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Kirtan with Benjy and Heather

Anusara Yoga Immersion

Prenatal Yoga


Mt. Anthony Middle School
Room 1305, Orange Section
747 East Road
Bennington, Vermont 05201

Hubbard Hall
25 E. Main Street
Cambridge, New York 12816
(518) 677-2495

Higher Ground Farm
Tate Road, Hoosick Falls, NY
Go to Higher Ground Farm for directions.

The Springs
158 Sand Springs Rd.
Williamstown, MA 01267

St. John's Episcopal Church
35 Park St.
Williamstown MA 01267

Fall 2007 Workshops

Kirtan with Benjy and Heather
Benjy and Heather Wertheimer at Hubbard Hall
Wednesday, October 3rd
As the duo Shantala, Benjy and Heather Wertheimer lead kirtan (sacred chanting) worldwide, bringing audiences sacred lyrics, soul-stirring vocals, and exotic instrumentation. Kirtan is celebration of spirit through the chanting of sacred names carrying participants into a state of heightened awareness, bliss, and devotion. The audience is invited to participate fully through call-and-response, dance, and meditation. The weaving of Benjy's Indian classical singing and instrumentation with Heather's soaring vocals is fresh, original, and profoundly moving. Together they create a beautiful music full of passion and reverence. Shantala has performed and recorded internationally with such sacred music luminaries as Krishna Das, Deva Premal and Miten, and Jai Uttal.

Date:Wednesday, October 3, 2021

Location: Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St, Cambridge, NY

To Register: e-mail debfoster@hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495

A Joyful Journey
Anusara Yoga Immersion Weekend Series
October 13-14, November 10-11, December 1-2, 2007
In this series of three weekends, we explore in depth the guiding principles of Anusara Yoga: the Universal Principles of Alignment, the breath, and Anusara's Tantric vision. Each session features lecture, discussion, and asana practice woven together to provide clear understanding and powerful experiences that form the basis for a fruitful yoga practice. The immersion is intended to support all dedicated students, teachers, and aspiring teachers who want to deepen their yoga practice by participating in this joyful journey. For those who would like to begin Anusara teacher training, all 36 hours count towards the 100 hours needed to apply to any Anusara Teacher Training program.

1st weekend: Overview of Anusara philosophy and vision; Universal Principles of Alignment: Opening to Grace and the 3 "A's", Muscular and Organic energy, Focal points; Principles of Standing poses; Principles of Forward bends; Anatomy of hips and legs; Breath- basic principles and the natural breath; Contemplation/Journaling

2nd weekend: Basics of Studentship--Adhikara, Universal Principles of Alignment: Loops and Spirals, Principles of Backbends, Principles of Twists, Anatomy of shoulders and arms, Breath-anatomy and ujjayi breath, Contemplation/Journaling

3rd weekend Overview of Yoga history-Vedas, Classical; Yoga, Advaita Vedanta, Tantra; Principles of Inversions; Principles of Balancing Poses; Pranayama Meditation.

Dates: October 13-14; November 10-11; December 1-2

Times: Saturdays 1:00 - 5:00 and 6:30 - 8:30 pm; Sundays 9:00 - noon and 1:00 - 4:00

Location: Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St, Cambridge, NY

Cost: $540 by Sept. 14; $575 after that

To Register: e-mail debfoster@hubbardhall.org or call 518-677-2495

Prenatal Yoga
Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Learn basic yoga postures to remain flexible before labor and breathing and relaxtion techniques to use anytime. Physcian's permission slip and pre-payment required 1 week before each class.

Date:Tuesdays, October 9, November 11, December 12, 2020

Time:6:00 - 7:00 pm

Location: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, VT

Cost:$35. Call wellness to pre-register at (802)447-5076