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The Power of Stories – Stories as Medicine Summer Course Mahara Holistic Lifestyle

Stories are a powerful way to connect with yourself and the outside world. Stories can inspire, create awareness, provoke, break taboos but they can also create fear, misunderstanding and division. The stories we hear and the stories we tell ourselves shape the reality we live in. Now more than ever we need to use the art of storytelling in order to tell the stories that really matter, to heal ourselves and to heal te world. Stories as a Medicine Summer…

ABOUT KALARIPPAYATTU

Kalarippayattu is the mother of all martial arts, combining rituals with grace, strong jumps, high kicks, complex yet beautiful sequences and ritual prayers with or without weapons. It is traditionally performed in a red earthen temple-like structure, surrounded by oil lamps, gods and flowers. *THIS IS A 90 MIN CLASS  

ABOUT STICK TAI CHI

“Stick Tai Chi”  These ancient and beautiful Chinese arts have been practiced for thousands of years to promote a harmony of body, mind, and spirit. Working with the energetic principles of yin and yang, the body becomes more mobile, supple, and strong, the spirit is energised, and the mind becomes focused and clear. The Tai Chi Stick has 10 movements, which require a small commitment by students beyond the class to fully manifest the benefits, and a willingness to function…

ABOUT PRIMAL MOVEMENT

“Primal Movement”  Embracing the natural tendency for human beings to mimic the movements of Mother Nature, this rediscovered practice explores animal movement, and the movement of wind, fire, and water. It also integrates elements of dance, yoga, as well as allowing space to be spontaneous and still. Although Primal Movement is essentially gentle it can also be strong, so make sure you bring water to stay hydrated and a towel to wipe away your sweat.

ABOUT HOLISTIC HANDSTAND

“Holistic Handstand”.  A handstand is so much more than a physical ability. Besides muscle control and understanding of alignment, it teaches your whole being to become present, to be sensitive, grounded and centered. With intention, the act of handbalancing can become a super powerful object of mindfulness and meditation. The holistic handstand class puts an emphasis on the journey towards a handstand. Along this journey there are many steppingstones that can already be enjoyed as a meditative practice, also called…

ABOUT NEXT US TRAINING

“The Next Us Training:”    Holistic exercises for improving physical ,mental and meta-physical health.    Movement is as old as humanity, and the training of movement has since been essential to our overall health ever since we exist. In some cultures, movement has even become essential for spiritual health and development.   You can find these ‘holistic’ approaches to movement on all continents of our planet. But, mostly known are the Asian ones. Think of India and their yoga philosophies;…

BABY DANCE

“Baby Dance”.  Jason started to experience the joy of dancing with babies when he became a father. He discovered how dancing together strengthens the connection between the parent and baby, and supports and activates their motor skills. Come and dance yourself free together with your little one. Babies until the age of 2 are very welcome!

ABOUT FREE MOVEMENT

“Free movement”.  Move your body and dance yourself free! Jason is a gifted dancer with a great sense for choreography. His classes are experienced as well as opening – dancers and non-dancers walk out with more confidence and a sense of freedom. He believes that everyone can dance and knows how to touch people and motivate them to move their bodies to the music. This class is open to all. You will build self-confidence and learn to move your body…

ABOUT PEP & PUNCH

“Pep&Punch”  Pep&Punch is een mindful kickboks les. Via het lichaam mag jij leren ontladen en loslaten waarbij je professioneel leert kickboksen. Ontladen van oude blokkerende energie om vervolgens te mogen opladen met positieve levensenergie. De energie welke jij mag ontladen is niet bedoelt om in je lichaam vast te gaan zitten. Stroming, bewustzijn, verbinding, heling en beweging komen samen als jij lekker aan gaat in een fijne flow. Daarom bestaat Pep&Punch uit 10 diverse sessies met elke keer een vernieuwend thema.…

ABOUT DJAHAN

Djahan Manuela Mazhari Perez, is a Iranian Colombian dancer who has travelled in many parts of the world, to experience her body as home. The place where one can come back to whatever happens in our external world. In India (Kerala) she specialized in the mother of all martial arts: Kalarippayattu and a very gracious ancient  temple dance form: Mohini attam (meaning the bewitching dance).  Both forms are powerful tools in her dance and acting performance, but especially great in…