ONLINE COURSES

ONLINE COURSES:

INTRO TO SHADOW YOGA

This beginning course is for those who have never experienced this unique style of Hatha Yoga. It is also recommended to those who have practiced Shadow Yoga in the past but feel they need to review and revise from the beginning. This practice will include: Seated and standing warm-ups, Uddiyana Bandha, Jiva Chalana, foundational Shadow Yoga stances and basic asanas.

Class Length: 1 hour.

SHADOW YOGA BASIS

Shadow Yoga Basics is a course which focuses on fundamental Yogic principles, energetic anatomy, bandhas, warm-up forms (seated & standing), standing prelude forms, asanas, mudras and breathing techniques which stand at the heart of this unique Hatha Yoga practice.

Prerequisite: These classes are open to those who have taken INTRO TO SHADOW YOGA course (or have previous Shadow Yoga experience).

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes.

SHADOW YOGA: BALAKRAMA - STEPPING INTO STRENGTH - PRELUDE 1

Traditionally Balakrama is the first Shadow Yoga Prelude that is introduced to those new to this style of Hatha Yoga. A dynamic bone strengthening form based on endurance, it actively engages one’s feet, ankles, knees, hips, navel and breath.

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

SHADOW YOGA: CHAYA YODDHA SANCHALANAM - CHURNING OF THE SHADOW WARRIOR - PRELUDE 2

The Tai Chi classics state:

“The internal energy, chi, roots at the feet, then transfers through the legs and is controlled from the waist, moving eventually through the back to the arms and fingertips.”

Prelude 2 is designed to teach the essence of this foundational energetic principle which lies at the heart of all internal arts. Along with activating the pranic winds (vayu/nadis), this warrior-sun stance form is profoundly grounding, empowering and teaches one the art of graceful coordination. 

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

KARTTIKEYA MANDALAM – GARLAND OF LIGHT – PRELUDE 3

This advanced Warrior-Sun prelude form consists of intricate stance, waist, spine and arm work, which further increases, refines and penetrates the pranic force within. 

 

This course is taught in 3 modules.

 

In Module 1 & 2: one will learn the entire prelude form, step by step.

 

Module 3: one will experience the full format Karttikeya Mandala practice. Module 1 & 2 must be completed to participate (or if one has previously studied this prelude form).

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

SHADOW YOGA - RHYTHMIC PRACTICE

These 45 minute classes will be compact, rhythmic prelude practices with no

lecture.

 

Prerequisite: Participated in the following courses: Shadow Yoga Basics.

Class length: 45 minutes.

IN-DEPTH WEEKEND WORKSHOPS 

CLASS SCHEDULE:

PLEASE NOTE: All classes start PACIFIC STANDARD TIME. Check your local time zone to coordinate with these PST classes.

If you miss the LIVE STREAM class, within 36 hours you will receive an email with a link/password that will be provided for 6 days to review and practice with. 

 

SATURDAYS

8:30 - 10:00am 

PRELUDE 2: CHURNING OF THE SHADOW WARRIOR

3 week series
Dates: October 24, 31 & November 7

WEDNESDAYS

8:00 – 8:45am

SHADOW YOGA - RHYTHMIC PRACTICE 

3 week series
Dates: October 28, November 4 & 11

NOVEMBER 14

Saturday:  9am – 11:15am

LONGEVITY QIGONG WORKSHOP

NOVEMBER 21

Saturday:  9am – 11:15am

SHADOW YOGA BASICS WORKSHOP

COST:

Shadow Yoga Basics and Preludes - 3 week series: $45
Shadow Yoga Rhythmic Practice - 3 week series: $33
Qigong – 3 week series: $36
Weekend workshops (1 day): $25
Weekend workshops (2 day): $50

ALL CLASSES WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED VIA ZOOM

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

 

It is your responsibility to become familiar with how to operate and navigate ZOOM. 

 

I will not be providing technical assistance before, during or after the classes, so testing your ZOOM platform and Wifi beforehand is highly recommended.

 

Register for the specific course you want to take at a least 1 hour prior to its start time.

 

After you book a course, a CONFIRMATION EMAIL WITH A LINK and PASSWORD (as well as a reminder with link/password will be sent to you). 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO TO NOTE: 

 

Within 36 hours after the class is over you will also receive a follow up link so that you may review the class for an additional 6 days. 

 

If you don’t receive an email confirmation you may need to check your spam folder.

 

When you enter the live stream class, your microphone will be muted. This reduces the feedback for all attendees. 

 

When we practice, we practice. I will not be checking Chat Room function when I’m teaching. 

 

Recommended Yoga/Qigong props: 1 Yoga blanket 

 

Questions? email matt@bodhimanda.com

ONLINE COURSES

ONLINE COURSES:

INTRO TO SHADOW YOGA

This beginning course is for those who have never experienced this unique style of Hatha Yoga. It is also recommended to those who have practiced Shadow Yoga in the past but feel they need to review and revise from the beginning. This practice will include: Seated and standing warm-ups, Uddiyana Bandha, Jiva Chalana, foundational Shadow Yoga stances and basic asanas.

Class Length: 1 hour.

SHADOW YOGA BASICS

Shadow Yoga Basics is a course which focuses on fundamental Yogic principles, energetic anatomy, bandhas, warm-up forms (seated & standing), standing prelude forms, asanas, mudras and breathing techniques which stand at the heart of this unique Hatha Yoga practice.

Prerequisite: These classes are open to those who have taken INTRO TO SHADOW YOGA course (or have previous Shadow Yoga experience).

