5 Elements Yin & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Tramuntana Flow Retreat Center | Mallorca, Spain

May 16 - May 22, 2020

 
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This Yin & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training will focus on hands-on, anatomical, structural, and energetic based practices for restoration of the body mind. Blending Buddhist Concepts with the Eight Limbs of Yoga, the magnificent island mountain range of Mallorca will serve as our home for the week.

The purpose of retreat & training life is deepening the understanding of your practice through intensive contemplation and somatic integration into one's system and stream, in an quiet place. Withdrawn to unfurl the most potent places in the self, undisturbed by normative patterns, the mind has the opportunity to turn inward and the body explores the energetics of the inner world.

- INVEST IN THE INQUIRY –

DELVE INTO A RICH AND ROBUST RESTORATIVE PRACTICE TO INCREASE VITALITY AND SURRENDER TO YOUR SYSTEM’S INNATE WISDOM.

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- EARTH - WATER - FIRE - METAL - WOOD -

Exploring the 5 Elements from a Traditional Chinese Medicine Background.

earth

Anatomical & Physiological principles. Directions of spine, joint actions. Individual informed architecture: pelvis & femur. Root chakra. Abundant nourishment. Nurturing self. Sustenance & sustainability. Reciprocal inhibition in Yin Asana. Digestion & Spleen function. The Belly Brain. Spinal Flexion - Forward folds. Balanced Give & Receive. Hara.


water

Neuro-immunologic importance of rest. Sleep vs Rest. Adaptive & Innate immunity. Restorative Yoga. Essentiality. Replenishment & Kidney function. Creativity. Quietude. Reallocation of internal reserves & resources. Equanimity. Excretion. Psoas & Pelvis Anatomy. Sacrum, Ilium, nutation. Axial Rotations- Spinal Twists. Fear, Overwhelm, Stress, Trauma. Resiliency. 


fire 

Conscious Communication. Kriyas & Kundalini. Adjustments. Cacao. Expansion. Bhakti: The yoga of Devotion. Circulation. Joy, Sorrow. Oxygenation & Heart Function. Authentic Relating, Diads. Shoulder anatomy & therapeutic asanas for torso. Spinal Extension - Backbends. Compassion - Karuna. 


metal 

Refinement & Elimination. Self-doubt and cultivation of confidence. Worth. Grief & Mourning. Transition & Lung Function. Mindfulness seminar. Shamata meditation. Ritualized routine. Teaching Practicum.


wood

Visioning. Jewels of Awareness. Sequencing.  Transform & Evolve. Integration. Purification & Liver function. Flexibility in physical and mental aptitude. Smoothing the Chi body. Detoxification. Breath & Lines of Energy. Vipassana Meditation. 



TOPICS COVERED

Foundations of Yang & Yin Asana

A Focus on Yin & Restorative Yoga

Traditional Chinese Medicine: 5 Elements Theory & Meridians

Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy

Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Anatomy & Physiology

Exploring Breath & Lines of Energy

Subtle Energetics

Teaching Practicum





Facilitators:

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KALI BASMAN 

KaliDurgaYoga.com

International and intentful Yin & Restorative Yoga teacher of teachers, Kali Basman, offers an intermingling of wisdom disciplines: Foundations of Buddhist mindfulness, the pranic pathways of Traditional Chinese Medicine meridians, physiology of the nervous system, and individual-informed anatomy. 

Leading yin and mindfulness focused trainings and retreats across the globe, Kali pays reverence to her lineage of teachers, Sarah Powers, Jack Kornfield, Judith Hanson Lasater and more.

“Kali is the definition of wisdom. I feel held in such an intuitive deep space. Her teachings are enlightening and expanding. I feel this knowledge will stay with me forever”

“Eloquent and concise, Kali speaks of ancient wisdom”

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KYLIE ROSWELL 

KylieRoswell.com

Kylie Roswell is an energetic Vinyasa & Iyengar teacher spreading joy through yoga. Teaching from her heart-center, she connects the origins of love and spontaneous flow to refined dedication to a structured practice. Kylie is known to weave intentional Mantra music with her well-traveled ukulele, who has guest starred in yoga classes in India, Bali, and beyond.

“Kylie is an exceptional teacher, spirit, and guide. Some of my all time favorite yang classes, very vitalizing and joyful.”

“Kylie is approachable, down to earth and passionate. She gives so much of herself to teach and guide us. Her yang flows were centering, healing, her singing and words of wisdom and encouragement were inspiring. Her life experience brought greatness to the training.”

