Yoga with Toni Childs

Saturday 8 August 8.30am-10am – $25

Byron Yoga Centre is excited to welcome acclaimed international singer and yoga teacher, Toni Childs, for a very special yoga class.

Toni will lead a 90 minute yin-inspired yoga and meditation class which includes live performances from her new album, ‘lt’s all a Beautiful Noise’, and Emmy awarding winning song ‘Because You’re Beautiful’ from her 2008 album release ‘Keep the Faith’.

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This unique yoga experience is a celebration of life. Combining movement, yoga, meditation and the ultimate sound bath of live singing from Toni to bring us into alignment with the beauty of who we are.

“Each of us are beautiful, dynamic beings that are crying out to experience more self love, self appreciation, and self care. My morning practice is a way to blast the doors off the hinges to our personal cages of limitation, and engage in deepening our relationship with our ourselves.” Toni Childs

This is an opportunity not to be missed! Limited spaces, book early! Only $25 Book now!
Byron Yoga Retreat Centre. 50 Skinners Shoot Road (just past Arts Factory). Byron Bay



Byron Yoga Centre in Sydney

We are excited to announce the dates for the next Level 1 Part Time Teacher Training in Sydney starting in November. To give yogis in Sydney a little taster of the Purna Yoga style we have arranged a series of workshops and masterclasses with John Ogilvie. See below for dates, details and venues. More information, email us here

Peace Yoga Love, Freshwater Surf Club, Kooloora Avenue, Freshwater Beach

Purna Yoga Workshops – 2 sessions, all levels, come to one or both

Session 1: noon -1.30pm introduction to Purna Yoga
Break:       1.30-2pm informal discussion with John Ogilvie about teacher training
Session 2: 2pm-3.30pm – arm-balances, inversions and backbends

$35 per session or $55 for both: more information, email us here

Session 1: pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here
Session 2: pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here

The first session is an all levels introduction to the Purna Yoga style – classical alignment focused hatha yoga, developed by John Ogilvie over his 28 years experience with the different styles of Ashtanga and Iyengar. John will take participants through a 90 minute Purna sequence, offering variations for the less experienced and for those with more yoga years.

In the break students will be offered chai and teas and have the opportunity for an informal discussion with John about becoming a yoga teacher.

In the second session this dynamic workshop will progress from basic balances to experimenting with more challenging arm balances. The sequence will move onto the major inversions and backbends to fully awaken the spine. Variations will be given for all levels – but you’ll be challenged to experiment, with an attitude of fun and joy!

Bondi Pavilion, The Seagull Room – Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach

Purna Yoga Workshop – Asana, Philosophy, Pranayama and Meditation

1.00-1.20pm warm up asana with Viv Speers (Yoga By The Sea)
1.20-2.30pm John Ogilvie all levels Purna Yoga asana
2.30-2.40pm break
2.40-3.30pm philosophy, pranayama and meditation
3.30-4.00pm walking the path of a yoga teacher

$55, pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here
more information, email us here

This three hour workshop will start with an 1.5 hour asana class. After a gentle warm up with Viv Speers, John Ogilvie will take students through a dynamic Purna Yoga sequence. Options will be given for all levels from advanced to the less experienced students and those working with injuries. The sequence will be designed to open the heart and balance the chakras.

After a short break John will present a session incorporating the other elements of Purna Yoga – philosophy, pranayama and meditation. The focus of this session will be a discussion on the 8 limbs philosophy of Ashtanga Yoga and this theme will be continued in the final segment. John will facilitate and interactive session looking at the path of the yoga teacher, how to walk the talk of yoga and how Byron Yoga Center can assist you in your yoga journey.

Heart and Soul Yoga – Upstairs 3 Purley Place, Cronulla

Purna Yoga Workshops – 2 sessions, all levels, come to one or both

Session 1:     11am-12.30pm introduction to Purna Yoga
Break:           12.30-1pm informal discussion with John Ogilvie about yoga teacher training
Session 2:     1pm-2.30pm – arm-balances, inversions and backbends

$35 per session or $55 for both: more information, email us here

Session 1: pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here
Session 2: pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here

The first session is an all levels introduction to the Purna Yoga style – classical alignment focused hatha yoga, developed by John Ogilvie over his 28 years experience with the different styles of Ashtanga and Iyengar. John will take participants through a 90 minute Purna sequence, offering variations for the less experienced and for those with more yoga years.

