Free Philosophy Talk with Matthew Sweeney

Thursday, 4 march 2021

Online via Zoom

Time: 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm

Cost: Free


Pre-booking essential


Conditioning and the Role of Attachments

This talk will cover some Advaita Vedanta views on this subject, some ideas from Patanjali’s Sutra: "abhyasa vairagyabhyam tan nirodhah", as well as some of my own ideas - some practical thoughts on how to go about reconciling good vs bad conditioning. - Matthew Sweeney 

This talk is open to everyone.

You book directly through Matthew's system & will receive the Zoom link from there.

"The human body inside and out", a course for yogis with Sue Hallas

3 weekends: 6 & 7 March, 17 & 18 April and 29 & 30 May

Venue: Yoga Jai, Level 1, 105 Rutherford St, Nelson

Time: 5 hr each day

Cost: to be confirmed, depending on numbers


Pre-booking & payment essential


I will bring my experience as a yogi, a JI2 certified Iyengar yoga teacher, a qualified teacher of adult students and a long-time instructor of human anatomy and physiology to the course. Each weekend we will delve into a different aspect of the body's structure and function and relate the theory to asanas and pranayama. There will be medical models to support our learning. Suitable for all yogis and anyone else interested in the human body.

Inversions Workshop with Matthew Sweeney

Sunday, 28 March 2021 

Venue: online via Zoom

Time: 11.00 am - 1.15 pm

Cost: $40 - $49


Pre-booking & payment essential


Back Bending and the Stages for Drop Backs. Taught in a step by step manner, these techniques have been developed over many years. Students who have fear of backbending, or pain of various levels can find ease and structure to help support their way into back-bending harmony.


Includes Uddiyana Bandha / warm-ups at the beginning, and final discussion of Mula Bandha at the end of the class.


Students will need two blocks and a clear wall space when attending this class. The camera should be positioned so Matthew can clearly see the student on the wall space in full. 


$40 (NZ) for NZ online banking
$49 (NZ) overseas payments via PayPal

Zoom links will be sent out the day before to those who have registered.

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