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So.... What does Your Daily Chore List Have?? Why Not Add a Few Nice Practices for the Body & Mind??

Pranayama✨, Meditation๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป, Ashtanga Yoga๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿฝ‍♀️, Hatha Yoga๐Ÿง˜‍♀️, Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Chair๐Ÿ’บYoga,  Surfing๐Ÿ„Mountain Climbing, Sailing⛵, travel, dancing, Dj, surfskate, Modern Art Museums.....for example!!! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป✨ Namaste, Michael Sands

LATE๐ŸคBIRD? Last Minute YOGA Retreats for a Feather๐Ÿชถ Light Budget!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿง˜‍♀️

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ALL RETREATS 15% DISCOUNT☺️* COME AND ENJOY A YOGA๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️✨๐Ÿง˜‍♀️ GETAWAY HERE IN SRI LANKA!!  ๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒž (*Discount for all bookings until December 5th)

Morning Meditation with Lots of Ions from the Sea!!

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Rainbow to Sunset Skyline Inspiration!! Kalipitaya, Sri Lanka:-)

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Beautiful Sri Lanka!! At the same moment the Eastern horizon a ๐ŸŒˆ Rainbow and the Western horizon a ๐ŸŒž Sunset!! Fantastic!! 

Yogi ๐ŸŒ… Morning Self-Practice ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️...Revealed!! :-)

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After many wonderful years of Yoga a Daily Self-Practice can vary everyday based on the "awareness" you have with your own body and what is asks for to Wake-Up.... here are 10 minutes that I share from the terrace here in Kalipitaya, Sri Lanka overlooking the majestic dunes & sea.... I hope you enjoy. Namaste, Michael Sands  10 Minute YouTube Morning Self Practice Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats

Meditation & Pranayama @ Dune Towers, Kalipitaya

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Nadi Ferrero & Michael Sands HAPPY SUNRISE YOGA RETREATS

TRX @ Dune Towers, Kalipitaya

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Michael Sands HAPPY SUNRISE YOGA

Back @towersdune to enjoy daily Yoga Practice by the Sea! ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️๐ŸŒป✨๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคธ๐ŸŒŠ⛱️

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Nadi Ferrero Yoga Instructor Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats

Why Post Yoga on Instagram & Facebook?

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Everyone has their own objective for posting๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ“ธ videos and photos ๐Ÿคธon social media there seems little merit in comparing people's motivation... it is nice to just focus I believe on the positive point that hey people from around the work are "sharing"✨๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Yoga!  Me personally I just hope to compliment and share the "creativity" that yoga encourages...and if people are inspired, want to have a class or try a retreat๐ŸŒ…... Great!  But although Social Media has its good points.....I still think the best way to share yoga is in person!! ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️

Sound Healing Meditation with Isabel Aug'22

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Sound Healing Session with Isabel in Rishikesh, India Hope to see everyone at the retreat in September ✨๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ™๐ŸปNamaste .... @isha.healings #isabel.brandenhorst @happysunriseyoga  @towersdune YouTube Clip Link Sound Session Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats Sri Lanka

Incentives for Backers of our Retreats

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Namaste ๐ŸŒ…๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♀️๐ŸŒป๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️๐Ÿค—✨๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️๐ŸŽถ We are pleased to announce you can now find incentives to back our Yoga Retreats with a "donation" and receive very special rewards such as an online class, drop-in class or even entry to a Complete Yoga Retreat with Classes Accommodation and Meals!   See the Link Below to Our KissKissBankBank crowdfunding campaign!   KissKissBankBank Crowdfunding for Happy Yoga Retreats Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats

My Favorite Strengthening Routine: Suspension Training ๐Ÿคธ✨๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️

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Hello, this post is to share a bit of my favorite strengthening activity for Yoga ๐Ÿ˜‰...TRX (suspension training) is an ideal compliment to ones Yoga practice as it emphasizes balance, core strength, breathing and awareness of body alignment.   TRX with Michael Sands

Hello I just wanted to share a book that was assigned to all of the students of the Yoga Teacher Training 300 hour course (RYS) @adiyogpeeth in Rishikesh, India

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The book is here in the image below..."Asana Pranyama Mudra Bandha" Swami Satyananda Sarasswati. In just the first page of the book Yoga๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️๐ŸŒž๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️ is beautifully defined and explained in a concise way for any reader! This book carefully explains the principle of Hatha asanas their breathing, technique, health benefits and contraindications to prevent injury. Also included are the practices of Pranayama, Mudras๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป, Bandhas and Shatkarma๐Ÿ’ฆ. I can recommend anyone who wants to deepen their knowledge of yoga to add this title to their library or book stand at home!!   Namaste,  Michael Sands๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️✨ Quote from Page 1 ๐Ÿค— "Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion. It is the most valuable inheritance of the present. It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow." Swami Satyananda Sarasswati. "Yoga is the science of right living and, as such, is intended to be incorporated in daily life. It works on all aspects of the

Ashtanga Vinyasa & Suspension Training February 2023

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February 24th 2023 to March 1st 2023 Each yoga class will consist of two experienced instructors to ensure you are given plenty of attention and support.  There will also be ample opportunity to relax, explore the local surroundings, and also indulge in additional activities, such as BMX bicycles, group walks on the beach, or even a night-walking tour! -Activities *Daily yoga, breathwork, and meditation sessions with expert teachers *3 workshops on yogic philosophy to help you take your yoga practice beyond the mat *2 workshops on how to improve your physical yoga practice with TRX *A free afternoon to indulge in additional activities *Yoga Nidra and Restorative practices in the evening *Yoga styles: Hatha, Restorative, and yoga Nidra Situated in the middle of coconut estates and sand dunes at a private beach on the Indian Ocean, you will be surrounded by an abundance of nature and endless beach walks. All activities during the retreat ar

