January 1-7, 2017 | Tantra, Purification of the 5 Elements and Working with Prana with Dr Robert Svoboda, Chandra Easton & Scott Blossom

January 1-7, 2017 | Tantra, Purification of the 5 Elements and Working with Prana with Dr Robert Svoboda, Chandra Easton & Scott Blossom

Join Dr. Robert Svoboda, Scott Blossom and Chandra Easton for an advanced retreat on Tantra, purification of the Five Elements, and developing a deeper relationship with our Prana, including as well other topics covered in Dr. Svoboda's three-book series Aghora. This course is for those who have a well-integrated personal practice plus experience working with Prana. Morning practice will be self-directed and Scott Blossom and Chandra Easton will also lead restorative classes.

Intensive pre-course work will be assigned to you for completion before your arrival, to assist you to integrate the course material. This week will be a rare opportunity to study with Dr. Svoboda in an intimate setting, and will include homa, chanting and singing along with time to reflect, for Q&A and to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. 

The course price of $2500 includes all course material with Dr. Svoboda, Scott Blossom and Chandra Easton, accommodations in jungle tree houses (two to a room), all meals including gourmet vegetarian and vegan food, access to 40 acres of private eco-nature preserve, swimming pool, sundeck, yoga loft and hammock garden, and participation in nightly homas.

Not included is your airfare to Costa Rica, local transport to The Sanctuary (the local airport is Tambor and you will need to take a taxi to get to The Sanctuary), travel insurance, gratuities and any wellness services procured at The Sanctuary.

This workshop is available by teacher approval only.

If you are interested, please email: info@drsvoboda.com

Include a short essay about:

  • What you hope to gain from participating in this workshop
  • Your experience with these topics and working with prana
  • Describe your daily personal practice
  • Your birth time, date and location
  • Any other pertinent info you think you should include

We anticipate many incoming applications therefore we request that all be in by May 15th. Decisions will be issued by June 1st. Once you have received consent from the course leaders, you can either submit the total amount of $2500/person via paypal, or issue a deposit of $500 via paypal to hold your place.


Your Guides:

dr robert svoboda

Dr. Robert Svoboda is the first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India. During and after his formal Ayurvedic training he was tutored in Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotish, Tantra and other forms of classical Indian lore by his mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. The author of more than a dozen books, he lived in India for more than a decade, after which he has continued to spend much of each year there and in other lands. 


Chandra Easton began studying yoga in 1993 and started teaching in 2001 after training with Sarah Powers. In 2003, she began to study with Shadow Yoga founders, Zhander Remete and Emma Balnaves. In the Spring of 2012, she completed a three-year teacher’s course with Zhander and Emma and is now authorized to teach Shadow Yoga.

Scott Blossom

Scott Blossom is a Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner, Shadow Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic Consultant. He has been studying yoga for over twenty years and teaching for thirteen. Chandra & Scott run Shadow Yoga programs in Berkeley and San Francisco.

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