Hegel Yoga 5861 S. Kyrene Rd. #11, Tempe AZ 85283 480-478-2934
Yoga, Rock Climbing & Wilderness Excursion: Discover Your Warrior Within To be held in the Workman Creek area of the Sierra Ocha Wildnerness CLICK HERE for information on the area. April 12-14, 2013 Yoga and Meditation Led by Tish Hegel Rock Climbing & Survival Skills Taught by Zane Dobbins and Steve Hammer This three day, two night excursion will be held outdoors in the Sierra Ancha Wilderness in North Eastern Arizona. This weekend is designed to teach participants how to find and provide the four basic needs of wilderness survival (water, warmth, shelter and food) while learning to repel, rock climb, and practice Yoga outdoors with experienced climbers/teachers guiding you. Skills taught in yoga practices will be introduced and used to help you stay calm in challenging situations. Each day we will have yoga classes, workshops, hiking and climbing. Become more in tune with your environment and empower yourself with lifesaving survival skills. Learning to face the challenges of the wilderness will lead to increased confidence in your daily life. Uncover your innate inner Virabhadra (warrior) in this exciting adventure into the unknown!
You will learn how to:
Find and provide the four basic needs of wilderness survival (water, warmth, shelter and food)
Find, filter and purify water
Find direction: use a compass, the sun and stars and landscape to orient yourself
Basic (and some not so basic) fire starting skills
Identification of local plants and possible uses of them
Useful knot tying skills
Build a survival shelter
Apply basic principles of wilderness first aid
Create a survival kit with crucial items needed before venturing into any wilderness situation
Meditation and breathing techniques to calm your self in a frightening situation
Do three basic pranayama (breathing) techniques to counter the stress response in the body and aid in concentration
Repel and rock climb outdoors with assistance from guides.
General Itinerary: Day 1: Meet early A.M. & travel to destination, hike in and set up camp, opening survival classes led by Zane and Steve. sunset Yoga and meditation instruction with Tish. Day 2: Sunrise Yoga and meditation with Tish, survival classes and workshops, repelling, hiking & sunset meditation with Tish. Day 3: Sunrise Yoga and meditation with Tish, applying skills taught in meditation and breathing classes during a day of rock climbing guides. Closing yoga postures to relieve stress from climbing, pack up and head home!