Welcome


Welcome to Yogadventures!  Rejuvenate your life and learn to teach during our Summer Solstice 7-21 day Evolutionary Vinyasa Greek Odyssey to the sacred natural power centers of ancient Delphi and the volcanic island of Santorini.

Experience our “living flow ocean ashram” in the Mediterranean sea as we experience a rejuvenating rhythm for in-depth practice, meditation, sacred pilgrimages, and optional teacher training empowerment in harmony with the Greek Way of Life. Our Global Online School with pre/post study supports your embodied practice before and after live retreats.

YOGADVENTURES SPRING SALE AND LOW DEPOSIT - NOW THROUGH APRIL 16TH 

Accomodations + Meal Plan Starting at:

Delphi - $948 Sale Price 

Santorini - $823 Sale Price 

Highlights ~

* transformational Prana Vinyasa and optional teacher training with Shiva Rea

* sunrise & sunset meditation

* learn to teach 15 namaskars and embody 15 solar and lunar sequences in the full 21-day journey

* optional teacher training empowerment 

* pilgrimage to Mt. Parnassos & the ancient cave (Delphi portion)

* rituals in the temples of Athena, Apollo and original site of the Oracle (Delphi portion)

* group sailing to the center of the volcanic hot-springs in Santorini

* pilgrimage to the ancient mesa of Skaros and Ancient Thira (Santorini portion)

* accommodations in the volcanic cliff-top village of Oia (Santorini portion)

INCLUDED:

  • Range of inspiring accommodation of your choice
  • Brunch and dinner daily
  • Pilgrimages/rituals
  • Prana Vinyasa Yoga

ADDITIONAL:

  • Optional Teacher Training and required online course preparations
  • Transportation to Greece - ground transportation to and from airport 
  • Any additional time outside of our listed retreat dates need to be booked directly with resort

DETAILS:

  • A welcome letter from Yogadventures with all the inside details will be emailed to you shortly before we begin
  • A retreat flow for the solar, lunar or teacher training path will be available on the 1st day of retreat.
  • Check-in is at 4pm on the first day listed. Check-out time is at 10am on the last day listed.
  • If you would like to enjoy the resort outside of our retreat time together please arrange additional night accommodations directly with the Blue Spirit Retreat
  • Guides: Shiva Rea + Demetri Velisarius and local shaman/live artists/eco-guides/guest teachers
  • Dates:
    • DELPHI: Embodying the Elements – Lunar Prana Vinyasa & Sahaja Prana Flow (Yoga Trance Dance) June 11-17, 2018
    • SANTORINI I: Prana Mandala Vinyasa June 17 - 24, 2018
    • SANTORINI II : Soma Prana Flow and Massage June 24th, July 1, 2018

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  • Register: use above Registration Tab

Please Visit our Registration Tab to Register!   Email retreats@yogadventures.com for questions.





Retreat Flow

A YOGADVENTURES RETREAT

 

Santorini and Delphi Greek Odyssey - 7-21 day 200/300 Evolutionary Prana Vinaysa Teacher's Journey

Optional Teacher Training + Retreat Rhythm:

Evolutionary Vinyasa - Pathways of Prana Flow Teacher Training

Experience the “roots and evolution of vinyasa” in the ancient sacred sites of Delphi, seat of the ancient Oracle and Temple of Athena and Santorini, the volcanic island in the middle of the Aegean sea.

Evolutionary Vinyasa Teacher Training Program is for aspiring and seasoned teachers as the introduction to a wholistic, energetic approach to living and teaching vinyasa as a way of guiding the flow of our body, practice and life.

Deepen and evolve your personal practice and embodiment of yoga and take your teaching to the next level through a Prana Flow process of learning namaskars, wave sequences, energetic alignment and hands-on assists in our unique living vinyasa training.

As part of the Prana Flow Namaskars and Wave Sequences of the “40 Namaskar-64 Sequence” movement alchemy system, you will learn the Foundation and Elemental Vinyasa Pathways as “15 Namaskars - 20 Solar-Lunar Sequences” as the foundation for teaching vinyasa in a full-energetic spectrum.

Our Living Flow Ashram is a community-based, dynamic, creative, and rejuvenative approach to teacher training.

