The residential teachers till July 2013 are Katiza Satya & Sahaj. They offer different retreats and also welcome you as a residential guest.
During a residential stay you have more free time, receiving an average of 3 hours of daily teaching. The afternoon and evening sessions will alternate. Depending on the day you arrive you will experience one of the elements.
During a retreat you receive daily about 5 hours of teachings and experience the elements in a more intense way. Supported by Balinese healing sessions, a massage, visits to temples and attending special ceremonies. This as well as your airport transfer are included in the price and will be arranged by us. The retreats start at 16.00 hours and ends after breakfast. The arrival and departure time will be at 12.00 hours.
Katiza Satya and Sahaj follow the pattern based on the “Maha Bhuta” the great elements of Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space. Each day you are presented techniques and methods of yoga that are in harmony with these elements. It is an intensive experience designed to shift old patterns. The play with the elements is a very accessible way to connect with the fabric of our own body heart and mind and to light up your own inner light.
YOGIC BODY, BUDDHA MIND RETREAT
What we think creates how we feel in our body. Our body is a reflection of our mind. In this retreat we focus on awakening the mind and open the body to the body of light. The Yoga will emphasis on the subtle body with Yin based practices, meditation and visualizations to empower our clarity, grace and ease. Using the breath and awareness as our best friends to arrive and trust our Yogic body and Buddha mind.
This is how our General Daily Schedule looks like:
Wake up at sunrise
Morning session: 2 hours of yoga practices • Focus on starting the day with cleansing techniques (Kriya) and physical exercise (Asana).
Satsang – verbal teachings (question and answer).
Afternoon session: 1.5 hours practice • Focus on energy work e.g. pranayama, qi gong, (walking) meditation.
Evening session: 1.5 hours practice • Focus on preparing to sleep e.g. Meditation, Chanting, Sleep yoga instruction.
Depending on the Balinese Spiritual calendar, the daily schedule can change.
During a residential stay you will have two yogasessions. The afternoon and evening sessions will be alternating.
Katiza Satya is a yogini in heart and soul
An experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance (ERYT500-RYT 500) and licensed to certify students at the 200 & 500 hour levels. Her friendly personality, contagious enthusiasm and warm heart inspire her students to getting the best out of themselves. Katiza Satya has in depth knowledge of Vipassana and Mindfulness meditation, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Yin and yoga as a way of life. Katiza Satya leads retreats, workshops and courses throughout Europe. Together with Sahaj, they spread their ‘Sacred Fire Teachings’.
Sahaj applies many yoga techniques from teachers and masters from different styles and traditions. His motivation for teaching is to help people develop a self-practice that helps them to reconnect to their spirit and integrate their Mind, Energy and Body. His current main teachers and teaching come from the Dzogchen tradition as taught by Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche.
Katiza has studied with a great number of prominent teachers and masters and was greatly inspired by Tibetan masters Namkhai Norbu Rimpoche, Sri Ramana Maharshi, her guru H.W.I. Poonja (Papaji), Dalai Lama, B.K.S. Iyengar, Guruji Pattabi Jois, Vipassana teacher S.N. Goenka, Parahamsa Nithyananda, Richard Freeman, Clive Sheridan, Sarah Powers, Tsultrim Allione, Dona Holleman and Orit Sen Gupta.
Teachers Sahaj directly learned from are: Sri K Pattabhi Jois, T.K.V. Desikachar, Chennai, India son of the great yoga master Krishnamacharya. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Vajrayana Buddhist master Nepal and India. Zen Master Hogen, Japanese Zen meditation. Dr.Vagesh Shashtri, Varanasi India, sanskrit/tantra and kundalini yoga master. Santiago Dobles, qi gong, kundalini and Tibetan Bon Po shamanic techniques, and many others.