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Teacher training immersions designed to inspire and empower. Whether you are wishing to deepen your practice and knowledge of yoga or would like to develop skills to become a teacher, this intensive immersions provide a results driven focus in a supportive environment and community of openhearted and like-minded people.
At an elevation of 2,968 meters (9,738 feet) at the confluence of the Pawayuq stream and the Willkanuta River, Wasi'pi Kasany makes this a world-renowned sacred place known in English as the dwelling of the heart. This very location is one of the seven chakras or main energy centers specifically the second or sacral chakra of the earth.
Spectacular views of the holy Inca Valley, tranquillity, and nature make for a perfect setting for yoga retreats and teacher training with cozy and tastefully decorated interiors directly inspired by the ancient traditions and designs. With gardens, fruit trees, plenty of common areas, and a sauna, this place is a universe in itself.
Once registration is made, Kalpāna Radhika Yoga provide comprehensive manuals in hard copy and PDF format so you can study anywhere at anytime from your computer or from the work book. The manuals contains all course material ranging from asana, therapeutic and and contraindications of asana, yogic energetics, yoga sutras, yoga philosophy, Sanskrit and mantra study, chakras, self mastery, anatomy, teaching prompts and more.
Methodology consists of learning practical hands on adjustments of asana and developing your empowered voice as a teacher and guide. You will have the opportunity to teach daily and develop your own creative sequence that enables you to support people at varying levels.
The morning practice gives you a solid foundation in the Ashtanga vinyasa primary series based practice with a focus on mindful movement, alignment and correct breathing. Results driven and suitable for all levels our teachers share their expertise in giving individualised attention to encourage optimum progress. Daily workshops in handstands, arm balances. Inversions and body conditioning give you a deeper understanding of how to move safely through progressive physical practices and classes are modified to suit all levels. You will graduate with an understanding of how to help others progress no matter what level their practice. Yin yoga is the last class of each day giving you an understanding and nurturing experience of restorative practices.
A combination of balancing, cooling and heating pranayama techniques are taught daily to give you a broad understanding and experiential relationship with the spectrum of breath techniques. A focus of the ashtanga based practice is Ujjayi breathing and this will be a predominant focus throughout the morning practices also.
Along with an in-depth study of the eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga is the Sutras of Patanjali. The timeless teachings of Yogas ancient wisdom beyond the yoga sutras are rarely taught today, however on this programme you will learn of this rare and transformational knowledge. These classes can present a clearer perspective of the nature of existence, according to yogic science, illuminating a greater sense of personal power and purpose.
Timeless Yogic mantras are taught giving you more knowledge and understanding of yogas lineage and you will be shown how you can incorporate these into the classes you teach.
Foundational understanding of anatomical structures and systems are taught with a focus on a detailed anatomy of breathing as well as insight into Ayurveda, and the energetic layers / koshas, all revolving on how this knowledge relates to yoga practice.
Arrival date is the day of scheduled start date. There will be a welcome session and class from 17.30.
Radhika's teachings draw from a 20-year background exploring yoga lineages, studying and teaching in India extensively. Her predominant training is in Ashtanga Vinyasa with a focus on optimum breath practice and alignment. Her students attest her expertise in catering to individual levels and needs. She has held positions as the leading yoga therapist for NZ's Olympic athletes and the Australian Federal police and her work has been used in the prominent Yoga Woman film. She is the founder of Kalpāna Radhika Yoga and has hosted 25 Yoga Teacher Trainings in India, Bali, and Thailand.
Govinda Dev Das
Govinda Dev Is a true world citizen born in Perú, educated in Germany, but raised in the Indian Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition. He travels the world teaching and inspiring by sharing his vast experience and insight into how the world can gain from the timeless knowledge available in the Vedas. His main passion since his early childhood has been the arcana process of temple worship at which he excelled in his years as a monk.
Inversion and handstand specialist, Daniel Rama resides at the Sivananda ashram, in the Bahamas, where he assists when not sharing his vast knowledge of Yoga worldwide.
Wasi'pi Kasany lies an hour away from Cusco and two hours from Machu Picchu and hereby, you are located in the middle of the cultural heart of Perú. Located in Pisac at the beginning of the Sacred Inca Valley, you are a short distance from exploring the vibrant local Pisac markets surrounded by luscious waterfalls and the beautiful and mystical Sacred Valley leading directly to Machu Picchu.
Three wholesome, plant-based meals are provided, daily, with most ingredients being from the abundant homegrown vegetable garden. Peru is known for its gigantic produce such as huge avocados and a large array of non-gmo vegetables. It is the only place in the world where genetically modified food and Monsanto are not allowed.
On weekends you can enjoy trips to waterfalls, exploration of the sacred valley, traditional massage, and a variety of non gmo local organic produce!
Please book your flight to arrive at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cusco, Peru. Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
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