Awakening the Chakras 2º Edition:
Yin yoga and Aromatherapy workshop
Sheila Lutz whom job and passion is taking care of people as a nurse and aromatherapist and Raquel Castilla whose mission is to inspire and light up people through different practices like yoga, body movement, meditation and coaching sessions have the pleasure to introduce you to these 3 concepts and practices: the 7 main chakras, Yin yoga and the art of aromatherapy.
During this workshop, you will be able to understand better about the meaning of these concepts as you experience them on your own body and through your senses.
It’s a very common word nowadays although still there is a lot of misunderstanding about this energetic points or centres. There are thousands of chakras along the body however Sheila and Raquel will introduce you the 7 main chakras that your body have located along the spine.
It's a new practice, in comparison with others like Hatha with more than 4.000 years old. It's maybe as new as the discovery of the biggest organ of the body, the connective tissue. It is exactly this tissue where the yin practice has more deeply effects.
Through Yin yoga, you can discover physical and mental blockages that you have located in different areas of your body, especially the joints. This practice helps you to release and let go. Yin can teach you physical and mental acceptance and surrender.
Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses aromatic essences naturally extracted from plants to promote physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being. Recently, aromatherapy has gained more recognition in the fields of science and medicine.
Aromatherapy is thought of as both an art and a science, and essential oils are used in many ways, for aromatic, topic or internal use. Essential oils can be seen as tools, but we like to see them more as living spirits that guide us through the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual dimensions of healing.
As the body has 7 main chakras Sheila and Raquel have divided this workshop in 3 days:
Day 1 - 18h-21h00 : workshop intro, explanation of the 3 lower chakras and the essential oils related to them followed by a Yin practice to incorporate and work through each of them.
Day 2 - 14h30-17h30: Intro to the 4th Chakra, the Heart chakra and bridge between the lower and higher chakras. This day the essential oil related to the 4th chakra will choose you followed by a Yin practice to incorporate and work through it.
Plus A very special collaboration with Joâo Fernandes who will play and sing traditional music from Portugal and Brasil. This experience will definitely open and make your heart melt like warm chocolate.
Day 3- 14h30-17h30: Intro to the 3 higher chakras, a few essential oils related to them and Yin practice to incorporate and work through each of them. Plus a special closing meditation.
No previous experience in yoga or aromatherapy is needed.
What you really need is tons of curiosity about the subject and a positive mindset to be able to absorb the information and the unique experience.
* The first day you will have a deeper explanation about the 3 main workshop concepts. If for any reason you can not attend to the first day, please let us know so the teachers can send you a document with the info given on day 1.
Sheila and Raquel deeply encourage you to read this document before you join the 2 or 3 days to be able to deepen on the practice, having the same understanding as the rest of the group.
The price per day is 75 CHF
3 days they have a special price of 190 CHF
3 days early bird 165 CHF until 5 march
is a nature lover and world traveler. She started contemporary dance at an early age and Yoga almost 10 years ago.
Practicing yoga she realized how powerful and influencing yoga was for her and can be on people’s existence.
Yoga has totally changed her life, and has empowered her to be happier, to trust in herself and follow her dreams.
To her, yoga is much more than exercise and breathing techniques. It is a philosophy which gives us the tools and experience which we can take off the mat into our daily lives.
Raquel enseigne en anglais et elle parle espagnol.
always knew that taking care of people would become her profession. Taking care of people came naturally to her and gave her fulfillment. But soon after obtaining her Bachelors in Nursing she realized that just taking care of people wasn't enough . She wanted to truly help them feel much better in their bodies and within themselves. This led her to complete a core barre teacher training and also led her to obtain a diploma and two certificates in Aromatherapy.
She herself discovered aromatherapy while suffering chronic pain, and the essential oils of aromatherapy changed her life.
She can't wait to share her passion with you!
João was born in Lisbon and moved to Switzerland to pursue his career in architecture. He has been always passionate about music, especially about singing.
Supported by his guitar he loves to play music from home town, Fado and MPB (Musica Popular de Brasil) Popular music from Brasil.
In several occasions, he accompanied Raquel on her yoga classes offering an outstanding experience and blissful joy to all participants.