Death by Yoga
- Tue 17th Mar 2020, 7pm – 9pm
- The Psychedelic Society, 8 Mackintosh Lane, London, UK
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"Having never done anything like this before it has opened my eyes too new possibilities and adventures for the future" - Pete Waldie
Death By Yoga
A contemplative journey, diving into the nature of reality and who we think we are.
Marina White Raven facilitates a multi dimensional experience drawing on Yoga philosophy and practice, Mexican death culture and The Tibetan Book of The Dead.
This 2 hour process is presented in 3 phases:
Experiencing our ALIVENESS: preparing the body, clearing the energetic channels and sensing individual and shared space.
Practicing DEATH: a guided meditation through the eight stages of death followed by an awakening ritual.
Expression of AFTERLIFE: creative response, sharing and dialogue.
This death practice is inspired by over 20 performances of ‘Practice for my Deathbed’ in six different countries and directly addresses our fears of impermanence and change. Starting with the body and breath, releasing tension and dropping down through the physical, sensory, emotional and intellectual layers of the pranic body; this is an invitation to go beyond our limitations and fully embrace our aliveness.
No performance or meditation experience required for this life affirming workshop.
Image by Kabriele Rosas
About Your Facilitator:
“...a wonderful time, never to be forgotten. I feel taller, and more grounded, and am being much, much nicer to myself too. A great group, and a magical time. Marina, you are a wizard." - Alison Goldie
Marina White Raven is an artist and yogi based in London with 25 years experience working internationally as a performer and facilitator. She is a qualified Yoga teacher, Thai massage therapist, holistic coach, socially engaged artist and creative facilitator and has worked with professionals, creatives and athletes of all ages, as well as people coping with learning difficulties, mental illness, addictions and imprisonment. An established teacher with a unique style; communicating with clarity, depth and her own creative flair.
MWR studied theatre at University and received further training in Butoh dance with Tadeshi Endo, clowning with Guillermo Angelelli, contemporary dance with Gill Clarke and voice with Guy Dartnell. She is an experienced singer and cabaret performer and has appeared at Edinburgh and Glastonbury Festivals in the UK, The Atelier Theatre Festival in Romania, Yellowfish and Beloved Festival in the USA and Pranafest in New Zealand.
Marina has taught and developed courses in performance, improvisation, creative writing and creativity to adults and teenagers in schools, arts centres, residential courses and in the community.
Marina studied yoga for three years with the British Wheel of Yoga, Theravada Buddhism and Gestalt Therapy at Esalen institute, California and Thai massage at ITM, Chiang Mai.
Marina is dedicated to making her work inclusive and accessible with a warm welcome for everyone.
TICKET PRICES: £15-£25
DOORS OPEN: 18:50
DOORS CLOSE: 19:10
To avoid disruption to the event, latecomers may not be admitted.
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ACCESS: We are sorry to say we do not yet have wheelchair access at our Homerton Space.
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