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4 Paths of a Woman ~ Full 2019 Women's Programme


4 PATHS OF A WOMAN

"You are the nucleus of this Universe. You are the source of beginning. You are the master of the space. You are the hub, you are the pivot, you are the force, you are the mother. If you walk tall, that's all you have to do. Resurrect yourself, exalt yourself, excel.” Yogi Bhajan

A woman who knows who she is and how powerful she is a joy to behold. She is like a fountain of giving that is self-replenishing. She enjoys herself fully and wholly, at one with an infinite source and therefore isn't attached to the need of others for her own fulfilment. She is free. 

In all our giving and serving as women, often the question is there: where am I in all this?

4 Paths of a Woman programme follows the ancient teaching that comes through Kundalini Yoga that women have 4 ways that they can deliver themselves into this experience of liberated womanhood. To yourself become a "saint" - which we can understand as fully yourself at your highest potential - you can "give birth to a saint, marry a saint, serve a saint or become a saint".. mostly a combination of all four. 

We don't need to leave our families and communities to realise our potential, rather the unique power of a woman is that this can happen right in the heart of our daily lives. When we know who we are and are anchored into this identity, the way we give and the power and grace of that giving will change. The soundtrack to 4 Paths of a Woman are 4 shabads - extended mantras, verses or prayers in the sacred Gurmukhi language of this tradition - special to each Path. These are codes to clear away from these roles away the layers of confusion and corruption and to resurrect and renew their true beauty and power.

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“A woman has to learn the fundamental truth that she is she and she has her own design, her own consent, her own self, her own life, her own projection, and her own beauty.” Yogi Bhajan

4 Paths of a Woman: a 40 week journey in 2019

4 Paths of 10 weeks each

It’s not too late!! Join us for the rest of the year (3 Paths remaining) or for an individual Path. The journey consists of

WEEKLY MONDAY EVENING WORKSHOP STYLE CLASSES

7 TO 9PM AT PALMYRA YOGA SHALA

at Palmyra Yoga Shala, 63 McKimmie Rd Palmyra

Plus membership of the closed facebook community, exercises for reflection and experimentation in daily life, guidance and mentorship, newsletters, 40 day sadhanas (daily home practice) - one per Path, videoed classes in case you miss one, extra classes for $11 and the support of the 4 Paths team and the community of women.

BOOKINGS at the bottom of this page.

PATH 1 ~ PATH OF THE MOTHER - completes soon.

“GIVE BIRTH TO A SAINT” 4th February to 8th April

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We begin with the innate gift that every woman is born with: that of being a creative, generating being, a giver of life. Woman as moulder and shaper of time and space. Whether focussed on your own or others' children, no matter their age, or on projects in the world, the true, free compassionate heart of a mother has the ultimate power to change the course of destiny. This path is to heal our wounds as we resurrect and dare to own this extraordinary gift. 

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PATH OF THE MOTHER IS CLOSED FOR BOOKINGS. PATH OF THE BELOVED WILL OPEN FOR BOOKINGS ON APRIL 1ST.

PATH 2 ~ PATH OF THE BELOVED

“MARRY A SAINT” 29th April to 1st July

THIS PATH IS CLOSED. BOOKINGS FOR PATH OF SERVICE OPEN ON 20TH JUNE.

We explore the challenges and potential for elevation in our relationships as partners, wives, great women, lovers and beloveds, existing and to be. We clear and heal the confusions and hurts of the past in relationship to men and the internal masculine and firmly install our intuition onto the throne of our being. We give birth to an experience of ourselves as vibrating, powerful and empowering women who delight in the dance of polarities, and engage in relationship as the highest yoga.


PATH 3 ~ PATH OF SERVICE

"SERVE A SAINT” 22nd July to 23rd September

A more rare and yet sublime path - that of serving a spiritual teacher or teaching. We have the firm, clear discrimination to serve that which serves only truth and the wisdom that what we focus on and love we ourselves will become. In this Path we very practically practice serving the highest truth in each other while not expecting anything in return. A woman of grace understands that service is joy and liberation. By focussing on serving the light in others her own smallness vanishes and she knows her own greatness. 

