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Desert Yoga

Combine DeepFloating yoga with practice on land, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert. We offer daily Iyengar yoga classes, retreats, and host group workshops by instructors from many yoga disciplines.

Yoga means union. Its intension being to connect every part of you, harmonising:

  • your physical body (optimal fitness)
  • your mind (balance)
  • your deepest sense of self (energetic or spiritual connection to the natural world)

It’s systems teach us how to understand ourselves and the greater energetic universe both within and around us. The philosophy and science of yoga show us how to realize our highest evolutionary potential.

Asana is “Meditation in Action” ~ BKS Iyengar

During Iyengar Desert Yoga sessions at Avayasana, each asana is held for enough duration to create both alignment and precision in the physical body— and stillness within the mind.

Combined with the transformative impact of DeepFloating therapies, the Judean Desert intensifies your experience.

Have you ever stood on top of a large hill or mountain or looked over the ocean towards the horizon?  Were you wrapped up in busy thoughts, conversing with another person, taking photos— or really there— fully present in the NOW, breathing that vastness into your body and mind?

Immersed in the vast, silent beauty of the desert, your asana become meditation in action.

With the mind calm and free from distraction, you can steadily drop into the NOW state, open up, absorb and harmoniously connect to the essence of the desert. Then a wonderful experience takes place. You’ll notice— its vast and beautiful sacred stillness— reflected in your own being . . .  each cell of you remembering— that you are not separate or apart from nature, but a part of it.

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