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Garuda Bhakti Puja Workshop with Dechen Thurman (NYC)

Sunday, March 4th, 2:30pm-5:00pm

Garuda Bhakti Puja: Bird Medicine– A yoga art therapy satsang experience

This shamanic style of yoga involves learning and chanting the Garuda Upanishad, a period of time for drawing a bird avatar, then dancing to the recording of the chanted Garuda Upanishad. Garuda Yoga: this fast paced asana sequence will use a lot garudasana (eagle) alongside pigeon and crow poses to strengthen the inner thighs and open the outer hips for lotus posture mediation.

Dechen grew up in New England in an environment that harbored Tibetan political refugees and counter cultural artists. Educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, New York University (Tisch School of the Arts) and Columbia University as well as the Jivamukti Yoga School, Natural Gourmet Cookery School and the Ohashi Institute. Member of screen actors guild since 1995, appeared in over 40 stage and screen productions. Currently teaching and mentoring at Jivamukti Yoga School New York and abroad. Happy to be of service within any situation, to any possible capacity.”

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