THE SECRET OF THE YOGA SUTRAS
Thursday -Monday 9:00-5:30
Blue Jay Yoga
8805 Blue Jay Lane
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Man’s supreme potential unfolds in the state of yoga. Yoga is the revelation of perfect clarity, limitless intelligence, lasting peace, and freedom in action. Yoga practice – culminating in the heights of wisdom and compassion – can be defined as those processes that enable us to become what in our heart of hearts we aspire to be. Written in 200 B.C., Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is the singular text that illumines the path of yoga more clearly and systematically than anything before or after.
The transcendent wisdom of the Sutras integrates the sciences of awakening body, mind, breath, soul, spirit, and creator. The word ‘Sutra’ means “thread.” The text is called the Yoga Sutra because it threads together all the diverse teachings of yoga into a single body of knowledge. While the Sutras are intended to be practical, its scope and precision requires the guidance of the highest kind of teacher to reveal its subtle and hidden power. Study of the Sutras accelerates the journey of personal growth as it deepens understanding of the Divine potential of Yoga and life. By illuminating the practices, challenges, purpose and potential of yoga as a spiritual journey, the Sutras map the path to realizing life’s most precious treasures.
This Master Training is open to all interested students. It is designed to enrich dedicated practitioners, aspiring teachers, or those already teaching. In this training, asana practices are devoted to unfolding a particular teaching of the Yoga Sutras. Emphasizing direct experience, these sessions survey the most relevant and powerful themes of the Sutras by weaving together dynamic Asana, Vinyasa, Pranayama, and meditation practices.
Deepen your exploration through lectures, additional practices, and Q & A sessions. Our focus is to outline yoga’s path toward self-mastery, and how yoga can, if properly understood and practiced, remove those things that keep us from experiencing our highest aspirations. As a whole, the Training aims to exalt teachers and non-teachers alike by providing a vision to see oneself and one’s practice (and/or one’s students’ practice) with sublime understanding, compassion, and crystal-like clarity.
Key topics we cover:
The Effect of Correct Practice and its Aim
The Tantra of the Yoga Sutras
Refinement of the Practices Outlined in the Sutras
The Secret Teaching of Pranayama
The Sacred Approach to Jappa (Mantra Repetition)
The Sublime Teaching on the Cave of the Heart
The Mastery of Asana according to Patanjali
Pranayama and the Mind
Patanjali’s Teaching on the Three Paths of Yoga (Mild, Medium and Intense)
The Secret Teaching on Omniscience
Practices for Self-Reflection and Self-Inquiry
Mysticism and Spirituality: Beyond the Psychology of the Yoga Sutras
THE SECRET OF THE YOGA SUTRA by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
Note: In order to receive credit toward ParaYoga certification and Yoga Alliance RYT programs, as well as your certificate of completion for this training, you must complete a short google form quiz for this book, submitting it to us within six weeks following the completion of the training. You will not receive credit for submissions after the deadline; there are no make-up assignments. The google form will be sent out the month the training takes place.
CEs for RYTs: 40
Registration & Cancellation Policies:
The $100 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. When you register, you may pay in full or only pay the deposit; the option to pay only the deposit appears at the final payment screen. Any remaining balance is due by the start date.
Early bird rate requires all tuition costs to be paid in full no later than the Early Bird date above. If total costs are not paid in full by this date, participant is no longer eligible for the early bird discount, and course fees will revert to the regular (higher) cost.
Any cancellations done 30 days or more prior to event start: The deposit of $100.00 is non-refundable and non-transferable. The balance (total cost minus the deposit) is fully refundable.
Any cancellations done 29 days or less prior to event start: The deposit of $100.00 is non-refundable and non-transferable. The balance (total cost minus the deposit) is not refundable, but it is transferable to future events.
Early Bird: $695, paid by October 6 (use promo code YOGA15),
Repeat 300 Hour Students: 30% discount (use promo code REPEAT)
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