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2013 Immersion with Kimber Simpkins, Sally Kempton and Wes Nisker

The Yoga Immersion at Yogakula – SOLD OUT

Yogakula will be offering a Yoga Immersion with Kimber Simpkins and guest teachers Sally Kempton and Wes Nisker.

The Immersion is an opportunity to discover how to let your yoga practice resonate deeply in your body and heart. A chance to delve into the knowledge and wisdom of yoga and make a lasting impact on your life. Participants will receive in-depth asana instruction, explore the principles of alignments, study yogic texts, dive into meditation and chanting, and connect profoundly with their own hearts, as well as with each other.

Space is limited and payment plans are available. Participants will receive a 100-hour training certificate.

2013 Dates

  • Jan 26-27
  • Feb 23-24
  • Mar 16-17
  • Apr 27-28
  • May 18-19
  • June 8-9
  • July 20-21
  • Aug 24-25
  • Sept 21-22
  • Oct 19-20

Kimber Simpkins is an Anusara Yoga Instructor and the author of the memoir Full: How one woman found yoga, eased her inner hunger, and started loving herself(yet to be published).  A former civil rights lawyer, Kimber Simpkins has devoted the last twelve years to the intensive study of yoga, and has been delighted by yoga’s ability to bring joy to every aspect of life.  The wisdom of Buddhist and Tantric philosophy, the insights of physics and psychology, storytelling, and music continuously resonate through her teaching and the experience of her students on the mat.  She comes from a long line of lay preachers, teachers, singers, and healers and is happy to have found an occupation that seems to blend all of these roles.  Currently Kimber is writing her second book, The Love Your Body Book, based on the yoga workshop in which she shares with women the tools that led her from loathing her body to loving it. She writes a Love Your Body Blog where you can follow her wild and wonderful musings:  In addition to her work around body image, Kimber finds herself drawn to the question of how yoga can help our innate connection to nature stay vibrantly alive while living in an urban environment. When not on her yoga mat, Kimber may be found playing, meditating, dancing, writing, or hula-hooping in her backyard garden.  She teaches weekly classes, immersions, workshops, and retreats year round and supports the Health At Every Size movement, welcoming students of all sizes and levels in her classes.  A long-time Bay Area resident, she lives with her partner, son, dog, and cat in Oakland. You can reach Kimber and find her schedule at or email her directly at

Sally Kempton teaches meditation as a process of inner exploration, in which we learn to integrate heart, mind and body in order to experience our natural state of wisdom and love. Sally also offers a wide variety of classes on yogic wisdom texts, as well as hands-on, contemplative practices for moving through psychological obstructions, understanding the intricacies of inner life, and how to apply spiritual principles to relationships, work, and life in our time. Students say that her classes create an atmosphere of support and joy that allows deep exploration. “Sally’s classes are deeply transformative,” a student says. “Her guidance is gentle and loving, yet challenging in all the right ways. She brings yogic teachings out of the books, and into real life in a way that makes it totally practical.” Sally teaches internationally and writes the “Wisdom” column for Yoga Journal

Wes `Scoop’ Nisker is a teacher of Buddhist meditation, an author,radio commentator, and performer. His books include the bestselling classic Essential Crazy Wisdom; Buddha’s Nature; and his latest,Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again! Wes is also the founder andco-editor of the international Buddhist journal “Inquiring Mind.” He isan affiliate teacher at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre,California, and does regular workshops at Esalen Institute and other venues. For the past several years Wes has been performing a comicmonologue entitled Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again! which was recently staged at the esteemed Berkeley Repertory theater. Wes’sfamous tag line is: “If you don’t like the news, go out and make some of your own.” Website: or

Date: Begins January 26, 2013

Saturdays and Sundays • 1 pm – 6 pm

$1725 if paid in full before November 15, 2012
$1875 thereafter

*Please note that there is an additional $50 credit card fee. Cash or check accepted.

Payment plans are available.


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