Quantum Yoga

Lara Baumann

Sri Lanka

MA, E-RYT 500

Lara Baumann teaches the Quantum Method® of Yoga to all levels of students both publicly and privately worldwide. Her powerful relationship with yoga and a strong interest in Eastern philosophy is the result of her upbringing in India and Japan, which subsequently led her to complete an MA in Religious Studies at SOAS, University of London. As an apprentice, she has studied with Sri K Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, as well as BKS Iyengar in Pune. In May ’05 Lara took the Jivamukti 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher training, and in July ’09 she completed the 500-hour certificate with Tripsichore. Her main teachers are Edward Clark, Danny Paradise and Clive Sheridan. In January ‘09 Mandala Publishing released Lara’s book & DVD “Quantum Yoga, Creating Your Ideal Practice from an Ocean of Possibilities”. Mandala has now published the new expanded edition of this successful book with the new subtitle “Quantum Yoga, The Holistic Approach to Creating Your Ideal Practice”. The author has also presented several yoga documentaries and writes features for yoga magazines, as well as making a regular appearance on Body In Balance TV. Lara runs Yoga Alliance certified Teacher Training courses in the UK, India and Sri Lanka. From October ’08 till March’12, Lara has been intermittently on world tour, teaching the Quantum Yoga workshop series in yoga hubs of the USA, Asia and Europe. She has now settled in Galle, Sri Lanka, where she and her husband are building an upmarket eco-retreat. Lara has published three Quantum Yoga double audio-CD’s of the Basic sequences that regulate each Ayurvedic dosha (body-mind constitution) in turn. The Quantum Master Sequence DVD came out in June ’09. In October ’11 she launched a trilogy of Advanced dosha-regulating Quantum Yoga sequence DVD’s. This year’s releases are the final three Beginner’s sequence video downloads. In November ’12, Lara shot the Quantum Yoga pregnancy DVD, which is still in post-production. Lara’s objective is to guide people in developing an optimal, powerful, healing and sacred practice that leads to health, happiness and enlightenment.

Schedule

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays 08:30 - 10:00 Tri
Koggala Lake, Sri Lanka
Booked All Levels http://www.trilanka.com

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 09:00 - 10:30 Villa Santosi
Tisara Villas, Duwa Road, Habaraduwa, Galle
Drop-in All Levels http://www.tisaravillas.com

Sundays 16:00 - 17:30 Tri
Koggala Lake, Sri Lanka
Booked All Levels http://www.trilanka.com

Workshops

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Tri, Koggala Lake, Sri Lanka
9th Sep - 11th Sep 2016
The 3 dosha-regulating QY sequences, beginner to intermediate level

Quantum Yoga is a method of personal practice optimisation, using Ayurveda in its assessment methods. Attending a workshop allows students to delve deeper into understanding how to ultimately spontaneously create flowing dynamic sequences that are ideally suited to their body-mind constitution and present requirements. Every Quantum Yoga sequence consists of 10 groupings, ensuring an energetically potent and physiologically safe practice. The primary mode is vinyasa or breath-synchronised movement, though a more static practice can be given for restorative purposes.

To this end, each yogi will be given a prakriti test, to find out their Ayurvedic “nature”, in other words how the 3 doshas or biological humours, are distributed in their own body-mind complex. This will indicate what the primary emphasis should be in their practice. Participants will also study how circumstances can effect which tendencies manifest more at different times. By having the time to study, explore and practice all three of the dosha-regulating sequences (at one’s experience level, either beginner to intermediate, or intermediate to advanced), the yogi gains an understanding how vinyasa practice can in turn be more grounding & stabilising, soothing & balancing, or invigorating & stimulating.

Workshop format (total minimum 7.5hrs yoga: asana-vinyasa, pranayama [breathing exercises], meditation & satsang [spiritual discourse]): 

Participants arrive Friday afternoon and after a brief introductory welcome talk, practice the early evening yoga session (usually vata-regulating to ground, strengthen and stabilize).

Saturday we have more time to define Quantum Yoga and outline the 3 Pillars of the Quantum Method: the Quantum Grouping & Sequencing System the Quantum Assessment methods (this is also when we will do the Prakriti test, to assess one’s personal Ayurvedic “nature”, followed by an explanation of what that means for one’s yoga practice, and other life-style choices such as food, massage, physical exercise, sleep patterns etc.) Why Quantum? What are the parallels between the discoveries in Quantum physics and the ancient insights of the mystics?

Saturday’s sequence will be pitta-regulating, to leave you cool, soothed and balanced.

Sunday morning, we will finish off with a kapha-regulating sequence, to leave the yogi energized and inspired to keep learning more and improving their practice (all Quantum sequences exist in audio or video format for home practice, and will be available for purchase at Tri).

