Pathless Yoga offers nondual yoga retreats with Joan Ruvinsky in Montreal and other Canadian and US cities.
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pathless yoga - meditative yoga and yoga nidra

meditative yoga / pathless yoga / body and breath sensing / kashmir yoga     

Call it what you will.

It is a nondual approach to yoga offering quiet, gentle, non-volitional movement as a gateway to our inherent spaciousness.

Through guided movement, sensing body and breath, we inquire into the true experience of the body, free of concepts or images, softly tuning it to recognize its vibration with the deep current of life.
 
Listening is at the heart of the practice.

Nothing to improve. Nothing to change. Nothing to accomplish. No experience, skill, discipline or flexibility is required; simply an attitude of playful curiosity.


yoga nidra
(also offered in individual format
    
Ganges at Sunrise
Resting in stillness, we listen deeply for what most wants to be seen, felt and heard. Meeting ourselves just as we are, tensions, emotions and concepts that are no longer useful may be released, revealing our natural state of transparency.

Yoga nidra is a simple, body-centered meditative technique practiced while resting comfortably. Literally “sleep of the yogi”, it is an ancient Tantric Yoga practice of deep relaxation and guided meditative inquiry that releases negative thought patterns, calms the nervous system and helps one to develop the capacity to be with whatever life presents. It is also an experience of inquiry designed to facilitate recognition of one’s essential nature.

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gatherings in montreal

All Montreal gatherings are held at 5425 Park Avenue

2017 autumn 6-week session
To register : call  (514) 885-6841 or email

Tuesdays                  September 5, 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 10

Meditative Yoga        6:30 - 7:30 PM                   
Yoga Nidra                7:45 - 8:45 PM


Wednesdays            September 6, 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11             

Meditative Yoga        10:30-11:30 AM
Yoga Nidra                12:00 - 1:00 PM                                         

Cost and Registration:
6-week Session     $90 /1 class per week      $145 /2 classes per week   
Drop-in                   $20 /class

Do these days not coordinate well with your schedule? Please contact me.
With enough interest, I may be able to offer additional classes at another time


pratyabhijñahrdayam study group
Wednesdays    7 - 9 PM         September 6, 20   October 4    November 1, 15, 29        $120

Exploration of a 20-verse, 11th century text, The Recognition of Our Own Heart, using comparative translation, including discussion of the non-dual philosophy of Self-recognition in Tantric Kashmiri Shaivism. No experience with
text study is necessary, simply an interest in understanding Consciousness in its play as ourselves.


sunday kirtan and meditation   
Sept 17     Oct 29      Nov 19       
  7 – 8 PM              Optional donation

Half an hour of devotional chanting  and half an hour of silent meditation followed by tea and satsang.   
No pre-registration necessary.    Open to all



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gatherings l'estrie

small gatherings with kathleen offered in the eastern townships (foster)

Cloud furrowsMeditative Yoga and Yoga Nidra
Sundays      11:00 - 1:00PM

Sept 24    Oct 8      Nov 12

Cost and Registration:
$25/class     
To register: call  (514-885-6841) or email


Do these days not coordinate well with your schedule? Please contact me.
With enough interest, I may be able to offer
additional gatherings at another time





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retreats & events
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Mtn sunsetMontreal, QC
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Introduction to iRest Yoga Nidra

The Meditiative Heart of Yoga
3-5 PM     $30     
Information and registration


Montreal, QC
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Pathless Yoga 1-Day Silent Retreat

Through quiet sitting, breath sensing and gentle non-volitional movement we will inquire into the true experience of the body, softly tuning it to recognize its vibration with the current of life.
9:30AM-4:00PM    $65 by Oct 11, $75 after
Information and registration

Willow Springs, MO
October 19 - 22, 2017
3-Day Silent Retreat: The Everyday Miracle

with Kathleen
Celebrating in community the fullness that is already here—the everyday miracle. Life as practice, practice as Life.
Visit the MO page for details
Download the registration form
Download the retreat flyer
Information and registration: Mary Menefee   505-573-3866     mlmenefee@softtissuerehab.com
3-day retreat for $550 ($625 after September 14)
including single housing and vegetarian meals

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private sessions

Individual sessions are tailored to meet your interests and may include Yoga Nidra in dyad form, Meditative Yoga, or a combination of both.


yoga nidra dyad

Similar to the group practice of yoga nidra, but without the linear structure necessitated by practicing with others, we simply meet as two humans,
being together, in open listening, allowing space for whatever
is seeking to emerge.

We begin our work with the basic assumption of our inherent wholeness,
not trying to fix or change anything. Without agenda, we explore body sensations, emotions and beliefs, listening deeply to what most wants to be seen and heard, meeting ourselves just as we are – whether stuck, resistant, curious, anxious or depressed. In true welcoming, whatever arises resolves itself and the next step becomes perfectly clear.

By appointment.   Call Kathleen at 514-885-6841 or email.
$90 for 90 minutes.


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about

Profoundly influenced by the non-dual teachings of Jean Klein as offered through Joan Ruvinsky and Éric Baret, Kathleen Knipp shares her love of Pathless Yoga body and breath sensing, the texts of Kashmir Shaivism and iRest® Yoga Nidra in Montreal and elsewhere in Canada and in the US. Having assisted in the development of the iRest® Yoga Nidra teacher training curriculum under the direction of Richard Miller, PhD, she acts as a supervisor for its certification candidates and maintains a private practice offering dyadic yoga nidra.

A former resident of Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, an E-RYT500 yoga teacher and co-founder and former director of Global Yoga Journeys, Kathleen has been fully absorbed in the study and practice of yoga for more than 20 years. She pursues her bliss by chanting, hiking and back-packing, preferring wandering in the woods and exploring the meditations from the Vijñâna Bhairava over most sorts of formal practice. www.pathlessyoga.com/kk


 

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links

Éric Baret
www.bhairava.ws


Tina Koskelo
tinakoskelo.com

beingsilentlydrawn.blogspot.ca


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