In the break students will be offered chai and teas and have the opportunity for an informal discussion with John about becoming a yoga teacher.

In the second session this dynamic workshop will progress from basic balances to experimenting with more challenging arm balances. The sequence will move onto the major inversions and backbends to fully awaken the spine. Variations will be given for all levels – but you’ll be challenged to experiment, with an attitude of fun and joy!

The Yoga Room – 92a Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Purna Yoga Masterclass – dynamic masterclass with John Ogilvie

$40 pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here
more information, email us here

Join this masterclass with Byron Yoga Centre founder John Ogilvie to explore a dynamic sequence of Level 2/3 Purna Yoga poses. . The sequence will be designed to open the heart and balance the chakras.

Although the session will feature some challenging asana, John will ensure the sequence is suitable for all levels of students as, in the Purna style of alignment based hatha yoga, variations are offered for beginners through to the advanced.

This session is a chance for Purna teacher trainees and graduates to delve deeper in to the parameters of Purna Yoga and it’s also an opportunity for those not familiar with Purna Yoga to discover its appeal, and John Ogilvie’s charismatic delivery.

The Yoga Well – 40B Birmingham Street, Alexandria

Purna Yoga Masterclass – a 2 hour dynamic masterclass with John Ogilvie

$45 pay 50% deposit to secure your space book here
more information, email us here

In this dynamic session John Ogilvie will take students through a Level 2/3 Purna Yoga sequence. The sequence will be designed to open the heart and balance the chakras.

Options will be given for those with less experience or for those working with injuries and limitations but the focus will be on working to your edge and experimenting with some more advanced asana.

John will include all the elements of Purna Yoga with a short meditation and pranayama practice to complement the asana sequence. He will thread key yogic principles and philosophy into the session to offer students a comprehensive masterclass and holistic learning experience – all delivered with his unique insight and humour.

Sydney Level 1 Part Time Teacher Training – The Yoga Well

Weekend 1:  14-15 Nov 2015
Weekend 2:  5-6 Dec 2015
Weekend 3:  6-7 Feb 2016
Weekend 4:  20-21 Feb 2016
Weekend 5:  19-20 Mar 2016
Weekend 6:  30 Apr – 1 Mar 2016

More information on the Sydney Level 1 Part Time Teacher Training


Adelaide Workshop with John Ogilvie

Purna Yoga Workshops – 2 sessions, all levels

Saturday 29 August 1pm-2.30pm + 3pm–4.30pm

Come to one $35 or $55 for both

Adelaide Yoga Flow, 1 / 237-239 Unley Road, Malvern

Session 1:   1pm-2.30pm Introduction to Purna Yoga, dynamic 90 min sequence

Break:          2.30pm-3pm informal chat with John Ogilvie about teacher training

Session 2:   3pm-4.30pm – Explore arm-balances and inversions, fun for all levels

The first session is an all levels introduction to the Purna Yoga style – classical alignment focused hatha yoga, developed by John Ogilvie over his 28 years experience with the different styles of Ashtanga and Iyengar. John will take participants through a dynamic 90 minute Purna sequence, offering variations for the less experienced and for those with more yoga years.

In the break students will be offered herbal teas and have the opportunity for an informal discussion with John about becoming a yoga teacher.

In the second session this dynamic workshop will progress from basic arm balances to experimenting with more challenging poses. The sequence will move onto the major inversions and give students confidence to explore their potential. Variations will be given for all levels – but you’ll be challenged to experiment, with an attitude of fun and joy!

$35 per session or $55 for both. To book, pay 50% deposit on each workshop and pay balance in cash on the day:

book here

 

Previous Workshops


Purna Yoga Masterclass – dynamic masterclass with John Ogilvie

Saturday 13 June 6pm-7.30pm

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Join this masterclass with Byron Yoga Centre founder John Ogilvie to explore a dynamic sequence of Level 2/3 Purna Yoga poses. Although the session will feature some challenging asana, John will ensure the sequence is suitable for all levels of students as, in the Purna style of alignment based hatha yoga, variations are offered for beginners through to the advanced.

This masterclass is a chance for Purna teacher trainees and graduates to delve deeper in to the parameters of Purna Yoga and it’s also an opportunity for those not familiar with Purna Yoga to discover its appeal… and John Ogilvie’s charismatic delivery.