(Note that the beginner- intermediate workshops starts with a shorter session on Friday evening, whereas the intermediate – advanced workshops end with a shorter session on the Sunday morning.) 

Tri Shala is the ideal location for such a yoga immersion. Floating in a bamboo grove, above the Tri library, it is a haven of serenity and calm, whilst preserving vibrancy through the proximity to nature and the perfect play of light. Staying at Tri will allow you to be spoilt in total comfort, nurtured with delicious & nutritious food, inspired by the skill that went into its creation and delighted by its resulting beauty. Absolutely everything will be taken care of, so that you can dedicate yourself fully to your yoga sadhana or spiritual journey.

PRICES are per person, in USD and includes all applicable taxes and service charge. They include all yoga tuition, 3 communal meals per day (excluding drinks), one Ayurvedic massage, a cultural visit to Cinnamon Island and use of all Tri facilities, (pool, steam room, spa, library and various relaxation zones). Certain facilities may incur an extra charge such as laundry, transportation, additional spa treatments and leisure facilities.

We have simplified your room choices in order to offer more value. Our cosy and fun Water Tower Rooms, with dual aspect views to the east and west, are perfect for single travelers but equally comfortable for a couple. There are 3 rooms, on the ground, first and second floors of the elliptical tower. Each has a king size double bed.

We have 6 villas with direct lake views and private terraces. Each has a king size double bed and a day bed that can be made up as a single bed should a twin share be required. Some suites are closer to the lake shore and accessed via 40+ steps, 2 suites share a plunge pool. Unless there is a specific preference mentioned at the time of booking villas will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

There are 2 pool villas each with a private plunge pool, direct lake views and private balconies. Like the villas they have a king size bed and day bed.

2 night workshop: Rates are per person

Single occupancy: 

Water Tower-USD640

Villa              -USD880                            

Pool Villa     -USD1120

 

Double occupancy:

Water Tower-USD440                              

Villa              -USD560                            

Pool Villa     -USD680

Please ask for concessions for non-yoga companions.

We will have special rates for transfers from the airport and Colombo city if required.

Hotel information is on www.trilanka.com and bookings straight through info@trilanka.com please.


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Tri, Koggala Lake, Sri Lanka
16th Sep - 18th Sep 2016
The 3 dosha-regulating QY sequences, intermediate to advanced level

Quantum Yoga is a method of personal practice optimisation, using Ayurveda in its assessment methods. Attending a workshop allows students to delve deeper into understanding how to ultimately spontaneously create flowing dynamic sequences that are ideally suited to their body-mind constitution and present requirements. Every Quantum Yoga sequence consists of 10 groupings, ensuring an energetically potent and physiologically safe practice. The primary mode is vinyasa or breath-synchronised movement, though a more static practice can be given for restorative purposes.

To this end, each yogi will be given a prakriti test, to find out their Ayurvedic “nature”, in other words how the 3 doshas or biological humours, are distributed in their own body-mind complex. This will indicate what the primary emphasis should be in their practice. Participants will also study how circumstances can effect which tendencies manifest more at different times. By having the time to study, explore and practice all three of the dosha-regulating sequences (at one’s experience level, either beginner to intermediate, or intermediate to advanced), the yogi gains an understanding how vinyasa practice can in turn be more grounding & stabilising, soothing & balancing, or invigorating & stimulating.

Workshop format (total minimum 7.5hrs yoga: asana-vinyasa, pranayama [breathing exercises], meditation & satsang [spiritual discourse]): 

Participants arrive Friday afternoon and after a brief introductory welcome talk, practice the early evening yoga session (usually vata-regulating to ground, strengthen and stabilize).

Saturday we have more time to define Quantum Yoga and outline the 3 Pillars of the Quantum Method: the Quantum Grouping & Sequencing System the Quantum Assessment methods (this is also when we will do the Prakriti test, to assess one’s personal Ayurvedic “nature”, followed by an explanation of what that means for one’s yoga practice, and other life-style choices such as food, massage, physical exercise, sleep patterns etc.) Why Quantum? What are the parallels between the discoveries in Quantum physics and the ancient insights of the mystics?

Saturday’s sequence will be pitta-regulating, to leave you cool, soothed and balanced.

 

Sunday morning, we will finish off with a kapha-regulating sequence, to leave the yogi energized and inspired to keep learning more and improving their practice (all Quantum sequences exist in audio or video format for home practice, and will be available for purchase at Tri).

 

(Note that the beginner- intermediate workshops starts with a shorter session on Friday evening, whereas the intermediate – advanced workshops end with a shorter session on the Sunday morning.) 

