with Eddie Stern 18.-21.5.2017 , Helsinki, Finland

   attendance            : All workshop| Weekend | Drop-in classes

  Choose your preferred practice times:
   Thursday 18.5. mysore   : 5:30-6:00 | 7:15-7:30 | 8:00-8:15 | no
   Friday 19.5. mysore       : 5:30-6:00 | 7:15-7:30 | 8:00-8:15 | no
   Saturday 20.5. led class : Full booked !
   Sunday 21.5. led class    : 7:15 | no

  Choose the lectures and chantings you want to attend :
   Thursday 18.5. : 19:15-20:15 Chanting: ...................... yes | no
   Friday 19.5.      : 16:30-17:30 Chanting: ...................... yes | no
   Friday 19.5.      : 18:00-19:30 Special lecture on Sankhya and Yoga Sutras : yes | no
   Saturday 20.5. : 11:00-12:15 Sankhya Yoga: ............ yes | no
   Saturday 20.5. : 14:30-16:30 Special lecture on Yoga Sutras - Vibhuti Pada : yes | no
   Sunday 21.5.   : 09:00-10:00 Closing lecture: ............ yes | no

  Student name:
 
  Telephone:
 
  Email:
 
  Info needed:
 

   


Telephone on Tuesdays 12-14 pm Helsinki time (+2 GMT):

email: juha (at) astanga.fi
+358-50-3312993

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