traveled to India in 1996, where she dedicated herself to a conscious evolution through yoga. Janet blends a wealth of knowledge and yoga experience to create a unique, vigorous-yet-sumptuous approach to Vinyasa yoga. She teaches in San Francisco and leads retreats internationally.
“We gather at Esalen for a weekend to remember — with our bodies, minds, and spirits — all that we have to be grateful for,” Janet Stone writes. “This experience includes yoga, reflection, renewal, soaking in the healing baths, walking on Esalen property, and detoxifying the body, mind, and spirit. Before you step into the swirl of the holidays this year, give yourself the gift of looking within. Immerse yourself in a dynamic ritual of asana, pranayama, chanting, meditation, and yoga nidra.
Whether you’re an established yoga teacher, an aspiring teacher, or a dedicated long-time student of yoga, the alchemy of a yogic path promises deep transformation.
This unique, two-week-long training begins by establishing your svadharma, your own personal path through the many forms and expressions of the yogic life. To identify your svadharma, you’ll proceed from inquiry to action through a series of carefully guided steps:
· Sankalpa: Clarify your intention so you know where you want to go on the path of yoga. Why do I practice?
Since ancient times, solstices and equinoxes have been essential and sacred points in the year to honor the flow of life on earth. They are times for us to come back into balance and harmony. Right now it is more important than ever to come together to amplify the positive and healing energies. Now is the time to reconnect to the light within ourselves. This light is the essence of our being, and each one of us can share that light with the world.