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I cannot thank Maja enough for the course on Chakra balancing and the Tibetian rites, so beautifully curated and so much more than I expected. Maja is the most gracious guide and teacher - her strength, love, and respect for us students was palpable, I felt totally safe with Maja's guidance and I know my life is forever enriched due to it. Thank you so much and I cannot wait to do the course again, I highly recommend it to anyone who desires well-being.

Jay

The Tibetan Rites infused with powerful knowledge of the Chakras and yoga was just what I needed to continue my journey.
Maja is a wonderful teacher who created a nurturing safe space for sharing.
Her wisdom and gentle teaching style made me feel seen and inspired. Thank you Maja ????

Jas

Maja's classes are always fun and relaxing. She's very attentive to the needs of the students whether they are at beginner or advanced levels, always ensuring the well-being and comfort of everyone and positively encouraging. I like Maja's approach to teach yoga from a holistic perspective, not just as a physical health practice, but also incorporating the emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects offered by yoga practice.

Kia Tan

Thank you Maja for your care, guidance, wisdom, and generosity throughout the 5 Tibetan Rites and Chakra Balancing Course! I enjoyed the course very much.  Your patience and insights, helpful tips, and encouragement were greatly helpful for me to develop my own program and achieve balance in my life. This course was a gift that arrived at just the time I needed it.

Janice

I have enjoyed a lot having Maja as a yoga teacher. I felt good and relaxed after all her classes as she makes a strong focus on breathing and relaxation. She always incorporates the spiritual aspect of yoga in her practice and it helped me to develop an awareness of myself. I have attended her Sankalpa workshop where I've learned how to listen to my intuition and find my deep and heartfelt desire. I can't thank Maja enough for her kindness, warm smile, and support throughout the years!

Marion Pavé

Thanks so much for the Sankalpa Workshop, Maja. My wife and I really enjoyed it.
The workshop had a lot to offer and we got a lot out of it! We both left feeling energized and ready to put into practice what we learnt! It helped us to create clarity for us on our path as entrepreneurs.

John Davey

Each week Maja lovingly prepares a sacred space for the group to practise quietude and meditation - I always feel warmly welcomed and enjoy to share in the beautiful stillness that descends during these sessions. I always leave feeling somewhat more empowered by the experience of group mediation.

Marg Kerkvliet

Maja's guidance had been nothing short of inspiring and enlightening. We enjoyed a 4-day Yoga & Meditation retreat with Maja and her gentle style made us feel very welcome and was very encouraging for our individual paths. We cannot thank her enough for her hospitality and kindness. Maja has a natural way of connecting with and lifting up people to feel energized and relaxed! Our time with Maja remains one of the happiest memories from our entire trip!

Meghan & Hannah, USA

Love the Yoga with Maja on the beach facing the rising sun and taking in the fresh air - magic! I am very happy with Maja's instructions and how she guides us with her voice while also showing the postures by example.

Sigrid

Maja is a beautiful soul, I practiced with her for a few months and loved every session. She has a kind and thoughtful way of teaching that makes the classes a peaceful place to connect.

Viviane Bereiziat

Meditation offers a calming refuge, without the pressure of doctrine or agenda - simply a place to be ...and find peace.

Jo Wolfreys

Thank you for your wonderful beach yoga classes which I immensely enjoyed!

Lynda Simcic

To the mind that is still

Theme Classes 2022 - Term 4: Being

Week 7 starts on 28 November

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MON 10.30 am Theme Class (90 mins), MPCC
MON 6 pm   Theme Class (90 mins), Piko Studio, Christchurch City
TUE   7 am START to the  Yoga@beach  (60 mins), weather permitting!
SAT 10 am Meditation Course (2 h), MPCC
SUN  5.30 pm   Meditation (90 mins - come & go as you please!), Sumner Yoga School
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TUE   6 pm  FREE Theme Class (90 mins)
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Yoga Theme Classes

Term 4: Being????

Week 7: The Mind

 

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.   LAO TZU

 

When we can calm our mind and become still, we bring ourselves closest to what is the true 'real'... what most people think that reality is actually is the unreal, the temporary. It is THE big misunderstanding in the lives of most Westerners. As Rupert Spira put it: "We take that which is unreal to be real and that which is real to be unreal."

