Sarah Powers Insight Yoga

#137 Sarah Powers – Lit From Within

Sarah Powers - Lit From Within ( | @sarahpowersinsightyoga)

Yin Yoga with Ashtanga background | Restorative yoga teacher | Adapting Ashtanga | Teaching at Maty & Chucks | Yoga, food & digestion | Yoga Works first days | Paul Grilley | What is Yin yoga? | Yin & meditation | Accessing chi | Pranic cultivation | Mind training | Viniyoga | What does energy feel like? | Yoga breathing | Insight Yoga Institute (more info below)


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Sarah Powers is the co-founder of the Insight Yoga Institute as well as the author of Insight Yoga and Lit from Withinwhich interweaves Yoga, Buddhism, Taoism, and Transpersonal psychology into an integrated practice to enliven the body, heart, and mind.

Sarah began teaching Yoga in the mid-’80s. Today, her yoga style blends a Yin sequence of long-held floor poses to enhance the meridian and organ systems. She often engages in inquiry practice, with an alignment-based slow flow, or yang movement practice.

Sarah has completed all levels of the Internal Family Systems Therapy training and has been a student of spiritual psychology for over 35 years. She also draws from her in-depth training and long retreats in the Vipashyana, Tantric and Dzogchen practices of Buddhism.

Sarah and Ty Powers created the Insight Yoga Institute (IYI) in 2010. Having both interwoven Yoga, Buddhism and Psychological approaches for three decades in their retreats and trainings, they decided to create a more formal umbrella to draw people together in a like-minded community.

Of particular interest to Sarah and Ty is that participants learn how to commit to an integrated daily home practice for the body, heart and mind through yogic, Buddhist and psychological teachings and methods.

IYI retreats bring together the dynamic and receptive aspects of yoga, the three schools of Buddhism (Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana) and the skilful methods of psycho-dynamic personal and relational work and are held in social silence. The teachers on retreat are not silent but will be leading classes and seeing people individually.

The program can be enjoyed as independent retreats or as a path to Yoga Alliance 500+ hour certification. If you would like to apply for the 500+ hour Yoga Alliance certified program please refer to Program Overview.