Welcome to Yoga Immersions in Puerto Vallarta

Join Anna and Visiting Teachers in Beautiful Puerto Vallarta for a yoga retreat that will elevate the relationship to your practice and to your body and may bring clarity to your life. This is a time of exploring yoga - putting everyday life on hold so you can see clearly where you would like to make improvements. There will be no tension of your normal daily routine to distract you. Come and rejuvenate your body and clear your mind. This experience will have an impact on how you live yoga in your day-to-day life.

6 Week Yoga Course - Yoga for Your Life
Nov. 30 - Jan. 4
Meet once per week (other practices in your home)
with Anna Laurita

Start the New Year with a NEW Yoga Practice
Begins November 30th and ends January 4th.

Want to learn more about all aspects of yoga from the ground up? Want to start a home yoga practice or nourish any yoga practice you already have? Want to learn how to live a more yogic lifestyle with energy and grace and make it through the holidays this year with calm and peace of mind? If so then these 6 weeks are for you. Here is what you will receive:

A practice plan that will last 2 weeks and then you will receive a new plan as you progress. This includes:

  • yogic diet guidelines, pranayama (breathing practice to increase energy or create more peace), asana (posture) practice and a meditation practice as well as a short spiritual practice.

Wednesday 2 hour sessions 11am- 1pm which will include

  • A complete yoga session with Anna: mantra, pranayama, asanas, a spiritual talk, guided relaxation and meditation
  • instructions for the next two-week plan
  • short discussion on the past two week plan and questions answered.

** You can attend via skype!

Dates:
This Course: ( All Wednesdays from 11-1): November 30th, Dec. 7, 14, 21,28, and Jan. 4th

Who may Attend this Course?
This is for every level of yoga practitioner from the complete beginner to the lapsed practitioner or advanced practitioner who wants to deepen the effects of traditional yoga and take yoga off the mat and into his/her daily life. This course will touch on many aspects of yoga. Everybody will learn something.

Special Conditions
This course is also appropriate for pregnant women, people with injuries, stiff people, overly flexible people and those in between. Modifications will be made to the plan for your special condition.

Time Commitment - your daily practice time (at your home) approximately 1 hour and one 2-hour session on Wednesdays from 11am-1pm at Davannayoga over 6 weeks. You are certainly welcome to join other classes at davannayoga during the weeks but the class fees are not included in this program.

Can't be here in person?
This program can also be offered via skype at times/dates that are more convenient for you. Contact Anna ( anna@davannayoga.com) about this offering.

Cost: 300 usd - includes all materials
there will be no refunds but you may make up the classes missed in future 6-week courses.

What should I bring?

  • A yoga mat if you have one, if not, one can be provided for you at davannayoga for sessions here.
  • A refillable water bottle
  • A notebook/pen
25-hr Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
Davannayoga - Puerto Vallarta
With Lynette Suchar
January 23 to January 27

Hours:
Monday, January 23, 12-5
Tuesday, January 24, 12:30-5:30
Wednesday, January 25, 12-5 & 7-8:30pm
Thursday, January 26, 12:30-5:30
Friday, January 27, 12-3:30

Investment: $380usd

Make your deposit of $150usd ( plus 5$ paypal fees) now to hold your space.
Deposits are non-refundable

Description

This 25-hour restorative yoga teacher training will teach you about the art of restorative yoga and why it is important to cultivate a restorative practice in your life, as well as why it is an important practice in becoming a well-rounded yoga teacher. This training will involve discussion, restorative practice, and practice teaching. Students will learn about the nervous system, the energetic body, and how this calming practice is an essential tool in finding balance in our lives. By the end, students will know how to teach a basic restorative yoga practice. A 25-hour certificate of completion in Restorative Yoga Training will be given.

The training will include:

What is restorative yoga and why is it important
Three pillars of restorative yoga
The nervous system and energetic body
Effects of chronic stress
Importance of yoga nidra, visualization, and intention-setting
Basic restorative postures
How to effectively use props to aid in relaxation
Verbal cuing, communication, and silence
Learn to observe and assist
Develop a restorative sequence
Pranayama techniques
Learn to hold space safely and comfortably
25 hour certificate in Restorative Yoga Training

Required reading:

Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times
By: Judith Hanson Lasater

Recommended readings:

Living Your Yoga
By: Judith Hanson Lasater

What We Say Matters: Practicing Nonviolent Communication
By: Judith Hanson Lasater

Bio:

I'm an E-RYT 500 hr certified yoga teacher. I believe we should explore yoga with compassion, a gentle determination, and a sense of humour. I hope to inspire others by living a creative, inspired life. I continue to study with Nicki Doane of Maya Yoga, a system that blends both Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga. I am a certified Advanced Relax and Renew® trainer with Judith Hanson Lasater, a certified yin teacher with Bernie Clark, and a certified yoga nidra teacher with Brenda Feuerstein.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR
NEXT YEAR'S DAVANNAYOGA RETREAT
FEBRUARY 6-11, 2017
THEME: THE 8 LIMBS OF YOGA

See photos from the 2016 Chakra Retreat to see just how fun a Davannayoga Retreat can be.



