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The Deeper Potential of Iyengar Yoga

Tracing Your Inner Self

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Take a journey inward and trace your inner self through an in-depth exploration of the art and science of asana. Join internationally renowned Iyengar Yoga teacher Marla Apt for five days of self-inquiry and discovery in your yoga practice.

Through a non-judgmental exploration of the mind and body, you will cultivate detachment and freedom from desires, distractions, negative emotions, and confusion.

You will also experience:

  • Asana and pranayama classes to deepen your practice and increase your strength, coordination, flexibility, and sense of well-being
  • Discussions of yogic and Buddhist philosophy to enhance your understanding of what’s possible with practice
  • In-depth study of how the body, mind, and breath are aligned and how to practice asana and pranayama progressively and safely
  • How to use your yoga as a meditative practice to calm the mind and settle disturbances to consciousness.

You will take home a greater understanding of the context of yoga and how your practice can be a meditation in action. You will be empowered with the understanding of how to tailor your practice (either at home or in a class) to your particular needs and conditions.

Open to anyone with a minimum of six months of yoga experience who is looking to access the deeper potential of yoga to truly transform their life.

 

Health and Wellness - Yoga

Marla Apt

January 7 - 12, 2018
Sunday-Friday , 5 nights

$395 Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Take a journey inward and trace your inner self through an in-depth exploration of the art and science of asana. Join internationally renowned Iyengar Yoga teacher Marla Apt for five days of self-inquiry and discovery in your yoga practice.

Through a non-judgmental exploration of the mind and body, you will cultivate detachment and freedom from desires, distractions, negative emotions, and confusion.

You will also experience:

  • Asana and pranayama classes to deepen your practice and increase your strength, coordination, flexibility, and sense of well-being
  • Discussions of yogic and Buddhist philosophy to enhance your understanding of what’s possible with practice
  • In-depth study of how the body, mind, and breath are aligned and how to practice asana and pranayama progressively and safely
  • How to use your yoga as a meditative practice to calm the mind and settle disturbances to consciousness.

You will take home a greater understanding of the context of yoga and how your practice can be a meditation in action. You will be empowered with the understanding of how to tailor your practice (either at home or in a class) to your particular needs and conditions.

Open to anyone with a minimum of six months of yoga experience who is looking to access the deeper potential of yoga to truly transform their life.

 

Faculty Bio

Marla Apt

Marla Apt is a senior-level certified Iyengar Yoga teacher with 25 years of experience. She was featured in Yoga Journal magazine as one of 21 young yoga teachers helping to “shape the future of yoga.” In addition to assisting with medical research studies at UCLA on yoga for depression, anxiety, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Marla created the first yoga therapy content to be incorporated into the curriculum of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Marla visited India for the first time to conduct research for a degree in Buddhist philosophy and has since returned annually to study yogic arts under the direction of B.K.S. Iyengar and his children, Geeta and Prashant.

Marla also shares her knowledge internationally as a writer and contributor for Yoga Journal, Yoga International, and other magazines. She has served as president of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States and is a member of the National Certification Committee.

Marla is making the healing benefits of yoga available to communities in need as a founding board member of the nonprofit organization Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics. She leads workshops and trainings in the United States and internationally, and is based in Los Angeles.

Why Attend

  • Reduce suffering in body and mind and increase awareness of your physical, emotional, and spiritual life through the clarity of a deeper, more intelligent yoga practice.

  • Change your posture, build strength, and flexibility with the precision of the Iyengar Yoga method.

  • Discover how to use yoga postures and yogic breathing as a means to become your best self and profoundly and positively change the world.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    Must have a minimum of six months of yoga experience

     

  • Experience Level

    Open to all ages and levels, except complete beginners

     

Accommodations

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in January 2018.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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