The true real is universal consciousness, the creation consciousness, the God-consciousness.

The 'unreal' are all the temporary illusions of how life appears to us in any given moment - totally dependent on our perception, memories, knowledge, experiences, thoughts, imaginations, and emotions. Everyone perceives, remembers, knows, experiences, thinks, imagines and feels differently about life and what happens or does not happen to them.

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...more in class!

See you at Yoga ????

 


Please ask if you have any questions. I am always happy to help if I can.

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One day you'll look back and realise that you worried too much about things that don't really matter.   BUDDHA

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Discover the new and ancient type of natural non-invasive treatment: Ayurvedic Acupressure


The next Free Info EVENING is on

FRIDAY, to be announced at 7 pm (90 Minutes)

 

MPCC in the Activity Studio on the 1st floor, 3 McCormacks Bay Rd, Mt Pleasant, Christchurch, NZ

 

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Healing is moment to moment balance.   VASANT LAD

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YOGA Beginners Course

 


The next New Beginners EVENING Course is starting on FRIDAY, February 3, 2023 at 7 pm        

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Here is an exciting new 9-week course for you offering a holistic Yoga experience! This includes all basics you need to know about body, mind, and spirit, introducing you to 'The 8 Limbs of Yoga' and how this might be relevant for you personally.

We will be going slow and gentle, warming up properly, learning about Mantras, Mudras, and the Yogic path to freedom and self-realisation, then building foundations for our physical practice, giving you time, space, and individual attention for the best learning experience possible. You will get to know 26 different Yoga poses (Asanas) over the 9 weeks of the course.

At the end of each session, you will enjoy a  long deep guided relaxation.

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The goal of practice is always to keep our beginner's mind.   JACK KORNFIELD

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SANKALPA Workshop 2022

A unique opportunity to form a clear intention for your new year!


Sunday, 08 January 2023,  10 am - 4 pm  Book NOW!

Sunday, 22 January 2023,  10 am - 4 pm  Book NOW!

Costs $150 per workshop (50% discount for the second workshop in case you decide to attend both)

 

The Sankalpa Workshop will be a guided experience for you to go inwards and connect with yourself and your intuition, your inner being, and create a supportive space enabling you to listen to your own inner guidance, inspirations, and your intuitive knowing - with optimized clarity. A lot of empowering tools are waiting for you to be discovered and utilized - this is a perfect space to set new intentions and create a new path for making your dreams a reality. A rich and comprehensive printout of 32 pages comes with this workshop.

 

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Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.   RUMI

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'Try Yoga' Easy Stretching is pausing!

You can do it ???? Please register your interest!


Welcome to this easy stretching class, intuitive and gentle with a challenging edge for healthy expansion. This is perfect for everyone, also for people completely new to Yoga, to get a taste of its many well-feeling benefits! The sessions (75 mins) will also provide a deep relaxation at the end of each class. It is a holistic practice for body, mind and spirit, and each session starts with a 10 minute sequence of 'Yoga for the Mind'.

 

The 'Try Yoga' promo $30 for 2 classes makes for an easy start (3-week expiry)

You can also try different classes with the promo & find out what suits you best. This promo is available for everyone new to my classes ????

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Happiness is when your thoughts, words, and actions are in harmony.   GANDHI

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Next Yoga Holidays from 19 December 2022

 


Meditation on Sundays

 continues over the holidays - it's free!


Please contact me if you have questions.
Maja
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Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.  

MARK BLACK

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???? Happy 2022 ????

 


This will be the Yogaintuition year of relaxation!

From me 2 you here is a 5-min 'Happy 2022' meditation for you to enjoy ???? Click here!

 

Due to the new Traffic Light System changes apply, and nearly everything has shifted online for now.

 

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The Universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want you already are.   RUMI

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Yoga@beach 2022/23 Summer Season ????

Update: The start to Yoga@beach is cancelled for tomorrow AGAIN because the Northerly winds are expected to pick up in the morning & it is cloudy as well, so temperatures might not be as pleasant as they look on the stats - the wild weather is not quite over yet & it is, unfortunately, still not a good day to make a start - same applies for Thursday this week... fingers crossed for next week 🤞🏼 💛

 

We will try again next Tuesday:

TUE, 29 November at 7 am


 ???? Watch this space!