Retreat Rhythm:

* Four hours of Prana Vinyasa - Transformational Solar Prana Vinyasa and Lunar Prana Vinyasa

* Optional Four hours of teacher training sessions including Prana Vinyasa method /namaskars and wave sequences / teacher lab / hands-on / philosophy / inner arts of meditation

* Two meals brunch and dinner of amazing local Greek vegetarian food and summer fruits

* Large gap for lunch on your own and afternoon adventures or Study/Rest

* Daily Prana Danda Yoga and Meditation

* Daily Yoga Nidra and Bhakti Pranayama for regeneration

Yogadventures Start/End Times:
Most of our programs begin approx 4-4:30pm local time and end the morning of the last day.



Travel Info


Travel Information For Santorini

Step 1:  International Travel to Santorini, Greece via Athens:

Santorini can be reached from most international airports via Athens, which is served by the Athens International Airport.

Step 2:  Travel from Athens to Santorini:

Travel to Santorini by Boat from the Port of Piraeusin Athens (6 - 10 hours).

Travel to Santorini by local Flight from

Step 3: Transfer from Santorini Airport to Oia:

Please note! Transfers to and from Santorini airport to your hotel are not included. You will be able to arrange your ground travel through your hotel. Below are phone numbers for each hotel to arrange such transfers.

Please carry your hotel’s contact information while traveling as they are your point of contact during your journey, if needed

Hotel Aethrio: +30 22860 71040

Travel Information For Delphi: There are many ways to get to Delphi from Athens and it just depends on how much you want to spend and how easy you want the trip to be.

Buses to Delphi: There are several local buses a day to and from Athens. The trip takes about three hours . Book your ticket in advance. You can find bus info for Delphi at www.athensguide.com/practicalinfo,

Taxi booking on your own: For more information see www.greecetravel.com/taxi

Renting a car: If you are planning to rent a car and drive from Athens to Delphi check out Swift Rent-a-Car . They will pick you up at the airport or your hotel and drive you to the National road and let you by-pass the notorious Athens traffic. See their website at www.greektravel.com/swift. Transportation costs to/from the airport/hotel are not included in the retreat package.

Please carry your hotel’s contact information while traveling as they are your point of contact during your journey, if needed. Hotel front-desk operational hours vary.

Delphi Palace (retreat hotel)
Tel: + 30 22650 82151
Fax: + 30 22650 82764
Email: delphtls@otenet.gr
http://delphipalace.com

Please note! Transfers to and from  airport to your hotel are not included and need to be arranged on your own.   You are responsible for finding out the entry requirements/visas and if any vaccinations are required for entry from/to the country of your choice.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Mandatory travel insurance is necessary for your journey to Greece. This is for YOUR protection. There are many travel insurance companies, we recommend STA Travel ( www.statravel.com ) and AAA (www.aaa.com) for affordable worldwide travel insurance. You can also find many options on www.squaremouth.com. 

*Yogadventures Cancellation/Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to hold your space for each event and is due at the time of registration. Full balance due must be paid 30 days prior to event start date - if we do not receive by this time we will automatically charge to the card we have on file from your initial registration.  Cancellations must be sent in email to retreats@yogadventures.com - please be sure to get a confirmation that your cancellation was received. --60 days or more prior to the event: your entire payment will be refunded, less $500 non-refundable deposit plus a $50 administration fee. --59-30 days prior to the teacher training: less your $500 non-refundable deposit, your remaining balance can be applied to a future retreat within 2 years --29 days or less prior to the event you are responsible for full payment and your card on file will be charged. 

 


FAQs


What can I expect on a Yogadventures retreat?

Fun, connection, transformational yoga, celebration, nourishment, relaxation, release, uncovering self discovery layers, embracing the prana of nature, sacred living, rituals, living flow...

Do I need yoga experience?

No, we welcome all! Depending on if you chose the teacher training portion there may be some prerequisites and required reading and prepatory online courses. See Teacher Training Tab

When will I receive trip details?

You will receive a welcome letter from us approximately two weeks before the retreat, you will also receive a confirmation letter upon registration and a prep letter about a month before the event.

Can I arrive early and stay late?

Unfortunately we are unable to book any additional stays outside our retreat dates. Any addition stays need to be arranged directly with the venue. Please see Sanctuary Tab

What’s Included?

Please refer to the Welcome Page for more details, but typically we include all lodging, breakfasts/brunch and most dinner meals. Each event varies, but we often include 1-2 excusions and a few other special treats. Yoga and meditation classes are included, however the teacher training yoga portion is additional.


Can I go on a Yogadventure by myself?

