OPEN TO ALL!
Essential Oils for Healing & Yoga
a YogaSOMATICS approach for deeper connection to the world of plants
A 15-hour Teacher Training with Ateeka
Høvik/Oslo - Norway
June 1 - 3 2018
A training for Yoga Teachers/Bodyworkers and anyone else who wish to widen their experience in how to work with essential oils in a healing and energetic body setting.
This is a practice-oriented, hands-on training that will give you down-to-earth tools for how to wisely and CREATIVELY include the use of essential oils in a yoga,movement or healing practice.
We will connect to the plant kingdom as our guide into this journey . . . learning from the shape, feel, territory, scent and growing conditions of each plant-based essential oil.
There are many ways that we can use essential oils in a class setting to help ourselves and our students or clients to connect more deeply with breath and an authentic first-person experience in the body (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual).
To let a precious drop of essential oil - applied in a conscious and specific way - to open our senses and awareness towards various energy points, meridian flows and energetic circulations in our own systems.
To let a precious drop of essential oil - paired with a gentle or restorative yoga gesture - to lead us towards a deeper awareness of rest in the asana.
To let a precious drop of essential oil - paired with gentle yet specific pranayama practices - to show us the way to knowing our breath and nervous system response in new ways.
In this 15 hour training, you will learn:
- A hands-on, sensory informed base knowledge of essential oils and the plants that they are derived from.
- The six families of plants from which essential oils are derived from and the specific effects on our system.
- How essential oils send messages to our nervous system . . . and how we can utilize this to open up new neurological responses. New experience = new movement = new life.
- Letting essential oils be a stimulus for becoming curious about our own inner body territory.
- Pairing essential oils with specific energy points, meridians and chakras.
- Effectively pairing essential oils and point work with yoga asana and pranayama.
- Diffusion and beyond: How to effectively diffuse oils for home, office and in a class setting.
- Teaching your students how to apply the oils to themselves in practice/the gift of self-contact.
- Using essential oils as a way to create a contact-flow between the students in your class/person you are working with.
- How to nurture yourself AS A TEACHER or GIVER with essential oils before or after the practice.
- Making your own blends for your practice, healing and classes
- The use of carrier oils
- Addressing individuals sensitivities to smell.
- Contraindications of essential oils for various conditions.
- Opportunity for Questions and Answers as you use the oils in your own classes.
- This 15 hour training will give you a concrete base of knowledge about essential oils and a clear format that you can use to share essential oils in your own classes or sessions
Training includes a comprehensive "ESSENTIAL OILS for YOGA & HEALING" course manual.
Course Place: JAYOGA in Høvik
Course Hours: Friday 12 - 5 / Saturday 10 - 5 / Sunday 10 - 4
Course Cost: 180 euro includes some supplies for blending and new oils to try. Please bring your own essential oil kit with you to discover new ways to use what you have ! REGISTER HERE