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19 Oct 2019 - YFNI Presents Kundalini Yoga and Gong Bath with Joe McKeown

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Bath -  "There is a voice that doesn’t use words.  Listen" (Rumi)
 
Kundalini Yoga is often referred to as the ‘Yoga of Awareness.'  It is an avenue to self-experience and expansion.  This Kundalini workshop will include breathing techniques scientifically proven to reduce anxiety, held stretches, mudra (hand positions), and mantra (meditation utilising the repetition of sound).  Cultivate your resilience using the time tested tools of Kundalini Yoga.  Sweat, laugh, breathe and deeply relax during the gong bath.
 

 

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Many civilizations of the world have used the gong for ceremonies, rituals and inner journeys. The ancient yogis recognised the gong as a Divine agent of expansion and used it as a meditation tool.   Anyone can sense the powerful, multi-dimensional quality of the gong.  Its transformative qualities are undeniable.

 

The gong is a conduit of the Infinite Creative Consciousness; it is the voice of the Divine on the earthly plane.  Through its resonance we can heal, gain clarity and insight, remember who we really are and return to our true state of Oneness.

 
 
About Joe
 

YOGA

I have been practising yoga in Greater Belfast for almost 20 years and have a keen interest in wellbeing and spirituality.  I am committed to helping people become their best selves.

I qualified as a hatha yoga teacher in 2005 and as a kundalini yoga teacher in 2009 and have been teaching in Belfast and North Down since 2010.

 

MINDFULNESS / MEDITATION

I have a Professional Certificate in the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness from IICP Education & Training Ireland.

I have completed training in the Art of Stillness in the Classroom at the Sanctuary, Dublin and have taken part in meditation retreats from different traditions including Zen and Christian.  I have led meditation/mindfulness sessions for groups of school children as well as adults in Greater Belfast and North Down.

 

BODY WORK

I am qualified in Body Massage, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology and am a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)