13-20 July, 2019
TAPAS – Ardor in practice
and in life.
Hatha Yoga Retreat
with Suzann Jonsson
The proposal of this seminar is to explore the classic asana of Hatha Yoga and their multiple variants.
TAPAS – Ardor in practice and in life. Hatha Yoga Retreat with Suzann Jonsson
Postural practice will be accompanied by mudrā / bandha (yogic seals and locks), prāṇāyāma (breath control), mantra (instruments of thought) and dhyāna (meditation techniques). The central importance will be placed on āsanas, often not easy to perform due to the intense commitment required – tapas – in their realization. The idea of Haṭhayoga is that, through the effort required to enjoin the body practices that are sometimes extreme or to the limits of its capabilities, a man can go beyond his own borders and reach the state of fusion with the absolute. At the same time, the search for mental calm,
3 hours of Yoga practice in the morning (six or seven days), ample time will be given to explore the area, enjoy the seaside and attending an apnea/scuba-diving class (snorkeling as well), that naturally combines with yoga, for how both disciplines effectively help
There will be two evenings after dinner (21.30-22.00) where a theoretical moment will be shared: the theme will be “Tapas,
Suzann Jonsson – BIO:
Always interested in sports and achieving a state of psychophysical balance, she approaches Yoga in 1990. After a few years of practice, Suzann decides to go deeper into Yoga by attending the SFIDY training school. Suzann has graduated in the “
Suzann’s path is constantly evolving: in addition to the practice, she has a great interest in classical Yoga texts such as Patanjali’s Yoga