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes.

SHADOW YOGA: BALAKRAMA - STEPPING INTO STRENGTH - PRELUDE 1

Traditionally Balakrama is the first Shadow Yoga Prelude that is introduced to those new to this style of Hatha Yoga. A dynamic bone strengthening form based on endurance, it actively engages one’s feet, ankles, knees, hips, navel and breath.

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

SHADOW YOGA: CHAYA YODDHA SANCHALANAM - CHURNING OF THE SHADOW WARRIOR - PRELUDE 2

The Tai Chi classics state:

“The internal energy, chi, roots at the feet, then transfers through the legs and is controlled from the waist, moving eventually through the back to the arms and fingertips.”

Prelude 2 is designed to teach the essence of this foundational energetic principle which lies at the heart of all internal arts. Along with activating the pranic winds (vayu/nadis), this warrior-sun stance form is profoundly grounding, empowering and teaches one the art of graceful coordination. 

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

KARTTIKEYA MANDALAM – GARLAND OF LIGHT – PRELUDE 3

This advanced Warrior-Sun prelude form consists of intricate stance, waist, spine and arm work, which further increases, refines and penetrates the pranic force within. 

 

This course is taught in 3 modules.

 

In Module 1 & 2: one will learn the entire prelude form, step by step.

 

Module 3: one will experience the full format Karttikeya Mandala practice. Module 1 & 2 must be completed to participate (or if one has previously studied this prelude form).

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

SHADOW YOGA - RHYTHMIC PRACTICE

These 45 minute classes will be compact, rhythmic prelude practices with no

lecture.

 

Prerequisite: Participated in the following courses: Shadow Yoga Basics.

Class length: 45 minutes.

LONGEVITY QIGONG SERIES

Slow, gentle, yet energizing, these longevity Qigong forms are based on ancient Chinese yoga postures, movements, self-massage and breathing techniques.  They enhance the immune system bystrengthening the bones and organs, along with promoting optimal blood flow, lymphatic circulation and oxygen intake. Ultimately, they are designed to safely and effectively guide one’s body, mind and spirit into state of balance.

Prerequisite: no prior experience is necessary. 

 

Class length: 1 hour 15 minutes

IN-DEPTH WEEKEND WORKSHOPS 

(2 hour-15 minutes class): these one and two day workshops will consist of a

45 minute lecture – 5 minute break - and conclude with 1 hour 25 minute

practice.

Courses offered:

SHADOW YOGA

LONGEVITY QIGONG

CLASS SCHEDULE:

PLEASE NOTE: All classes start PACIFIC STANDARD TIME. Check your local time zone to coordinate with these PST classes.

ALL CLASSES ARE RECORDED. If you can’t attend the LIVE STREAM class, within 36 hours you will receive an email with a VIDEO LINK that will be provided for a minimum of 6 days to review and practice with.

TUESDAYS

7:30 - 8:45am 

KARTIKKEYA MANDALA - MODULE 1

3 week series
Dates: March 16, 23, 30

WEDNESDAYS

8:00 – 9:00am

INTRO TO SHADOW YOGA 

3 week series
Dates: March 24, 31 & April 7

FRIDAYS

LONGEVITY QIGONG WORKSHOP

8:00 – 9:15am

3 week series
Dates: April 2, 9, 16

TUESDAYS

7:30 – 8:45am

KARTIKKEYA MANDALA - MODULE 2

3 week series
Dates: April 13, 20, 27

WEDNESDAYS

7:30 – 8:45am

SHADOW YOGA BASICS

3 week series
Dates: April 21, 28 & May 5

COST:

Intro to Shadow Yoga - 3 week series: $45

Shadow Yoga Basics and Preludes - 3 week series: $51

Shadow Yoga Rhythmic Practice - 3 week series: $33

Longevity Qigong – 3 week series: $36

Weekend workshops (1 day): $25

Weekend workshops (2 day): $50

ALL CLASSES WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED VIA ZOOM

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

 

It is your responsibility to become familiar with how to operate and navigate ZOOM. 

 

I will not be providing technical assistance before, during or after the classes, so testing your ZOOM platform and Wifi beforehand is highly recommended.

 

Register for the specific course you want to take at a least 1 hour prior to its start time.

 

After you book a course, a CONFIRMATION EMAIL WITH A LINK and PASSWORD (as well as a reminder with link/password will be sent to you). If you don’t receive confirmation please email: matt@bodhimanda.com When you enter the live stream class, your microphone will be muted. This reduces the feedback for all attendees. 

 

When we practice, we practice. I will not be checking Chat Room function when I’m teaching. 

 

Recommended Yoga/Qigong props: 1 Yoga blanket 

 

Questions? email matt@bodhimanda.com

Important Liability Release

By clicking on the above links and participating in live-stream or recorded Yoga classes, you are agreeing to the following:
I hereby release Matt Pesendian Healing Arts from responsibility for any injuries I may sustain as a result of participation in the classes or programs presented by Matt Pesendian Healing Arts, including any online pre-recorded or live-streamed class. I am aware that the instructor cannot see me and may not be able to offer personalized instruction, and therefore I agree to assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which I might incur as a result of participating in the classes of programs offered through Matt Pesendian Healing Arts. As determined by my physician and myself, I certify that the level of my physical condition will allow me to safely participate in programs at Matt Pesendian Healing Arts.. I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. I am legally competent to voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above, and by clicking on the above links agree to these conditions.

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