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Mas Vidal, Yoga & Ayurveda Workshop, Breathe Yoga Studios, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2

Wind over Fire has an extraordinary healer and yogi coming from September 29th through October 2nd!
Mas Vidal, who endorses a lifestyle that heals, revitalizes, and awakens us spiritually through yoga and Ayurveda. Mas has dedicated himself to the great Vedic sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda. In this tradition, Veda is knowledge and Yoga is practice.  “The root of every healing system known to man is Ayurveda,” Vidal points out. “It’s all about energy, our fundamental nature as energy.  Yoga is an eternal tradition, based on universal laws and truth.” Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body-spiritual connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues today to be one of the worlds most sophisticated and powerful health systems.  Ayurveda is a science of life and offers wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy.

Mas is best known for his appearance in the documentary AWAKE, about Paramahansa Yogananda and his Autobiography of a Yogi. Yogananda is noted for bringing yoga to the United States in the early 1900s.

Mas Vidal,“The Royal Path” Workshop
at Breathe Yoga Studios
September 30th – October 2nd


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THE ROYAL PATH: YOGA & AYURVEDA
Self-Healing & Self Realization
Friday 6:30 – 9pm

Experience a dynamic and integral approach to practicing the Ashtanga system of Raja Yoga while embracing the universal energetic principles of Tri-dosha in Ayurveda. This asana-based practice will include a variety of postures and sequences infused with a variety of specialized breathing techniques combined with the art of inner relaxation and meditation, a complete practice. Learn how powerful asana and pranayama combinations can remove physical, mental and emotional obstacles caused by the doshas (Vata, Pitta & Kapha) and feel the inspiration of a mystical system that heals your body, frees your mind and opens your heart.
Asana and meditation practice

DETOX YOGA & AYURVEDA
Cleanse, Enlighten and Celebrate Unity 
Saturday: 9:30am – 12pm

This detoxifying yoga practice is an Ayurvedic approach to Hot Yoga, however most the heat comes from with in. Learn how to awaken your inner fires (agni’s) to cleanse every morsel of your physical and energetic body. Experience a mindful Ayurvedic yogic approach to purifying your body of toxins, excess fat and phlegm through a practice infused with special combinations of postures and sequences and powerful breathing techniques in a warm body and warm room. Experience how asana and pranayama can be interwoven to enhance the quality of your yoga practice according to your body-mind type (dosha).
Mostly asana and purifying breath-work

SUN, MOON & EARTH:
The Sacred Relationship of Yoga & Ayurveda
Sat: 1:30-4pm Sun,

Based on Mas’s new book, this interactive workshop explores life’s eternal theme on the relationship between spirit and nature. The concepts of the Sun (soul), Moon (mind) and Earth (body) are woven into the lecture as metaphors for understanding the sciences of yoga and Ayurveda for the higher purpose of transcending our human experience towards the Divine. Learn about the history of Yoga and Ayurveda, the birth of the mind-body medicine and yoga therapy in the modern era and how yoga and Ayurveda are ideal systems for living a balanced life on earth. Be inspired by the dawn of a new astrological age that has only just begun and discover a new relationship with yoga postures, nature, animals, your diet, lifestyle and cultivate a deeper understanding of your life purpose or dharma.
Mostly lecture, guided meditations, song & story telling, & book signing.

Book Synopsis
Sun, Moon and Earth: The Sacred Relationship of Yoga & Ayurveda by Mas Vidal

Sun, Moon and Earth tells the story of the “twin sciences” of yoga and Ayurveda. Weaving in the author’s long professional and personal experience as a yoga teacher and Ayurveda practitioner, it explores how these traditions can be integrated into our lives as a practical means for balanced living and spiritual evolution. It is written for the growing audience of hatha yogis interested both in asana or postural yoga and a more conscious, Ayurvedic lifestyle.

The book’s historical sections look at the current reunion of these wrongly separated traditions and introduce readers to popular themes pertinent to the modern urban lifestyle, such as detoxification, individualized diet, and essential practices for healing mind-body fragmentation. Overall, the book presents yoga and Ayurveda as balanced solutions to the current global health epidemic and basic human dilemma of longing for spiritual purpose or dharma. Sun, Moon, and Earth contends that, if you practice yoga dharma and embrace the lifestyle wisdom of Ayurveda, improving the mind-body relationship, the Divine will take care of the rest.

BHAKTI FLOW
Devotion in Practice for Healing and Lifestyle
Sun 9:30am – 12pm

Learn how devotion or Bhakti Yoga can be integrated into a dynamic vinyasa yoga practice. Postures and breath-work are enhanced when practiced with devotion and they can bring us into a sublime state of health and spirituality. Use of devotional bhajans (songs) and mantras in asana are sacred ways to balance prana, increase shakti (power) and balance the mind-body relationship. Practice yoga in a new way that connects you to feeling more love, compassion and devotion for all living things.
*An asana practice combined with pranayama and mantra chanting

AYURVEDA & YOGA FOR WEIGHT LOSS
Two Ways to Victory Over Excess

Learn the key principles to managing your weight through diet, herbs, yoga and lifestyle regimen. This workshop addresses the concept of balanced weight or “loss” as is used in the west according to the science of tri-dosha.  We will then explore various Ayurvedic remedies that can be applied according to the dosha type. Additionally, yogic techniques can be incorporated to enhance the balance of the digestive system along with lifestyle factors that provide an integral approach to health and wellness and spiritual development.
Asana practice with discussion

PRIVATE AYURVEDIC CONSULTS WITH MAS

Private Ayurvedic consults available with Mas on Thursday and Friday.  Each session is approximately 60-70 minutes and is $195.00.

Times available are:

Thursday September 29th

  1. 9:30AM
  2. 11AM
  3. 1PM
  4. 2:30PM

Friday September 30th

  1. 9:30AM
  2. 11AM
  3. 1PM – taken
  4. 2:30PM
FREE EVENT WITH MAS

A Meet and Greet with Mas – Thursday, September 29th 6PM
We will have a FREE showing of AWAKE the documentary about Paramahansa Yogananda and his Autobiography of a Yogi. Yogananda is noted for bringing yoga to the United States in the early 1900s. Mas was interviewed in this documentary as an expert on Yogananda who follows his practices. To see a preview of AWAKE  click here:  Following the movie, we will have a Satsang (Satsang means company of the highest truth or a Guru) with Mas.

Mas Vidal Bio

mas-vidal-portraitYogi, mystic, practitioner of Ayurveda and founder/director of Dancing Shiva Yoga Ayurveda, an international non-profit educational organization based in southern California. His teachings are based on the lineage of Paramahansa Yogananda founder of Self Realization Fellowship and Mas is also featured in the triumphant film “Awake, The Life Of Yogananda”. His first book “Sun, Moon & Earth” will be released in 2016 and he continues to offer many certification programs in USA, Asia and India and as an Ayurvedic practitioner he maintains an active clinical practice. www.dancingshiva.com

The new location for Wind over Fire Healing Arts Center is :

Breathe Yoga Studios
3003 43rd St NW
Suite 108
Rochester, MN 55901.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call 507-281-6649
Email – mary@windoverfire.com

Wind Over Fire Healing Arts Center
4902 Wood Lane NW
Rochester, MN 55901

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