*We will dive into the Indian philosophy of yoga in this portion of the course, covering several texts. 

*Patanjali’s 8 limbs of yoga in the Yoga Sutras:

yamas, niyamas, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi will be explained and explored. 

*Krishna’s teachings to Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita on family, duty, choice. 

*Hatha Yoga Pradipika written by Swami Svatmarama,

one of the three main hatha yoga texts.

*The three gunas will be discussed in detail:

sattva, rajas and tamas and how they

relate to the present daily life.

*Intro to Tantra

*The 7 Bhoomikas

*Shariras & Kleshas

*and more...


We will go over how we all have these within us and how to work with them for a balanced and healthy existence.

Recommended reading:

The Yoga Sutras

by Swami Sivananda Saraswati

Tantra of the Yoga Sutras

by Alan Finger with Wendy Newton

Bhagavad Gita 

by Eknath Easwaran

Bhagavad Gita

by Swami Sivananda Saraswati

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

by Swami Muktibodhananda

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