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Mantra, Meditation, Pranayama, Energetics | 50 Hours YTT with Bess and Tahl

  • Creature Yoga Town Studio 142 Bangalow Road Byron Bay, NSW, 2481 Australia (map)

This is a 50 hour training over 5 days with Bess, Tahl and guest faculty Rose Baudin. This training module will include classes of asana, pranayama, meditation and mantra with Bess and Tahl, lecture and discussion with Rose, and discussion/workshop/prac sessions with Bess and Tahl to process the material. The focus will be on allowing insight into the deeper practices of yoga: meditation, pranayama, mantra and the energetics of hatha yoga. Leave this training with the ability to teach simple meditation and pranayama techniques; with a new confidence for chanting mantra; and an experiential understanding of prana.

About Rose

Rose Baudin has studied and practiced yoga for 44 years and has taught for 30 years. She met her mentor, Swami Gauribala Giri, in Sri Lanka in 1971 and was initiated into the Parampara in 1984. During the 16 years she lived in India, she was instructed by master teachers in various schools of yoga: Hatha (Clive Sheridan), Iyengar (Clé Souren, Shandor Remete) Viniyoga (Gary Kraftsow) and Ashtanga (Dena Kingsburg). She has had extensive meditation experience under the guidance of S.N. Goenka (Vipassana), Zen Master Hogen-san Yamahata (Soto Sect) and Sayadaw U Janaka (Satipatthana Insight Meditation). She was introduced to and taught Ayurveda by Dr. Robert Svoboda who also instructed her how to perform the ritual of Agni Hotra in the way of his mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda.

Since 1986, Rose has been based in Australia teaching yoga classes and leading meditation retreats. She is a senior teacher of yoga philosophy, pranayama and meditation for Yoga Arts and Creature Yoga. Rose has been conducting yoga intensives, residential retreats and seminars internationally for the past 30 years.

April 9-12, each day:
8-10.30am asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation with Tahl or Bess
10.30-11.30 break
11.30-1.30 lecture/discussion with Rose
1.30-2 break
2-5 discussion/workshop/practice with Bess or Tahl

Saturday April 13, one hour later start: 
9-11.30am asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation with Tahl or Bess
11.30-12.30 break
12.30-2.30 lecture/discussion with Rose
2.30-3 break
3-6 discussion/workshop/practice with Bess and/or Tahl

(Please note these dates and times are CORRECT, the course title at the top only shows the start date, and a random time to make our booking system happy)

Yoga Alliance
This course is part of the Creature Yoga 300 hour Advanced Teacher Training pathway. Students will be eligible to receive 50 hours towards their 300 hour certification (100% attendance required, and preparatory work and homework completed), or 50 hours of Continuing Education Units.

If you wish to receive Yoga Alliance CEUs, students must have completed a recognised 200 hour training. If you are not a certified yoga teacher you are welcome to attend this training to deepen your own practice, but please note that you will be teaching meditation and pranayama during the training, and that you will not be eligible to receive Yoga Alliance hours. 

Required Reading
Sally Kempton, Meditation For The Love Of It

Cost: $895 (10% member discount, 10% early bird until February 7th, 20% discount for Creature Yoga 200hr graduates - discounts not cumulative. Creature graduates please contact the studio to activate your discount).