Workshops with Shari Friedrichsen

HIP is thrilled to host Shari Friedrichsen, senior faculty at Himalayan Institute, Honesdale!  Don’t miss this opportunity to study and explore the subtler realms of yoga.

June 9th 1-6 pm $90
June 10th 1-6 pm $90
Both days for $150

Working with the Chakras June 9th

Join us in this seminar to see how you can use asana, pranayama, breathing practices and awareness to strengthen the flow of energy through the chakras and reclaim the natural support system that they are for the body, mind and heart. We start with the understanding of how and where the chakras are formed by the nadis, the energy channels, and then see how they can weaken over time through dissipation of the flow or blocking the flow completely. Then we use ourpractice of asana, breath and awareness specifically to strengthen the channels and release thedams that we’ve built through habits and misunderstandings. We reclaim the flow of energy that supports us, that helps us live spiritually in this world. At the end of the session, we step back into our lives with a greater degree of compassion, more intelligent support that comes from the inside,and more resilience to offer the world.

The Three Main Chakras in depth June 10th

Of the six major chakras located along the subtle spinal axis, the three main ones are manipura (3) ,anahata (4) and ajna (6). They govern the other chakras in very sublime and profound ways. The Manipura Chakra at the navel area is the gateway to the lower two chakras and known to give health and radiance to the body. The Anahata Chakra, at the heart area, is the seat of Pure
Consciousness and the source of our innate joy and freedom. The Ajna Chakra in the area of the mind is the Command Center, shining its light on the Vishuddha chakra and governing all six major chakras located within the body. By understanding these particularly powerful centers and their currents, you reach deeper into the well of yoga, enriching the practice you now have in an insightful and meaningful way. We will use asana, pranayama and meditation to access and activate these areas.

Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for more than 40 years and is a key facilitator at the Himalayan Institute’s Teacher Training & Professional Certification programs. She is a faculty member of the 500-hour teacher training program at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, WA, and also conducts numerous classes, seminars, and trainings worldwide.
Shari has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar. Her unique style integrates subtle and gross anatomical awareness with breath awareness to draw the student into the inner experience of yoga. Her approach uses yoga as a vital, powerful, and compassionate component in healing the body and the psyche. Shari holds the following certi@ications—C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, and YACEP, and has presented over 40 videos


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