Workshops, Retreats, Classes and Practitioner Training 2014

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Time to plan for the Festival Season 2015

The Festival Season in New Zealand runs through to April. What are your plans?

Kawai Purapura has two major Festivals for 2015:

The Third Voices of Sacred Earth Festival, which runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 27th Feb-1st March 2015

The Fourth International Yoga Conference & Festival, which runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 27th-29th March 2015

Both festivals feature exclusive Music nights on Friday and Saturday.

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200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensives: July & September

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensives: July & September

The Kawai Purapura Integrated Yoga Teacher Training Programs are flexible, affordable courses designed for the working person. We have chosen specialist teachers and designed the programs to support you in an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of each of the eight limbs of yoga. The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training provides excellent foundations in human anatomy and movement, increases your awareness and understanding of the postures and ensures your teaching is appropriate and safe. The 200 Hour is a foundation for teaching program. All...

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Past Life Exploration: Sunday 6 July

Past Life Exploration: Sunday 6 July

How would you like to experience a Group Regression? We will have 3 past life explorations. One before a light lunch and 2 after. (Lunch will be provided.) During the first session, I will lead the group into a deeply relaxed state, and then into some past lives, which would be of relevance to you in this life time or in the present time. The next session will be focussing on your relationships with the people in your life, and the third one would be relating to any physical problems or emotional issues. The sessions will be very personal and...

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Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Experience a unique program to enliven your Body, Mind and Spirit through the Power of Raw Juices and Detoxification. Learn simple techniques specifically designed to reconnect you with your body and the natural world. Melt away the stresses of everyday life in a relaxing five day experience and allow yourself to be guided gently along the path to wellness and wellbeing. Take tips home and enhance your wellbeing every day of your life. First week of each month: July 7-11 ::  Aug 4-8 ::  Sept 1-5 ::  Oct 6-10 ::  Nov 3-7 ::  Dec...

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Yoga Studio Classes

Yoga Studio Classes

Residents and friends of Kawai Purapura conduct many weekly classes to which members of the public are warmly invited to attend. Weekly Schedule of Yoga Studio & Community Classes COST: $15 per class (10 class concession card $100) – general public. $6 per class – Unwaged (retreat guests, residents and Wwoofers). $7 per class – Waged (retreat guests, residents and Wwoofers). $180 One month unlimited yoga – great if you’re practising 3 or more times per week. NOTE: Please remember to not eat for at least 2 hours before...

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Mrithyunjaya Homam: Sunday 20 July

Mrithyunjaya Homam: Sunday 20 July

The ceremonial fire ritual of homam is a very powerful tool for spiritual progress. We give our prayers and offerings (oblations) to the supreme Lord to burn our negativities in the sacred fire and bless us with inner strength, peace, health and wellbeing. Performed By Br. Shraddhamrita Chaitanyaji, a disciple of world renowned Indian spiritual leader Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known throughout the world as Amma, or Mother, for her selfless love and compassion toward all beings. The homa is free to attend and watch, though if you wish the...

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Mid-winter Chillout Show: Saturday 26 July

Mid-winter Chillout Show: Saturday 26 July

Phoenix Belly Dance invites you to our mid-winter Chillout show!!! Performance showcase and opportunities to mingle and dance This event will be something between a hafla (party) and a show! We will have tables and chair audience set up, so bring your picnic basket with food, and dress up if you like!  We will also be having spot prizes and auctions! Date: Saturday, 26 July 2013 Time: 6:30pm Show (doors open 6pm) Venue: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Tickets: $15 adults /$10 kids (u/13) / $20...

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Yoga Movement as Therapy: 6-Week course with Vincent Bolletta

Yoga Movement as Therapy: 6-Week course with Vincent Bolletta

Monday evenings from August 4th, 6:00pm–7:30pm Exclusive new North Shore yoga workshops with Vincent Bolletta Vincent’s practice and passion is teaching therapeutic yoga sessions where the multi-dimension healing properties of yoga can come to life. Improving your practice and assisting in yoga understanding is always forefront in the workshops and trainings by Vincent. Foundations of enhanced practice (August 4) Learning the essentials of practicing in a safe and intelligent manner. Essentials of balance (August 11) Using breath...

