india pilgrimage to goa & rishikesh...yoga with Nianna Bray...special musical guests Ena Vie with Howard Lipp
This is going to be a powerful, healing
and adventurous journey...we hope
you will join us as we dive deeply
into the loving waters of mother
india and pray, practice and sing
the new year in together!
ena vie & nianna bray
MA INDIA WINTER PILGRIMAGE December 21st, 2010 January 2nd, 2011 with Nianna Bray
and Musical Guests Ena Vie & Howard Lipp Goa, South India Rishiskesh, North India
Whether this is the journey you have been waiting for or a new sparked flame of an idea... MA INDIA IS CALLING YOU!She is the Divine Mother who's sacred rivers heal and wash you clean. Who's loving embrace holds and nurtures us all. Dive into her oceans and bath in her rivers. Dive into the depths of your own hearts longing, find what was never lost and return to the source within.
"Follow your own footsteps. Learn from the
rivers, the trees and the rocks. Honor the
Christ, the Buddha, your brothers and sisters.
Honor the Earth Mother, and the Great Spirit.
Honor your Self and all of creation."
About the Journey Spend 13 days and 12 nights in the mother land during the best time of the year! This will be a journey of a thousand lifetimes, one to ignite the fire inside and quench the thirst for truth. India is all about healing, she takes your prayers, your sorrow, your doubt and turns them into the blossoming flower of your hearts greatest offering. Your life. Your life is your art. We will explore temples, holy sites, beaches, mountains, caves, the river Ganga. We will relax with the locals and immerse ourselves in a foreign culture to gain a new perspective on life and ourselves. There will be sacred music offered daily by Ena Vie and Howard Lipp to take you deeper into a healing space. And of course lots of YOGA and Adventure!!
GoaDecember 21 - December 27th Land in Goa, Southern India, for a relaxing and rejuvenating 7 days 6 nights. Enjoy the sound of the ocean as you sleep at night in your quaint beach hut. Meens Arabian Sea Resort is nestled on a private beach in Mandrem. You will have ample time deepen your yoga practice, relax on the beach, explore, commune and take it all in.
~Morning Sunrise Sadhana: Mediation,
pranayam, chanting, and musical
offerings with Ena & Howard every
~2 pranified yoga sessions per day with
Nianna Bray in the outdoor shala: Shakti
Vinyasa Flow in the morning, Yin Yoga &
relaxation in the evening.
~Day trip to Anjuna's famous outdoor
Wednesday market. A shopping
paradise of Indian delight and wonder
near the ocean.
~Visit local temples & shrines
~Carefree dancing to the sounds of
Global & local DJ's ~Ayurvedic treatments, massage and
sound healing available upon request. ~3 Delicious vegetarian meals included
Rishikesh December 28th- January 2nd Together we will journey up north to one of the holiest cities in India. It is blessed every year with wondering Sadhu, holy men, who pilgrimage by foot to reach the Ganga in the city of Rishikesh and bath in Her waters. Staying in the lovely yet humble Raj Palace Hotel we will have access to all the magic and surprise Rishikesh has to offer.
~Morning Sunrise Sadhana: Meditation,
pranayam, chanting and musical offerings
with Ena Vie and Howard Lipp.
~ 2 pranified yoga sessions with Nianna
Bray: Shakti Vinyasa Flow in the
morning and Yin Yoga & Restorative
in the evening.
~Daily Sunset Aarti Puja on the river
Ganga with local priests. ~2 Guided Day Trips: We will pilgrimage
to the holy city Haridwar to bathe in
the Ganga and journey up to
Devprayag and Vaistha Cave where
the river Ganga flows from the Himalayas.
Sit in meditation, leave offerings and
prayers at the altar and be with the
energy of the Gods. ~3 vegetarian meals blessed and served
Price Early registration before Sept 3rd 2010 $2300/person Double room $2600/person Single room
Registration after Sept 3rd 2010 $2600/person Double room $2900/person Single room
There is room for up to 22 people. To reserve your spot you will need to give a deposit of $500. Deposits are non-refundable, no exceptions. After your deposit, full payment must be received by November. 1st, 2010. Cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the retreat start date (after DECEMBER 7th, 2010) are non-refundable unless you replace yourself on the retreat.
*Price is all inclusive: Room accommodations, three meals per day, 2 daily yoga sessions, Sunrise music Sadhana sessions, 2 guided day trips, & peace of mind. *Price does not include airfare to and from India. (Group flights may be arranged) * (An additional $0 will be collected in India to pay for taxi, driver tips, and travel services within India. The only additional money you will need is for massage, ayurveda treatments, optional excursions, or shopping that you may want to enjoy.) TO REGISTER or inquire email me!!! (nianna bray)
Yoga, Potluck and India Q & A Wednesday August 18th, 2010 7:00pm At my home in Mar Vista RSVP for location details we will discuss visas/passport, inoculations, itinerary, finance, flights, curiosities & concerns. if you are at all interested in coming you will want to come to this. It will make things more clear for you and move you in one direction or the other. (There will be an incentive to register that night so bring your check books!)