Vajra Yoga Online Immersion

December 03 - December 13, 2020

Michele Loew

Robert A.F. Thurman

Enjoy an immersive, transformational yoga retreat from the comfort of you own home.  Professor Robert Thurman and Michele Loew offer this 10 day practice immersion in meditation and yoga to bring you inspiration and peace. This will be the live transmission over Zoom of our Dec. 3-13 in-person course at Menla. It is perfect for those wanting to be transported into an intensive retreat while in a stay at home setting.This Immersion can be taken alone and is open to all new comers, or as a supplemental practice immersion to students registered in our online Vajra Teacher Training. Taken alone, credit for teacher training will not be given without the 9 month course, but it will nevertheless be a rich exploration of Tibetan and Indic yogas.
This course is intended to be more experiential and less theoretical. Dr. Thurman will lecture on the Buddha’s science, but also give more time for meditation and transmission as we read and chant the Flower Ornament Sutra, Manjurshri nama-samgiti, & Shantideva’s bodhicaryavatara.Michele will teach excerpts from the Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Pradipika, and share daily Hatha Yoga, focusing on form and alignment for teachers or students wanting a deeper look into physical and subtle body form. Pranayama, Tibetan Yoga practice of Nejang, & Yoga Nidra will be held daily.  Asana focus will be on Backbends, Twists, hips.
PRICING:$50010 Day Course only, Online format, Teachable Platform& Videos owned for life$900Register for this immersion along with our 3 month 3 day a week teacher training course running Dec. 3-Feb 26th, with Bob Thurman, Michele Loew, Richard Freeman, & Mary Taylor.
 PROGRAM SCHEDULE:Thursday, December 3rd
  • 7:30 - 9:30pm EST/ 4:30 - 6:30 PST Opening Talk with Robert Thurman
Friday, December 4th - Saturday, December 12th
  • 8 - 10am EST Meditation, Pranayama, Tibetan Yoga, Morning Asana with Michele
  • 11 - 1pm EST Hatha/ Vinyasa Yoga Asana Deep Inquiry for teachers and those that want to understand Alignment.
  • 4 - 6pm EST Philosophy & Meditation with Dr. Thurman
  • 7:30 - 8:45pm EST Yoga Nidra & Classical Yoga Philosophy & Myth with Michele
WESTERN STANDARD TIMES:  5 - 7am, 8 - 10am, 1 - 3pm, 4:30 - 5:45pmSunday, December 13th
  • 8 - 9:30am & 10:30 - noon EST/ 5 - 6:30am & 7:30 - 9am WST
Sessions will be posted daily on our teachable platform for those in other time zones to watch whenever you want


Michele Loew

Michele Loew is an international yoga teacher and the founder and director of The Yoga Space in Portland, Oregon.  She is known as a teacher’s teacher and is respected for her 200 Hr. & 500 Hr. Yoga Schools and her ability to combine Western knowledge of the body (anatomy & ph...

Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House US and it's Menla Retreat & Spa. A world-wide lecturer on Tibetan Buddhism, activist for the plight of the Tibetan people, translator of Buddhis...



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