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Mid-Winter Respite: 8-10 August (Fri-Sun)

Mid-Winter Respite: 8-10 August (Fri-Sun)

Escape your “cabin fever” with our Mid-Winter Respite! We invite you to join us on a 2 ½ day retreat including yoga, meditation, vegetarian cuisine, and bushwalks on our 19-acre sanctuary near Albany Village for only $250! Your Respite Schedule will consist of 3 yoga classes, 1 meditation class, 1 African drumming/dance class, free time for reflection, bushwalks, spa, and sauna: Friday: Kick your weekend off right with a Yoga with Yoga Nidra class followed by a hot vegetarian dinner with our staff and therapists  to help you adjust to...

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Sacred Geometry and Self-Empowerment: Saturday 9 August

Sacred Geometry and Self-Empowerment: Saturday 9 August

Metamorphosis – Evening Presentation by Jonathan Quintin There is a profound order to the universe. This order stands independent of chaos, space, time and even creation itself. Yet it can be mathematically verified and shown in pictures. Sacred geometry is the means in which we can engage with this order. The primary shapes, patterns and forms that emerge from the circle and sphere are encoded with the laws of creation. They are keys that can unlock our minds to more of who we are and open us to the greater whole. The presentation includes...

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Myofascial Release Therapy Training Course: 23-24 August (Sat-Sun)

Myofascial Release Therapy Training Course: 23-24 August (Sat-Sun)

> See Fascia as the Creator of Form and Structure in our Bodies – one continuous web wrapping and connecting everything > Learn How Fascia Determines the Functioning of our Muscles – strongly influencing our range of motion and movement > Learn What Causes Fascial Dysfunction and How it Impacts our Bodies > Learn How Myofascial Release Therapy Can Restore Fascial Integrity and have a Profound Effect on the Body Set 1: The Fundamentals – Two Day Weekend Workshop ! Class 1: Introduction to Fascia! Class 2: Head...

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INORI Prayer, Conversation with Something Great: Sunday 24 August

INORI Prayer, Conversation with Something Great: Sunday 24 August

Japanese Documentary Film Directed by Tetsu Shiratori A truly awe-inspiring documentary of the frontier science research to reveal the power of prayer through a life story of Dr. Kazuo Murakami, the most prominent Japanese geneticist, and a collection of interviews with a holistic health pioneer Deepak Chopra, M.D., a cell biologist Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., and a prolific researcher on human consciousness Lynne McTaggart. INORI Prayer gives its viewers an opportunity to open their eyes and every possible sense to the urgent calls of the mother...

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Free Public Yoga Classes: 30-31 August (Sat-Sun)

Free Public Yoga Classes: 30-31 August (Sat-Sun)

The graduating students of the weekend-mode 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program at Kawai Purapura invite you to attend two free Integrated Yoga Classes. Kawai Purapura is set on 19 acres of beautiful native bush in Albany, just 12 minutes from downtown Auckland. These classes are suitable for all levels of yoga, providing a snapshot of what is involved to become a yoga teacher. You can stay and chat with students and teachers after the classes. No pre-booking necessary. Arrive with your yoga mat and water bottle. Saturday 30 August...

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Open Your Eyes: Tuesday 9 September

Open Your Eyes: Tuesday 9 September

In One Vision – Workshops to uplift humanity Auckland Events Facilitated by Barry Auchettl  Open your eyes to: money and abundance seeing on all levels love and connections Improve your Eyesight & Expand your Vision. The clearer you see yourself,  the clearer you see the world. “Barry Auchettl has a deep and genuine passion to assist humanity, to make a difference in the world, and in the lives of each person he touches. Barry really cares. He sees behind what is, to what can be, behind each story of each person and connects...

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Conversations for the Soul: Wednesday 10 September

Conversations for the Soul: Wednesday 10 September

In One Vision – Workshops to uplift humanity Auckland Events Facilitated by Barry Auchettl  Conversations for the Soul looks at learning different ways of communicating through a range of experiential processes, including ‘Conversations: an inspirational game’. Includes a tool bag of skills to take home to improve your communication. SPECIAL BONUS: Receive a free copy of the eBook ‘Conversations and relating from the heart.’ “Barry Auchettl has a deep and genuine passion to assist humanity, to make a difference in the...

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Your Body Speaks the Truth: Thursday 11 September

Your Body Speaks the Truth: Thursday 11 September

In One Vision – Workshops to uplift humanity Auckland Events Facilitated by Barry Auchettl  A simplified muscle testing approach which combines muscle testing and intuition. Includes scan charts and information from the new third edition of “The Scan Charts” by Barry Auchettl. Ideal for the beginner or anyone wishing to expand their muscle testing skills. Includes a group sabotage clearing on the night to transform your life. This evening is complete within itself as well as a solid foundation for the Sabotage Clearing and Applying...

