Yoga guide for April

Salute the sun this autumn, create balance and be inspired with a yoga festival, workshop or 10-day challenge. Discover the perfect type of yoga to practice your asanas and get your body, mind and spirit flowing.

Check out the SomaChi Yoga Festival and learn about this unique contemporary style of yoga. Take a yoga class while listening to live percussionists’ perform and follow the beat of the drum as you free your joints and your mind and with fluid movements or take a workshop and be introduced to different techniques and practices. Elevate a little higher – SomaChi Yoga give back to the community with a not-for-profit event with all proceeds raised to Save-A-Dog Scheme Inc. and Uniting Care Prahran Mission.

SomaChi Yoga Festival
Saturday 2 April 2011, 9.30am – 4.00pm
RSL Memorial Hall, 301 High Street, Prahran
$15 prepaid or $20 on the door (cash only)

Find your inner bliss and start your day with Kimilla as she takes you on a 10 day ride with the Kundalini Yoga challenge. Hailing from Sydney, Kimilla offers regular yoga classes in Bondi and Paddington and retreats and workshops in Australia and Bali. Known as one of the most spiritual styles of yoga, Kundalini will help you release untapped energy and awaken your seven your seven charkras with this physical and mental challenge.

Kundalini Yoga 10 Challenge
11-22 April 2011, 6.30am – 8.00am
Middle Park Community Centre
$222

With an intention to bring the lesson of yoga into your daily life, go on a three-hour journey in this Anusara Yoga workshop with Olivia and Camilla. There’s a focus on backbends but this workshop is suitable for students of all levels, as you explore your relationship with yourself and the world around you. Anusara actually means ‘flowing with grace’ and yogi John Friend created this popular style of yoga. Join the legion of fans in the U.S, Europe, Asia and now Australia.

Breathe – Anusara Yoga Workshop with Olivia and Camilla
Saturday 9 April 2011, 1,00pm – 4.00pm
289 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
$60