(Please note: in case of rain or too much wind we might have to cancel short notice)

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On the deck of the SLSC Sumner Surf Lifesaving Club 301 Main Road, Sumner, Christchurch

Please bring your own mat!


Namaste ????

...with great appreciation to the Sumner SLSC who again are happy for us to use their deck for our Yoga@beach sessions over the summer! We are supporting the good work of the Sumner SLSC in return with two donations of $100, one at the start of the season and one at the end, and looking forward to enjoying our 6th season!

 

Watch a short video of one of our last sessions from last season!

Time for YOGA@beach: So nice to do Yoga outside in that delicious fresh air greeting the sunrise with a nice and easy practice including some sun salutations as it has been done for thousands of years!

 

This event is WEATHER PERMITTING ???? it usually is happening either on a Tuesday or Thursday morning - please check back each week for updates. We start in the first half of November and will possibly continue until daylight savings ends.

Join us if you love the morning sun and that delicious fresh Ocean air in your lungs plus this unbeatable view out to the sea!

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We support the Sumner SLSC with 2 donations of $100, one at the beginning of the season and one at the end. Please contribute with $10 per session ????

View all pass options here

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MEDITATION


What is Meditation?

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The next Meditation Course, also suitable for Beginners, is starting on Saturday, 22 October at 10 am - join anytime! It is free!

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Regular Meditation is on

EVERY Sunday   5.30 - 7 pm

We hold the space open for meditation - come & go as you please, sit for 5 minutes or as long as you like!

It is free!

Koha contributions are welcome & appreciated

 

Welcome, everyone!

Yoga & Qigong School of Sumner

42 Nayland St, Sumner, Christchurch, NZ

 

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Primordial Sound Meditation

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The thing about meditation is: You become more and more you.   DAVID LYNCH

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The 5 TIBETAN RITES & Chakra Balancing

9-Week Online Course


SATURDAYS at 3 pm starting 4 February 2023

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The 5 Tibetan Rites are an ancient practice, which has been called 'The Fountain of Youth'. It is based on balancing our energy centres, the Chakras.

Learn a practice that only takes 10 to 20 minutes per day to keep your body, mind & spirit uplifted and functioning in an optimal way! We will slowly build our practice over the duration of this course and explore balancing options for each chakra - one per week starting with the Base Chakra. A rich and comprehensive printout is on offer.

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The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.   MARCUS AURELIUS

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WORKSHOP: Better Sleep & Relaxation

* Refresh * Rebalance * Revitalise * Rejuvenate


Gift a Day of relaxation to yourself, your mum, or both of you ???? on Mother's Day!

Sunday, May 14, 2023,  10 am - 2 pm   

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Do you wish to enhance your life's quality with better sleep & relaxation and try some meditation techniques? Relaxation is one of the most powerful, yet simple ways to support our self-healing, to soothe mind and body, to refresh, re-balance, revitalize, rejuvenate. Learn about active and passive relaxation techniques and how restorative Yoga can help you to relax deeply, renew your energy and restore good sleep.

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Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.   MARK BLACK

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CHAIR Yoga for Everybody - 'Chair-ish' your chairs...

 

This class is only not available at present - please inquire ????

This is for you...

* if you are new to Yoga, then this is a great and gentle way to start, or

* you want to utilize some of the time you spend on chairs each day to do something good for yourself at the same time and learn the moves how to weave in some fitness while on your chair anyway, or

* you might feel limited in your mobility for some reason and wish to explore a gentle way to invite some expansion to your range of movement

Whatever the reasons may be, learning to 'chair-ish' the time we spend on our chairs is extremely beneficial for our well-being and well-feeling.

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There is so much more we can utilize our chairs for than just sitting on them! 

Retreat and Refresh

Mini-Retreat on Sundays is pausing

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Welcome to your Sunday Mini-Retreat! Treat yourself to some nourishing 'me time' with our restorative Yoga class on Sundays. Reset your pace of life by finding new enjoyment for the present moment. It is ideal for a bit of time-out from being busy and allowing time and stillness for body, mind and spirit to recover, re-balance and refresh.

It provides a time of relaxing closure for your week and is a perfect preparation for a fresh start to the new week. This class includes the option to stay on for meditation to enhance your well-being in the best way possible.

 


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Maja 027 4210 424

 

Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.  MARK BLACK

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