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Sabotage Clearing: 13-14 September (Sat-Sun)

Sabotage Clearing: 13-14 September (Sat-Sun)

In One Vision – Workshops to uplift humanity Auckland Events Facilitated by Barry Auchettl  At last … an easy way to stop sabotaging your life. This hands-on, leading-edge energy based system gives you the skills you need to identify and clear conscious and subconscious sabotage programs. You may have sabotage programs in any or all of these areas:  Difficulty following your life’s purpose Relationship difficulties: Personal / Couples / Family / Work Addictions such as Smoking / Food and drink / Shopping / Risk aversion Lack...

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Free Public Yoga Classes: 13-14 September (Sat-Sun)

Free Public Yoga Classes: 13-14 September (Sat-Sun)

The graduating students of the intensive 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program at Kawai Purapura invite you to attend two free Integrated Yoga Classes. Kawai Purapura is set on 19 acres of beautiful native bush in Albany, just 12 minutes from downtown Auckland. These classes are suitable for all levels of yoga, providing a snapshot of what is involved to become a yoga teacher. You can stay and chat with students and teachers after the classes. No pre-booking necessary. Arrive with your yoga mat and water bottle. Saturday 13...

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Pathways to Freedom: 20-21 September (Sat-Sun)

Pathways to Freedom: 20-21 September (Sat-Sun)

Understanding Peace of Mind through Yoga, Meditation and Philosophy This is a weekend of meeting ourselves with friendliness and interest.  with Dyana Wells MA (Hons); BSc; Cert Counselling; Dip Yoga Therapy The combination of yoga asana, meditation and philosophy is a powerful, practical path that can transform our everyday lives and change the way we are in the world. By slowing down traditional yoga sequences, and paying attention to alignment and movement we will explore the more subtle stories in the body. Through cultivating...

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500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training 2014-2015

500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training 2014-2015

All 200-Hour accredited training can follow on to the: Kawai Purapura 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training We are now taking applications for the 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program. This 300 hour program runs as four distinct modules, each consisting of two x four-day weekends. The modules can be taken in any order. Prerequisite: a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Module 1 – Developmental Movement Patterns October 10–13th and October 31st–November 3rd, 2014 A deeper exploration of Develpmental Movement Patterns A deeper investigation into...

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Pathways to Freedom: 8-9 November (Sat-Sun)

Pathways to Freedom: 8-9 November (Sat-Sun)

Reconnect to your true nature through Meditation and Yoga Exploring the Psychology of Yoga & Meditation Explore core Buddhist teachings and meditation practices in combination with yoga and movement awareness exercises. Combine breathing exercises with creative visualisation. This is a weekend of practical exploration and discovery. Everybody’s path in life is unique and yet we are all on the journey of waking up to our true nature. We will be investigating the teachings of the Buddha in relationship to living in the modern world. The...

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Te Rongopae: Nov 23-Dec 7 (Sun-Sun)

Te Rongopae: Nov 23-Dec 7 (Sun-Sun)

TE RONGOPAE: A Clear Bright Horizon Join us on a very unique Maori Bodywork Training Event through Aotearoa, New Zealand, featuring the ancient arts of Romi Romi and Miri Miri. This 14 day training includes body work training, cultural immersion, time with Maori Elders, accommodation, most meals, and private tours through the surrounding area. Date: November 23rd ‐ December 7th 2014 Venue: Auckland, New Zealand Registration: Spaces are limited. $3,500.00 NZD before September 1st, 2014 $4,200.00 NZD after September 1st, 2014 Price does...

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The Supportive Psoas: 31 Jan–1 Feb 2015 (Sat-Sun)

The Supportive Psoas: 31 Jan–1 Feb 2015 (Sat-Sun)

Yoga Therapy for the Spine, Pelvis and Legs with Leila Stuart RMT “Leila has exceptional skills as a Yoga teacher and therapist with a strong emphasis on practical, experiential anatomy. Leila is one teacher who I would like to study with more often.” – Donna Farhi The psoas, a truly yogic muscle bridges the body back to front, top to bottom, core to periphery, spine to limbs and Heaven to Earth. Though hidden deep within the body the psoas can be considered one of the most important muscles of the human structure and has a...

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