A Dance Called Yoga with Natasha Nandini
If one takes a look at yoga throughout the ages it is clear, and only natural, that the evolution of this art form has taken on many faces. The overlap of south indian martial arts, ayurveda, tantric philosophy and indian dance with yoga is a natural phenomenon since they inhabited the same geographical interval in time. The dance of Shiva, also known as the ananda tandava, holds within it a universe of esoteric concepts. It is the dance of shiva and shakti; the dance of life; the never ending spirals of creation, preservation and desruction. Cycles within cycles, visible in the smallest atom to the universe as a whole.
Beyond the many faces of yoga lies the general crux of the matter: an expression of consciousness.
This 5 day intensive workshop will be an exploration of how mainstream asanas can be used as preparatory tools to break down the initial obstructions of the external physical structure in order to make way for finer movements and finer energies, more visibly spiral by nature, to be used to access finer levels of consciousness.
Some yoga experience necessary.
Classes will take place from 8AM — 10AM Monday — Friday at The House of Yoga in Toronto.
Price: $300 if paid before April 1st, 2019. $345 if paid after.
To register send a $150 non-refundable deposit to [email protected]
via paypal or e-transfer. Space is limited so please inquire at this address before sending payment.
Since 1997 Natasha has been studying yoga, Indian classical vocal and Indian classical dance as methods to cultivate the self.
She has a strong interest in Tantra, mainly non dualistic Kashmiri Shaivism with a focal point on srsti / samhara through sound.
For personal research she has translated a Tantric text attributed to Shri Gorakhnath. The second edition is available as a free PDF download here: https://natashanandiniyogini.com/index.php/data/
She has been travelling to Varanasi, India for the last 20 years to deepen her studies and to host sacred tours with an emphasis on an inside look at the musical and religious lives of the local people.