500HR TEACHER TRAINING
PHILOSOPHY RETREAT – VICTORIOUS HEART
BYRON BAY | 26 AUG – 2 SEPT 2017

Dedicated to elevating yoga teaching standards around the globe, Power Living’s 500hr pathway is committed to advanced education. Join Power Living’s master facilitators, Keenan Crisp, Duncan Peak and Adam Whiting and learn the skills to artfully weave philosophy into your teaching. Yoga philosophy is at the heart of what this ancient practice was built upon and when delivered authentically,it has the power to spark a deep level of self-enquiry within your students. This process will allow you to become present to all the barriers that you’ve built against the love that lays within.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

ABOUT THE RETREAT

  • We’ll Study The Mahabharata – the Jaya text is the purest origin of where yoga philosophy comes from. Unearth how this ancient and epic text is just as powerful and relevant in today’s world as Keenan breaks down the mystique of these allegoric teachings.
  • The immersion will offer an inspiring atmosphere for you to review, reaffirm and renew your life with a week of passionate practice, philosophical theory and heartfelt discussion.
  • Daily asana, pranayama, meditations and spirited Kirtan with Adam Whiting, all aimed at drawing out the Divine from within.
  • Get clean with a week of delicious, vegetarian Sattvic food to leave you feeling rejuvenated and restored.
  • Set in the spectacular surrounds of Byron Bay, you will have free time throughout the week for personal reflection and study.

 

ELIGIBILITY

This training is open to those with a 200hr yoga teacher training qualification. The program will help you develop a powerful understanding of philosophy and how to effortlessly weave this into your classes.

 

CERTIFICATION

The retreat forms part of the 500hr teacher training pathway. 200hr RYT will be eligible to receive 75 hours towards their RYT 500hr Certification with Yoga Alliance and 75hrs towards their 350hr Certificate with Yoga Australia.

 

LOCATION

Tallow Beach Houses, Byron Bay

 

DATES

26 August – 2 September 2017

 

COST

$2,799 (10% member discount)

Cost includes shared accommodation in beautiful cottages with private bathrooms and verandahs, delicious nourishing meals and retreat manuals. Excludes flights and airport transfers.

 

REQUIRED TEXT

JAYA – An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata by Devdutt Pattanaik

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MEET THE FACILITATORS

Keenan Crisp

Keenan is Power Livings resident traditional Yogi who fuses an authentic understanding of Bhakti Yoga with the modern day flavour of Power Living.

Keenan has committed himself to studying a range of yoga styles and has qualifications including Baron Baptiste Levels 1 and 2 and Paul Grilley Level 2. He has travelled the world studying yoga under many of the world’s greatest teachers and Swamis, including His Holiness Swami Durgand Swaraswatie in Rishikesh and 14 months in the immediate presence of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Keenan has studied at SVYASA Vivekananda Ashram Bangalore, Bihar School of Yoga, Astanga Vinyasa at Mysore. After 15 years of practice Keenan believes that he is really only a beginner but being passionate about what he has gained from the practice chooses to share all that he can with those open to learn from him.

Keenan teaches from a depth of traditional experience that ensures every class is deeply connected, spiritually powerful and uniquely delivered with love and warmth for all. Keenan’s love for life and all beings in it, his sense of natural joy and appreciation of life creates a space that is fertile for growth.

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Duncan Peak

Duncan is the original pioneer of contemporary yoga in Australia and the Founder, Master Facilitator and CEO of Power Living. The teacher of teachers, Duncan is committed to raising the bar on the level of yoga facilitation across the country. He’s a passionate yogi, soul surfer and spiritual warrior.

With 14+ years of teaching experience behind him, Dunx continues to share his modern-day yoga philosophy with the community. He has an anatomy background in NeuroSpinology, has completed extensive traditional yoga studies with Georg Feuerstein and practiced Raja Yoga for nearly 20 years. Smashing the traditional yoga stereotypes, it’s Duncan’s creative vision and courageous spirit that has shaped what Power Living is today: one of Australia’s largest and most successful yoga communities.

Adam Whiting

A passionate and inspired yogi, Adam Whiting teaches across Sydney for Power Living Australia Yoga. Coming from Charlotte, North Carolina, he brings with him a playful energy, which the P.L.A.Y community has quickly come to know and love.

 

As a voracious student of yogic theory and practice, Adam has studied and practiced with Rod Stryker, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Tiffany Cruikshank, Dice Iida-Klein, Briohny Smyth and Baron Baptiste. The resulting culmination of his diverse yoga study is a teaching style that artfully blends anatomical precision with powerful, energetic emotion and yogic tradition.

Adam loves the playfulness and creative freedom found in crafting an intelligently sequenced vinyasa flow class. When he’s not leading a meditation, you can find him cracking jokes and calling poses to the soundtrack of an upbeat, energetic playlist in his challenging but empowering vinyasa flow classes.

Adam is also partial to breaking down and inverting the flow with a focus on advanced arm balances and inversions. A talented musician, you will often find Adam in class with his guitar, a blissful experience bringing the power of raw, acoustic energy into the classroom.

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