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Born To Give with Raghunath & Justin Wolfer


BORN TO GIVE:
A 30-hour Yoga Teacher's Training

Join Raghunath and Justin Wolfer, co-owner of RISE Yoga and Movement in Saratoga Springs, NY, for a teacher's immersion weekend. Sharpen your tools for your teaching and your personal practice. 

Space is limited, register ASAP.  Camping spots available and commuters are welcome.


PROGRAM DETAILS

If you love teaching yoga or simply just living the life of a yogi then this workshop is for you. As teachers, friends, parents, and lovers, we take great pleasure in giving to others. According to the sacred literature of India, we are actually born to give, rather than to take of things that will ultimately have no value or be lost in the hands of time. In this weekend intensive you will sharpen your skills and fill up your yogi's toolbox:

  • Upgrade your asana practice
  • Learn about bandhas, breath, and mudras
  • Refine alignment
  • Imbibe new depths of yoga philosophy
  • Absorb the transcendental sound currents of kirtan

...all with the gorgeous backdrop of mother nature at Supersoul Farm in East Chatham, NY. This is a great chance to study with both Justin and Raghunath together in a systematic and focused format.


RETREAT SCHEDULE*

*subject to slight modification

Thursday
6pm Arrivals
7pm Dinner
8pm Opening Circle

Friday & Saturday
7am Yoga
8am Breakfast
9:30am First Class Session
11:30am Break
12pm Second Class Session
2pm Lunch
4pm Third Class Session
6pm Practice / Free time / Dinner
7:30pm Community Kirtan

Sunday
7am Yoga
8am Breakfast
9:30am First Class Session
11:30am Break
12pm Second Class Session
2pm Lunch / Closing Circle / Departures


INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

- Thursday evening opening program
- Daily yoga classes
- Evening satsangs + bonfire
- Saturday evening Maha Community Kirtan
- Amazing local, lovingly cooked and offered vegetarian / vegan meals:
Thursday dinner, Friday & Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner, Sunday breakfast & lunch
- Accommodations for all budgets
- Optional picnic and pond swim (weather permitting)


ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

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Justin Wolfer
I am a dedicated student of all paths that bring me to balance, joy, and peace. Initially, my yoga practice served as a means to rehabilitate physical injuries sustained during my career in college athletics. Over time, yoga became a transformative path towards greater understanding, physical balance, internal strength, mental clarity and self-awareness. For the past three years, I have created and directed The Skillful Action Yoga Training I also lead dynamic workshops across the country. It has been my intention for a long time to open a community center in which anybody and everybody can find the practices of yoga. I have put my heart and sole into the opening of RISE Yoga and Movement Arts Center; it’s the culmination of my life’s work so far. I am beyond grateful to be able to share my vision with all of you. http://risemovementarts.com

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Raghunath has been transforming people's lives since he was a teenager, when he got into yoga and clean, healthy living. As the lead singer and songwriter of two internationally-acclaimed bands that toured the world in the punk/hardcore music community, he made music that, while abrasive, was filled with positive uplifting and spiritual lyrics, transforming tens of thousands of fans' lives, espousing vegetarianism, karma, positive mental attitude and a drug-free life. At 22, he went to India where he lived in a Krishna-Bhakti ashram, taking vows of a monk. Over the course of his 6 years as a monk, he studied sacred literature, music, cooking, and the deeper facets of yogic culture. Considered a teacher's teacher, Raghunath is a gifted speaker and educator of self-transformation & spirituality. He travels internationally, leading teacher trainings, annual sold-out pilgrimages to India, and has been living the life of a yogi for 30 years. Presently, he's married with 5 children and is co-creating Supersoul Farm, an educational center in Canaan NY, with his wife Brij Cappo.


PRICING

All prices include 3-night stay, all meals, and course fee and are per person (with the exception of double occupancy, which are for 2 adults, and commuter price which does not include accomodation).

Camping: $505
Dorm: $625
Private King Room with shared bath: $1,340 double occupancy (or $670 per person)
Private Suite with private bath: $1,430 double occupancy (or $715 per person)
Private Deluxe Suite with private bath and living area: $1,520 double occupancy (or $760 per person)
Commuter: $475

Payment via check made out to Foundation for Inspired Living, Inc
25 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

Price Options

ACCOMODATIONS

Dorm: Male / Female dorms in the Yogi House with shared bathrooms
Private Room: King bed (or two twin beds)private room in the Yogi House, shared bathroom
Private Suite: King bed private room with private bath in the Supersoul Lodge
Private Deluxe Suite: King bed private room with living area, private bath, fireplace and dining area in the Supersoul Lodge

Supersoul Farm is simple rural ashram in Upstate NY 2.5 hours north of NYC. This farm was created to host and educate students on deeper facets of yoga, trainings, kirtan and natural living. Our passion is education.


TRANSPORTATION

Metro North to Hudson, more info here
Possibility for carpool from NYC