Nth Yoga

316 Napier Street, Fitzroy.

$40 register your place at Nth Yoga: northyogastudio@gmail.com

then pay cash on the day


 

Purna Yoga Masterclass with John Ogilvie

Saturday 6 June 5pm – 6.30pm: IXL Studio Hobart‎

Join this masterclass with Byron Yoga Centre founder John Ogilvie to explore a dynamic sequence of Level 2/3 Purna Yoga poses. Although the session will feature some challenging asana, John will ensure the sequence is suitable for all levels of students as, in the Purna style of alignment based hatha yoga, variations are offered for beginners through to the advanced.

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This masterclass is a chance for Purna teacher trainees and graduates to delve deeper into the parameters of Purna Yoga and it’s also an opportunity for those considering signing on for the next teacher training course in August to discover its appeal… and John Ogilvie’s charismatic delivery. IXL Studio, 143a Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, Hobart‎

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When:  5pm to 6.30pm Saturday 6 June

Where: IXL Studio, 143a Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, Hobart‎

Cost: $36

Info: www.ixllounge.com.au


 

Weekend Immersion in Canberra 16-17 May

with John Ogilvie

plus Rob and Kristin Ginnivan of Tidy Temple Yoga in Canberra

Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 May, 8am – 3.30pm

Two day workshop $330

One day (Saturday OR Sunday) $185

Meditation and Asana class (Saturday OR Sunday 8am – 10am) $50

This holistic weekend program offers students and yoga teachers the opportunity to be guided by John Ogilvie in delving deeper into all the elements of Purna Yoga – Asana, Breath, Meditation and Philosophy; and to advance their understanding of Mindfulness with Rob Ginnivan.

For those don’t have time to join the whole weekend, we are offering the option of coming for one of the days or for just the 8am to 10am meditation and asana segment.

Participants who are with us on Saturday will benefit from a special session with John Ogilvie and Kristin Ginnivan exploring alignment, adjusting and correcting of asana, this is useful not just for yoga teachers but also students looking to refine their practice and particularly those considering signing on for a teacher training course. The hours from this weekend workshop can be used towards accreditation for current or imminent Level 1 or Level 2 teacher trainings. (Part time Level 1 starting in Canberra August 2015, more info)

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John Ogilvie will present two sessions of pranayama and philosophy, focusing on the ethics of teaching yoga and looking at how to bring yogic principles into all aspects of life, merging ancient yogic philosophy with practical western ideas – all presented with his unique insight and humour.

 

 

 

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Rob Ginnivan, a highly experienced Mindfulness Coach will lead guided meditation sessions plus workshops to help participants evolve their understanding and skill of being Mindful. His practical approach will impart valuable tools for students to practice being in the present moment and realise the potential for greater contentment.

 

 

 

 

Along with all this knowledge and practical advice, participants will also enjoy asana classes with John Ogilvie and Kristin Ginnivan. These will be suitable for all levels of students as, in the Purna style of alignment based hatha yoga, variations are offered for beginners through to the advanced.

This weekend is an exceptional opportunity to deepen your practice, expand your knowledge and create the potential for increased peace and contentment.

Soldier On Headquarters, 44 Bellenden St, Crace ACT 2911  (Access off Barton Highway)

Please bring a water bottle, plate of food (both days) to share for lunch, yoga clothes and mat plus an open mind.

Two day workshop $330

One day (Sat or Sun) $185

Meditation and Asana class (Sat or Sun 8am – 10am) $50

Schedule:

Saturday

8:00am- 8:15am
Introduction + Meditation - Rob + John
8:15am
-10:00am
Asana Class - John + Kristin
10:00am-10:15amBreak
10:15am-11:45am
Exploring the principle of Alignment, adjusting and corrections within the asana - John + Kristin
11:45am
-12:45pmLunch
12:45pm- 2:15pm
Philosophy + Pranayama - John
2:15pm- 2:30pm
Break
2:30pm
- 3:45pm
Mindfulness Meditation - Rob

Sunday

8:00am- 8:15am
Meditation - Rob
8:15am
-10:00am
Asana Class - John + Kristin
10:00am-10:15amBreak
10:15am-11:45amExploring inversions, arm balances and back bends - John + Kirstin
11:45am
-12:45pmLunch
12:45pm- 2:15pm
Philosophy + Pranayama - John
2:15pm- 2:30pm
Break
2:30pm
- 3:45pm
Mindfulness Meditation - Rob

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