Kundalini Yoga and Gong Baths retreat with Sotantar Suraj

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    • Kundalini Yoga and Gong Bath week retreat with Sotantar Suraj

      July 26th – 1st August 2019

       

      Prices

      Full Week retreat: €730.
      Click here for prices to attend part of the week, or to include single room or unwaged discounts

       

      Summary of July Kundalini yoga week retreat

      This retreat will be a week of Energising and Increasing Vitality Kundalini Yoga and Gong Baths
      and consists of an inviting and uplifting timetable over the week of

      • Kundalini yoga classes by very experienced yoga and meditation teacher Sotantar Suraj from L.A.
      • meditative and transforming Gong Baths
      • introduction to meditation and deepening of your practice
      • breathing practices and breath awareness
      • delicious vegetarian meals
      • comfortable accommodation at the centre
      • guided outings into the Burren hills and by the sea by an experienced guide
      • sample best of local cuisine at the local restaurants or cafes
      • enjoy meeting like minded people in this relaxed friendly environment

       

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      This retreat week will provide a refreshing, energising yet deeply relaxing space through Kundalini yoga teaching suitable for all ages and all levels of abilities.

      The Yoga practice will be tailored to each person’s needs, and there is no comparison between different people.

      An ideal week to let go of the stresses and strains of everyday life and to let go into a very peaceful and tranquil environment with a very experienced teacher and share some time with like-minded people.

       

      Who this Kundalini yoga week retreat is suitable for

      This week is suitable for all levels and for all ages.

      Complete beginners to more experienced practitioners and aims to relax, restore and energize you…. and to inspire you to take up a daily yoga practice yourself after the week.

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      Arrival on Friday 26th July 2019

      TimeActivity
      5:30 – 7:00 pmArrival & Registration
      7:00 pmDinner
      8:00 – 8:30 pmKarma Yoga
      9:00 pmIntroduction to the retreat
      9:25 – 10:15 pmIntroduction to Kundalini Yoga

       

      Typical day’s timetable

      TimeActivity
      8:00 – 10:00 amKundalini yoga class
      10:00 amBreakfast
      10:45 amKarma yoga
      11:15 – 2:00 pmOutdoor trip into the Burren
      2:00 pmLunch at local restaurant or cafe
      5:00 pmApprox return to centre
      5:00 – 7:00 pmFree Time
      7:00 pmDinner
      7:45 – 8:15 pmKarma yoga
      8:00 – 9:00 pmFree time
      9:00 – 9:45 pmMeditation and/or Yoga Nidra

       

      Alternate days

      TimeActivity
      5:00 – 6:30 pmKundalini yoga class

      Every second day, as well as the usual classes listed on the typical day’s timetable above, we have an additional afternoon class.

       

       

      Close of retreat on Thursday 1st August 2018

      TimeActivity
      8:00 – 10:00 amKundalini yoga class
      10:00 amBreakfast
      10:45 amKarma yoga
      11:15 – 12:00 pmFarewells
      12:00 noonDepart

       

    • Instructor Bio Sotantar Suraj

      Residential Kundalini yoga retreat

      Sotantar Suraj is originally from Spain and has been living in the US since the 1980s.

      He has practiced and studied yoga, meditation and healing since his childhood in Spain till present day.

      He was privileged to meet and receive teachings from the Master of Kundalini Yoga, Yogi Bhajan, by whom he received his spiritual name to meditate on his life path and destiny – Sotantar – meaning beyond the boundaries of time and space and one who lives for the light.

      Kundalini yoga outdoors

      Sotantar has been teaching Kundalini Yoga and also Gong Baths in Los Angeles California for the past 30 years and also provides teacher training in Kundalini Yoga and in Training with the Gong.

      His classes will guide you through the techniques of Kundalini yoga and are very powerful at removing energy blocks, and increasing vitality.

      You will leave here feeling ‘fully alive’ after your retreat.

      Sotatar is a firm believer that “Yoga is for everybody…. regardless of age or ability and that everybody is welcome at his classes”

      Read more Sotantar Suraj’s full bio

      Kundalini yoga classes

    • Sotantar’s classes are very empowering, transformative, strengthening, relaxing just to name a few. Out of the many retreats I have attended, Sotantar’s retreat is still the best experience for me. He creates a sacred, safe and supportive space for our growth, healing and transformation. Truly an experience you will never forget
      Gian Shakti, Laguna Beach, California USA

       

      Description of Kundalini yoga retreat

      Be inspired by Sotantar, let go, and ‘be energised’

      Sotantar Suraj is originally from Spain and has been living in the US since the 1980s.

      He has practiced and studied yoga, meditation and healing since his childhood in Spain till present day.

