from Kashi's Spring Ten Day Yoga Detox
Friday, May 11, 67 yogis of all levels gathered to begin Kashi's
Ten Day Yoga Detox. Last year, Kashi's Yoga Detox was voted
Best Mind, Body, Spirit Rejuvenation by Creative Loafing
Magazine in its Best of Atlanta edition.
During the opening session, Jaya Devi taught participants
how to determine their ayurvedic constitution, and what foods
to choose based on their constitution. She also guided students
through each of the upcoming ten days in detail, teaching
them how to do each cleanse and discussing the benefits of
Six days later, participants in Kashi's Ten Day
Yoga Detox broke their three day juice fast with a traditional
Sikh Lungar. Yogis sat in rows facing each other, discussing
their healing experiences with the first six days of the Yoga
Detox, while they were served a light meal of vegetable broth
and Indian rice by Kashi members. They left nourished by the
food, conversation and love they shared during the meal.
On Day 10, Jaya Devi and the Yoga Detox participants met for
a closing session to discuss how to keep their bodies, minds
and spirits clean and healthy. Jaya Devi addressed various
specific health concerns, such as how to continue to lose
weight, improve digestion, maintain energy, etc. Jaya Devi
also guided students through various ayurvedic pressure points
that help reset the systems of the body and flow of prana.
Everyone left light, healthy, and rejuvenated and looking
are quotes from students of this Spring's Ten Day Yoga Detox:
as usual. Each Detox is better and better – keeps it fresh for us detox junkies. All the practices are
geared to taking us in. I felt like I truly got back in touch
with my body and the simplicity of it brought me closer to
my heart." — S.M.
Of all the detoxes that I have completed, this was the easiest,
most thorough and fulfilling. The yoga was incredible and
the support was beautiful. Thanks a lot!." — J. M.
started with great resistance and fear of what I was giving
up, my caffeine primarily, and ending feeling strong and free
and, of all things, with some humor. It was excellent –
the completeness of the information, particularly for a first
timer, the yoga classes, the incredible massage, the email
support and the generous spirit of the teachers. Thank You!
I’m grateful." — L.W.
lost 10 lbs! I feel lighter, more alert. The structure provided
made it much easier to be disciplined than if I were doing
this on my own. It was very intense, and this engaged my attention
completely. It may constitute something of a rebirth for me
in terms of knowing my body, mind and spirit. The 10 day experience
of daily yoga, daily meditation and conscious food consumption
will hopefully morph into something permanent." — C.B.
emails were a great touch. Having so many classes to choose
from made doing yoga every day possible in a changing schedule.
It was a good opportunity to experience many of the Kashi
Atlanta instructors." — J.C.
is my fourth Detox in a row. This time I was able to relax
and go much deeper. I have lost 30 lbs since the first Detox.
I lose about 8 pounds each time. It feels great to let go
of the prison of my sugar habit." — S.H.
It was my second Detox and it didn’t feel repetitive.
It ws still fresh, hard, wonderful!" — J.H.
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