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PRACTICAL AWAKENING

A 6-week course to support and stabilize your spiritual awakening

 

WHAT WILL I LEARN IN THIS COURSE?

In this inspiring 6-week course, you will learn:

  • a simple daily meditation practice to enhance clarity, self-connection and energy levels

  • natural ways to reduce stress and promote balance of body, mind and emotions in your daily life

  • an introduction to self-healing, natural nutrition (ayurveda), mysticism and self-realization


 

OUR APPROACH:

  • simple and sustainable (you can do it daily at home)

  • practical and down-to-earth (it will make sense to you)

  • relaxing and experiential (you will experience it)

 

EACH COURSE CONTAINS:

  • yoga, breathing exercises and guided meditation (suitable for beginners and those of any experience level)

  • an exploration of the connection between mind, body and emotions

  • an introduction to holistic health, based on your individual needs and body type

  • an introduction to bioenergetics, mystical principles, self-inquiry and self-realization

 

NEXT COURSE DATES

Wednesdays, November 6 - December 11 from 7 - 8 pm (6 weeks)


Location: 36 Simcoe Street in Downtown Ottawa (near Main / Lees)


**This course is also available privately by request (online, in person or by download)

 

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR ME?

You will especially enjoy this 6-week immersion course if:

  • you are looking for deeper ways to explore your spirituality

  • you are in a period of personal transition and are looking for ways to heal, relax and find your centre

  • you are curious about meditation, self-inquiry, mysticism or natural healing

  • you are looking to improve your  overall health, creativity, self-confidence or presence

 

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Briya Freeman has been facilitating courses in meditation and modern spirituality since 2011.


As an instructor, she is known to be fun, down-to-earth, passionate and highly experienced, drawing from a background of +15 years in yoga, meditation and mind-body healing. 

Briya is a long-term student of Berdhanya Swami Tierra, a female mystic, shaman and spiritual teacher. ​

 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

This course takes place in a small group setting, and spaces are limited.


​Registration fee is $275 (group setting, 6 hours).


A $50 deposit reserves your space in this course and can be paid by e-transfer, pay-pal, cash or cheque.


Payment balance is due the first day of the course.

 

WHAT ARE THE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT THIS COURSE?

“My Practical Awakening experience has been just that: Awakening. The daily practice has me feeling grounded. Centered. Reminding me that everything I need — all the answers — are inside me. Everything I need.


I feel connected. I feel ONE with the sky above and the earth below. My mind no longer feels like my enemy : it feels like my ally.


I recommend this course if you are feeling disconnected, stressed, anxious, depressed or generally lost or detached from your sense of self.”

Christine

“This class has helped me understand myself better – how to be able to take a step back and see things from a more calm perspective. 


Spirituality is something I had never tried to understand, yet it is one of the most important things we should learn to understand. 


If everyone practiced it, the world would be a more loving place.  I strongly believe this is something that should be taught to our children in school!”

Matt

“My friends have been meditating around me and I really have been faking it without much of an idea about what it was all about.


Briya introduced me to realistic, daily meditation practices and levels of consciousness of which I was largely unaware.


I learned to assess my current nature from a Ayurvedic perspective, which allows me to adjust my lifestyle for better balance.

Briya is kind, bright, sunny, simple, convincing, clear and patient. One of the best investments I have ever made. I intend to deepen my understanding with Briya and her associates.”

Peter

“The Practical Awakening course has surpassed all of my expectations.


Coming into the course as someone going through a personal transition and looking for ways to work through that, learn more about myself and to make an overall investment into my physical, mental and emotional well being - I found everything that I was looking for.


Moreover, Briya has introduced me to basics of meditation, finding comfort in stillness and inactivity in order to focus on my inner self. Great course and I greatly recommend it to all.”

Alexandra

"The Practical Awakening workshop was exactly what I needed to help push me to the next level.  I met many beautiful souls and the mentor, Briya, was a breath of fresh air.  I would recommend this to anyone looking to evolve and free themselves from any obstacles they may be feeling.  It is truly an eye opener and the participants all feel like they are part of a family.  Everyone comes together to support and share in their experiences.  The knowledge shared is enlightening and very informative.  I highly recommend this workshop!  Briya, thank you for everything you have taught us!!  You are a beautiful being!!

Nikoletta

"The Practical Awakening course has been transformational at this time in my life.  The course served as a welcomed refresher, bringing me back to a place of clarity and awareness that was lacking after having lost the practice of meditation over the years.  It has, more than anything, sparked my curiosity to go deeper.  


Briya is a compassionate soul whose guidance and encouragement inspired me to commit to a daily practice and offered new, insightful ways of looking at the self and one’s relationship with the world.  


I highly recommend this course for anyone who is feeling stuck on their spiritual journey or is generally curious about the human experience.  It will only bring good things your way, if you commit to the work!

Sally

 
 

WHAT DO I NEED FOR MY FIRST CLASS?

  • Your notebook

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Your yoga mat, meditation cushion and/or blanket (optional)

  • Your water bottle or tea

  • Your payment balance (cheque, cash, e-transfer)

 
Couple Meditating

TO REGISTER

To register, contact Briya for your application form. A $50 deposit is required to reserve your space.