200 hour certified Vinyasa Yoga teacher training course (TTC) with YOGAYANTRA in Koh Samui, Thailand

June 1—29, 2018* in Yoga House & Spa (Koh Samui, Lamai)

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World-famous Dominique Renucci from Yogayantra comes to Koh Samui (Thailand) for the first time to share her profound experience with you, yogis and yoginis looking for a deeper understanding of yoga, improving your skills and getting your teacher's certification. Being guided by a professional who has been teaching yoga for 27 years (and TTCs alone for 12+ years already), you're going to discover the full power of yoga and become able to share your comprehensive knowledge with other living beings.

This TTC is not about fancy yoga and fashion but it perfectly fits all other needs of those who'd like to teach yoga to others and/or to fully understand what's happening on a yoga mat and then go much further than just asanas.

* Please note you should arrive at least on May 31st (our first meeting will happen this day afternoon) and checkout on June 30th (training will finish on the evening of June 29th). It means you need at least 30 nights accommodation (it is included in our packages listed below) starting May 31st. If you can come earlier it may be even better for you (due to jet lag).

About Yogayantra and Dominique

Yogayantra is a yoga school registered with Yoga Alliance. Its founder and director is Dominique Renucci (E-RYT 500 certified) who has left her country (France) in 1991 to live in Asia. She has studied yoga with many teachers across Europe and Asia, attended many intensive retreats and read tons of books dedicated to Indian philosophy, Tibetan Buddhism and Dzogchen teaching, spent months in self-retreats in secluded places. Dominique has practiced Zen meditation for many years, attended many 10-day Vipassana meditation courses, received empowerment of some Tibetan practices, has been following and practicing the Dzogchen teachings from Choegyal Namkhai Norbu for many years. She is also a student of the medical University of Grenoble (France) and online student of Dr Robert Morse (Florida, USA).

Dominique has started to study Indian philosophy as a teenager coming into the world of yoga in 1975. Her yoga teaching experience began in 1991. In 1995, she has attended her first yoga TTC and 10 years later she has started to teach 200 & 300 hour TTCs. She has been practicing Iyengar Yoga for years and then switched to Ashtanga style. Now, Dominique practices and teaches Vinyasa Yoga emphasizing mindfulness with fluidity and athleticism combining it with detailed knowledge and precision of Iyengar style. Dominique's broad experience in teaching YTTCs can be validated via Yoga Alliance website.

You can also find more details about Yogayantra and Dominique Renucci at www.yogayantra.com. For example, this PDF document contains useful information and Q&A on Yogayantra's 200-hour YTTCs.

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Singing bowls meditations, every Wednesday, 7:00 PM

We are happy to offer you Himalayan singing bowls meditation every Wednesday at 7:00 PM — welcome to experience it!

Himalayan singing bowls have been used for centuries for healing and meditation purposes. They create a range of sounds to restore the normal vibratory frequencies of diseased and out-of-harmony parts of the body, mind and soul.

Our sessions are not directly connected with any spiritual traditions, last for about 1 hour. You will lay down in Savasana with your body being totally relaxed and your mind concentrated on the breathing or sophisticated HImalayan singing bowls sounds. Entrance fee is 300 THB.

We will start right after our evening yoga class (you can visit both events in a row). Welcome!

P.S. Note we also offer private sound healing sessions including sound bath & massage with singing bowls, gong and other instruments. Please check our therapies list for details.

Morning Qigong (Chi Kung) classes

Discover the world-famous Chinese practice Qigong through our morning classes — it is a great way to adjust your balance!

Qigong (Chi Kung) is an ancient Chinese health practice. It is a harmonizing combination of deep breathing and slow focused movements to balance the energy of body, mind and spirit.

Five Animals Qigong is the oldest known dynamic Medical Qigong, created by one of the most famous Chinese Medicine doctors Hua Tuo. This qigong works on multiple levels opening up the meridians, healing the organs, improving performance and balancing the emotions. With this qigong you are restructuring your fascia and start developing stronger and more elastic "bamboo body".

Classes are guided by Jani — an Eastern meditative arts enthusiast from Finland. He has been practicing and studying Qigong since 2009. He likes to actively help sharing this great art with his down-to-earth and gentle way.

Don't miss this great opportunity to work with your chi (qi), «life energy», with an experienced teacher! These classes are made just for donation (no fixed price — you pay how much you can/want) Check our weekly schedule for Qigong and welcome!

Zen-flute Shakuhachi meditation, February 8th, 7:00 PM

This Thursday, February 8th, at 19:00 Yoga House & Spa invites you to join Zen-flute Shakuhachi meditation by Adi Pieper!

Shakuhachi is traditionally made from the root piece of the Madake bamboo. Japanese flute masters have developed it to become an advanced instrument used for meditation, folk music, and classical music in Japan.

Adi Pieper's musical background ranges from Western music, classical guitar, classical voice to Eastern music (including Indian tabla drums and Indian bamboo flute). He founded a folk singing group, later sang in several symphony choruses and played and recorded with the musician and composer Deuter. His love for the Shakuhachi as a means for meditation led him not only to play it but also to build these flutes.

The meditation will last for about 1 hour. There will be some classical Honkyoku pieces played as well as some free improvisations. Each piece will be followed by several minutes of silent sitting. The entrance is not fixed priced for donation.It means you are welcome to leave as much as you want and can (depending on your experience and gratitude) — it will help us to make these events in future. You are welcome!

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Dominique Renucci Vinyasa Yoga TTC in Koh Samui, June 2018