Himalayan Institute June 7-10, 2018
952 Bethany Tpke Honesdale, Pennsylvania
Late registration after May 20th is $300
Yoga For All: Asana, Self-Acceptance and Empowerment
*All workshops have an asana component and will need props: 2 blocks, yoga strap, blankets and a bolster if possible*
Customize Your Practice /Asana Research Lab
(let’s figure this out)
Let’s figure this out together. Asana looks and feels different in all bodies. How do we customize our practice to fit our bodies We all have poses that cause frustration or fear. Learning about our bodies and what they can do helps us to come to our mats with strength and confidence. Bring your questions and poses to this workshop and let Dianne give you a helping hand.
* In this hands-on workshop, you’ll discover one-on-one modifications, variations and suggestions specifically tailored to your own unique body. We will be exploring accessibilty with all bodies in mind. These are poses that are commonly taught in mainstream classes.*
Explore yoga for all levels, shapes, and sizes, as an expression of life and joy. We will be working in a non-competitive environment so that this practice will be brave and supportive. Learn how to listen to your body and connect with your inner strength while exploring the path to self-acceptance. Bring your curiosity, ideas and your pose and together let’s create a fun and affirming asana practice. Let’s learn together.
The Body Politic: Yoga, Body Image And You
(let’s figure this out)
This is what the yoga practice teaches us. Together we rise, and together we create positive change. Explore a little and a lot conversation around body positivity, body image and yoga. The power to serve a diverse and inclusive community starts social change as it relates to the tenets of yoga. You are invited to experience the connection between body image, equality and equity and the power of the yoga practice as a vehicle for shifting consciousness. In a lively, open-forum discussion, we will explore the impacts of our conditioning on the injustice and inequality experienced in our local communities. Examine what is holding you back personally and collectively, and uncover the strategies and tools you need to break through the societal norms and divisions that block us.
The Path to Empowerment
(how do figure who you are and how you can serve)
Join Dianne Bondy in an accessible yoga practice designed to help you safely explore the themes of self-acceptance and compassion towards the self and others. This unique practice of ongoing and collaborative learning integrates asana, journaling and open-dialogue discussions centered on the philosophy of yoga as it relates to equanimity and unity. Explore asana, breath, and the mind-body connection in a way that illuminates your strength and creativity. Let’s explore our values and how we show up in the world. Come and enjoy the unique experience of standing in your power as you connect with your inner light!