Saturday, August 12 – Sunday, August 13, 2023
Come develop your ability to maintain hormonal balance and health through yoga with Gustavo Ponce.
GPBALANCE is a method created by Gustavo Ponce based on traditional yoga, honoring the Indian philosophical heritage, while offering a modern and concrete method. This hormonal yoga technique will allow you to restore your vitality and naturally rebalance your hormonal health and/or that of your students/patients.
This event is open to those who want to teach the method, but also to those who are interested in learning it for their personal practice.
The 5 sections of GPBALANCE:
The study of different breathing and postural techniques: Kaya Stairyam Sankalpa, Bija Mantras, Prana Vidya, Kapalabhati, Bhastrika 1, Bhastrika 2. These techniques work on stillness, stability and concentration of body and mind as well as the channeling of energy.
Preparatory work of simple postures lying on the back, accompanied by visualizations and the various breathing techniques studied in the previous section. This enables us mobilize energy around pelvic region.
Standing postures whose primary objective is to strengthen the flexibility, strength, balance and agility of our whole body. This also enables us to mobilize energy throughout the body.
In this section, the focus is on pressing the pubis to the ground and strengthening the core area of the body as well as the abdominal area. We will also perform a series of inverted postures.
This last seated section will cover different techniques such as Uddiyana Bandha, Agnisara Dhauti, Nauli, Ashwini Mudra, Nadi Shodhana Pranayama. The essential objective of these techniques being to achieve a rebalancing of the hormonal system in a more intense way than during the various techniques and asanas proposed in the previous sections. They also help to cleanse and lighten the body of functional obstacles caused largely by stress. We end this last section of the practice with a brief contemplation (which includes your last Sankalpa), Neo-Tummo and Yoga Nidra.
The whole series uses different techniques and concepts that we be explored throughout the teaching:
- Mudras, especially kechari Mudra (used throughout the practice)
- Bandhas (very frequently used during practice)
- Chakras and Prana
- Visualization and concentration (very frequently used during practice)
Thank you to all your teaching and organizing team for their kindness, availability and benevolence during this course, it was a pleasure to be among you all. I really liked the atmosphere in general and of course the work done together. Thank you also for the many rich course materials.Evelyne Roussillon (France)
With Gustavo Ponce + Frédérique Verdeau + Fanny Lehideux + Pati Peguero (France, 2023)
Thank you again for this teaching of exceptional quality which still carries me. I was impressed by the precision with which you transmit this precious knowledge.Catrin Schnapper (Germany)
With Fanny Lehideux + Frédérique Verdeau (France, 2022)
Prior to incorporating GPBALANCE, I already had measurable changes in my body due to hereditary early menopause, such as weight gain, high TSH and very low estrogen levels. It was amazing to see that after two or three months of daily practice my body was back in balance, I was back to my normal weight, completely normal TSH and even more amazing estrogen levels as with conventional treatment, which continues to this day after almost 4 years of practice. Of course, the key is consistency and knowing what each part of the method is for allows your mind and body to align with a clear intention to activate your entire endocrine system. After completing my first 50 hours of training, I have nothing but words of gratitude to Gustavo for all his generosity in sharing so much wisdom and for his exhaustive research of the scientific theory that supports each part of this method.Maria Jose Esteban (Chile)
With Gustavo Ponce (Chile, 2022)
I am a middle-aged, clumsy and inflexible woman who never dreamed of ever being attracted to yoga, despite a strong intellectual understanding of its benefits. Frederique's expertise is evident from the first contact. She brings a lot of technical knowledge to her profession and generously shares her insights and experience in a way that is very accessible and helpful. Her kindness and empathy take her teaching to a new level of benefit, especially for awkward souls like me. Yoga GP Balance has changed my life . It is the best form of self-care I have found. Many thanks.Nina Kittilaksanon (Thailand)
With Fanny Lehideux + Frédérique Verdeau (France, 2021)