Yes! May of our Yogadventurers our come alone and leave with lifelong friends. If you’re traveling alone, a yoga retreat is the best way to meet new people with similar interests in a safe and healthy environment.

How many people will be on the retreats?

Depending upon the retreat but we host typically ~50 yogis!

What type of food is offered?

We always enjoy delicious food on our retreats and strive to include organic, fresh ingredients, vegetarian/vega options as often as possible.

What should I bring?

You will receive a more extensive list in your welcome letter, however some suggestions are yoga mat/props, sunscreen, comfortable clothes and shoes, layers for all weather, sunglasses, headlamp, book, journal, reusable water bottle, and an openness to flow!

How much free time do we have?

We offer a healthy balance between our group time and solo free exploratory time. Depending on the Yogadventure we will be in nature, we may be inside some of the time, we always have long breaks mid- day ... staying open to the flow of all and needs of the group.

Do I need extra cash? How much?

See the event Welcome Page to see all that is included. If you choose to go on any optional excursions you will be responsible for the costs and the retreat center can help you arrange for your needs.

How do I get from the airport to the retreat center?

For most of our retreats you will be responsible for your own airport transfer unless stated otherwise. Our facebook page for each retreat is a good place to connect with other to arrange shared travel.

Do I need to book my own flight?

Yes, you are responsible for your flights and travel arrangements and details. You can find helpful suggestions on our Travel Tab and itineraries can be found on our Retreat Flow Tab

When should I book?

We are big fans of "the sooner the better" - we also often have Early Bird Specials for those to register early - more often than not our retreats sell out!

Is travel insurance mandatory? How do I purchase it?

Yes! Travel insurance for all of our Yogadventure retreats is mandatory. We are unable to have your participation unless proof of travel insurance is sent to us. Purchase your travel insurance within a week of purchasing your plane flight. You can find many options at SquareMouth.com. Please email us your proof of travel insurance to retreats@yogadventures.com

Is my reservation refundable?

*Yogadventures Cancellation/Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to hold your space for each event and is due at the time of registration. Full balance due must be paid 30 days prior to event start date - if we do not receive by this time we will automatically charge to the card we have on file from your initial registration. Cancellations must be sent in email to retreats@yogadventures.com - please be sure to get a confirmation that your cancellation was received. --60 days or more prior to the event: your entire payment will be refunded, less $500 non-refundable deposit plus a $50 administration fee. --59-30 days prior to the teacher training: less your $500 non-refundable deposit, your remaining balance can be applied to a future retreat within 2 years --29 days or less prior to the event you are responsible for full payment and your card on file will be charged.

Do you have discounts available?

We offer a limited number of early-bird prices to make our trips as accessible as possible. We also offer occasional giveaways and specials on Shiva's facebook page and in our PULSE newsletter

What is the teacher training portion?
This is for those wishing to gain hours towards certification in our Samudra School of Living Yoga - you can find more details on our Teacher Training webpage and our Teacher Training Tab


Your Guides


About Your Guide: Shiva Rea


Shiva's retreats explore the art of yoga in practical, creative and life transforming ways. Her studies in the Krishnamacharya lineage, tantra, ayurveda, bhakti, kalaripayattu, world dance, yogic art and somatic movement infuse her approach to living yoga and embodying the flow. She is a leading teacher of Prana Flow yoga worldwide. Shiva is known for bringing the roots of yoga alive for modern practitioners in creative, dynamic and life-transforming ways and for offering the synthesis form of vinyasa flow out in the world.

As a global adventurer, she has lead over 80 retreats and pilgrimages nationally and internationally as well as served as a creative catalyst for conferences, festivals and actions for the environment, yoga and the arts including the third annual Yogini Conference of Kripalu and Omega. Shiva writes for Yoga Journal and is the author of award-winning CD's and DVD's to empower and transform yoga home practice.

About Your Guide: Demetri Velisarius


Demetri Velisarius, BSW, RYT 200, is a social worker, personal trainer, ex-boxer, bicycle racer, and Prana Flow Yoga teacher and a tantric meditator in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of Vajrayana and Dzogchen. He has accomplished numerous meditation/yoga retreats and pilgrimages worldwide over the past 12 years including a silent 108 day Tibetan Yoga and Mahamudra Retreat. He has studied with numerous yoga, meditation and tantric masters including H.H. 12th Gyalwang Drukpa Rinpoche, Lama Surya Das, Paul Mueller Ortega and Lama Tsultrim Allione.

