ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING MAY 2018

ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING 2018

Join our Alchemy of Yoga Family in #Bali to go deeper than you’ve ever gone before~
We are calling you to join a purposely small tribe of 10 socially conscious yogapreneurs, seekers, rebel spirits, and stretchy-minded souls May 5-12, 2018.
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Who Is This For?
* You have the desire to learn “How to Live a LIFE Inspired” for lasting change by cultivating inner happiness and outer bliss.
* You are ready to authentically and effectively inspire others to live their best lives.
* You feel called to teach about the interconnectedness of all people, nature, energies, past and future through the Alchemy of Love.
* You are ready to be held accountable for your Happiness.
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Benefits You Can Expect:
* We will uncover the obstacles to your happiness
* We will show you how to tap into your greatest potential & live from your highest self
* We will make practical how to live your dharma
* We will hold you accountable for radical self-love and help you design self-care strategies (including daily meditation and mantra)
* We will guide you through in-depth development of business strategy, personal growth and soulful happiness.
* Personalized Business Coaching to develop your authentic brand, mission and vision.
* Personalized Spiritual Coaching offering you energy medicine prescriptions for happiness informed by your dosha, astrology, chakra balance, karma and your guides.
* An action plan to grow your business in an energetically sustainable way – no burnout!
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The ADVANCED YTT Program:
1. Shrishti (creation) – Build your yoga business and have fun doing it.
2. Sthiti (sustatinment) – Enter the self-sustaining growth cycle of continuous expansion that can be the business of yoga and the brand YOU.
3. Samhara (growth) – Capture your infinite interest and stay inspired by dissolving your previous set points.
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Together by you doing your best YOU, we will fully live our MISSION to #TEACH #PEACE.
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Prerequisites for this program? You are ready to go DEEP and show up as your true SELF.
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We know picking an advanced training program is hard. If our philosophy and approach resonates with you then apply today and let’s talk more to know for sure. We’d love the opportunity to be part of your transformational journey living true to your Soul Contract!

Reach out to me silvia@alchemytours.com

$500 OFF EARLY BIRDS!
May 5-12, 2018 (LIMIT 10 STUDENTS) 60 HOURS ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Non Residential $899 (no discounts)
Triple Lodging: $1595 USD Early Birds $1295
Double Lodging: $1895 USD Early Birds $1595
Single Lodging: $2395 USD Early Birds $2095

https://alchemyofyoga.com/progra…/500-hour-advanced-modules/

We stay at gorgeous Villa Tanah Shanti

Align with Abundance of Lakshmi

Dearest Beloveds,
Feeling everything super amplified from this #fullmoon so I am invoking #lakshmi to harness the power of abundance in all ways for 13 days before #newmoon. Today I felt called to the Lakshmi Temple in #ubud where I took this photo.

Please join me in singing the Lakshmi chant:

“Om shri maha Lakshmi namaha”

Practice this daily 108x and use malas if you have them to charge them up. I also invite you to recite a daily mantra for prosperity, offered below, for 13 days and watch abundance grow in your life in ALL ways. 

Infinite Love For Each Of You!
Silvia 💕

Abundance #Mantras:

1. I have abundant love and joy in my life!

2. I am prosperous, healthy, & happy!

3. I allow kind, peaceful people to come into my life and I welcome them.

4. I am aligned with the energy of abundance.

5. My actions create a constant flow of prosperity.

6. I let go of all resistance to prosperity and it comes to me naturally.

7. I am magnetic. I welcome an unlimited source of income. Prosperity is drawn to me.

8. I invite good things to come into my life and I enjoy them.�
9. Money comes to me in expected and unexpected ways.

10. I live from abundance mentality

11. Love within me is self effulgent like the sun, constantly regenerating.

12. I am thankful for the abundance and prosperity in my life.

13. I am open and receptive to all the wealth life offers me.

#bali #goddess energy #shri Lakshmi

White Goddess Series Low Lunge Give Peace a Chance

Peace is not something you wish for; It’s something you make, Something you do , Something you are, And something you give away.
#JohnLennon
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What to do?
#teachpeace make your life an example. 
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Lens #anjaneyasana #GivePeaceAChance

Why I’m Quitting by Silvia Mordini

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“Don’t settle. Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.” – Chris Brogan

I was raised with the immigrant mentality of work harder—and then work much harder—and above all else never quit. I associated shame with quitting, and quitting with being ashamed. But while you certainly aren’t going to get A’s and B’s by quitting, or get into the college of your dreams by quitting, or let alone land your dream job—is it possible that you could live your happiest life by selective quitting?

What if we aren’t quitting enough—and not the other way around?

Maybe instead of reading articles titled “Why You Should Stay in Your Job” or “How to Know If You Should Remain in Your Relationship” we should instead consider “Why You Should Quit Your Job” and “How You Know You Should Quit Your Relationship.” We need to stop allowing ourselves to be shamed by quitting things, people, and situations that don’t support our happiness. Life is simply too short to settle.