The Eight Limbs of Yoga in 6 days
With Anna Laurita

THE EIGHT LIMBS OF YOGA

Yama – the foundation (Outer Practices)
Niyama – personal choices (Inner Practices)
Asana – moving your body
Pranayama – control of life force
Pratyahara – withdrawal of the senses
Dharana – concentration
Dhyana – meditation
Samadhi – bliss

Cost: 700 usd.

Some of the highlights of this trip are:

A boat trip on the bay for snorkeling and swimming
A visit with a local artisan and practice creating with them
Live Kirtan meditation
A trip to a waterfall with time to play and swim
One massage included

On most days there will be ample time to rest and reflect between morning,afternoon and evening sessions together.

Does not include housing or transport. Please see housing recommendations on this page and book early!

Does include:

* Daily brunch made with local healthy vegan and vegetarian ingredients

* All daily excursions/activities

* Two asana practices and one meditation practice per day with theory and exercises related to each of the 8 limbs of yoga

* A one-hour massage

This retreat is open to all ages and all levels of yoga practitioners.

Make your deposit or pay in full today to reserve your space:

payment options
Restorative Yoga Training Module
March 10-12, 2017
Fri. Night 6-8pm
Sat. 1:30-5pm
Sun. 10-3

This restorative yoga module will be a glimpse into what restorative yoga is and why it is important to weave into our lives, as well as why it is important for yoga teachers to cultivate a safe and quiet space for students.

The module will include:

  • What is restorative yoga and why is it important
  • The three pillars of restorative yoga
  • The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
  • Yoga nidra, vizualization, and intention-setting
  • Restorative Yoga postures
  • How to effectively use props to aid support and relaxation
  • Lanuage and silence
  • Develop your ability to observe and assist
  • Sequencing a restorative class

Note: This module will give teachers a foundation of teaching restorative yoga and ten hours of continuing education with Yoga Alliance.

Recommended reading: Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times (Judith Hanson Lasater)

Price: 1500 pesos for teachers who require a certificate of 10 CEU's & 1300 pesos for those not interested in the certificate

Biography of Lynette

Lynette is an E-RYT 500 hr certified yoga teacher whose teaching style focuses on both flow and alignment. She believes that we should explore yoga with compassion, a gentle determination, and a sense of humour. "I hope to inspire others by living a creative, inspired life." Lynette continues to study with Nicki Doane and Eddie Modestini of Maya Yoga, a system that blends both Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga. She is a certified Relax and Renew® trainer with Judith Hanson Lasater and a certified yin teacher with Bernie Clark.

Photos from past Davannayoga Retreats
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Housing Recommendations (if Housing is not included in your immersion/retreat package)

All of these are within a 10 min. walk to Davannayoga:

You must let them know you're taking the immersion course with davannayoga for any special pricing that they may be offering

CasaDulce Vida: www.dulcevida.com

Hotel Catedral: http://www.hotelcatedralvallarta.com

Casa De Amigos Guest House: http://CasaDeAmigosPV.com

Dream Studios: http://aliciabueno.blogspot.mx/

Frida's Artist Retreat: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/895029

Vista Pacifico: www.suitesvistapacifico.com/

Bed and Pizza Youth Hostel: http://www.bed-pizza.com

Oasis Youth Hostel: http://oasishostel.com/en/index.html

Hostal Vallarta Suites: http://hostalvallartasuites.com/

Youth Hostels

Bed and Pizza (youth hostel with some private rooms available bunk beds about 11$ daily) will make a great deal for long term stays (8 min. bus ride to davannayoga) http://www.bed-pizza.com

Oasis Hostel - 3 blocks from davannayoga - you want the one in old town near the cathedral (there are two) http://oasishostel.com/en/index.html

New hotel/hostal with suites this season! It is economical, clean, and only steps away from Davannayoga. A more upscale version of a hostal with suites (bathrooms in the bedrooms). http://hostalvallartasuites.com/

A look inside a Yoga Immersion at Davannayoga
Here is your view during morning yoga practice on the rooftop!
Ley Lines

READ ABOUT LEY LINES IN PUERTO VALLARTA - IT EXPLAINS WHY THIS A SPECIAL PLACE FOR SELF DISCOVERY





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