       

      Kundalini yoga retreat

       

      He was privileged to meet and receive teachings from the Master of Kundalini Yoga, Yogi Bhajan, by whom he received his spiritual name to meditate on his life path and destiny – Sotantar – meaning beyond the boundaries of time and space and one who lives for the light.

      Sotantar will inspire you with his dedication to the practice of Kundalini yoga and will guide you through the practices. He demonstrates how to do the practices and will then guide you through them and give adjustments if he feels they are appropriate.

       

      Kundalini yoga course

       

      Sotantar has been practicing yoga for 40 years, and believes that yoga is suitable for everybody, all ages and all levels of fitness.

      This retreat week will provide a refreshing, energising yet deeply relaxing space through Kundalini yoga practices and Gong baths designed to bring us further on our own journey.

      The goal of the course is to introduce you to Kundalini Yoga practice so that you may continue to practice at home after the course.

      Kundalini yoga

       

      Kundalini Yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga, is the ancient science of Yoga.

      It incorporates exercise, breath, meditation and sound current to help relax, strengthen and heal your body, mind and spirit. Kundalini Yoga is the “Yoga of awareness” for families and people who deal with the stress and struggles of every day life.

      It gives you a clear mind, vitality and a healthy life through the self discovery of your infinite creative potential or Kundalini Energy.

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      Benefits of Kundalini Yoga:

      • Increase energy and vitality, relaxing mind and body
      • Relief from stress, addiction, depression and insomnia
      • Helps heal back pain, sexual dysfunction and neurosis
      • Strengthens immune and nervous systems
      • Balances metabolism, digestion (weight Control)
      • Increases circulation and purifies the blood
      • Promotes muscle strength and flexibility
      • Anti-aging both mentally and physically

      Regardless of your age or fitness level, you can feel and assimilate the benefits of this sacred science. From your very first class, you will experience a feeling of well being and happiness. With practice you will become more aware, radiant, youthful, Healthy, Happy, Holy.

      Residential Kundalini yoga retreat

       

      The goal of the course is to introduce you to Kundalini Yoga practice so that you may continue at home after the course.

      And also to experience the healing vibrations of gong meditations by Gong Master Sotantar.

      There will also be an organised outdoor trip into the Burren each day and some classes outdoors.

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      Sotantar has structured the whole week of classes, and the first two days are where he teaches the foundation for the week, and then goes progressively deeper as the week progresses.

      He has balanced each day so there will be a variety of gentle practices, and also some level of challenging practices balanced by practices for relaxation and letting go.

      Kundalini yoga workshop

       

      Some of the postures are quite gentle and encourage us to ‘let go’ of trying too hard physically, and to tune inwards to get in touch with how we are feeling right now in this present moment.

       

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      As usual on our Yoga Retreats, we have daily guided outings into very special places in The Burren.

      These daily guided outings will include hill walks, walks by the sea, swimming in the ocean or the lake.

       

      Hill walking holiday Ireland

       

      One day we may do the boat trip to the Cliffs of Moher or surfing or paddle boarding on an optional basis.

       

      group shot Cliffs of Moher

       

      The boat trip is the most sectacular way to see the Cliffs of |Moher including the colones of birds nesting on the cliffs.

       

      Cliffs of Moher up close

      Followed by lunch at one of the local restaurants or cafes which is a great way to sample the best of the locale cuisine in the Burren.

       

      Ballyvaughan tea rooms

       

       

      Hearing the Gong in the Silence of The Burren is an amazing experience.

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      Each evening Gearoid the cook who used to work in a Hare Krishna restaurant in New York, will prepare “with love” a delicious vegetarian dinner and many people have said they have not eaten vegetarian food as good as this at any restaurant.

       

      Burren Yoga Amazing Food

       

      Gearoid’s food has to be experienced to be believed 😉

       

       

      Sotantar has been teaching the Gong for many years, and he uses the Gongs to bring deep inner release on inner conflicts and blockages.

      Kundalini yoga classes

       

      For those of you who may be interested in learning to use the Tibetan bowls, Sotantar can instruct and guide on how to learn to use these.

      Kundalini yoga gong meditation

       

      If you would like to experience Kundalini yoga and the Gong Baths by a very experienced teacher and Gong Master, then you will be fully inspired by this week at the Burren Yoga and Meditation Centre.

      Kundalini retreat Ireland

       

      Sotantar has been my kundalini teacher and his classes have been food for my soul and body for the past 20 years. His love of teaching shines through with every lesson and it seems like he has never ending resources which challenge me and helps me to vibrate on a higher level. He truly is a Gong Master and your life will be forever enhanced by his teachings.
      Eileen, Huntington Beach, CA, US

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