Navaratri: A Hridaya Hermitage Open House and Yoga Celebration

Navaratri is a Festival celebrating the power of the feminine creative principal that is inherent in all life . In the history of Yoga the same power is honored and intimately experienced through the practice of Yoga and the expansion of ones own breath. More breath equals more life, equals the celebration of Navaratri!
Join us for a day of introductory teachings on the history and meaning of Yoga, games, celebratory feasting, music, and traditional festivities. 

Day events 
9am Traditional Indian Breakfast
9:45am Shiva Puja and Bhajan (ceremony invocation and sacred music celebration)
10:30am Introduction to Yoga teaching and application
11:30am Introduction Talk on Yoga and Prana "The Breath of Life"
12:45pm Shakti Puja (ceremony invocation and food offering)
1:00pm Traditional Yogic vegetarian lunch
1:45pm Shakti Pradakshina and Forest Kali Puja ( Nature Walk and Divine Feminine Ceremony)
3:30pm Refreshments, games, social time
5:30pm Dinner
This is a great day to bring the whole family, relax, and enjoy some time in a natural forest environment learning about Yoga!