Yoga Anatomy Retreat by G. Anthony and M. Lam

 

Yoga Anatomy Retreat by George Anthony and Michelle Lam

Exploring Functional Practice and Physiotherapy. Come to tropical heaven on Koh Samui.

  • Dates: 27 April – 2 May 2014
  • Starting US$1060 in Zen Bungalow

 

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Yoga Anatomy Retreat

 

Exploring Functional Practice and Physiotherapy

  • Are you looking for a more informed understanding of Yoga and the Yoga poses?
  • Do you want to know more about how to apply Yoga Therapy but not sure where to begin?
  • Would you like to practice a fluid, inspired style while learning applied Yoga Anatomy right in the practice?

This retreat could be just what you are looking for and more!

It combines twice daily Yoga practices with themes from lessons on functional anatomy and physiotherapy. The classes are conducted by George Anthony and Michelle Lam.George is a well known and sought out genuine Yoga teacher in Thailand and a teacher trainer at Vikasa Yoga. Michelle Lam is a physiotherapist who has specialized in rehabilitating injuries and enhancing physical performance and functionality of her clients for over 10 years. She now works with Yoga teacher trainings all over South East Asia because of her specialized knowledge and point-blank illuminations.

You will explore through each of most commonly used and most effective yoga poses and breathing techniques while learning about the mechanics behind it all. Prevention of injury and use of the poses in rehabilitation will be explained as well. If you’ve ever had chronic pain a session with Michelle could reveal the problems and the solution. You might also understand better the relationships between the parts of the body appreciate even more the marvelous sophistication and complexity of the body.

You will also explore more subtle aspects of Yoga in the practices such as pranayama breathing practices, mantra, and meditation. George will guide you to a more ingrained ability to utilize Yoga to change your state for sustaining your practice enthusiastically and discovering peace within yourself and harmony with your life.

The Retreat combines twice daily Yoga practices with themes from two lessons on functional anatomy and physiotherapy per day. The classes are conducted by George Anthony and Michelle Lam. George is a well known and sought out genuine Yoga teacher in Thailand and a teacher trainer at Vikasa Yoga. Michelle Lam is a physiotherapist who has specialized in rehabilitating injuries and enhancing physical performance and functionality of her clients for over 10 years. She now works with Yoga teacher trainings all over South East Asia because of her specialized knowledge and point-blank illuminations about the body and Yoga asana.

 

BONUSES!  ACRO YOGA CLASS! + THAI COOKING LESSON!

Sunrise Optional Beach Meditation and Swim

7:00 – 8:30am Morning Yoga

8:30 – 10:15am Anatomy Exploration

10:30 – 11:30am Brunch

5:00 – 6:00pm Anatomy Exploration

6:00 – 7:15pm Evening Yoga

7:15 – 8:30pm Dinner

 

April 27th – Arrive at Vikasa Yoga and have 1 complimentary Vikasa Yoga class.  Meet and greet with George and other guests.

April 28th(Michelle arrives morning) – Day 1 Standing Poses

April 29th – Day 2 Forward Bends (Cooking Lesson)

April 30th – Day 3 Back Bends

May 1st   – Day 4 Twists (Acro Yoga)

May 2nd  – Day 5 Arm Balances and Inversions(morning only)

George is a unique yoga teacher who blends an amazing physical practice with directions for cultivating inner awareness. He believes Yoga practices should be adapted to each individual, each practice, and lead people to transform their lives and find joy and self worth. His classes are never the same twice. George started practicing Yoga at the age of 20 in 2006. Yoga revealed a love of life for him and his dreams and ambitions grew in stride. He moved to Thailand to become certified a Yoga instructor in 2008. Since that time teaching has become his passion and career. He’s worked with people from all walks of life and guided them to better knowing their own joy through Yoga at detox retreats, yoga studios, and special workshops or teacher trainings.

 

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Michelle Lam is a registered Physiotherapist both in Hong Kong and Australia. She obtained her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honors) in the University of Melbourne. Being a private Physiotherapist, specializing in sports rehabilitation for over ten years now, she has developed an amazing talent for giving her clients exactly what they need to recover faster and while teaching them how to avoid future injury. Her prowess in anatomical knowledge and refined understanding of movement extends itself to lectures for Yoga students learning to practice and teach Asana. Her extremely hands on approach makes her lectures easy to listen to and understand as you see the poses, see the muscle engage and relax, and see as your fellow students demonstrate.

Vikasa Yoga Retreat on Koh Samui, Thailand is a boutique yoga resort and organic restaurant. Vikasa offers an inspiring yoga environment created by Konstantin Miachin. Experience the Vikasa lifestyle and feel the transformation to your daily life.

The Yoga Anatomy Retreat includes airport transfers, accommodation, two meals per day of gourmet buffet-style breakfast and dinner (and of course you can still order anything from the amazing restaurant through-out the day), morning and evening practices with group discussions and lecture sessions.

6 Days Retreat 

*Delicious Healthy Food*

Brunch
Fresh fruits, juices, eggs, toasts, porridge, muesli, salads, tea, coffee, and more!

Dinner
Everyday something new to delight your taste buds with both vegetarian and seafood options, served with refreshing herbal drinks, salad, wholesome brown rice and traditional Thai desserts.

 

Your Room and Retreat Deal

Please contact retreat organizer directly for any specific questions, namastegeom@gmail.com

 

Early bird ( until March, 1st 2014) and Teacher Training alumni discount: 150 $ 

Classes only Deal!

Those living on Koh Samui or whom wish to make their own arrangements for accommodation may still attend classes for $ 790.

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