KARMA BURNING INTENSIVE + VOID INTENSIVE

WHEN

25 September- 3 October , 2022

PRICES FROM

$695 USD

Karma Burning Intensive and Void Intensive are the twin foundations of the Yoga Teacher Development Program by Higher Yoga Academy®.

Each workshop is a 4-day exploration of advanced Yoga practices, focusing on the knowledge and techniques of relaxing into Awareness and releasing limiting psychological patterns commonly referred to as ‘karma’ in the Yoga tradition. 

You are welcome to join either or both workshops combined into a 7-day program (the final day of Karma Burning Intensive is the first day of Void Intensive).*

*To join Void Intensive, we ask you to first attend Karma Burning Intensive.  

  • Embody the core teachings  

    of the Yoga tradition through the evidence-based integrated method of Higher Yoga Academy.

  • Use the cutting-edge science

    of breath-based focus techniques to prepare the ground for higher Yoga practices.

  • Learn in depth and master

    powerful rarely-taught meditation techniques of classical Yoga and non-dual Tantra.

  • Explore the philosophy

    of Karma and Emptiness in the context of Yoga practice.

  • Practise asana 

    in a way that uses the body to go beyond the body.

  • Spend 7 days (8 nights) at Vikasa

    – one of the most amazing Yoga destinations in the world.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

  • 8:00-10:00 – Energizing Hatha-Vinyasa Practice
  • 10:00-11:00 – Healthy Brunch Buffet
  • 12:00-14:00 – Advanced Pranayama with Christiaan
  • 14:00-16:30 – Free time
  • 16:30-18:30 – Advanced Yoga Philosophy & Meditation with Alex
  • 18:30-20:00 – Healthy Dinner Buffet

*This is a sample schedule and may vary from day to day.

WHAT WILL YOU EAT

Eating wholesome and healthy food is an important part of every training process. Vikasa has created just an amazing menu, and serves a wide variety of food styles to suit different dietary needs.

You’ll be offered vegetarian, vegan, raw and cooked, western, international, Thai and fusion dishes for your brunch and dinner buffets.

WHERE WILL YOU STAY

Karma Burning Intensive and Void Intensive take place at VIKASA Yoga Retreat – one of the best places to learn and practice Yoga in Asia.

VIKASA is located on the beautiful tropical island of Samui in the Gulf of Thailand. It was specially selected as a place for transformation due to its ideal balance of secluded island paradise, healthy, freshly-prepared food and world class yoga halls constructed in a beautiful setting and designed to get results.

Besides, Koh Samui is easily accessible with direct flights from all major hubs in SEA such as Hong Kong, Shanghai, KL & Singapore.

TEACHERS

ALEX (E-RYT500)

Alex was initiated into the practice of yogic meditation at the age of 16 and remained fully immersed in the practice for several years. He later started to teach classes sharing the knowledge of self-realized yogis along with his own experience and insights received during his apprenticeship and years of daily study and practice.

Alex has taught in over fifty 200hr and 300hr Yoga Teacher Trainings as well as supervised dozens of advanced Yoga courses and workshops both online and in person.

CHRISTIAAN (E-RYT500)

An experienced and seasoned yogi, Christiaan started his practice and training in the 1970’s.  His most formative years were spent in the study of various Buddhist lineages alongside intense training in the Taoist martial arts.

Christiaan has lived in China since the 1980’s and has trained  select groups of students in rare and esoteric Pranayama, meditation and Taoist practices throughout India, China and South East Asia.

PRICING AND ACCOMMODATION

*Early Bird Offer: register before August 15 and get 1 day free of charge!

Karma Burning Intensive (Sep 25-30)

Both options include 4 days of training (minimum 6 hours of classes each day), 2 daily meals (brunch and dinner), tuition materials and 5 nights stay with access to all Vikasa facilities (infinity swimming pool, garden, private beach, wi-fi, etc.)      

Yoga Cave
$834 – $695 USD

all inclusive

Lotus Pad
$1080 – $900 USD

all inclusive

Void Intensive (Sep 28-Oct 3) 

Both options include 4 days of training (minimum 6 hours of classes each day), 2 daily meals (brunch and dinner), tuition materials and 5 nights stay with access to all Vikasa facilities (infinity swimming pool, garden, private beach, wi-fi, etc.)      

Yoga Cave
$834 – $695 USD

all inclusive

Lotus Pad
$1080 – $900 USD

all inclusive

Yoga Teacher Development Program:

Karma Burning Intensive + Void Intensive (Sep 25-Oct 3)  

Both options include 7 days of training (minimum 6 hours of classes each day), 2 daily meals (brunch and dinner), tuition materials and 8 nights stay with access to all Vikasa facilities (infinity swimming pool, garden, private beach, wi-fi, etc.)    

Yoga Cave
$1260 – $1120 USD

all inclusive

Being the most popular option, the yoga cave is perfect for solo travelers who want to wake up to a breathtaking ocean view. These compact caves are located upstairs near the café. (Please note, yoga cave guests share facilities. Robe provided).

Lotus Pad
$1590 – $1420 USD

all inclusive

Lotus Pads are more spacious; plus most of them have a private terrace to soak up the fresh island air. They’re sized  for 1 or 2 guests and located near the yoga hall and swimming pool, halfway down the hill from the café.

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