yoga

Mar
25

Meditation Unlocked: Understanding and Practice

Meditation is an ancient practice, found in all world religious traditions, linking the hearts and minds of practitioners to sources of guidance, inspiration, and/or the Divine. Dysfunctional patterns at the level of thought, feeling, and behavior create attachment, identification, conflict, and distraction, and are obstacles to finding the peace of that deep connection. The Ancient […]

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Feb
11

Prāṇāyāma Unlocked: Understanding and Practice

“Breath-centered āsana practice and prāṇāyāma are among the greatest gifts from the yoga tradition to help us maintain our physiological and metabolic health and well being, balance our emotions, and clarify our minds.” –Gary Kraftsow   Prāṇāyāma is considered one of the most powerful practices of yoga. Studies from Harvard, the National Center for Biotechnology […]

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Dec
10

Tantric Laya Yoga

According to the Ancients, human beings are caught in a perpetual cycle of tension and suffering that is characterized by unfulfilled desires, frustrated emotions, attachment & aversion, distorted self-perception and misidentification. The root cause of this cycle is our ignorance about our true nature, the world around us, and of Ultimate Reality. Because of that […]

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Nov
05

Yoga Therapy for Pain Management

The Viniyoga methodology for working with people who deal with chronic pain utilizes strategies that address the whole person. Movement and breathing are the most well-known yoga strategies for chronic pain, yet it is often the inner dimensions of yoga that are fundamental to optimal life functioning. We will focus on three categories of chronic […]

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Sep
08

Foundations of Tantra – A Yoga Teacher Intensive

In this online workshop, learn the philosophical foundations of tantric yoga, as well as the methods and purposes of the various practices that have emerged from the tradition. Explore the integrated use of breath-centric āsana, prāṇāyāma, and mudra to bring awareness into the central channel (suṣumnā) and the journey along the path to liberation. You’ll […]

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Jul
01

Hṛdaya-Granti Bhedanam – Untying the Knots of the Heart (Online)

Don’t miss this special online opportunity! The Ancients proclaimed that our entanglement with the ‘World of Name and Form’ binds us in the sea of cyclic existence known as Saṁsāra. The cause of this perpetual cycle is the bondage of Avidyā (ignorance), Kāma (desire), and Karma (action), resulting in the tension and suffering of unfulfilled […]

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Aug
27

Hṛdaya-Granti Bhedanam – Untying the Knots of the Heart (NYC)

We live in perpetual state of identification with and attachment to changing internal conditions and external circumstances, not seeing our true nature. The Ancients said that the cause of this perpetual cycle (saṁsāra) is the bondage of – Avidyā (ignorance), Kāma (desire) and Karma (action) – resulting in the tension and suffering of distorted self-perception, […]

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Oct
25

Yoga for Life @Moksha

Are you living for your yoga practice, or using your yoga practice to help you live your life? Join Gary Kraftsow, Founder & Director of the American Viniyoga Institute, to explore specific Yogic teachings and practices that provide methods to help us achieve our highest potential.

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Sep
22

Yoga Therapy for Emotional Healing

In this online workshop, Gary Kraftsow will present some of the Yoga therapy perspective and methods for working with anxiety and depression. We’ll focus on psychological aspects of the human system, explore models of the integrated personality that emerge from Vedic teachings and discover the science of meditation that the ancients developed for reducing suffering […]

By Robin Lilly |
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