 

Tri Shala is the ideal location for such a yoga immersion. Floating in a bamboo grove, above the Tri library, it is a haven of serenity and calm, whilst preserving vibrancy through the proximity to nature and the perfect play of light. Staying at Tri will allow you to be spoilt in total comfort, nurtured with delicious & nutritious food, inspired by the skill that went into its creation and delighted by its resulting beauty. Absolutely everything will be taken care of, so that you can dedicate yourself fully to your yoga sadhana or spiritual journey.

2 night workshop: Rates are per person

Single occupancy: 

Water Tower-USD640

Villa              -USD880                            

Pool Villa     -USD1120

Double occupancy:

Water Tower-USD440                              

Villa              -USD560                            

Pool Villa     -USD680

 

Please ask for concessions for non-yoga companions.

We will have special rates for transfers from the airport and Colombo city if required.

Hotel information is on www.trilanka.com and bookings straight through info@trilanka.com please.


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Tri, Koggala Lake, Sri Lanka
3rd Feb - 5th Feb 2017
The 3 dosha-regulating QY sequences, beginner to intermediate level

Quantum Yoga is a method of personal practice optimisation, using Ayurveda in its assessment methods. Attending a workshop allows students to delve deeper into understanding how to ultimately spontaneously create flowing dynamic sequences that are ideally suited to their body-mind constitution and present requirements. Every Quantum Yoga sequence consists of 10 groupings, ensuring an energetically potent and physiologically safe practice. The primary mode is vinyasa or breath-synchronised movement, though a more static practice can be given for restorative purposes.

To this end, each yogi will be given a prakriti test, to find out their Ayurvedic “nature”, in other words how the 3 doshas or biological humours, are distributed in their own body-mind complex. This will indicate what the primary emphasis should be in their practice. Participants will also study how circumstances can effect which tendencies manifest more at different times. By having the time to study, explore and practice all three of the dosha-regulating sequences (at one’s experience level, either beginner to intermediate, or intermediate to advanced), the yogi gains an understanding how vinyasa practice can in turn be more grounding & stabilising, soothing & balancing, or invigorating & stimulating.

Workshop format (total minimum 7.5hrs yoga: asana-vinyasa, pranayama [breathing exercises], meditation & satsang [spiritual discourse]): Participants arrive Friday afternoon and after a brief introductory welcome talk, practice the early evening yoga session (usually vata-regulating to ground, strengthen and stabilize).

Saturday we have more time to define Quantum Yoga and outline the 3 Pillars of the Quantum Method:

the Quantum Grouping & Sequencing System the Quantum Assessment methods (this is also when we will do the Prakriti test, to assess one’s personal Ayurvedic “nature”, followed by an explanation of what that means for one’s yoga practice, and other life-style choices such as food, massage, physical exercise, sleep patterns etc.) Why Quantum? What are the parallels between the discoveries in Quantum physics and the ancient insights of the mystics?

Saturday’s sequence will be pitta-regulating, to leave you cool, soothed and balanced.

Sunday morning, we will finish off with a kapha-regulating sequence, to leave the yogi energized and inspired to keep learning more and improving their practice (all Quantum sequences exist in audio or video format for home practice, and will be available for purchase at Tri).

(Note that the beginner- intermediate workshops starts with a shorter session on Friday evening, whereas the intermediate – advanced workshops end with a shorter session on the Sunday morning.) 

Tri Shala is the ideal location for such a yoga immersion. Floating in a bamboo grove, above the Tri library, it is a haven of serenity and calm, whilst preserving vibrancy through the proximity to nature and the perfect play of light. Staying at Tri will allow you to be spoilt in total comfort, nurtured with delicious & nutritious food, inspired by the skill that went into its creation and delighted by its resulting beauty. Absolutely everything will be taken care of, so that you can dedicate yourself fully to your yoga sadhana or spiritual journey.

PRICES are per person, in USD and includes all applicable taxes and service charge. They include all yoga tuition, 3 communal meals per day (excluding drinks), one Ayurvedic massage, a cultural visit to Cinnamon Island and use of all Tri facilities, (pool, steam room, spa, library and various relaxation zones). Certain facilities may incur an extra charge such as laundry, transportation, additional spa treatments and leisure facilities.

We have simplified your room choices in order to offer more value. Our cosy and fun Water Tower Rooms, with dual aspect views to the east and west, are perfect for single travelers but equally comfortable for a couple. There are 3 rooms, on the ground, first and second floors of the elliptical tower. Each has a king size double bed.

We have 6 villas with direct lake views and private terraces. Each has a king size double bed and a day bed that can be made up as a single bed should a twin share be required. Some suites are closer to the lake shore and accessed via 40+ steps, 2 suites share a plunge pool. Unless there is a specific preference mentioned at the time of booking villas will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

There are 2 pool villas each with a private plunge pool, direct lake views and private balconies. Like the villas they have a king size bed and day bed.

