Swami Karma Karuna Saraswati is an engaging, intuitive yoga and meditation teacher, inspirational speaker, writer and IAYT certified Yoga Therapst with more than 25 years of experience. She has been trained in the Bihar Yoga traditional system and visits India to spend time with her spiritual guides yearly, furthering her yogic learning and dedicating herself to selfless service.
Swami Karma Karuna is a co-founder and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat, New Zealand, a residential yoga retreat offering an integral yogic lifestyle. She also travels throughout the world, leading workshops, training yoga teachers, presenting at international events, guiding spiritual sadhana retreats and offering therapeutic one to one yoga and lifestyle sessions. The long held dream of developing and leading Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga Instructors Professional Development Trainings has also now been manifested and is part of Swami Karma Karuna’s focus in continuing education for yoga teacher’’s and health professionals. She is passionate about sharing an authentic and down to earth approach, weaving together the ancient practices with a touch of psychology and brain science aimed at motivating people to live their yoga here and now. Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, Meditation, Chakras, Prana Vidya and Women’s Health are amoung her specialities.
Several guided practice CDs and MP3 tracks including Hatha Yoga classes, Yoga Nidra and Meditation techniques are available through Anahata Yoga Retreat web-site and articles on a variety of subjects can be read in the Australian Yoga Life Magazine.
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Session 1: Evolving Through the Chakras
Needs, pleasure, power, love, creativity, wisdom, inspiration, awakened brain and your Kundalini. A journey through the chakras to understand how these energies create our daily experiences, condition of health, and our mental perceptions. Explore yogic techniques to become aware of, transform and refine the subtle energy centres and understand the powerful dormant force of your Kundalini Shakti.
Session 2: Yoga Nidra Yogic Recharge
Relax and recharge your entire system with “Yoga Nidra” or Yogic Sleep. With a 30 minute Yoga Nidra equivalent to three-four hours of deep sleep, this proven relaxation technique will leave you feeling grounded, rested and rejuvenated. Explore the different stages of the practice and how they work on the body, mind and prana as well as the therapeutic effects of Yoga Nidra for different needs such as insomnia, anxiety, stress related conditions, chronic fatigue, digestive issues and more.
Session 3: Conscious Relationships
Life is full of relationships–professional, romantic, family, friends and community. Relationships can be the source of our greatest happiness or biggest challenges. Past conditioning, present views and the relationship with our selves influences how we connect to and communicate with others.
Explore your relationship with yourself and yogic practices that assist you in positive communication skills and the ability to remain balanced even when faced with difficult relationships.
Session 4: Inner Shakti and Women’s Well-being
Awaken and strengthen the connection to your inner Shakti, the power and wisdom within. Explore the needs of women in today’s society with discussion and practices for a woman’s body, mind and energy. Delve into restorative practice, calming breath technique, vitalising mudra, mantra and meditation to expand and liberate your self for nourishment, health and vitality