Join us on an inner journey in which Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath are combined, and where rest, relaxation and recovery are central.
– CONTENT OF THE WORKSHOP –
Restorative Yoga is aimed at deep relaxation and activation of the parasympathetic nervous system (the part of the autonomic nervous system that ensures that we can enter a state of rest and recovery.). You will make extensive use of bolsters, blocks and blankets to support the body. By using all these props, your body can fully surrender to gravity.
Restorative Yoga is not about strengthening nor stretching the body, but about complete relaxation. As the poses are held for a longer period of time, you will get the chance to turn inwards more deeply and observe what you are experiencing in the present moment.
The workshop is a combination of restorative yoga postures, pranayama (breathing) and meditation techniques, concluding with a long savasana. All of this is accompanied by the healing sounds of “singing bowls”. Sound bath provides a deeper energetic experience of inner peace and awareness (insight/renewal). Your physical body and your emotional and mental layers come together in harmony.
– FOR WHOM IS THIS WORKSHOP? –
The Restorative Yoga & Sound Bath Experience is suitable for people with and without experience with Restorative Yoga, of all ages and all levels. If you feel tired, stressed, overworked, sick or injured, restorative yoga can help you restore, heal and recharge the body.
– WHAT YOU WILL LEARN –
Turning your attention inwards, awareness of the physical body, emotions and thoughts, and active relaxation.
– KEY TAKE AWAY –
Deep relaxation, and from that starting point gaining new insights, and to make rest a priority in everyday life.
– ABOUT THE TEACHERS –
“Yoga has been a big part of my life for many years, and since I went to India to do my teacher training, it has become a lifestyle that I like to share with others. Coming home to yourself… That’s what my yoga classes are aimed at: giving people the space to turn their attention inward, increase their awareness and be in the here and now. I also use my background in psychology and mindfulness.”
Frank “Klank” Mannens: Frank Mannens, also known as Frank Klank, is an experienced and passionate singing bowls player. He offers meditative singing bowls concerts and also cooperates with other musicians, singers and yoga-teachers. The sounds of Frank Klank bring you in contact with your body on a deep level. He plays the singing bowls in an intuitive way, ‘knowing’ what sound is needed at that moment.
Each singing bowl has its own character, tone and timbre. Long lasting tones are created. The singing bowls have a relaxing effect. His singing bowl meditations can be listened to on Spotify, Soundcloud and Insight Timer.
– LANGUAGE –
Restorative & Klank is taught in Dutch or English, depending on the students’ preference.