Events

To register for any event, you can email us or call 215-482-7877 and we will respond as promptly as possible! Please also note our refund policy under Schedule & Fees. Thank you!

Ongoing Monthly/Bi-Monthly Events

Early Morning Aquarian Sadhana

Third Sundays of the month. Please stay tuned for the next date!

FREE!

Get up before the sun and join us for this free practice in the amrit vela, the ambrosial hours before dawn. We start with about 20 minutes of reading from Japji Sahib, a Sikh scripture. After which we practice a Kundalini kriya (yoga exercises) together. Following the exercises, we chant the Aquarian mantras (as taught by Yogi Bhajan) for 62 minutes and enjoy a deep meditation. Start your day/week with this refreshing spiritual practice!


September 2019

Fall Morning Retreat Week with Shiva Das

Monday, September 16th - Friday, September 20th from 6:00 - 8:00am each day

Investment - $108 for the full week

Or $25 per day

Relax into the fall season with Shiva Das's rejuvenating week long morning retreat - no need to travel far or take off from work! Participants will meet each morning for an intensive two hour yoga/meditation class to experience and enjoy the benefits of:

  • An inspiring satsang/sharing circle
  • Seasonal practices based on Ayurveda
  • Rejuvenating pranayama
  • Asanas to purify and open the chakras
  • Stress, tension reduction and increased energy
  • Self-awareness and concentration
  • Self-love and personal empowerment

If you can't make the full week, we hope you'll join us on the days you can! The Morning Retreat is the perfect way to heal, renew and energize in the midst of daily life. Space is limited so register early!


A Kali Natha Yoga Evening with Shakti Durgaya Kali

Friday, September 20th from 6:30 - 9:00pm
Investment - $35

Kali Natha Yoga, as taught by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, is a kundalini tantric yoga of the Divine Feminine.
During this evening, you will be introduced to Ma Jaya’s tantric teachings, you will experience Kali Natha Yoga asana series dedicated to honoring the tantric wisdom goddesses known as the Mahavidyas. Kali Natha Kundalini tantric pranayama practices will be interwoven through the session.

This evening is suitable for students of all levels and for teachers and practitioners of yoga.

Shakti Durgaya Kali, Kali Natha Yoga Acharya, has been sharing this mystical yoga for more than 19 years. She was initiated into Kali Natha Yoga by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, her guru and the founder of Kashi Ashram. Her passion is to share Ma Jaya's lineage and to ease every heart. 

WANT TO ATTEND BOTH THE FRIDAY and SATURDAY EVENTS WITH SHAKTI DURGAYA KALI?

INVESTMENT - $60

 


A Kali Natha Yoga Experience - Hanuman, Shiva and The Mother with Shakti Durgaya Kali

Saturday, September 21st from 3:00 - 6:00pm

Investment - $35

Kali Natha Yoga, as taught by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, is the mystical yoga of the Divine Feminine. A Kundalini Tantric practice, you will be immersed in Kali Natha Yoga asana series honoring Hanuman, Shiva and the Mother. Pranayama breaths, mudras and meditations are integral components of the practice. This session is suitable for students of all levels and for teachers and practitioners of yoga.

This session offers 3 credits towards a Kali Natha Yoga Level 1 certification.

Shakti Durgaya Kali, Kali Natha Yoga Acharya, has been sharing this mystical yoga for more than 19 years. She was initiated into Kali Natha Yoga by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, her guru and the founder of Kashi Ashram. Her passion is to share Ma Jaya's lineage and to ease every heart. 

 

WANT TO ATTEND BOTH EVENTS WITH SHAKTI DURGAYA KALI?

INVESTMENT - $60


Monthly New Moon Gathering with Mirella Nicholson

Sunday, September 29th from 6:30 - 8:30pm

Investment: $25

Join us for our monthly New Moon Gathering! Led by Mirella Nicholson, we will practice together in community to set Intentions, flow in Moon Salutations (Chandra Namaskar) and join in Meditation. All are welcome!


October 2019

TRE Comes to Yoga on Main

Friday, October 11th from 7:00 - 9:00pm

Investment - $40 advance ($45 at the door)

Learn TRE (Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing stress, tension and trauma. The benefits of TRE include:

  • Less worry and anxiety
  • Reduces symptoms of PTSD
  • More energy and endurance
  • Less workplace stress
  • Better Sleep
  • Less relationship conflict
  • Reduced muscle and back pain, increased flexibility
  • Greated emotional resiliency
  • Decreases symptoms of vicarious trauma
  • Healing of old injuries
  • Lessened anxiety surrounding serious illness

Bonnie Pariser has been teaching yoga since 1999, a practicing yoga therapist since 2005, and a TRE practitioner since 2014. Trained directly by Dr. David Berceli, founder of TRE, she has used this therapeutic technique to help clients begin healing in body, mind and spirit.


Agni: Awakening the Fire Within through Lifestyle, Diet and Ceremony

Saturday, October 12th from 10:00 - 1:00pm and 3:00 - 6:00pm

Investment - $75

Event will be held at the home of Ed Zadlo D.Ay (Acharya Premananda), 1613 Swamp Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073

For additional information, please contact Larry Mangel at Shanti Yoga and Ayurveda - 215.923.9642. www.shantiyogaandayurveda.com

How is your digestion? Not just of what you're eating, but of all that you are seeing, hearing and experiencing in daily life. Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old science of life born from the spiritual texts of India, acknowledges that while not everything we take in is food, all of it must be properly digested in order to nourish our body, mind and ultimately, our consciousness. On Saturday, October 12 join practitioner and Ayurvedic Institute faculty member Uma Jolicoeur in exploring Ayurveda's expansive perspective on the digestive fires of the body through lecture and hands-on work in pulse diagnosis. Gather tips for kindling digestion by making simple dietary and lfestyle adjustments according to the wisdom of Ayurveda. In the afternoon Uma will teach Agni Hotra and homa fire ceremonies that anyone can practice for healing and cleansing of mind, body and environment. Learn about the therapeutic value of Agni Hotra ash and how to use it to make a decoction and salve. We will end the day with group homa - chanting, setting intentions and making offerings to the fire.

Uma Joliecoeur is a NAMA board certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and faculty member at The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM where she teaches courses in Marma, Pulse Assessment, Nutrition and Lifestyle. She has been assisting Vasant Lad, BAMs, MASc. with his Ayurvedic Lecture, Gurukula courses and weekend seminars since 2015. Uma is also a hospice volunteer and certified Reiki II therapist. You can find more information at www.eightdirectionsayurveda.com


Anatomy, Physiology and Sequencing for Yoga Teachers

Saturday, October 26th from 1:00 - 4:00pm

Investment - $75

Deepen your knowledge of functional anatomy to deliver dynamic, complete yoga classes! Our wonderful human body comes with many variations, and asana instruction delivered with knowledge of these variations is meaningful to the individual in a group setting. During this workshop you will discover and deepen your ability to:

  • Understand Functional Anatomy and Physiology
  • Identify and understand alignment variations
  • Deliver effective, knowledge based alignment cues and objectives
  • Offer affective, knowledge based modifications
  • Create sequences based on anatomical groups of poses and opening the subtle channels
  • Build transitions into your classes

Blakey Hastings, LMT, C-IAYT, trained in traditional Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda. Blakey has been teaching therapeutic yoga since 2013. Incorporating therapeutics, a deep love for yoga and the human experience, Blakey has developed a teaching style that is rooted in traditional yoga with funtionally informed asana practice. She has adapted these practices for Trauma Sensitive Yoga (at the Transformation Yoga Project) and continues to share a passion for intelligent sequencing honoring the living tradition of yoga.