What makes yoga, YOGA, is the understanding that the unity of Body, Mind, and Spirit is practiced beyond the mat, making yoga a part of our daily life. This module incorporates the aspects of yoga we can use beyond our mat. With the understanding of the history and ancient texts and the application of Yoga's sister science, Ayurveda, yoga becomes more than a practice, but a way of life. Includes History, Sages, Sutras (8-limbs), The Bhagavad Gita, Sanskrit & Chanting Basics, & Basics of Ayurveda Homework/Reading: Ayurveda (Body and Mind) This module requires the most homework preparation including Ayurveda by Vasant Lad and Ayurveda and the Mind by David Frawley.
Each module Has required & recommended reading and additional Selfstudy homework. Our book list is extensive and we suggest Amazon and Half Price Books to keep the reading materials cost effective. The guided self-study consists of approximately 50 hours of reading and assignments (topics chosen will be distributed between Techniques, Teaching methodology, Anatomy and Physiology, Philosophy, Ethics, and Lifestyle.)In order to enhance the learning experience, self-Study, group projects and workshops will be encouraged outside of scheduled workshops hours to help solidify topics covered and can be arranged according to your own personal schedule.