Complete Program for Kundalini Meditation & Hatha Yoga Retreat

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Wed. 28th of December 2022 to Thurs. 5th of January 2023 ✨๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️๐ŸŒž๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️ & Wed. 11th of January 2023 to Thurs. 19th of January 2023๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️๐ŸŒž๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️ >>>Early Bird ๐Ÿฆ Discount of 10% on All Reservations Before 15th of August 2022<<< *Yoga styles: Hatha - Restorative - Yoga Nidra - Kundalini -Program for the 9 days: *Day 1 - Presentation *Day 2 - Muladhara (Root Chakra) – I am: The divine mother and our conexion to Earth *Day 3 - Swadhistana (Sacral Chakra) – I feel: The divine Father and the power of creation *Day 4 - Manipura (Solar Plexus Chakra) – I do: Acceptance. The sense of I and life goals. *Day 5 - Anahata (Heart Chakra) – I love: Love is within each one of us. I open myself to life and I trust myself. *Day 6 - Vishuddhi (Throat Chakra) – I speak: I express myself completely, speak and act from the truth *Day 7 - Ajna (Third Eye Chakra) – I see: Trust your intuition, connect with your light message *Day 8 - Sahasrara

Complete Itinerary Hatha Yoga Retreat December 2022

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2 Hatha Yoga Retreats to Choose from! 3rd to 9th of December 2022 10th to 17th of December 2022 >>> Early Bird Discount 10% All Reservations Before 15th of August 2022<<< Situated in the middle of coconut estates and sand dunes at a private beach on the Indian Ocean, you will be surrounded by an abundance of nature and endless beach walks. All activities during the retreat are organized with your health and happiness in mind. Each yoga class will consist of two experienced instructors to ensure you are given plenty of attention and support. Prices include luxury accommodation, three meals per day, all yoga, breath work, and meditation sessions, five optional workshops, and transport to/from Colombo airport. Also included in the price is Dolphin Seeing Boat Excursion plus 1 Full Body Ayurveda Massage. There will also be ample opportunity to relax, explore the local surroundings, and also indulge in additional activities, such as BM

Complete Intinerary Sound Healing & Ashtanga Tuning November 2022

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2 Retreats Available! 16th to 22nd of November 2022 ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️  24th to 30th of November 2022 ✨ Day 1  Arrival and Welcoming (24-Hour Check-In Available) Day 2   6 AM Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series with 3 instructors present to assure alignment and offer modifications to postures 8.30 AM Breakfast 11 AM  Sound Healing Meditation Sessions in Smaller Group Size (Half of the Attendees Maximum 6 Persons) 1 PM Lunch 3 PM Workshop on yogic philosophy to help you take your yoga practice beyond the mat 4 PM (Optional) Personalized chakra coaching and reiki healing 5 PM Sound Healing Meditation Sessions in Smaller Group Size (Half of the Attendees Maximum 6 Persons) 7 PM Dinner Day 3   6 AM  Ashtanga Vinyasa with a primary focus on hip opening and preparation for better body awareness and related asanas (poses)  8.30 AM Breakfast 1 PM Lunch 4 PM (Optional) Suspension Training Workshop TRX 4 PM (Optional) Personalized chakra coaching and reiki healing (Time to utilize inclu

2 New Retreats! Sept. 14-20th & 22-28th Sound๐ŸŽถHealing & Ashtanga

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Official Dates!!  Sept 14th-20th & Sept 22nd-28th 2022 What to Expect @ Sound ๐ŸŽถHealing & Ashtanga Tuning๐Ÿคธ‍♀️ Retreat? Each yoga class will consist of three experienced instructors to ensure you are given plenty of attention and fine tuning to your practice!  *Daily  Ashtanga Vinyasa, breathwork, and meditation sessions with expert teachers *Personalized chakra coaching and reiki healing.  3 workshops on yogic philosophy to help you take your yoga practice beyond the mat 2 workshops on how to improve your physical yoga practice with TRX 2 Sunset Dj Sessions on the Private Beach of Dune Towers Resort  ✨ the castle ๐Ÿฐ between the sea & coconut groves ๐Ÿ˜Š of Sri Lanka. Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats Sri Lanka

Try "Analog Mode" ๐Ÿ˜‰....2 Books Worth Reading In Print and Having on Hand to Repeat!!

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These 2 books were suggested readings from Sunshine at the Awake Space Yoga Teacher Training in Biarritz, France...... And if you take the time to assimilate and apply even 10% of the Yogic Knowledge and Insights offered in these texts it could be a catalyst for Positive Life Changing events !  (Curious side note:. apparently Autobiography of a Yoga was such a favorite book of Steve Jobs founder of Apple that he gifted everyone who came to his funeral.) So here they are with photos as there are various editions printed and these 2 versions seem to be the most in harmony with the authors' intentions.  Autobiography of a Yogi By Paramhansa Yogananda 1946 Original Reprint The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  Translation & Commentary By  Sri Swami Satchidananda  Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats Sri Lanka

New! YouTube Channel for Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats ๐ŸŒ…๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️✨๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️๐Ÿ˜

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YouTube Channel Happy Sunrise Yoga Retreats

Kuala Lumpur Skyline Yoga ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️๐Ÿ˜Œ

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Another Beautiful Day @ Dune Towers ☺️๐ŸŒ…๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ‍♀️✨๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผ‍♂️๐ŸŒž⛱️

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