“Employ the power of positive quitting. Most of us view quitting as something negative, but it’s not. ‘Winners never quit,’ we’re told, when, in reality, winners quit all the time: choosing to stop doing things that aren’t creating the results they desire.” – Jim Allen

But quitting is not the same as giving up—that’s where we get confused.

Quitting can actually speed up the process of achievement. Your energy isn’t going to be wasted in doing more of the wrong things. Your soul knows when you should quit, but your mind keeps you engaged because of the fear of shame. So quit being ashamed and accept that there is no failure, only effort and result. And if the effort you’re making towards a goal is no longer inspiring, give yourself permission to quit that one and make space for the intention that fits you today. Choosing to quit is not the same as failure—far from it. The archaic definition of “quit” is “to behave in a specified way.” It is intentional and you are in charge.

Think of it like this: If you’re telling yourself “you can’t quit,” what does that say about the state of your health and your ability to live from intention? Nothing is more disempowering than saying we “can’t” leave this job, person, or habit—as if it controls us and we can’t do anything about it. It starts to sound a lot like addiction.

“When you quit all the things that aren’t working for you, when you quit tolerating all the negative things that hold you back, you’ll create a positive ‘charge’ in your life as well as create the space in your life for more positive experiences.” – Jim Allen

Quite frankly, forcing ourselves to do things that no longer spark joy is exhausting. Why don’t we quit? Because we all form habits as we go through life, but even our good habits keep us from growing spiritually. This is because habits are, by definition, an attachment to a pattern of behavior, or a form of dependence. This includes not just our attachments to material objects (like “needing” chocolate), but also attachments to only seeing things in one way, or repeating the same thoughts over and over. A key benefit of quitting is the opportunity to break our attachments. Only then can we begin to allow true spiritual growth and joy to bloom.

15 Things to Quit Today

  1. Quit your worry habit.
  2. Quit waiting to get permission.
  3. Quit holding it in: Just go ahead and let yourself go.
  4. Quit being concerned with what other people think about your life.
  5. Quit waiting for someone to love you before you think you’re good enough.
  6. Quit movies you don’t enjoy. Just stand up, walk out, or turn off your TV.
  7. Quit books that are half-read and uninspiring.
  8. Quit making yourself sick by sticking it out (creating a surge in stress hormones like cortisol).
  9. Quit looking backwards and trying to understand why things happen.
  10. Quit comparing yourself to anyone else—even yourself at a different age.
  11. Quit waiting to start living your life once you have everyone—or everything—in order.
  12. Quit postponing the travels on your bucket list.
  13. Quit the job you hate.
  14. Quit social media and get over your fear of missing out.
  15. Quit waiting for things to be perfect before you get started.

Reframe your experience. When I quit my high-paying corporate job at the peak of my career, those around me weren’t comfortable with my decision. Most people thought I’d lost my mind. I reframed it and explained to people that at the age of 35 I was taking an early retirement to do what I really loved from this point on. I learned the value of quitting.

After retiring from corporate life I went on to own a successful yoga studio with over 9,000 clients, and at the height of its success I sold it to start something else. I quit things all the time. I don’t force myself to eat a meal I’m not enjoying, even if I’ve paid a lot of money for it. If I walk into a hotel and feel like I can do better I will quit it without checking in, and go somewhere else. I quit jobs in toxic environments even if I don’t have another job to go to. I quit one-sided relationships. I quit trying to make other people comfortable.

I’ve become an expert quitter.

Look at your life today and I am positively sure that each one of us can benefit from discontinuing, releasing, or leaving something that isn’t working. Go quit something—you know you want to.

Written by, Silvia Mordini featured in Wanderlust

Staying Balanced

Balance is easy to find.
But hard to maintain.
It requires constant sensitive adjustments.

Overall the time actually spent in the momentary balance is a flash, the majority of life happens before and after. The delicious quality of balancing comes from enjoying the process to taste it even for that moment. The desire we have to feel in alignment, whether its about stacking our joints in a half moon pose, or striking a balance with our soul contract is innate. As human creatures we prefer to feel that what our minds, hearts and bodies are experiencing is in alignment. All of this requires a steady effort to maintain while at the same time letting go of attachment to any result. It is after all simply trial and effort, or try fail and try better. Remember the person that makes balancing look the easiest has fallen the most.

Lens #bali#alchemyofyoga Villa Tanah Shanti
#halfmoon pose

Saraswati goddess of Learning

I’m a week back from #Bali where while there this time I had numerous teachers and seers ask me about my dedication to #Saraswati. In many conversations I was encouraged to invoke her as learning is the root of all dharma. And so I bought a #mala where I’ve only meditated to her.

And what I ask myself is “what did I learn that I can apply right now.”

