Inner Fire Yoga and Kirtan Immersion Weekend at Kripalu with David Newman and Shiva Das
Friday, June 7th - Sunday, June 9th
For all levels.
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Inner Fire Yoga is a dynamic practice that evolves moment-to-moment as a call to grace.
A merging of hatha and bhakti yoga, it is an approach of embodied devotion that fosters the awakening of spirit through surrender and love. Join Shiva Das and David Newman (Durga Das) to kindle your inner fire in an enlightening weekend immersion.
David and Shiva Das are cofounders of this unique style, which they have cultivated for the last 17 years. Shiva Das will lead a breath and movement based asana practice with the intention of fostering spiritual awakening and the opening of the heart.
David, an internationally renowned chant artist, will offer live music, lead the group in the practice of kirtan chanting, and offer Bhakti yoga teachings on love as a way of life!
This program is eligible for:
- 8.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 additional charge
- 8.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $20 additional charge
About the Instructors:
David Newman (Durga Das) is a kirtan artist, sacred singer-songwriter, and practitioner and educator of bhakti yoga, the yoga of love. He travels extensively sharing kirtan along with the spiritual, meditative, and musical aspects of yoga. His CDs include Lotus Feet: A Kirtan Revolution, Soul Freedom, Leap of Grace: The Hanuman Chalisa, Love Peace Chant, To Be Home; a CD/DVD set entitled Into the Bliss; and his latest release, Stars. David is also the author of Merging with Grace, and the founder of the Stay Strong Project and Yoga On Main in Philadelphia. He tours the world with his wife, Mira, a celebrated devotional singer, recording artist, and percussionist. www.davidnewmanmusic.com
Shiva Das has been studying hatha yoga since 1986 and teaching since 1995. He has extensive training in the Integral and Viniyoga traditions as well as yogic philosophy and Ayurveda. He cocreated Inner Fire Yoga, an artful balance of intention-based postures, pranayama, yogic philosophy, mantra, and meditation. Author of both a 200- and 500-hour Teacher Certification Training Manual for Inner Fire Yoga, Shiva Das has taught hundreds of students to teach hatha yoga. He owns and directs Philadelphia’s oldest yoga center, Yoga On Main, and supports a wonderful community in living a yogic lifestyle.