YOGA PHILOSPHY WITH PROFESSOR BILL MAHONY
When I think of Bill my heart opens and a big smile comes to my face. We
have not as yet confirmed what texts will be covered but there will be both
classical and tantric studies. Have a glance below at what Bill offers us!”
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
EARLYBIRD €625 when paid in full by April 1st 2016
What we will cover
Sanskrit – the sacred language of Yoga
Pronunciation – learn the basic phonetics and sounds and gain confidence to use the language to enrich your teaching and engage with the sacred texts on a deeper level. How we pronounce Sanskrit matters as meanings can change quite dramatically with even a slight deviation.
Our objective is that you will deepen your understanding of the history of yoga through an introduction to Vedanta, Bhakti and Tantra and their relationship to Yoga.
We will discuss and study of the following texts
Pratyabhihna-Hridaya (The Heart of Recognition)
William K. Mahony, PhD, is known in yoga communities across the continents for his warm, lively and compassionate teaching that is accessible to contemporary yoga students at all levels as well as to those interested in deepening their spiritual lives in other ways.
In his workshops, seminars and retreats, Bill integrates his deep knowledge of yoga philosophy with insights refined over more than four decades of his own yogic practice. He shares with participants the expansive and transforming wisdom he finds in the splendid texts he studies, and he guides participants in ways they can fruitfully apply these perspectives in their own lives.
As a professor, he teaches courses on contemplative and devotional sensibilities of religions originating in India, with an emphasis on the philosophies of yoga. The recipient of a number of prestigious teaching awards and research fellowships, he travels to India frequently and has lived in contemplative settings for extended periods of time.