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Immersion into Deities of Yoga via Asana, Chant, Myth & Inquiry
Tue, May 9, 2017, 6:00 PM – Tue, Jun 6, 2017, 9:00 PM MDT
Join Jeanie Manchester and Mike Cohen for a unique 5 week immersion into the Gods and Goddess of Yoga through asana, chant, myth and inquiry.
In this fun and inspirational program you will deepen your personal practice and unfold your relationship with the Gods and Goddesses of Yoga in a way that is relevant and applicable to your life.
In this year's program we will explore a brand new batch of deities:
Week 1: Bhuvaneshwari, the creator of the manifest universe
Week 4: Green Tara, the goddess of compassion
Week 3: Lalita, who integrates the spiritual and material worlds
Week 4: Vishnu and Laxmi , the god/goddess of sustenance and prosperity
Week 5: Krishna and Radha, the Divine lovers.
This course is useful for teachers and practitioners who want to build a profound understanding of asana, chanting and mythology, and long to discover the relevance of these profound teachings within their own life.
WHEN: May 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6 (Tuesday evenings) from 6-9pm (15 hours of class time)
WHERE: Anjaneya Yoga Shala - 1480 Violet Ave Boulder, CO 80304
WHO: Jeanie Manchester and Mike Cohen
ENROLLMENT: $175 early bird until April 27. $225 starting April 28. Pay in person at Jeanie's yoga studio or online here at Eventbrite.
Jeanie Manchester brings more than 30 years of dedicated practice, deep study, teaching and sharing onto the mat and into the world. An ERYT 500-hour certified yoga instructor, Jeanie’s inspiration and influence stems from a strong lineage of celebrated teachers, including Dr. Douglas Brooks, Sally Kempton, Richard Freeman, John Friend and Paul Muller-Ortega. Jeanie’s own studies include the disciplines of Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara (certified) yoga, Neelakanta Meditation, and the Shri Vidya Goddess Wisdom of South India. With a background that weaves modern dance, yoga, meditation, storytelling and spiritual teaching into her work today, Jeanie brings a sense of true mastery that empowers her students toward physical and spiritual growth. With the Colorado mountains, husband and two children as daily inspiration, Jeanie wears her various hats with humor and joy and brings a sense of lightness into the depth of her teachings and work.
Mike Cohen has trained and apprenticed hundreds of Kirtan Leaders, from total beginners to students he helped create and release original chant Kirtan albums. Mike guides his students to build thriving chant communities, lead with power and grace, write compelling original music, tour, play at festivals, create albums and, along the way, transform who they are being in the world. Mike’s three full-length Kirtan albums blend Eastern mantra and Western grooves in an intoxicating manner that is ‘inspiring, addictive and highly-chantable.” (Yoga Chicago Magazine). He travels nationally sharing Kirtan at festivals and other venues, and leading his unique and effective Kirtan Leader trainings.