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The Yoga of Healing: 3-Day Therapeutic Immersion with Gabriel Halpern
December 4, 2014 - December 7, 2014$50.00 – $180.00
The Glowing Body welcomes the return of Gabriel Halpern for an in-depth yoga weekend experience! With over 4 decades of continuous study Gabriel’s teaching is all that is yoga: zeal in practice, science, art form, lifestyle, and mystical mentoring.
Register for the whole weekend for $180.
Or register for individual sessions below.
Friday, December 5, 2014: 6:30pm-7:30pm – Dharma Dialogue: Re-Emergence of the Divine Feminine
Who needs the Da Vinci code when Gabriel Halpern is in the house?! Join Gabriel for an evening of discussion on this interesting (and sometimes controversial) topic. Bring your voice and your questions as dialogue is encouraged.
This session is Karma. The donation basket will be on the front desk at sign in, or you can donate using the Paypal button below.
Saturday, December 6, 2014: 9:30-12:00pm – Yoga Clinic: Back Care
Calling all yoga therapists, teachers, anatomy geeks, and those with ailing backs! The Glowing Body sets up its first ever yoga clinic under some seriously expert guidance. Gabriel will work with real, live back pain sufferers in front of the group as we learn from the process of approaching back issues using yoga as a tool.
Saturday, December 6, 2014: 1:30-4:00 – Catch Your Zs: Yoga for Insomnia
Are you counting sheep more than you are catching sleep? The science is in … lack of sleep is bad for your health. This class offers a yogic approach to healthy, rejuvenating sleep.
Sunday, December 7, 2014: 9:30-12:00pm – Breathe Free: Yoga for Asthma & Allergies
Knoxville can take your breath away! Many East Tennesseans suffer from asthma and allergies; explore how yoga may help you find relief.
Sunday, December 7, 2014: 1:30-3:30 – Full Spectrum Practice: Regaining the Divine Feminine
We often talk about the “yin” and “yang” or the “ida” and “pingala” in yoga as sometimes representing the “feminine” and “masculine” aspects of practice. By using asana, pranayama, and meditation (and hand mudras too!) we will invite the “yin” into the equation to discover how this aspect can support our health and healing even in the context of a vigorous practice.
This weekend is suitable for all levels of practitioner, although it will have a decidedly therapeutic focus. The full spectrum practice is most suitable for those with some yoga experience.
Gabriel Halpern has been practicing yoga since 1970 and his early training was in San Francisco and Pune, India. He holds degrees in philosophy and a masters in health psychology and is a longtime member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. For over twenty years he was a core performance faculty member at DePaul University’s Theater Department, where he focused on movement in the performing arts. Founder and director of Yoga Circle in Chicago, Halpern knows first-hand what it is to live with pain and bounce back with zest for life. Suffering from a broken vertebra at age 15, he has dedicated his life journey to the pursuit of yoga and yoga therapy. Owing to the direct influence of learning from a once-in-a-lifetime master teacher and over 4 decades of continuous study, Gabriel’s teaching is all that is yoga: zeal in practice, science, art form, and a deep and healthy respect for the more traditional, energetic parts of the practice. He delivers all of this with warm humor and incredible generosity. Not to mention he’s a vegetarian chef and a chocoholic.
Disclaimer: Yoga is not a substitute for medical treatments. None of the suggestions that will be offered are intended to replace any medical recommendations made by your medical providers. Yoga teachers do not diagnose conditions and are not qualified to diagnose conditions. The practices offered are intended to be used as a complement to other modalities, including medical treatment.