Please email retreats@yogadventures.com for any questions.


Registration


2018 Rates & Registration:

Experience our “living flow ocean ashram” in the Mediterranean sea as we experience a rejuvenating rhythm for in-depth practice, meditation, sacred pilgrimages, and optional teacher training empowerment in harmony with the Greek Way of Life.

Visit our Book This Retreat buttons below for the full 21 days, or any individual week, to see images and learn of the several styles of accommodations and their pricing we offer to make this your best retreat!  If you wish to join the teacher training component of this retreat please go to our Teacher Training Registration tab to register for that separately from your accommodations.

REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO RETREATS@YOGADVENTURES.COM IF INTERESTED

 


DELPHI: Embodying the Elements – Lunar Prana Vinyasa & Sahaja Prana Flow (Yoga Trance Dance)

Hiking in Delphi and Mt Parnassus, Delphi Temple of Athena, Temple of Apollo and seat of the Oracle, mountain bike in the ancient mountain trails, paragliding, swimming in ancient port of Galaxadi, secret mountain top ruins and caves. Join us for this retreat in ancient Delphi.

click below to see room options and to make your reservation

June 11-17th, 2018  


Santorini: Oia Village is a fascinating town built on the edge of the cliff. One of the less touristy, most outstanding spots of the rim of Caldera. With its interesting architecture (cave houses) and famous sunset, Oia offers unique scenery and atmosphere. For dining and entertainment there are very good local taverns, restaurants and bars all walking distance from the hotel. Everything is reachable by foot in a short time. And the most important thing: The romantic alleys and streets near the hotel are car-free!

SANTORINI I: Prana Mandala Vinyasa

click below to see room options and to make your reservation

June 17-24th, 2018

 

REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO RETREATS@YOGADVENTURES.COM IF INTERESTED

 

 


SANTORINI II: Soma Prana Flow and Massage

click below to see room options and to make your reservation

June 24- July 1, 2018  

REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO RETREATS@YOGADVENTURES.COM IF INTERESTED

 

*Yogadventures Cancellation/Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to hold your space for each event and is due at the time of registration. Full balance due must be paid 30 days prior to event start date - if we do not receive by this time we will automatically charge to the card we have on file from your initial registration. Cancellations must be sent in email to retreats@yogadventures.com - please be sure to get a confirmation that your cancellation was received. --60 days or more prior to the event: your entire payment will be refunded, less $500 non-refundable deposit plus a $50 administration fee. --59-30 days prior to the teacher training: less your $500 non-refundable deposit, your remaining balance can be applied to a future retreat within 2 years --29 days or less prior to the event you are responsible for full payment and your card on file will be charged.

*Proof of travel insurance is required in order for your registration to be considered complete

 



Delphi:

Hiking in Delphi and Mt Parnassus, Delphi Temple of Athena, Temple of Apollo and seat of the Oracle, ancient mountain trails, paragliding, swimming in ancient port of Galaxadi, secret mountain top ruins and caves. Add on the optional teacher training component.

Once registered, we will share with you are sacred pathways for the weekend and weekend in ancient Delphi.  Please see our Registrations Tab to register for your choice of accommodations.

DELPHI: Embodying the Elements – Prana Vinyasa & Sahaja Prana Flow (Yoga Trance Dance

 June 11-17th, 2018  (60 Hours towards certification with optional teacher training component) 

Retreat packages include:

  • Transformational Prana Vinyasa and optional teacher training with Shiva Rea - Learn to teach 15 Namaskars and embody 15 solar -lunar sequences with the empowerment to teaching
  • Prana Danda Yoga
  • Yoga Trance Dance
  • Daily sunrise & sunset meditation
  • Pilgrimage to Mt. Parnassos
  • Guided tour to Archaeological Museum
  • Sanctuary of Apollo and Temple of Athens
  • Tour to Archeological Museum and Sanctuary of Apollo
  • Throne of Apollo- and ancient cave
  • Accommodations
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Morning Tea
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinners
  • Pool/wifi

Delphi Retreat Hotels: Hotel King Iniohos and Delphi Palace


  • *Historic hotels with views of the Delphi landscape, olive trees and Gulf of Corinth.
  • *Single and double rooms available, complete with private bathroom, heating and A/C.
  • *Nicely located on the main street in Delphi, charming hotel.
  • *Single and double rooms available, complete with private bathroom, heating and A/C


Teacher Training Includes:

  • Detailed workbook
  • 60 hours of teacher training per week towards certification
  • 4 + hours of training daily
  • 15 hours of supportive online video program (additional cost)

Embodying the Elements – Prana Vinyasa & Sahaja Prana Flow (Yoga Trance Dance)

Experience the magic of retreat to fertilize your embodiment, teaching, and life in our sacred pilgrimage to Delphi - “the navel of the world” in one of the most sacred landscapes where the ancient temples in the mountains overlook the sea and the local Greek food, culture and music nourishes the soul.

