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Sacred Sound & Yoga Immersion: Kali (Full Day)

  • Northcote Uniting Church - Chalice 251 High Street Northcote VIC 3070 Australia (map)

ABOUT THE IMMERSION

Join us for a day-length immersion invoking the Hindu goddess, Kali, co-facilitated by Dina Smirnova and Jacinta Percy. This is the continuation of a series of gatherings intended to explore sacred sound and yoga by examining various mystical themes with a strong focus on maintaining the integrity of the teachings and spiritual practices.  This is an opportunity to build upon the practices we shared last year on a deeper level.


ABOUT KALI

Kali: the fierce one, the Absolute, the Dark Mother. She teaches us to be fearless in the face of the fearful one, and her sword is that which slays through the illusions of the material world, revealing that which cannot be destroyed.  Depending on the level of consciousness from which you approach Kali, she can either be seen as a goddess of the margins, scary and demonic-like or as Mother Kali, the benign and loving source of kindness and blessings.

If you’ve ever experienced outbursts of energy, boundless creative expression, sudden changes in life, or the process of birth itself, then you are familiar with Kali’s power. When we work with Kali Shakti, she invites us to consider where we are ego-driven and asks us to release our attachments radically. Some examples of where this energy may be present or needed include the process of purification and detoxification; burning limitations and karmic veils; strengthening the heart; liberating the shadow aspects of ourselves.

This gathering will be the third of a three-part series, exploring the triad of creation, sustenance, and transformation. We welcome all levels, bodies, and experiences into the space. Some prior yoga experience and knowledge are recommended but not required.

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Immersion schedule:

9:30 am Doors open
9:45 am Morning tea
10am Welcome & introductions
10:15-11am Storytelling, philosophy, intention setting
11-12: 30 pm Asana
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch break
1:30-2:30 pm Yoga Nidra
2:30-4pm Nada yoga: mantra, chanting, & meditation
4-4:15 pm Afternoon chai
4:15-4:45 pm Kirtan
4:45-5pm Closing gratitude

Outcomes of this workshop will be:

+ Creating a powerful intention, charged by the energy of the group, to inspire fresh focus and action
+ Connecting to a community of like-minded souls
+ Exploring your voice in a safe and nurturing setting
+ Integrating Kali Shakti into your physical and emotional bodies
+ Opening up a portal to explore and make peace with your shadow

** IMPORTANT **

Please bring a yoga mat, blankets, pen, notebook, water, snacks, lunch, a cushion to sit on and small shakers and drums for kirtan, a shawl and anything else you’d like to ensure your comfort.

++ Please arrive no later than 9:45am so we can start promptly, the door will be locked at 10am on the dot and will not be opened once closed ++

PAYMENT

Standard: $125
Bring a friend: $100 each ($25 discount)

A non-refundable or transferable deposit of $50 is required within 3 days of receiving bank details to book your place. Full payment due by Saturday 14th December. If money is an issue, please be in contact, and we can work out a plan.

+ Unfortunately no refunds will be issued less than 48 hours before the event, due to limited capacity.
+ Your spot is reserved once your payment is received.
+ Please be aware that if you cancel last minute, you are stopping a person on the waiting list who wants to come to the immersion from attending and will not be issued a refund.

BOOKING

Jacinta Percy
FB - The Sound Weaver or Jacinta Percy
P - 0498 489 165
E - jacinta@thesoundweaversings.com

POLICY

Unfortunately, no refunds will be issued less than 48 hours before the event, due to limited capacity. Your spot is reserved once your payment is received. Please be aware that if you cancel last minute, you are stopping a person on the waiting list who wants to come to the workshop from attending and will not be issued a refund.