Mudras for Healing and Transformation by
Joseph & Lilian LePage
Mudras are gestures
of the hands, face or body that promote physical health, psychological balance
and spiritual awakening. In this presentation, Joseph and Lilian
Le Page , will guide you experientially through all the
dimensions of mudra practice.
You will learn how to use hand gestures to
optimize your breath and direct it to each area of your lungs. You will
understand how to use specific gestures to support healing in the some of the
most common chronic health conditions including Hypertension, arthritis, back
pain and auto-immune conditions. You will explore how mudras support Ayurvedic
health and how they can be used to balance the chakras quickly and safely. Participants will also explore how Mudras can be used to introduce and deepen
the experience of meditation.
Joseph and Lilian’s
book Mudras for Healing and Transformation is the best selling guide to Mudra practice in the US. It has become the standard reference book on mudras
for Yoga teachers, holistic health professionals and all those seeking clear
and practical support for health, healing and transformation.
Page is the founder and director of Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) and a
pioneer in Yoga therapy training programs. IYT, a leader in the Yoga therapy
field since 1993, is the result of Joseph’s life experiences, his training as a
Kripalu Yoga teacher and his master’s degree work in experiential education,
along with his lifelong interest in mind-body health. Joseph is also the
founder and director of Enchanted Mountain Yoga Center in Brazil, which is one
of the largest Yoga centers in South America; it offers a complete curriculum
in all aspects of Yoga with a special focus on Ayurveda and Yoga therapy.
Lilian Le Page has
practiced Yoga for 23 years and has been teaching for 18. She graduated from
the four-year teacher training program of Swami Vayuananda in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. She also completed the three-year Vedanta study course on the Bhagavad
Gita from Vidyamandir, associated with Arsha Vidya Gurukulam. Lilian’s gentle
style of teaching focuses on pranayama, mudra, bandha, meditation, and deep
inner awareness in the Yoga poses.
Since 2003, Lilian
has directed and taught a program for depression and anxiety at the Enchanted
Mountain Center. This program called “Repainting the Rainbow of Your Life” is
offered both in an 8- week format on weekends and also in a week-long intensive
format. This program uses the chakras as a model for facilitating opening and
transformation through group sharing, art therapy, Yoga postures, mudras,
mantra and Yoga Nidra.