Retreat: therapeutic yoga and neurofeedback 2024
Wed Jan 31 2024 at 02:00 pm to Sun Feb 04 2024 at 02:00 pm
Koolimäe loomemaja | Rakvere, LV
YOGA RETREAT: ASHTANGA VINYASA AND NEUROFEEDBACK
EAST MEETS WEST
MANUELA KOLLOM ● MATTHIAS FEILHAUER
31st of January to 4th of February 2024, Koolimäe Loomemaja, Estonia
It is time for eastern and western treatment methods to meet in the research of the human body-mind. The eastern philosophies and techniques lay a solid foundation for a human being to exist most naturally, be in absolute tune with ones intuition and true needs. The west has been trying to find a way how to reach the same goal via researching the human body and brain as precisely as possible. This has lead to biohacking enthusiasts, most beneficial movement techniques, specific dieting, investigating the human electromagnetic field, techonological support for therapies and myriads of fields more. Life has become a lot easier for humans physically and saftey-wise, yet the information overload, rapid speed and unrealistic goal-oriented lifestyle is causing the rise of many mental challenges and disorders. Yogic techniques coupled with western neurofeedback support is a great way to calm the mind a bit quicker or an interesting way to explore one’s being.
You will be practicing intense yogic techniques such as asana, pranayama and meditation and you can take additional 35-minute neurofeedback training sessions (10 places) three consequent days. Neurofeedback is used for different mental disorders and has a positive effect on stress-related complaints, sleep, anxiety, concentration, self-confidence and overall emotional state. It improves resilience and leads to a re-normalization of the function of the brain and therefore, gives the opportunity for the brain to adopt a more natural, relaxed and effective pattern. Neurofeedback training is popular in the American Buddhist world. It’s philosophy and mathematical background are very close to the approach of eastern philosophy and meditation practices.
Yoga is approached in a very therapeutic manner – experienced students can practice themselves in Mysore-style setting and the beginners will be guided and introduced to self-practice. In addition, breathing (pranayama) and focusing techniques will be practiced to take a step closer to real concentration and meditation. Special attention will be given to the alignment and safe execution of the asanas and you will be given specific instructions according to your physical-mental conditions. Purification techniques (kriya – nasal cleanse, activating the digestive system) and eye coordination techniques (trataka for relaxing and training the eye muscles) will be taught.
Spoken languages will be Estonian and English.
What will happen:
● Daily cleansing techniques
● Optional neurofeedback training
● Optional individual counselling
● Individual sitting and walking meditation
● Discussions – history, symbolism, therapy
● Food for restoring the digestive system
● Sauna and cold water therapy
Location: Koolimäe Loomemaja, Estonia
Price per person (includes accommodation, food, yoga and optional neurofeedback sessions):
yoga, food, accommodation € 400
additional: neurofeedbk +€ 110
There are limited spaces available. Please notice that registration via the online form is not yet a confirmation for your space at the retreat. You will be contacted within 10 days, sent full information, invoice and instructions via email.
Full detils about neurofeedback, therapists and the schedule:
Where is it happening?Koolimäe loomemaja, 181, Kooli, Koolimäe küla, Haljala, 45420 Lääne-Viru Maakond, Eesti,Võsu, Lääne-Virumaa, Estonia, Rakvere
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