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WORKSHOP: Nervous system health, neurobiology and yoga

By Sanni

WORKSHOP: Nervous system health, neurobiology and yoga

kr450,00

In this workshop we explore the interfaces of nervous system health, neurobiology and yoga. Yoga helps to balance the functioning of the autonomic nervous system, says research. From the yogic point of view is nervous system health, however, just a side effect of the increased fluency and flow of the whole system. Welcome to experience the convergence of research and yogic tradition!

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In this workshop we explore the interfaces of nervous system health, neurobiology and yoga. Yoga helps to balance the functioning of the autonomic nervous system, says research. From the yogic point of view is nervous system health, however, just a side effect of the increased fluency and flow of the whole system.

In this workshop you learn:
  • How yoga affects the autonomic nervous system
  • How and why different yogic practices (postures, breathing, meditation) work and have positive health effects
  • Which elements make the yoga practice such an effective way to balance the nervous system state
  • What we can state about yoga’s effects on the brain based on research
  • How does the nervous system reflect the principles through which yoga and ayurveda perceive the human system

We dive in the lecture part into the research conducted about the effects of yoga practice, into the autonomic nervous system as the master of the bodymind and into the yogic view on the human system. The practice part concentrates on balancing the functioning of the nervous system, increasing its dynamics and strengthening especially the activation of the parasympathetic (rest and digest) nervous system branch.

The workshop does not require previous experience on yoga.

Workshop includes:
  • A lecture (1,5 hours)
  • A yoga practice that with different methods balances the functioning of your autonomic nervous system, increases its dynamics and strengthens your ability to let go and relax (2 hours)
  • A yoga nidra practice as the final, long relaxation (0,5 hours)

We will have a short break after the lecture that can be used for free conversation and questions about the theme.

WHERE: Yogaens Hus, Mellomila 91a

WHEN: Saturday 27.3.2021 kl 10.00 – 14.00

COST: 450 kr

REGISTRATION: Register for the workshop by paying the participation fee. In case you have any questions, contact sanni(a)mindgrit.no 

About Sanni:

Sanni Parkkinen is an experienced yoga teacher (E-RYT 500) and breathwork coach coming from Finland. Living in Trondheim, Norway, she teaches yoga in which the human being is seen as whole, mind and body being like two sides of a coin. She’s coaching people to live happier & healthier with emphasis on physiology first – meaning that nervous system health is the key to solve many of the issues we tend to call mental. She studies psychology at NTNU and is keen on exploring the interfaces of research and yogic tradition. Sanni has lived and worked in various yoga ashrams and centers in India, USA and Canada. For the past three years she has immersed herself in traditional non-dual Shaiva-Shakta tantra with teachers such as Miska Käppi (close student of Acarya Bhagavan Shri Shanmukha Anantha Natha) and tantra scholar Christopher Hareesh Wallis.

The registration is binding. You will secure your place in the workshop by making the payment.

The workshop will be taught in English.

Minimum number of participants is five (5), maximum eight (8).