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The Sun, The Moon and the Royal Path

Understanding the Interdependence of Hatha and Raja Yoga as a Foundation of Practice.
with Narayan St Jude (RYT500)

Where

4708 Penn Ave, PITTSBURGH PA, US 15224
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Type of Event

  • Workshop

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When

Jun 27
2016
09:30 amto12:30 pm

Part One of Two Workshop. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in.

Price

$65

$65.00 for a single session, $120.00 for both Part One & Part Two.
Space is limited, please sign-up early to save your seat.

Full Description

The popularity of yogic poses and postures have penetrated many aspects of contemporary health and fitness practices, and many “styles” of this body practice have emerged. The classical texts of Yoga expound 4 Paths to Self-REALIZATION: the path of Karma Yoga, the path of Bhakti Yoga, the path of Jñana Yoga and the path of Raja Yoga. Raja Yoga is also called the Royal Yoga. This path is the yoga of mastering the mind. Going beyond style and mere physical fitness, this workshop strives to give a fundamental framework of classical raja yoga practice. In this workshop, we will explore the 8 limbs of Raja Yoga to revitalize this knowledge and seat its importance centrally to our contemporary practice. Come (re)cognize and (re)collect your mind with the power and wisdom of the Royal Path. (This is a 2-day workshop, attendance to both sessions is highly recommended but not required)

PART ONE – Introduction to Raja Yoga’s view of yoga and the nature of the mind, and “The Eight Limbs” of Raja Yoga. Yama & Niyamas, Asana, Pranayama followed by practice on the mat with Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation.
Monday June 27th – 8:30am to 12:30pm, $65.00

PART TWO – Continuation of concepts on the nature of mind & senses and the path’s ultimate goal of self-realization. Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi followed by Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation practice.
Tuesday June 28th – 8:30am to 12:30pm, $65.00
Sign-up for both parts – $120.00