time: 18:30 – 21:30
next dates: 24.08.2017
starting point: Rummelsburger Bucht, Uferweg
costs: 28,- per person, space is limited to 15 people
Joins us to a quiet unusual Yoga session and the Premier of the very first ‚Berlin sunset Yoga on a boat’
Imagine floating on a boat, surrounded by natural scenery and water, feeling the sensation of fresh air and warming sun rays on your skin. Escape from the daily noises of urban life and find yourself out there in harmony with the elements. We start our journey at Rummelsburger Bucht, from where we travel around the Jungfern Insel towards our destination, Bullenbruch Bay. In this calm and natural setting, Raphael will introduce you to the Yogic and Ujaia breathing techniques. Breathing the right way is fundamental for a proper and beneficial Yoga practice. This is followed by a dynamic, intense Ashtanga Asana series to extend your physical limits and soften your body, while at the same time synchronizing your movement, breath and mind. You experience is completed by a relaxing Yoga Nidra session, where you will be guided from the strong to the subtile energies in your body, going deeper and deeper through the layers of your being, gradually releasing the deeply rooted tensions and reaching total physical, mental and emotional relaxation. Finally, after Raphael has brought you gently back to outer world, our journey slowly ends by traveling back to the habour, enjoying the last beams of sunlight and a cup of tea.
18:45 – 19:00 – welcome and hello at the boat
19:00 – 19:30 – traveling to the bay
19:30 – 19:45 – 15 min introduction to the Yogic and Ujaia breathing techniques
19:45 – 20:30 – 45 min dynamic Ashtanga Asana series
20:30 – 21:00 – 30 min Deep Yoga Nidra relaxation
21:00 – 21:30 – driving back
From the very beginning Raphael had the urge to gain deeper understanding over his body and mind as well as the visible and the invisible world around him. With half of his family living in Bali, he spent many years of his life on this beautiful island and calls it his second home. No wonder that the powerful Bali spirit has influenced him in so many ways, leaving a thirst to gather knowledge from all kinds of ancient traditions, todays science as well as his own experiments and experience. Yoga first came into his life at the age of 27 and from there it has constantly grown. He attended the classes of many teachers to gain more knowledge. In Koh Panghan he was taught the Ashtanga Primary Series by the wonderful Elise Greenspoon and in Berlin he met the great Federico from Lotos-Yoga-Berlin, who taught him the traditional Hatha Yoga by Swami Shivananda. Raphael combines traditional Hatha Yoga elements with dynamic Astahnaga Asanas and deep relaxation techniques. He offers his students profound and effective practices for gaining physical and mental strength, releasing tension to tender the body, freeing the mind from old thinking patterns and developing a healthy mindset. Never taking himself (or anything else) to seriously, as he knows the relativity of everything, he is playfully approaching to question the known and to trust your own unique feelings and experience. Only from your own authentic experience can you reach your highest potential and real wisdom.