How will your practice expand?
Sedona Yoga Festival & Healing Arts Conference is pleased to announce the full schedule of offerings. SYF2013 is a full immersion, multi-venue event with a focus on yoga and the expansion of consciousness. The Sedona Yoga Festival is honored to be named a Signature Event by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce in its inaugural year. Known for its tangible regenerative and inspirational effects, deep spirituality and vortex energy, Sedona, Arizona welcomes you with an open heart.
Joining Chris Spheeris at the opening event Thursday evening, February 7th, 2013, is a special keynote talk by Steven A. Ross, Ph.D., President & CEO of The World Research Foundation. Ross will share “The Nature, Mind and Heart of Healing”. The World Research Foundation is considered a principal source regarding alternative medicine treatments and therapies. Another truly special keynote will be offered on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 presenting Rama Jyoti Vernon on “Creating Peace, Individual to Global”.Rama Jyoti has traveled extensively on missions of citizen diplomacy, mediation and healing on a global level. She will share stories from her vast background, and speak on the spiritual principles of resolving conflict in our lives and in our world. SYF2013 also welcomes New York Times bestselling author of The Sedona Method and longtime yogi, Hale Dwoskin, who will be sharing the workshop “Mastering The Yoga of Emotion with The Sedona Method”.
“The SYF2013 schedule is comprised of yogis, healers, musicians and dedicated devotees to the Divine. Each presenter is sharing an offering from the Heart. Never before has Sedona experienced an influx of Yoga in this way and it is the presenter and participant alike who are making this event happen,” says festival founder Marc Titus. “Together we will open the doors to a new reality.”
Workshops begin on Friday morning with a 108 Sun Salutation Yoga Mala, and closes on Sunday with a Gong Bath Ceremony by the Sattvic Gong Artists of Arizona. Be sure to register for the workshops that interest you as soon as you purchase your ticket, space is limited! The workshops and evening events to choose from range from the trauma and stress releasing Hearts of Hope Tract, to Aqua Kriya Yoga, to Kirtan with David Newman Durga Das, to in depth anatomy education… and everything in between! Workshop offerings are suitable for all ages and levels. Daily meditations are offered at the Amara Resort as well as at 7 Centers Yoga Arts. Vendors will offer their wares, musicians will keep you moving into the evening, and you will get as much asana as you wish. Come and experience the energy of Sedona in a whole new way!
Getting there and getting around is made easy thanks to partners Sedona Red Rock Adventures and Sedona-Phoenix Shuttle, offering event shuttle service as well as deeply discounted rates on tours and airport transit. Hotel partners include Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, Amara Resort & Spa and Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa offering accommodations at discounted rates. Amara Spa is offering SYF guests a 15% discount on all pre-booked spa sessions and Sedona Rouge Spa is offering free 15-minute healing sessions for festival attendees. Other resources are Visit Sedona and Soul of Sedona, great websites to find information on all that Sedona has to explore. With so many workshops, yoga classes, meditation sessions, healing arts and music, SYF2013 is a true destination experience in health and well being amid a stunning landscape. Be Present.
“Yoga is direct experience of higher consciousness; this year’s festival schedule provides an opportunity for everyone to participate,” emphasizes Marc. “Beginner or advanced Yogi, bring your mat and we’ll see you at SYF2013!”