Detoxify with Ayurvedic Yoga
Saturday, May 7, 2016
1:00 PM–4:00 PM
Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, originated in India more than five thousand years ago and is the oldest continuously practiced healthcare tradition in the world. It is a system based on allowing the body’s own natural healing mechanisms to work to their fullest potential.
This workshop will help to reduce excess kapha, one of the three main dosha, or humors, that make up our physical and psychological constitutions. According to Ayurveda, kapha tends to accumulate in the spring and manifests as excess water retention, congestion, and lethargy. Squash sluggishness and promote vitality with a fun, electrifying, and gratifying Ayurvedic yoga practice that will leave you feeling vibrant from the inside out. Enjoy the lasting benefits of breath retentions, fiery twists, challenging balancing postures, and much more.
Larissa Hall Carlson will begin the session with an insightful talk on key Ayurvedic theories that will contextualize the yoga class to follow. The Ayurvedic principles you will learn in this workshop will take you to new depths in your practice and inspire you for the whole season.
This workshop will include postures, breathwork, and a demonstration. Ticket holders should bring a yoga mat and writing materials. Participants will need to complete this waiver before/at the workshop.
About the Speaker
Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, guides retreats, directs Kripalu Yoga Teacher Trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations across the country. She has been featured in Yoga Journal, More, Elephant Journal, Spirituality & Health, InStyle, and Yoganonymous. Larissa is passionate about empowering and encouraging people to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature through the time-honored teachings of yoga, Ayurveda, and Mindfulness. Each summer, she teaches yoga to reduce performance anxiety for the elite musicians of Tanglewood Music Center, and over the past 10 years has taught yoga courses for students at the Boston Conservatory, Juilliard School, Harvard, and Princeton.
Presented with Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and NY Yoga + Life Magazine.
Member â€‹Tickets: $41.50