Yoga: Healing the Mind and Body
with Patricia Rafferty (Padma Malini dasi)
- Learn to use conscious breathing, guided meditations and simple mantras to explore poses which help release fear and toxic tension
- Experience simple techniques that can be incorporated into your daily life to help reduce stress
- Gain a practical insight into how the various energy centres (chakras) influence our emotions
- Explore how yoga can be used to gradually free us from the tension that comes from wholly identifying with our mind and body rather than with our spiritual self
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Bhaktivedanta Manor
Course Fee: £7 drop in or £40 for 6 sessions + 1 session free
As the class size is limited, it is essential that you book ahead by
calling 07794 328720.
About Patricia Rafferty
Patricia began practicing yoga in Northern Ireland in 1991 with Norma Duffield, and received her yoga teacher training qualification from the Yoga Fellowship of Northern Ireland in 2001. After 8 years in an ashrama, she gained an in-depth understanding of yoga philosophy and psychology, mantra meditation, vegetarian cooking and Ayurveda. She has studied with teachers from various yoga traditions including Mira Metha, Ana Forrest, Hamish Hendry and John Scott, and has taught in Northern Ireland, America, India and England, working with people of all ages and levels of practice.
Maintaining a regular practice has allowed Patricia to develop a deep, practical understanding of the therapeutic nature of yoga and the endless ways it can be adapted. She empowers others to experience the healing energy of focused mind, breath and body work within a safe and relaxed environment.
Published onThursday, February 16th, 2012