The literal meaning of the name Saraswati is the one who gives the essential knowledge (Sara) of our own Self (Sva). The goddess Saraswati is also considered the Goddess of #Learning, or of education, intelligence, and the arts. As she is the consort of Brahma, who is considered the source of all knowledge, Saraswati is knowledge itself. Thus, many students or even scholars may worship her for her blessings.
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She is often depicted sitting on a #lotus, which symbolizes that she is founded in the experience of the Absolute Truth. Thus, she not only has the knowledge but also the experience of the Highest Reality. She holds in her four hands a vina instrument, a mala (prayer beads) in the right hand, and a pustaka (book) in the left, which represents the knowledge of all sciences.
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Holding the book in one hand also indicates that this knowledge alone can bring us to the Truth. The vina shows the beauty of learning the fine arts. Playing her vina, she tunes the mind and intellect with her knowledge, and thus the seeker can be in harmony with the universe. The prayer beads represent all spiritual sciences, like meditation and japa (chanting holy names), and, being held in the right hand, that it is more important than the secular knowledge contained in the book in her left hand. Her four arms represent her unrestricted power in the four directions. She also represents creativity, or the combination of power and intelligence, the basis of creativity.
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Her name literally means the one who flows, which can be applied to thoughts, words, or the flow of a river.
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She is also occasionally shown with five faces and eight hands, representing her additional powers. Other objects that she may hold include the pasha (noose), ankusha (goad), chakra (disc), padma (lotus), trishula (trident), and shankha (conch). Sometimes she is also seen riding on a swan, the carrier of her spouse, Brahma. At other times she is seen riding on a peacock or sitting with one nearby. The peacock represents the worldly beauty, which can distract the spiritual aspirant. The swan signifies the acquisition of wisdom and knowledge because of its ability to separate milk from water when eating, and thus acquire only the milk.
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Saraswati is also the shakti or power and consort of Brahma, the secondary creator of the universe. Thus, she is also considered a #motheroftheuniverse. In this way, she is also connected with fertility.

Awake Dreaming I’ll Meet You There

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you. That’s where I’ll be waiting.”
–J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
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The blue sky and perfect fluffy white clouds are a beautiful dream in your heart. The colors are so vibrant, whether they are the golden yellow rice ready to harvest or the bright green of the new rice, you feel like it’s all a lucid dream. Maybe you’re awake and maybe you’re still asleep.
This is where you’ll find me waiting in Bali.
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Sep 3-24, 2017 #AlchemyofYoga RYT200 Teacher Training
April 1-29, 2018 RYT200 Teacher Training & 4/23 #yogaretreat
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www.silviamordini.com
Lens #bali #passionpassport #indonesia #asia #travel #humblerice
Kubu Bali Baik Villa, Ubud.

How You Treat Yourself is How You Treat Others

#HappinessRx: The we treat ourselves will be the way we treat others.
“We would never purchase a can of red paint and expect it to be the color blue when we apply it to our walls. The “color” of how we treat ourselves is the “color” of how we treat others. If we can’t be safe with ourselves, others can never be safe with us, and the world can never be a safe place to be.” – Yamas & Niyamas, Deborah Adele
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#shoulderstand is a great practice of #ahimsa towards ourselves. As a teacher how you treat yourself, staying safe in your own body, is an indicator of how you’ll help keep others safe in your classes.
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Practice of shoulderstand takes time. This variation took me ten years to lovingly create in my body.
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www.alchemyofyoga.com
Lens Kubu Bali Baik Villa, Ubud. #bali

Life as a Roller Coaster

“Life can be like a roller coaster… And just when you think you’ve had enough, and your ready to get off the ride and take the calm, easy merry-go round… You change your mind, throw you hands in the air and ride the roller coaster all over again. That’s exhilaration…that’s living a bit on the edge…that’s being ALIVE.”  #staceycharter

Standing in the water and receiving healing at water purification ceremony yesterday in #Bali I was blessed with the clear download of where to move. The answer was so obvious. It was always there. All I had to do was throw my hands up in the Air and ride the roller coaster again. 

Now the challenge is to listen to the advice of spirit and move thru the fear of resistance.

Lens Goa Gajah #meditation temple with 7 goddess fountains. Favorite sarong wearing #ganesha 💕 in #lakshmi colors

Start Before You are Ready

Are you wondering if you’re ready for #AlchemyofYoga Teacher Training in Bali (April 15-May 6, 2017)?

Best advice? Start before you’re ready.
“…we all begin the process before we are ready, before we are strong enough, before we know enough; we begin a dialogue with thoughts and feelings that both tickle and thunder within us. We respond before we know how to speak the language, before we know all the answers, and before we know exactly to whom we are speaking.”
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves

22 days starting at $3099 with all luxury rooms with private pools, fine dining, and RYT200 hour #yogateachertraining thru #yogaAlliance

www.alchemyofyoga.com

Questions? Silvia@alchemytours.com

MODULE 1 – 50 Hours
April 15-22, 2017
Triple Lodging + Private Pool: $999
Double Lodging + Private Pool: $1199

MODULE 1 AND 2 – 100 Hours
April 15-29, 2017
Triple Lodging + Private Pool: $2149
Double Lodging + Private Pool: $2375

MODULE 1&2&3 = 200 Hours RYT Yoga Alliance Certification
April 15-May 6, 2017
Triple Lodging + Private Pool: $ 3499 USD Special Discount $3,099
Double Lodging + Private Pool: $3999 USD Special Discount $3,599
Single Lodging & Private Pool: $4699 USD Special Discount $4,099