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Exploring Tantric Hatha Yoga – Mary Reilly Nichols | 12-1:30PM


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Did you know that Tantric philosophy and methodology is the matrix in which hatha yoga has its root? In this workshop, explore the principles of Tantra and deepen your experience of its playful, radical approach to enlightenment.

Weaving selections from original Tantric texts into the practice of posture, breath technique and meditation, experience the ecstasy at the heart of Tantra and learn how to channel it to enrich your established yoga practice or to begin a new one.

  • Topics to be addressed:
  • – Hatha and Kundalini
    – The Union of Opposites
    – Sacred Enjoyment
    – Tantric Principles in World Wisdom Traditions Vibration as Method

Students of all ages, levels and abilities are warmly welcomed. Postures will be modified to the level of the practitioner.

Tibet House meditation instructor Mary Reilly Nichols holds a degree in Anthropology from Harvard and studied for five years in residence in the ashrams of Swami Muktananda. She has been teaching yoga, Tantric philosophy, meditation and stress management since 1982.

Saturday, June 22; 12 noon-1:30PM  |  General:$25/Members:$22.50     CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  


Tibet House US Gallery
22 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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About the Presenter

Mary Reilly Nichols

Mary Reilly Nichols holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Harvard University and completed five years of residency in meditation ashrams in India and the US. A devoted student of Muktananda, she has taught yoga and meditation in New York City for over thirty years. Her teaching combines Iyengar, Integral and Anusara styles of Hatha Yoga with the Upanishadic tradition of the wisdom and experience of non-duality. She offers frequent workshops on classical yoga philosophy and psychology, including Advaita Non-Dualism and the Tantric methods of Kashmiri Shaivism. Currently, Ms. Nichols teaches stress management in psychiatric settings and is involved in ongoing research on the mind/body benefits of yoga and meditation.