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Living in Stillness – Yin Yoga Retreat – With Annie McGhee
From Saturday, 23. November 2019
To Wednesday, 27. November 2019
Location : Main Gompa & yoga area on roof of Jamyang Building – above Dining Hall

Immerse yourself in the deeply nourishing practice of Yin yoga, and experience a shift as mindfulness-based principles are incorporated to create a sense of calmness & reflection.

We will go deeper, with longer held poses and create greater stillness of the mind and more openness and flexibility of the body, and explore several types of pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditations. We can then successfully combine both our asanas and meditation into a deeply transformative practice.

The longer and passively held poses in the meditative practice of Yin yoga are the perfect counterbalance for us in our busy lives. We have an opportunity to relax and completely let go and sink deeper and soften into the pose in order to experience a sense of peace and stillness within us.

There will be basic mindfulness meditations each day to assist and support you during the retreat.

SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS

Instructor

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Annie McGhee

Annie is a long-term Tibetan Buddhist student and yoga teacher. Her classes are well known for their warm-hearted teaching style, influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, to help develop an open-hearted approach to life.

She has been practicing yoga for more than five decades and teaching yoga for over 36 years. Annie has led yoga and meditation retreats, workshops and classes in Australia, Indonesia and India.

Her passion is research on and pilgrimages to the holy Buddhist sites of India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.

 

Schedule

Sat 23 Nov

 

4:00 pm

Introduction to Annie & our Spiritual Programme Coordinator (SPC)

6:00 pm

Dinner

7:00 pm

Evening meditation

Sun 24 – Wed 27 Nov

 

6:45 am

Morning meditation

7:30 am

Breakfast

9:00–11:45 am

Yin yoga and pranayama

12:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Discussion & Q & A

2:30–4:30 pm

Yin yoga

4:30 pm

Break

5:00–5:45 pm

Meditation

6:00 pm

Dinner

7:00 pm

Evening meditation (27 Nov Pilgrimage to Mahabodhi Stupa)

 

Please note: This schedule is subject to change.