“Soft and gentle yet strong and outgoing”


"Just this one week transformed so much in my entire life! These two women are powerful, playful and together they bring a balance of Yin and Yang. They have the biggest hearts and so much passion, commitment and integrity in what they do. The curriculum allows you to learn basics but also reaches deep into your soul and connects you to yourself in unbelievable ways!" - Practitioner, 5 Elements Yin Yoga Teacher Training, Cusco


the studio

‘SMILE, BREATHE AND GO SLOWLY.’ ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Tramuntana Flow is a retreat centre that brings together the best yoga facilities and beautiful accommodations in a peaceful environment that helps to restore the mind-body-soul balance through yoga, meditation and nutrition. TRAMUNTANA FLOW owes its name to the magnificent mountain range in Mallorca, the spectacular views of which can be contemplated from the entire property. Located in the beautiful village of Sa Cabaneta in Mallorca, only 15 min from Palma, Tramuntana Flow consists of several outbuildings on an 8000 m² parcel of land. The property is in the old part of the village on the main street. The front garden invites you into the peacefulness of the centre.

Close your eyes, breathe in and live the magic in Tramuntana Flow. LA CASA DE LA CALMA - A place of peace, inspiration and growth.


tuition + Room & Board

$2200 - Shared Accommodation (3 per room)

$2600 - Double Room (2 per room)

$3200 - Private Room

*Only one discount applicable: Earlybird Discount Code (EARLYBIRD): $150 off until February 15, 2019

Durga Excursions offers one SEVA - SERVICE YOGI scholarship per training (does not include room&board) Apply here for SEVA SCHOLARSHIP.


Daily Schedule

Day 1- Art of Arrival

5pm Arrive. Ground. Settle.

6pm Dharma & Welcome

7pm Dinner

8:30 pm Yin Yoga Practice

Day 2- Earth Element: Abundant Nourishment

Mornings in Noble Silence

7-8:30 Yang Yoga Practice

8:30-9:30 Breakfast

10-12 Module 1: Principles of Yin Yoga & Chinese Medicine Meridians

12-1 Lunch

1:30-4 Module 2: Earth Element & Posture Clinics

4-6 Embodied Earth Excursion

6 pm Dinner

8 pm Yin Yoga Practice

Day 3 - Water Element: Equanimity & Restorative Yoga

Mornings in Noble Silence

7-8:30 Yang Yoga Practice

8:30-9:30 Breakfast

10-12 Module 1: Principles of Restorative Yoga, Neuro-Immunologic Importance

of Rest

12-1: Lunch

1:30-4 Module 2: Water Element & Posture Clinics. Anatomy & Physiology of the

Pelvis.

4-6 Interpersonal Neurobiology & Mental Health, Stress & Trauma Workshop

6 pm Dinner

8 pm Subtle Energetics- Psoas Restorative Practice

Day 4 - Fire Element: Karuna & Bhakti - Compassion & Devotion

Mornings in Noble Silence

7-8:30 Cacao Ceremony & Bhakti Flow

8:30-9:30 Breakfast

10-12 Module 1: Art of Adjustments'

12-1 Lunch

1:30-4 Module 2: Fire Element Module & Posture Clinic. Subtle Energetics-

Shoulder Anatomy, Karuna

6 pm Dinner

8 pm Fire Ceremony


Day 5 - Metal Element: Release & Refine

Mornings in Noble Silence

7-8:30 Yang & Pranayam

8:30-9:30 Breakfast

10-12 Module 1: Teaching Practicum I

12-1 Lunch

1:30-4 Module 2: Metal Element Module & Posture Clinic

4-6 Science of Sequencing & Group Study

6 pm Dinner

8 pm Mindfulness Module: Shammata

Day 6 - Wood Element: Transform & Evolve

Mornings in Noble Silence

7-8:30 Yang Balancing Postures

8:30-9:30 Breakfast

10-12 Module 1: Teaching Practicum II

12-1 Lunch

1:30-4 Wood Element Module & Posture Clinic. Breath & Lines of Energy.

6 pm Dinner

8 pm Mindfulness Module: Vipassana, Insight/Inquiry


Day 7 - Final Ceremony

Mornings in Noble Silence

7-8:30 Final Teaching Practicum

8:30-9:30 Breakfast & checkout

9:30-10 Final Ceremony

Please note the schedule may be slightly refined upon arrival.


 

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"Kali and Kylie are not just teaching Yin Yoga 50 hours.  You are providing individuals with an opportunity to find their inner light and  strength.  (Teaching us to breathe) and provide the opportunity for beautiful souls to awaken together.  Again, I cannot express my gratitude through words." - Practitioner, 5 Elements Yin Yoga Teacher Training March 2018

"I equate Kali's teachings to that of an angel that has been hand selected specifically for you, to guide you through your yogic journey with knowledge, grace, and acceptance. I didn't want the class to end and look forward to learning more of Kali's wisdom . She is a gift packaged in a petite human vessel." - Student, Bhakti Yoga Shala, Los Angeles

“What an amazing balance. I feel safe and confident in both of these instructors. An incredible level of professionalism and easygoingness is achieved.  I feel so much depth in both instructors, and such dedication. It has been an honor learning and sharing from and with each of you”-Practitioner, Samadhi Training March 2019

"Every part of the training was designed to help each of us find our voice and find the confidence to use them... by the end of the training, we were all roaring with confidence" 

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