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Roṣȧ | Haiku – Ƹ

Move towards the heat Fire flickering before you Now dance to its light. Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

Rosȧ | Haiku – II

Before fire consumes Surprise yourself and be odd The change is freeing.   “I don’t get rid of my nerves. I just try to embrace them and channel them and … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rosȧ | Haiku – 1

Choose thoughts carefully A fire unguarded, devours Let love quench its heat.   An expectation is a shelter – it gives you a security feeling. So when someone breaks your … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Even For a While

I look at the stars and wonder Are you looking up too? When you are Does your mind look into mine? Does your heart whisper into mine? Does your soul reach out … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

PranA | Haiku

Extend and expand Life force of your current waves Breathe your vast ocean. Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. ~Thích Nhất … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments


  My head’s under water But I’m breathing fine… It is an all-consuming energy. Yet an intensity so beyond, you amazingly become stronger. Each friggin’ day. There are lots of … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Not Here

There’s courage involved if you want to become truth. There is a broken-open place in a lover. Where are those qualities of bravery and sharp compassion in this group? What’s … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Asana | Haiku

Strong, still as a tree Sthira Sukham Asanam Comforting soft leaves. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Drishti | Haiku

Unwarranted thoughts Gaze intently at centre The world as it is. [...] Focus on what you want [...] and what you don’t want falls away, and what you want expands, … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

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  • Vinyasa Yoga with Alignment and Heart Teacher Training Intensive June 29, 2014 – July 5, 2014 Kripalu, Centre for Yoga & Health in the Berkshires of Western Ma ssachusetts Teacher training of vinyasa flow and alignment-based yoga to th e next level bringing an evolutionary synthesis of vinyasa, alignment, an d heart. By Rolf Gates and Todd Norian.
  • 200/500HR Prana Flow TT ~ Mandala of Asana August 11, 2014 – August 18, 2014 Exhale Barre 〮Yoga 〮Spa, 245 South Main Street Venice, CA 90291 Mandala of Asanas -Essential Tools for Teaching Vinyasa. Energ etic Alignment™, Hands-on Assists, Vinyasa Krama, Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa™, and Wave-Sequencing™ for 108 asanas. By Shiva Rea
  • Wanderlust Tremblant August 21, 2014 – August 25, 2014 Mont-Tremblant, QC, Canada Find your true North... Where will your Wanderlust take you?
  • Advance Vinyasa Series~ Prana Flow Elemental Vinyasa - Embodying th e power of nature October 23, 2014 – October 28, 2014 Exhale Barre ・ Yoga ・ Spa 245 South Main Street Venice, CA 90291 Embody and Practice Teach Five Elemental Namaskars - Bhumi (ear th) Namaskar, Jala (water) Namaskar, Agni (fire) Namaskar, Hridaya (air) Namaskar, Akash (space) Namaskar. By Shiva Rea
  • Embodying Prana Flow December 13, 2014 – December 21, 2014 Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica Evolutionary Vinyasa Teacher Training Program is for aspiring a nd seasoned teachers as the introduction to a wholistic, energetic approac h to teaching vinyasa as more than a technique or style of yoga but a way o f guiding the flow of our body, practice and life. ~ with Shiva Rea
  • Costa Rica Solstice - New Year Retreat and Complete Core 500 Teache r Training Program December 20, 2014 – December 28, 2014 Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica Elemental Vinyasa: Awakening the "elemental body" is the primar y energetic map in Prana Flow that forms the foundation for our wave sequen cing of movement alchemy, our embodiment of nature and an integrated flow between our practice and life ~ with Shiva Rea
  • Costa Rica Solstice - New Year Retreat and Complete 200 hr/Core 500 Teacher Training Program December 27, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica Chakra Vinyasa: Experience an integrative approach to the chakr a system within vinyasa and the flow of life. ~ with Shiva Rea

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