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Yamas & Niyamas

  • yogamoves 61 Steinberggasse Winterthur, ZH, 8400 Switzerland (map)

Yamas & Niyamas with Les Leventhal (Session 2)

How do these first two Limbs of the 8 Limbed practice affect the asana practice on the mat and everyday life off the mat? 

We will explore what the 8 limbs are, and where the Yamas and Niyamas fit in along with their application. We will discuss how these ideals can be themes or intentions for the practice. We’ll take some time to review our ethics and how we might shift our perspective on how we see things culturally and/or personally and then weave all that into an asana practice to cultivate awareness. Our lives are forever shifting and sometimes we need to make tough decisions about how to love ourselves and others, compassionately. 

SATURDAY, 16. September 2017 / 02.00pm -04.30pm / yogamoves, Steinberggasse 61

Single session (1 session Saturday ore Sunday): CHF 70.- (incl. MWST)
Whole day (Saturday morning & Saturday afternoon): CHF 130.- (incl. MWST)
Price for all 3 sessions (2 on Saturday & 1 on Sunday): CHF 190.- (Incl. MWST)

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Les’ studies and ceremonies are steeped in Forrest tradition, having completed Ana Forrest’s teacher training. Les has also assisted Ana’s teacher training and studied many additional hours with her. Also, Les has completed several trainings with Tias Little and has learned much of his alignment and technique cues from Tias, as well as a firm foundation in the 8 Fold path of Buddhism which compliments the asana practice with a sense of grace and elegance that allow you to take classes whatever your yoga experience and whatever traditions you have in your own life. Les pays careful attention to weave in the 8 limbs of yoga and keep the traditional styles and intentions of yoga a part of his classes while making great strides into opening a window into our global cultural shift. 

Les’ yoga will give you an opportunity to heal your heart and laugh, cry, dance and just let go. Some classes flow freely, while others will explore holding postures a bit longer. Many classes have music. Most of all, is that in Les’ classes, you have an opportunity to modify and do what you need to do in order to take care of your practice and that in learning to take better care of yourself, you can then take better care of those around you and they might then take better care of those around them.

“What I’m teaching comes from my studies and how I incorporate that into my body and my spirit. My voice should only be a guide for you to explore your body and spirit and that the voice of your spirit will speak more clearly than anything I would ever have to say” says Les.

Les has been featured twice in Yoga Journal magazine and interviewed by Darren Main, author of Yoga and The Path of The Urban Mystic and by Voice America – Your Life Without Limits, Joe Sarti.

More Informations about Les Leventhal:

Earlier Event: September 16
Rock n' Roll Vinyasa
Later Event: September 17
Detox Flow Vinyasa