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TANTRA YOGA AND THE DEEP PSYCHE: Stretching the Limits of Yoga and Psychology

(Pre-conference event for The Yoga & Psyche Conference.
Can be taken alone or at a discount if attending the conference)

with Rod Stryker and Mariana Caplan, PhD
April 18-20, 2014, 10:00-4:00
San Francisco, CA
The California Institute
of Integral Studies

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Yoga expands psychology, while developments in trauma research, neuroscience, and somatic psychology deepen yoga. The methodology of the ancient tradition of Tantra expands the reach of yoga through its sublime perspective of the human condition: a limitless spiritual capacity within the body, and also a way to “divinize” the world and experience sacredness in life. Tantra teaches that to live our fullest potential, we must embrace, understand, and accept both the light of our souls as well as the darkness of our unconscious. New developments in Western psychology give us tools and approaches that complement, and add to yoga, in terms of how to explore, heal, and integrate our deep psyche. In this 5-hour workshop, leading up to the conference and including a combination of Tantric yoga philosophy, asana, and depth psychology, we will…

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THE YOGA & PSYCHE CONFERENCE: The Future of Psychology

April 18-20, 2014
The California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, CA
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Pre-conference: Soma & Psyche,
April 12-13, Angela Farmer
Pre-conference: Tantra Yoga & Depth Psychology, April 18, Rod Stryker and Mariana Caplan

The Yoga & Psyche Conference: The Future of Psychology is the first academic conference in the Western world dedicated to the integration of Yoga and Western Psychology. We will engage in a passionate inquiry about what happens when Yoga, as considered from its vast and original context including scripture, study, meditation, breathwork, and physical postures, is integrated with Western psychological theory and clinical practice, including the breakthroughs in somatic psychology, trauma research, and neuroscience. Together we will explore the implications and applications of this new evolutionary possibility, as pioneering practitioners of these traditions gather together in dialogue, deep exchange, and community…

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Psychology Immersion for Yoga Practitioners and Teachers

namastePsychology Immersion for Yoga Practitioners and Teachers
5 Saturdays: May 24, June 28, August 2, September 13, October 11
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Have you noticed that no matter how many times we chant Om, or how often we return to the breath relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, parenting, and self-esteem issues persist? That is because they are essentially psychological issues that can be effectively addressed by integrating the methods of Western psychology – particularly the developments in neuroscience, somatics, and trauma methods – into our yoga practice. This immersion is designed to provide a foundation in psychology to yoga teachers and practitioners. Each week of this 5 module, 30-hour program, will combine psychological theory, practice, and 1 hour of asana integrating these principles.

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Yoga & Psyche: Psychological Integration Through Yoga

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Yoga & Psyche: Psychological Integration Through Yoga
October 3-5, 2014
Big Sur, CA, Esalen Institute

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