Yoga philosophy & workshops

Venue: All 10am-1pm at South Brent Village Hall, upstairs.

Dates:

  • Workshop 1: 30 March
  • Workshop 2: 27 April
  • Workshop 3: 25 May

Cost: £20 per workshop. Booking early is much appreciated – please contact me to make a transfer. Subjects below:

Workshop 1:

  • What is Vinyasa Krama yoga & its lineage
  • What is the meaning of yoga, the goal & its 8 limbs
  • Benefits of basic breathing practices
  • Putting a practice together

Workshop 2:

  • summarising & picking up from previous material and expanding on the goal of yoga
  • the 5 Kleshas – ‘afflictions’ or causes of pain & how yoga can help us with these
  • How to use the Vinyasa Krama practice manual & more on putting a practice together
  • Mudras – some of the more important positions that have a greater effect

Workshop 3:

  • summarising & picking up from previous material and expanding on the goal – what is meant by ‘liberation’
  • some principles in Samkhya, an ancient philosophy from India that describes the nature of the universe and consciousness. It is closely aligned with Yoga philosophy.
  • different components of the mind and how the mind is involved in these principles
  • is yoga spiritual/religious? And how it fits in with Eastern/Western philosophies/beliefs.
  • general points/advice for getting a balanced life/responding to life & applying yoga principles in the challenge of daily lives

All workshops will have short practices that you can take home & start to develop a practice that fits the time you have.