Mas Vidal is a yogi, mystic, Ayurvedic healer, and founder and director of Dancing Shiva Yoga and Ayurveda in Hollywood, CA. Mas is a teacher and lecturer, and is recognized internationally for his work in propagating a unified approach to yoga and Ayurveda. His teachings are a dynamic and practical combination of raja-bhakti yoga and Ayurveda's tridosha concept, to create a perfect balance between the physical and the spiritual. His formative training as a kriyaban disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda teachings eventually led him into the sacred science of Ayurveda; he has worked and taught with Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) for the past 12 years. He teaches the original Yoga and Ayurveda Lifestyle and Therapy Certification programs internationally and maintains an active clinical practice as an Ayurvedic practitioner. Learn more at masvidalyoga.com.
The Royal Path: Yoga & Ayurveda
- Course ID: M1VIDA
Saturday, January 19 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 1
Experience a dynamic and integral approach to practicing the eight-limbed system of raja vinyasa yoga while embracing the universal energetic principles of tridosha in Ayurveda. This asana-based practice will include a variety of postures and sequences infused with a variety of specialized breathing techniques combined with the art of inner relaxation and meditation. Learn how powerful asana and pranayama combinations can remove physical, mental, and emotional obstacles caused by the doshas and feel the inspiration of a mystical system that heals your body, frees your mind, and opens your heart.
Asana and meditation.
Detox Yoga & Ayurveda: Cleanse, Enlighten, and Celebrate Unity
- Course ID: M4VIDA
Sunday, January 20 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 4
This class takes a detoxifying Ayurvedic approach to hot yoga, in which the heat comes from within. Learn how to awaken your inner fires (agnis) to cleanse every morsel of your physical and energetic body. Experience a mindful Ayurvedic yoga approach to purifying your body of toxins, excess fat, and phlegm through a multi dynamic yoga practice infused with special combinations of postures and sequences and powerful breathing exercises in a warm body.
Mostly asana and purifying breathwork
The Spirit of Ayurveda & Yoga
- Course ID: M5VIDA
Sunday, January 20 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 5
Therapeutic / Contemplative / Mixed Levels
Experience what makes Ayurveda a spiritual healing system, and how it can bring great power and healing to your yoga practice. We'll embrace the theme of transcendence through a creative yogic practice that combines asanas as sacred gestures to the forces of nature for healing the body and mind. Special energy mantras and pranayama will also be combined to guide us into the heart, the spirit of both Ayurveda and yoga. Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita, practice, and healing are woven into the class through some discussion and metaphors to make yoga and Veda...One, for You!
Discussion and asana.