Rama Jyoti Vernon – Exploring the Yoga Sutras, On and Off the Mat, Verse by Verse
2017/2018 YOGA SUTRA 6-MONTH SERIES
FOURTH WORKSHOP – 5/11-13, Friday 6-8p, Sat/Sun 1-5:30p
This weekend will focus on the second chapter of the sutras, Sadhana Pada which was once considered to be the beginning and central focus for the “rajasic” student of yoga. In-depth study of Chapter Two which includes the five kleshas, the five painful mind waves that are the reason for the afflictions in life (verses II:1-11). There will be an overview of the five ways in which kleshas manifest, how they relate to the five states of mind and their reflection through five basic breathing functions. This workshop includes study of the first five steps of Astanga Yoga (the eight-fold path) as a way to transcend pain to calm the mind and expand consciousness. This workshop will emphasize Yamas and Niyamas applied in daily life as well as to the practice of asana, and pranayama.
2018: 1/26-28, 3/16-18, 5/11-13, 9/14-16, 11/9-11