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Kemetic Yoga™ Series with Antonio Stovall
April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 2, 2019
Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30 pm
April 11, 18, 25; May 2
$65 pre-registered by March 29/$85 late registration
Drop-in available at $15 per session; class packs are not accepted for this series.
This four-part series introduces the basics of the Kemetic Yoga™ system including History and Origins of Kemetic Yoga; The Philosophy of MAAT; The importance of connecting with SHU (Breath/Air); and Cultural Healing. Each week will introduce new concepts and build on our prior knowledge. No previous yoga experience required; pre-registration required.
Kemetic Yoga™ emerges from one of the oldest known civilizations which is ancient Egypt, properly called Kemet, in Northeastern Africa. Kemetic Yoga™ was developed by studying, translating and interpreting the commonly called hieroglyphic texts (Medu Neter) of Kemet (ancient Egypt) and the images of Yogic postures that are clearly pictured on the walls of the Kemetic temples. Kemetic Yoga™ is both a philosophy and a practice based upon the Kemetic systems of self-development that fueled the creation of the Kemetic civilization that spawned western science, philosophy, and religion.
Kemetic Yoga™ is the ancient Egyptian system of Yoga enlightenment based on the practices of physical movements combined with controlled deep breathing and meditation. The modern version of this ancient system was developed from primary research conducted by Dr. Asar Hapi and Master Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid Lawrence) of Chicago during the 1970s.
Kemetic Yoga™ is a healing and regenerative Yoga system that is characterized by a series of geometrically progressive postures that creates alignment of the spinal column and corrects defects in the skeletal muscular system in order to relieve stress, increase blood circulation, nutrient and oxygen supply to vital body systems, and to allow internal life force energy and cerebral spinal fluid to flow more efficiently and abundantly throughout the entire body.
Kemetic Yoga™ is part of the YogaSkills Method™ of Yoga practice that emphasizes creating conditions through activating the parasympathetic nervous system whereby the body and mind can heal themselves as opposed to extreme gymnastic and contortionist postures that often cause injury.
Antonio Stovall is an inspiring 8 year martial artist(Kung Fu/Boxing), writer/poet, researcher, Kemetic Yoga practitioner, holistic wellness practitioner, and healer who was born and raised in Roanoke VA. He is the founder of Ancestral Perspective, a grassroots movement that educates people on the importance of relearning their ancestral identity by providing educational books and media. He holds lectures on the importance of cultural awareness and wellness, as well as blog talk radio and self-empowering study groups. Antonio has traveled around the country and has had the opportunity to learn at multiple indigenous alternative healing schools that teach the importance of balancing the mental, physical, spiritual, emotional, social, aspects of the self in order to achieve optimal health.