Living, Learning and Moving

Jordan in Gothenburg

I am just returning from my first trip of the year to beautiful Scandinavia! It has been quite some time since I’ve written and I have a bunch of news to share with you all.

Updated Website:

Check out my new website at www.jordanbloom.com. There you’ll find my upcoming events and schedule for 2014. There are many opportunities to come learn, move, study and play. In my updated bio you will notice my current approach for the events that I am offering. There will be a greater focus on movement principles and skills that apply not just to the mat but also to training, sports, movement disciplines and everyday life.

I keep on learning, training and educating myself both because I am passionate about movement and life and also so that I may keep offering you high quality trainings and opportunities to learn and grow in an ever changing and evolving world.

 

Events for 2014:

As well as the usual opportunities to come study and move with me through weekend workshops and other events there are some wonderful events to highlight. They promise to be jam packed full of good ideas, inspiration and great times. Come join us!

Living to Learn and Moving to Live:

I will be joining forces again this year with the fantastic Dr. Douglas Brooks for three events. These events will be the perfect opportunity for you to study with a world renowned scholar of Eastern thought and philosophy and delving into those ideas through a daily asana practice. The knowledge you gain will be useful in your everyday life.

Jupiter, Florida: March 13 – 16, 2014
Then and Now: Yoga from the Original Sources into the Present
A Four Day Immersion into Yoga Philosophy and Asana
with Dr. Douglas Brooks and Jordan Bloom

Copenhagen, Denmark: June 13 – 16, 2014
Mahadevi: Creating the Great Light of the Goddess
A Four Day Immersion into Yoga Philosophy and Asana
with Dr. Douglas Brooks and Jordan Bloom

Vienna, Austria: June 19 – 22, 2014
Celestial Song: The Bhagavad Gita in Yoga Traditions
A Four Day Immersion into Yoga Philosophy and Asana
with Dr. Douglas Brooks and Jordan Bloom

Therapeutics, Movement & Mobility Training:

I will be offering two of these trainings this year and I hope you will be able to join me for both! This is an area of great interest for me. I have been studying continuously over the last year to expand and update my knowledge and techniques. You will learn how we can most effectively heal ourselves from injury, mobilize our bodies for greater health (and lower the risk of injury) as well as the most efficient techniques to optimize our bodies for high levels of performance. The training in Munich, Germany will focus more on therapeutic techniques and general mobility while the training in Linz, Austria will focus on techniques of self-mobilization and self-care.

Munich, Germany: June 7 – 11, 2014
Yoga Therapeutics, Movement & Mobility

Linz, Austria: October 16 – 19, 2014
Movement, Mobilization & Self-Care

The Immersion Series:

Come learn the fundamental techniques of movement, biomechanics and physical vitality through the study of philosophy, yoga asanas and other skills and modalities. Remember, anyone who has completed any part of the Immersion Course may repeat that same part for a 50% discount.

Vienna, Austria:
Part I: April 1 – 6, 2014
Part II: September 16 – 21, 2014
Part III: December 9 – 14, 2014

Bensheim, Germany:
Part III: May 20 – 25, 2014

Brescia, Italy:
Part I : September 24 – 28, 2014
Part II: December 4 – 8, 2014
Part III: February 25 – March 1, 2015

Teacher Training:

After building a solid foundation and gaining some experience with the material learnt in the Immersion Series (which is a prerequisite for the Teacher Training) some may feel inspired to learn how to teach the material in a very practical and hands on way. I generally only offer ONE teacher training per year around the world. If you feel inspired to share your knowledge of life and movement, come learn how to teach.

Bensheim, Germany:
Part I: October 10 – 14, 2014
Part II: February 18 – 22, 2015
Part III: April 24 – 28, 2015

Travel, Learn and Play:

This will be my ninth year traveling to Japan and it is definitely one of my favorite places to visit and teach each year. I will be visiting the Land of the Rising Sun twice in 2014 and feel especially lucky to be going at some of the best times of the year – Sakura (Cherry Blossom) season (April/May) and also for the Autumn/Fall season (November). These are some of the best times of the year to visit this truly unique country and exquisite culture. Come join me this year… you don’t want to miss this fantastic opportunity.

Japan: April 25 – May 6, 2014
Spring in Japan

Japan: November 14 – 24, 2014
Autumn in Japan

Subscribe to my BLOG:

I’ve have added a blog section which I will update from time to time as my travel and teaching schedule permits. We will explore topics from health and movement, to life and being human – as the website says: Skillful Living, Movement & Health. I also plan to use the blog as I have used these newsletters in the past: for news updates and other subjects of interest. Please go to my website now and enter your email to subscribe and stay updated.

New Email Address:

Along with the new website I have updated my email address to: jordan@jordanbloom.com.
Please make sure to add this new email to your address book so that you will continue to receive newsletters and other correspondence from me and I don’t get bumped into your junk mailbox – that would not be cool! You can delete my old email (jordan@yogabloom.net) as I will be using the new email moving forward.

 

See ya soon!
Jordan

 

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