SEDONA YOGA FESTIVAL
March 12-16, 2020
Situated in the majestic land of Sedona, AZ, the Sedona Yoga Festival is a leading industry yoga conference of professionals and an entry point to authentic yoga for true seekers. With more than 200 total classes, events, workshops and performances, plus presenters from both around the corner and around the globe, SYF2020 includes offerings for every level of yogi, from absolute beginner to master teacher.
Sedona Yoga Festival has all the elements of a traditional yoga conference: world-class presenters, intensive workshops, meaningful classes, and deep conversation. But at its heart, this event will always be a festival – a celebration of life at the deepest level.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Evening Keynote: Yoga, a Path to Conscious Action
By Acharya Shunya
Yoga is about overcoming darkness and ignorance in life and the world. Yoga is about leading our life from heartfulness, power and purpose. Yoga is all about accessing the Inner Bliss, Ananda and a conduit to union with our magnificent higher Self, Purusha.
Today, more than ever before, Yoga is critical in the world as a source of light, love, and Dharma. After all, Yoga is a universal path towards positive social change, planetary healing and evolution of personal and universal consciousness.
At the opening night keynote session at the 8th Sedona Yoga Festival, join internationally renowned Vedic lineage holder, spiritual teacher and award-winning author, Acharya Shunya, as she shines the light on Yoga as a conduit to boldly embracing our full potential and responsibility as yogis and yoginis in the 21st century. We must no longer simply ask what Yoga can do for us. We must ask what we yogis can do for Yoga! Yes, the time has come to step up our act, and accelerate the collective Shakti of our Yoga based communities through instituting mutual accountability and mutual support. With mastery of ancient Vedic texts and yogic scriptures, ease of expression and articulation of her own soul truth with spontaneity and joy, Acharya Shunya will transmit an awakening talk, that will embolden, energize and encourage you from within to walk the path of greater responsibility, for Yoga Do not miss this powerful, awakening and enlightening talk!
Friday, March 13, 2020
Morning Session: Heal Your Body, Mind and Relationships with Ayurveda
By Acharya Shunya
Ayurveda is a natural system of mind, body soul healing and wellness from ancient India, a sister science of yoga, that is once again becoming popular all over the world because of its ability to transform lives. Join Vedic lineage holder, master teacher and bestselling author, Acharya Shunya, as she unveils Ayurveda’s fundamental principles: How five great elements, space, air, fire, water and earth, weave your body and also command your mind. What elements dominate your personality? How they determine your spiritual traits? How can you modify your elements at will, to help you succeed in life? And finally, what does your dominant element signify for you and your relationships?
Acharya Shunya will teach how to deeply nourish your being through the lesser known knowledge of five great elements, and at the same time cultivate more conscious relationships, using insights that go back 5000 years. Yes, this knowledge, can help drastically improve your life experience on all levels of life. With mastery of ancient texts, Ayurvedic and Yogic scriptures, ease of expression and articulation of her own soul truth with spontaneity and joy, Acharya Shunya will transmit powerful teachings, that can transform your life! Do not miss this powerful, experiential and freeing talk!
Friday, March 13, 2020
Afternoon Satsang: The Gayatri Mantra: Mystical Yogic Spiritual Practices For Soul Evolution
By Acharya Shunya
Receive, Learn, Chant, Blossom into Your True Being
In this Sasang. Acharya Shunya focuses upon sacred practices built around the famous Vedic Mantra, known as the Gayatri Mantra. Ayurveda source text from 1st century BCE, the Charaka Samhita also recognizes this mantra as a powerful health and well being promoting aid. Many yogic lineages from India, and yogic texts such as the Bhagavad Gita uphold this great mantra, because it is said to awaken our soul memories and abilities. Incorporating Gayatri Mantra-based spiritual practices into your Yogic path can strengthen your subconscious belief that you deserve health, prosperity, peace and enlightenment, and support you in leading a materially and spiritually fulfilled life. The Gayatri Mantra, when chanted properly (that shall be taught) and and its meaning contemplated upon in silence (that shall be transmitted), has the power to awaken hidden yogic shaktis, powerful energies, activate your seven chakras and help you access a universal consciousness. Gayatri Mantra's 9 words and 24 sound vibrations harmonize the five pranas, purifies the mind, destroys ignorance and bestows health, beauty, strength and vitality. Through its recitation, you will be able to awaken and realize the Atma-Jyoti or inner light. If you are serious about Sadhana to accelerate your yogic journey, then you must not miss this class, taught by a master Vedic teacher, showing the way, step by step!
Join internationally acclaimed Vedic lineage holder, spiritual teacher, scholar and author, Acharya Shunya, as she imparts this special mantra that she grew up with in her Vedic lineage from Ayodhya, India. The Gayatri practices will support the emergence of your spiritual Shakti from within. With mastery of ancient texts, Ayurvedic and Yogic scriptures, ease of expression and articulation of her own soul truth with spontaneity and joy, Acharya Shunya will transmit powerful teachings, that can transform your life! Do not miss this powerful, experiential and freeing satsang.