Danny Paradise Workshops 04-05/10/14

Danny Paradise Workshops 04-05/10/14

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Danny Paradise will be in Newcastle for the weekend of 4th/5th October 2014

Famous 4.15, The Famous Building, 1 Archbold Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1DB

4th Oct 2014
13.30pm - 17.00pm+ (this workshop may extend a little past 17.00pm) 


Connections of Yoga to Sacred Indigenous Spiritual Traditions, Fulfilling Personal Destiny, Your Dream as your Masterpiece 
Practice: Introduction to Danny's Approach: Pranayama from Ashtanga Yoga, Expanded exploration of standing sequence, Elements of Primary and 2nd Series including derivative routines, variations, Egyptian elements, modifications and Expanded sequence of finishing poses.

5th Oct 2014  
13.30pm - 17.00pm+ (this workshop may extend a little past 17.00pm) 


Healing Perspectives of Yoga, Shamanism, and Indigenous Traditions Worldwide, Personal Authority, Personal Responsibility, Conscious Evolution
Freedom, Developing a Lifetime Sacred, Healing Practice
Practice: Pranayama from Ashtanga Yoga, Expanded Standing sequence with derivative routines, modifications, variations, Introduction 2nd series and beyond, Derivative routines for all levels of practitioners of all forms of Yoga. 


The sessions include discussions, Pranayama and Asana. EACH Asana class will also include derivative poses and modifications to show how to keep expanding the practices of Ashtanga Yoga to make them a Joyous, Sacred, Lifetime, Healing, Unlimited Exploration.
"Yoga arose out of man's perception of nature and is a journey back to Nature."
As an ancient Shamanic practice, Yoga is about creating personal empowerment, personal authority and total freedom with an understanding that Nature is our Spiritual Teacher and Guide...
THE CLASSES ARE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES AND LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE from beginning students to advanced practitioners, teacher trainees and teachers of ALL forms of YOGA.
The classes are considered to be Teacher Training sessions as well.


Danny Paradise has been practising Ashtanga Yoga since 1976 and teaching worldwide since 1979. He initially studied with the first Western teachers of Ashtanga, David Williams and Nancy Gilgoff. Danny learned the beginning and advanced sequences from them over five years and has studied with Sri Patabbhi Jois in 1978 and 1980. Danny has also studied and practised with Yoga teachers and Spiritual guides in many other lineages and traditions as well as teachers of Kung fu, Tai Chi and Karate.
SINCE 1979 Danny has introduced all levels of the practices of Ashtanga Yoga to students and teachers worldwide. He has also introduced the Ashtanga practices to world renowned artists, musicians, dancers, Buddhist Lamas, actors and sports champions. He incorporates several indigenous spiritual traditions into the practice and philosophy of Yoga, relating Yoga to all Shamanic nature-based cultures. 

Danny draws from the teachings of Krishnamurti, Buddha, ancient Egypt as well as many Indigenous Cultures: Hawaiian, Mayan, Native Americans... 
Danny passes on ancient traditions in a non-dogmatic, contemporary, compassionate, humorous way. His purpose is to help people develop a Sacred, safe, meditative, healing, joyful, expanding, pain free, personal self-practice. He teaches all the Ashtanga Sequences with emphasis on an expanding evolving practice. He shows derivative poses, modifications and variations within the structure of all the sequences of Ashtanga Yoga. 

Classes include Pranayama, Asana, and open discussions on topics such as:
1/Shamanic and Historical Roots of Yoga and the connection to other ancient cultures: Egyptian, Mayan, North and South American Native, Chinese, Polynesian
2/Healing Processes of Ashtanga Yoga, and other healing traditions. 
3/Relationship of Yoga to Sacred Indigenous Spiritual traditions worldwide,
4/Spiritual Intelligence and Evolution.
5/Responsibility, Personal Authority, The Sacred, Fulfilling Personal Destiny and Yoga
6/Food, Diet and the dangers of the Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Genetically Modified Food Industries.
7/Medical Intuition: Understanding the processes that create disease and healing and the relationship to Chakras and glandular systems.
8/Yogic and Shamanic perspectives on Aging and Death.


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