2 night workshop: Rates are per person

Single occupancy     

Water Tower - USD700   

Villa              -  USD964                             

Pool Villa     - USD1228

 

Double occupancy 

Water Tower - USD470 

Villa              -  USD602                       

Pool Villa     -  USD734

Please ask for concessions for non-yoga companions.

 

 

We will have special rates for transfers from the airport and Colombo city if required.

Hotel information is on www.trilanka.com and bookings straight through enquiries@trilanka.com please.


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Tri, Koggala Lake, Sri Lanka
10th Feb - 12th Feb 2017
The 3 dosha-regulating QY sequences, intermediate to advanced level

Quantum Yoga is a method of personal practice optimisation, using Ayurveda in its assessment methods. Attending a workshop allows students to delve deeper into understanding how to ultimately spontaneously create flowing dynamic sequences that are ideally suited to their body-mind constitution and present requirements. Every Quantum Yoga sequence consists of 10 groupings, ensuring an energetically potent and physiologically safe practice. The primary mode is vinyasa or breath-synchronised movement, though a more static practice can be given for restorative purposes.

 

To this end, each yogi will be given a prakriti test, to find out their Ayurvedic “nature”, in other words how the 3 doshas or biological humours, are distributed in their own body-mind complex. This will indicate what the primary emphasis should be in their practice. Participants will also study how circumstances can effect which tendencies manifest more at different times. By having the time to study, explore and practice all three of the dosha-regulating sequences (at one’s experience level, either beginner to intermediate, or intermediate to advanced), the yogi gains an understanding how vinyasa practice can in turn be more grounding & stabilising, soothing & balancing, or invigorating & stimulating.

Workshop format (total minimum 7.5hrs yoga: asana-vinyasa, pranayama [breathing exercises], meditation & satsang [spiritual discourse]): 

 

Participants arrive Friday afternoon and after a brief introductory welcome talk, practice the early evening yoga session (usually vata-regulating to ground, strengthen and stabilize).

 

Saturday we have more time to define Quantum Yoga and outline the 3 Pillars of the Quantum Method:

the Quantum Grouping & Sequencing System
the Quantum Assessment methods (this is also when we will do the Prakriti test, to assess one’s personal Ayurvedic “nature”, followed by an explanation of what that means for one’s yoga practice, and other life-style choices such as food, massage, physical exercise, sleep patterns etc.)
Why Quantum? What are the parallels between the discoveries in Quantum physics and the ancient insights of the mystics?

Saturday’s sequence will be pitta-regulating, to leave you cool, soothed and balanced.

 

Sunday morning, we will finish off with a kapha-regulating sequence, to leave the yogi energized and inspired to keep learning more and improving their practice (all Quantum sequences exist in audio or video format for home practice, and will be available for purchase at Tri).

 

(Note that the beginner- intermediate workshops starts with a shorter session on Friday evening, whereas the intermediate – advanced workshops end with a shorter session on the Sunday morning.) 

Tri Shala is the ideal location for such a yoga immersion. Floating in a bamboo grove, above the Tri library, it is a haven of serenity and calm, whilst preserving vibrancy through the proximity to nature and the perfect play of light. Staying at Tri will allow you to be spoilt in total comfort, nurtured with delicious & nutritious food, inspired by the skill that went into its creation and delighted by its resulting beauty. Absolutely everything will be taken care of, so that you can dedicate yourself fully to your yoga sadhana or spiritual journey.

PRICES are per person, in USD and includes all applicable taxes and service charge. They include all yoga tuition, 3 communal meals per day (excluding drinks), one Ayurvedic massage, a cultural visit to Cinnamon Island and use of all Tri facilities, (pool, steam room, spa, library and various relaxation zones). Certain facilities may incur an extra charge such as laundry, transportation, additional spa treatments and leisure facilities.

 

We have simplified your room choices in order to offer more value. Our cosy and fun Water Tower Rooms, with dual aspect views to the east and west, are perfect for single travelers but equally comfortable for a couple. There are 3 rooms, on the ground, first and second floors of the elliptical tower. Each has a king size double bed.

 

We have 6 villas with direct lake views and private terraces. Each has a king size double bed and a day bed that can be made up as a single bed should a twin share be required. Some suites are closer to the lake shore and accessed via 40+ steps, 2 suites share a plunge pool. Unless there is a specific preference mentioned at the time of booking villas will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

 

There are 2 pool villas each with a private plunge pool, direct lake views and private balconies. Like the villas they have a king size bed and day bed.

2 night workshop, Rates are per person

 

Water Tower                          Villa                             Pool Villa

Single occupancy                    USD700                                   USD964                       USD1228

 

Double occupancy                  USD470                                   USD602                       USD734

 

 

Please ask for concessions for non-yoga companions.

We will have special rates for transfers from the airport and Colombo city if required.

Hotel information is on www.trilanka.com and bookings straight through enquiries@trilanka.com please.

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