 

PATH 4 ~ PATH OF SELF-LIBERATION

"BECOME A SAINT” 14th October to 16th December

PHOTO CREDIT - Tania Lee Crow / Tej Bhagti Kaur

PHOTO CREDIT - Tania Lee Crow / Tej Bhagti Kaur

This self-initiating attitude is in fact number 1. It is the foundation for all the paths in our lives as women. Self-approval, self-affirmation, self-confirmation of grace. You are a woman. By your very presence you can effortlessly move mountains and positively impact your environment, when you know who you really are. In this path we directly cultivate and strengthen this awakened approach to life as the basis of all our liberated and liberating labours of love. 

THE 4 PATHS OF A WOMAN TEAM IS…

GILLIAN HOWARTH (Sevadar* and mentee), JAI RAM KAUR (lead teacher), FRANCES PARKHOWELL (Sevadar and mentee), AIMEE REVILL (Sevadar and mentee)

*Seva is selfless service and a Sevadar is one who serves selflessly. The 4 Paths of a Woman Sevadars support and serve the space, the participants and the teachings.

PHOTO CREDIT Tania Lee Crow / Tej Bhagti Kaur

PHOTO CREDIT Tania Lee Crow / Tej Bhagti Kaur

We are so excited and beyond honoured to be leading, guiding, accompanying and supporting you on this profound journey that is

4 PATHS OF A WOMAN.


BOOKING OPTIONS

PATH OF THE BELOVED - $400

Student discount $370. (For full time students with student card and Kundalini Yoga teacher training students)

Includes:

  • 10 weekly 2 hour classes

  • optional weekly 7pm Thursday evening 1.5 hour Kundalini Yoga general classes or join Small Blessings Mama Baba Yoga Thursdays 9.30 to 11am for $11 casual

  • weekly classes videoed and edited for your use in case you miss a class

  • membership of a closed community Facebook group for sharing and learning

  • 4 Paths of a Woman weekly newsletter

  • homework exercises and daily life experiments

  • guidance and mentorship

  • 40 day sadhanas (daily home practice)

  • option to attend weekly Sadhana on Wednesdays in person

  • guided Sadhana via live facebook videos


3 PATHS FEE - $1125

(Student discount $1045 for full time students with student card and Kundalini Yoga teacher training students)

You are still able to commit for the remaining 3 Paths Path of the Beloved, Path of Service and Path of Self-Liberation) of 4 Paths of a Woman and get the reduced fee. This is the ultimate option, as knowing that you will be part of this journey for the whole rest of the year sets you up for the deepest and most transformative experience… and saves you some money!

Includes:

  • 30 weekly 2 hour classes - all 3 Paths from 29th April to 16th December

  • optional weekly 7pm Thursday evening 1.5 hour Kundalini Yoga general classes or join Small Blessings Mama Baba Yoga Thursdays 9.30 to 11am for $11 casual

  • weekly classes videoed and edited for your use in case you miss a class

  • membership of a closed community Facebook group for sharing and learning

  • 4 Paths of a Woman weekly newsletter

  • homework exercises and daily life experiments

  • guidance and mentorship

  • 40 day sadhanas (daily home practice)

  • option to attend weekly Sadhana on Wednesdays in person

  • guided Sadhana via live facebook videos

PAYMENT PLANS ARE POSSIBLE. PLEASE CONTACT JAI RAM TO MAKE AN ARRANGEMENT.


PATH OF THE BELOVED ONLINE - $200

Student discount $185 (For full time students with student card and Kundalini Yoga teacher training students)For those women who can’t get to classes, we also offer the possibility to join the journey online.

This includes:

  • weekly 2 hour Monday evening classes available via unlisted You Tube video

  • membership of a closed community Facebook group for sharing and learning

  • 4 Paths of a Woman weekly newsletter

  • homework exercises and daily life experiments

  • guidance and mentorship

  • 40 day guided sadhanas (daily home practice)

  • possibility to join guided Sadhana via live Facebook videos

 

Special thanks

A special thanks to the graceful women of Graceful Women - Sirgun, Sat Ravi and Tera Manpreet, who with their beautiful and powerful work with women in Brisbane have served to inspire me in recent years - in the spirit they bring as well as in practical matters. As Aquarian women we celebrate, value and encourage each other in our shared aspiration to help women know how great they are. I warmly recommend checking them out.  www.gracefulwomen.com.au

Earlier Event: February 4
Path 1 ~ Path of the Mother
Later Event: March 6
Aquarian Sadhana every Wednesday