Path of Freedom with the OM People

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An exploration into the ancient system of Hatha Yoga and Meditation with IRENE AIS and JOSH BLAU from THE OM PEOPLE

25 hr certificate 

Friday 15th – Sunday 17th November 2019

Irene and Josh have created a master training for any dedicated student or teacher of Yoga ready to study the ancient knowledge of Yogic texts and sages coupled with the potent system of practice called Tantric Hatha Yoga which helps any practitioner on the path to transform their lives.

This 3 day course will journey through the MOON, SUN, FIRE practice to reveal the powerful inefficient system of practice that leaves us feeling calm, empowered and alive.

This is an opportunity for any teachers or dedicated students of Yoga to experience a complete practice for body, mind and breath and learn more about the philosophical and energetic knowledge that can deepen our personal practice revealing a life of true presence, power and purpose.

This 25hr course with IRENE AIS and JOSH BLAU includes detailed exploration of:

  • The Vedas and the source of Yoga.
  • Patanjali’s Yoga sutras and practice of all 8 limbs of Yoga.
  • Understanding the complete practice of Asana, Pranayam, Meditation
  • The ancient system of Tantric Hatha Yoga — Moon, Sun and Fire – a pathway for freedom
  • Energetic Anatomy including bandhas, chakras, koshers and kundalini
  • Mantra meditation and chanting
  • The body as living yantra
  • The 3 major philosophical streams of yoga: Advaita vedanta, Classical Yoga and Tantra.
  • Understanding the prakrati, purusha, the gunas and our true nature according to samkhya.
  • Embodying Yoga in our lives for life with greater purpose and meaning.

Course Logistics

Yoga Garage,
Belair Community Centre,
1 Burnell Crive, Belair, SA

Karen Gunter
Ph: 0403 198 964

(includes ticketing) | Friday $50 | Saturday $175 | Saturday & Sunday $340 | Fri, Sat, Sun Superpass $375 |

OM People Yoga

Josh Blau and Irene Ais created OM People Yoga to share the transformational power of traditional Hatha Yoga. With over 30 years combined experience in Yoga and Meditation they are now nomads who travel around the world sharing deep practices for body, breath, mind and how these practices are designed to awaken our lives. They are both passionate about offering a complete practice involving sound, asana, pranayama and meditation supported by their many years immersing in the traditional Tantric and Vedic philosophy. Discover for yourself what it means to be an OM Person living a conscious and empowered life.

Irene Ais

Josh Blau

Josh Blau

Irene Ais has spent the last decade helping people thrive. After almost 20 years studying Yoga and Meditation she takes her students on a journey to discover the power it has to transform and empower our lives.

Irene’s mantra is founded on awareness, she believes our relationship with life transforms when we begin the journey of self discovery.

Her extensive experience working with the mind/body connection through Hatha Yoga, Physiotherapy and Mental Health adds a unique holistic dimension to her teachings.

Irene is known for crafting rich and masterfully layered experiences which reveal her knowledge of western science and eastern wisdom.

She has worked with thousands of students and teachers around the world to explore how we move, breathe, think and feel down to the subtest parts of who we are.

She is the cofounder of @ompeopleyoga, @stillspacecommunity and the creator of the Therapeutic Yoga for Health professionals teacher training.

Find her somewhere across the globe through @irene_ais.

One of Australia’s leading Yoga and Meditation teachers, Josh is known for his energetic, transformative and inspiring classes. Deeply respectful of the origins of yoga and acutely aware of modern day needs, Josh brings everyday balance and flow to his teachings.

Forever a student, Josh spent time training in L.A at the acclaimed Black Dog Yoga and global training hub Dharma Yoga Centre in New York City with Yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra at. He frequently spends time in India to connect with the sages and origins of this ancient practice.

Now having studied under Yoga Rupa Rod Stryker he blends his previous Vinyasa experience with the Sri Vidya Tantric Hatha Yoga System.

One of his talents lies in supporting and facilitating teachers and students of all levels to embrace their fears through focusing on alignment, technique and gaining a deeper understanding of the purpose and place of each asana and Yoga in its essence. Josh’s commitment to a daily practice and his own desire to deepen his own knowledge makes him an inspiring teacher.

Josh’s passion is to guide people to a place where they can feel more connected to themselves. In this quest to facilitate a higher state of consciousness in his students, he brings pranayama, meditation and mantra to his classes.

Josh’s personal mission is fostering a deep connection to self as he believes when this occurs, we can begin to live life in a state of balance and flow.

Follow his journey through @josh_blau

THE ESSENCE OF BEING (Evening of Yin and Live Music)

Friday 15th November 7pm – 9pm

This YIN Yoga, Yoga Nidra and live sound journey has been masterfully crafted by Irene Ais and Josh Blau to reveal the nectar of our true essence from within.

Release tension long held in the body and mind through postural habits and old stories to return to your simplest expression of being.

Join us for an experience of deep softening, awakening and bliss.

PATH OF FREEDOM (Weekend workshops)

Saturday 16th November 8am – 6pm

The Tantric World View

Hatha Yoga – the body as a gateway for awakening

The 7 stages of the master system of Hatha Yoga

Moon Sadhana

Yoga Nidra

Lunar pranayama and meditation



Sunday 17th September 8am – 6pm

Sun Sadhana

Fire Sadhana

Solar and fire pranayama and meditation

The path of freedom

Your own unique practice

*Saturday can be taken as a stand alone but is a prerequisite for Sunday.

What I need to bring to the training:

  • Mat
  • Block
  • Bolster
  • Blanket
  • Notepad & Pen
  • Water bottle & packed lunch / snacks if attending full day workshops

YOGA GARAGE has Second Earth Eco Yoga Mats, Stretch Now organic cotton bolsters and Cork Blocks available to purchase, let us know if you’d like us to put some props aside for you!

* Our weekend workshop home at YOGA GARAGE has a fridge, oven, microwave and kettle and there are some local shops to purchase food and drink.

* Yoga Alliance CPD accredited