Yoga is a way to embody the flow of our elemental body and invigorate our primary connection with nature from within. Join us for a week of Elemental Prana Vinyasa practice with founder Shiva Rea as we ritually recharge while going deeper in the art of teaching living flow.

In a mandala of five elemental prana vinyasa practices and meditations for our sacred center, we will journey into how to cultivate a cellular experience of our “elemental body” for fertilization of our practice, teaching and life.

Shiva shares with you her life work to revive the roots and evolution of namaskar as movement meditation to transform routine “sun salutations” into the transformational art of their origins.

Our focus is on the “art of namaskar” and the power of flow states in movement mediation to heal, balance and realize our renewable connection to the elements.

We are at a turning point as we realize the shift towards the renewable power of nature is also happening with us. We will honor the intersections of elemental teachings within yoga, Ayurveda, tantra and indigenous cultures and focus on embodying of earth wisdom for healing modern disconnection.

Highlights include:  

  • Introduction to Vinyasa as Movement Meditation
  • Awakening and principles of vinyasa as movement meditation as we focus on poetry, rhythm, breath and movement patterns.
  • Art of Namaskar Workbook with the Five Elemental Namaskars – Bhumi (earth) Namaskar, Jala (water) Namaskar, Agni (fire) Namaskar, Hridaya (air) Namaskar, Akash (space) Namaskar that are part of the 40 Namaskar Mandala.
  • Experience the integration of elemental meditation, mudra, mantra and bhavana (contemplation through the heart) in two complete solar-lunar prana vinyasa practices a day.
  • Five Prana Mudra Vinyasa and five step process of leading movement meditation
  • Understanding the Microcosm-Macrocosm of the Elemental Body within Yoga and cross-culturally and the importance of embodying nature in our current times of ecological change.
  • An introduction prana vinyasa movement alchemy system and how to use a “practice palette” and available online Yoga Alchemy practices to create life balance and flow.
  • Caring for the Elemental Body through Ayurvedic Dinacharya and Lifestyle (Daily and Seasonal) Rhythms
  • Experience the Prana Danda Yoga & Elemental Movement Meditations

Required Reading:  

  1. Cyndi Dale book Encylopedia of the Subtle Body
  2. Tending the Heart Fire by Shiva Rea

YOGA ALCHEMY ONLINE PRACTICE:

 
Week 1 Prep: Yoga Trance Dance Teacher Training Resource/Prep practice
Week 1~Online Practice for certification: Lunar Elemental Prana Vinyasa 

*prep of online courses is positively required so you can thrive in your live teacher training retreat

If not already registered in our Samudra School of Living Yoga - please complete this application so that hours can be applied to certification.

*Yogadventures Cancellation/Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to hold your space for each event and is due at the time of registration. Full balance due must be paid 60 days prior to event start date - if we do not receive by this time we will automatically charge to the card we have on file from your initial registration. Cancellations must be sent in email to retreats@yogadventures.com - please be sure to get a confirmation that your cancellation was received. --60 days or more prior to the event: your entire payment will be refunded, less $500 non-refundable deposit plus a $50 administration fee. --59-30 days prior to the teacher training: less your $500 non-refundable deposit, your remaining balance can be applied to a future retreat within 2 years --29 days or less prior to the event you are responsible for full payment and your card on file will be charged.





SANTORINI II

SANTORINI II: Join our living flow ashram on the island oasis in the middle of the Agean Sea.  The magical/mystical village of Oia clings to the cliffs above the Caldera (crater formed in 16th century BC) Rejuvenate through in depth practices, meditations and sacred pilgrimages.  Add on the optional teacher training component in harmony with the Greek way of life.


