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Workshop with June Whittaker (also on-line)

June Whittaker was for 20 years  Codirector of Institute de Yoga Iyengar de Nice 

Friday 20 to Sunday 22 November 2020

Girona, Catalonia (Spain)

Covid restrictions: limited number of places. Hurry up!

We also offer you to follow half of the work-shop on-line from your home.

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Ens fa molta il·lusió proposar-vos una pràctica amb una professora excepcional;  co-directora del Centre de Ioga Iyengar de Nice, dirigeix formacions de professors amb entusiasme, amor i precisió. L'intensiu serà en anglès, amb traducció general (no frase per frase) al català o espanyol. No podem oferir dies solts.

The workshop  will be taught in English and NOT fully translated, just bits if necessary, to speed it up. Single days are not available.


PROGRAM

FRIDAY 20 Nov (2 h)

18:30-20:30 Restaurative assanas (guided)

SATURDAY 21 Nov (5 1/2 h)

9:30-12:30 Practice (Also on-line)
13 Lunch (included)
14:30 to 17 Practice

SUNDAY 22 Nov (5 1/2 h)

9:30-12:30 Practice (Also on-line)
13 Lunch (included)
14:30 to 17 Practice

Note: the closing hour is approximative. Please if you can don't tight your schedule.

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PRACTICE

The workshop is open to everyone practicing yoga (from any method), except beginners (that means around 3 years of regular practice). We can't accept pregnant women or complicated medical cases; if in doubt please contact us.

PRICE

In person:

200€, which includes:

  • meal on Saturday and Sunday (you may skip it if you prefer to keep social distance)
  • use of mats and all props needed (all will be desinfected after use)
  • if we stream it (i.e. enough people) you'll have a copy of the classes in the morning

We require the payment of 100€ to book the place, the rest on cash upon arrival. The bank account is in the booking form.

On-line

50€, which includes:

  • streaming classes on Saturday and Sunday morning (3+3 hours)
  • recording of the class

We require the payment of the full amount. The streaming may be cancelled if we don't achieve a reasonable number of students.

REGISTRATION

Book early to avoid disappointment, as due to covid restrictions places are very limited.

WORRIED ABOUT CONFINEMENT?

In case of governement lock down, you'll have the choice of reimbursment or to follow the practice in zoom for 100€.

REGISTER

MEALS

As we want to spare you the inconvenience of looking for food outside, we will serve some food in the room.  Lunch will consist of something hot (dhal) or a soup, organic yoghurt, dry fruits. We'll keep it light and delicious.

LANGUAGE

English, as we want to avoid the tiring translation for the workshop. We would translate a few remarks if necessary.

THE PLACE

The workshop will be held at Espai de ioga, a beautiful yoga center in the Old Town in Girona. It is on the fourth floor, where we enjoy great views of the city. This will be a small workshop compared to those of the big cities, and places are limited by the yoga room.

JUNE WHITTAKER

I have been practising and teaching Iyengar yoga now for 40 years. I believe that yoga teachers are many different things to many different people. In the case of this workshop, I will play the role of the teacher and I hope that you, in the role of student, will understand that it is purely circumstantial that it is I who will be teaching you and not the reverse. More than often enough, it is actually you who will no doubt be teaching me! An exchange between us. Yoga is interconnectedness. In actual fact I cannot really teach you for the biggest teacher we can ever have is ourselves. I can simply offer suggestions and guidance and accompany you on your journey. We will look inwards through the asana and I will facilitate your dive into the world and universe that is yogasana. My wish is to let each and everyone, through the work of yogasana, find their own potential, go deeply inwards and find light and understanding, there in the places where it is often the darkest. We will journey together over the course of a weekend. How privileged we will be!

I began learning the practice of Iyengar Yoga in London in the late 1970's and my path began by a search for something to replace both classical and contemporary dance. I eventually went to study in Pune with B.K.S. Iyengar, his daughter, Geetaji, and son, Prashantji, where and with whom I have been studying regularly ever since. I have a Senior level 3 teachers' certificate dating from 2007 and I look forwards very much to meeting you.

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TIPS FOR THE STAY

Important notice

PLEASE BOOK AHEAD accommodation and transport, otherwise you may find it full.

Transport

Girona is a beautiful historic city, about 1,30 hours North of Barcelona. Ryanair serves many flights to Europe. Also, the TGV connects to Barcelona in 30 minutes and Paris in 5 hours.

Accommodation

 Here is a list of all accommodations (also youth hostel). You may also try apartments in airbnb or girorooms.


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