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The Yoga of Willpower and Intention™: A Journey to Self-Mastery Week of February 17-22, 2019

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Are you living to your fullest potential? Many times in life we may feel like a rudderless ship: aimless, stuck, or having so many projects that our energy is dispersed and nothing ever gets accomplished. At other times, we just don't know what our purpose is, and if we do have a sense of our dharma, it can be hard to actualize it with all the other responsibilities that we have in life. This immersion offers a chance to journey into the lotus of the heart, uncover our heart's deepest desire, and align with our soul’s unique purpose. Sourced from the teachings in Rod Stryker’s book, The Four Desires, we access the deepest parts of ourselves through vinyasa, yoga nidra, sound healing, and writing exercises. During this workshop, you will gain tools to activate willpower, manifest intentions, and release negative habits. Other goals include the following:
• Develop a personal practice to reduce lethargy, procrastination, and other negative habits
• Discover deep relaxation techniques to enhance rejuvenation, memory, and clarity
• Access meditations to cultivate intuition and increase shakti (empowerment)
• Uncover and diminish the shadow energy that keeps you from achieving goals
Please bring a journal and pen and an eye pillow.
Recommended reading: Stryker, The Four Desires; Stanley, Empowered Life Oracle and Empowered Life Soul Journal (available at the Esalen bookstore or


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