 June 24- July 1 : Soma Prana Flow & Massage Arts - Prana Danda Yoga

(60 hours towards certification with optional add on of teacher training component)

    • Transformational Prana Vinyasa yoga
    • Prana Danda Yoga
    • Optional teacher training with Shiva Rea (additional fee)
    • Sunrise & sunset meditation
    • Learn to teach 15 namaskars and embody 15 solar -lunar sequences in the 21
    • day journey of empowerment to teaching
    • Rituals in the temples of Athena, Apollo and original site of the Oracle
    • Group sailing to the center of the volcanic hot-springs in Santorini
    • Pilgrimage to the ancient mesa of Skaros and Ancient Thira


  • Santorini Hotel: Hotel Aetherio:
  • Exclusive hotel in the heart of Oia village
  • Situated in main square of the village's central church
  • Located on Santorini Island in Oia
  • Steps away from restaurants, shops, caldera

Teacher Training Includes:

  • Detailed workbook
  • 60 hours of teacher training per week towards certification
  • 4 + hours of training daily
  • 15 hours of supportive online video program (additional cost)

YOGA ALCHEMY ONLINE PRACTICES:

 Prep practice~Soma Prana Vinyasa TT Resource   

Online Practice for certification:Soma Prana Vinyasa

 If you are not yet registered as a student in our Samudra School of Living Yoga please complete this application

*Preparation is positively required to receive full hours towards certification

*Yogadventures Cancellation/Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to hold your space for each event and is due at the time of registration. Full balance due must be paid 30 days prior to event start date - if we do not receive by this time we will automatically charge to the card we have on file from your initial registration. Cancellations must be sent in email to retreats@yogadventures.com - please be sure to get a confirmation that your cancellation was received. --60 days or more prior to the event: your entire payment will be refunded, less $500 non-refundable deposit plus a $50 administration fee. --59-30 days prior to the teacher training: less your $500 non-refundable deposit, your remaining balance can be applied to a future retreat within 2 years --29 days or less prior to the event you are responsible for full payment and your card on file will be charged.









SANTORINI I

 


Santorini: Join our living flow ashram on this island oasis in the middle of the Agean Sea.  The magical/mystical village of Oia clings to the cliffs above the Caldera (crater formed in the 16th century BC)  Rejuvenate through in-depth practices, meditation and sacred pilgrimages.  Add on the optional teacher training component in harmony with the Greek way of life. 


SANTORINI I: 

June 17 - 24 : Prana Mandala Vinyasa + Prana Danda

(60 Hours towards certification with optional add on of teacher training component)

Retreat packages includes:

      • Transformational Prana Vinyasa yoga
      • Prana Danda Yoga
      • Optional teacher training with Shiva Rea (additional cost)
      • Sunrise & sunset meditation
      • Learn to teach 15 namaskars and embody 15 solar -lunar sequences in the empowerment of teaching
      • Group sailing to the center of the volcanic hot-springs in Santorini
      • Pilgrimage to the ancient mesa of Skaros and Ancient Thira
      • Santorini Hotel: Hotel Aetherio
      • Exclusive hotel in the heart of Oia village
      • Situated in main square of the village's central church
      • Located on Santorini Island in Oia
      • Steps away from restaurants, shops, caldera


Reserve your spot NOW on our Retreat Registration Tab - this is a popular retreat and sells out quickly!

Teacher Training Includes:

  • Detailed workbook
  • 60 hours of teacher training per week towards certification
  • 4 + hours of training daily
  • 15 hours of supportive online video program (additional cost)

Prana Mandala Vinyasa + Prana Danda

Experience an immersion to tend the inner fire through the transformative full-spectrum practice of Chakra Mandala Vinyasa integrated with sublime teachings and meditations of the earliest Tantras.

Our journey will move through the Prana Mandala Vinyasa sequences refined over the last decade and integrated with the teachings and chakra meditations from the earliest Tantra. Each day you will explore chakra prana vinyasa sequences to balance and liberate your system integrating prana mandala namaskar, circular sequencing, chakra-based meditation, mantra, mudra, and yoga nidra (deep relaxation). We will also integrate movement meditations, prana danda yoga, voice-mantra-fire empowerment for embodiment

Through this practical and inspirational exploration of the chakra system and yogic body, we will develop a transformative approach to the body mandala and learn to assess our imbalances and translate this into practical vinyasa yoga sequences for our self, private students, group classes and living the flow of yoga.

In a world where we can see the disconnecting effects of a “dim fire” or the burn out of the “excessive fire”, inner firekeeping is an all-encompassing metaphor for the yoga of householder life. The chakra system brings together the alchemy for tending the fire of the many dimensions of ourselves – root to heart to crown, inner and outer. Our mission is to emerge nourished and inspired with tools to deepen your practice, teaching living yoga.

Highlights includes:

  • History, Science and Integrated Practice of the Chakra System in a way you can experience, and integrate into our practice, teaching and daily life.
  • Four Prana Mandala Namaskars – Circular Namaskars to Embody the “wheel” of the chakras
  • Four Chakra Prana Vinyasa Wave Sequences broken down and adapted to all levels
  • Chakra Mandala Namaskar – Integrated Namaskar for all levels
  • Subtle-Body Flow– Embodying the solar, lunar and central channel through Prana Danda Yoga
  • Movement Alchemy – Balancing our system
  • Daily Tantric Chakra, Mantra and Mudra based Meditation
  • Empowering Teaching Labs, Online practice to integrate at home

* Use of Aromatherapy and Self-Massage with oils to balance the chakras-elements

Required Reading:

  • Encylopedia of the Subtle Body, by Cyndi Dale
  • Yoga Spanda Karikas translated by Daniel Odier
  • Tending the Heart Fire, by Shiva Rea

YOGA ALCHEMY ONLINE PRACTICE:

Prep practice ~ Prana Mandala Vinyasa Teacher Training resource & Chakra Teacher Training Resource portal

Online Practice for certification: Chakra Prana Vinyasa

Optional for Advanced Study: Chakras Unveiled, Part One with Christopher Tompkins

*Preparation is positively required to receive full hours towards certification 

If you are not yet registered as a student in our Samudra School of Living Yoga please complete this application

**Yogadventures Cancellation/Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to hold your space for each event and is due at the time of registration. Full balance due must be paid 60 days prior to event start date - if we do not receive by this time we will automatically charge to the card we have on file from your initial registration. Cancellations must be sent in email to retreats@yogadventures.com - please be sure to get a confirmation that your cancellation was received. --60 days or more prior to the event: your entire payment will be refunded, less $500 non-refundable deposit plus a $50 administration fee. --59-30 days prior to the teacher training: less your $500 non-refundable deposit, your remaining balance can be applied to a future retreat within 2 years --29 days or less prior to the event you are responsible for full payment and your card on file will be charged.




Yogadventures Reviews


"A heartfelt thanks for all the hard work you do to bring change to us all.  I feel reborn and the way I feel now after what was the most memorable of weeks I wish it could last forever.... the light in my smile is because of you...." - H.

"Much love to you all marvelous and meaningful yoginis who have inspired, charmed and filled my heart with joy"  -A.

"It has been nearly a year since my heart was cracked open with all you beautiful souls as witness and guides.  I am so humbled and honored" - K.

"A magical mysterious musical and marvelous moment where time stood still.  Every minute lasted three days, intensely meaningful and heartfilled "  - A.

"an experience soon to not be forgotten"  - G.

"An exhilirating experience, such a fascinating cross section of whole hearted folk"  -B.

"To be nourished by the healing art of Ayurveda, combined with deep daily prana flow practice is a precious gift every yogi should experience. Every layer of being being felt full of vitality and a deep peace that exudes from the swaying palm trees and the constant soundtrack of ocean waves. To experience the ritual and reverence of south India, with Shiva as our guide in the motherland of yoga has enriched my understanding of the teachings and of myself." - A.N.

"The experience shared with you all was such a cleanse for so many aspect of my life, lots of unwanted things were released from my being in those potent days that set me up for my amazing new experiences, I'm grateful" - L

"I had been waiting for years for just the "right" invitation to visit India, and the one from Shiva/Yogadventures was IT! I am so glad that I had my inaugural visit to India with Shiva and the tribe. They showed me parts and places of myself I was not aware of. I had a deep uncovering of layer upon layer each day of the retreat. Shedding so much, unraveling so much, day by day becoming more and more authentic with myself. In India it is hard not to unfurl your precious self, but with the guidance and experience of Shiva, it was truly a blessing and an experience I will always treasure" - K

"my time with you all was so transformative and the connections I made with the tribe were priceless" -N.

"an experience that will stay with me forever, a privilege for any yogi to behold.A wild ride into the heart of real shiva shakti worship!"- A.

"thank you so much shiva, this week i've felt like my cups is so full feeling of freedome it feels so good and i know its from the experience you gave at the the retreat"  -D.