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8 Limbs of Yoga- 8 Wk Course (Tues)


8 Limbs of Yoga- 8 Wk Course (Tues)

Tuesdays, Aug 6 - Sept 24 | 10am - 11.15am | $100
Wednesdays, Aug 7 - Sept 25 | 10am - 11.15am | $100

This 8 week course will introduce the 8 Limbs of Yoga (the tree of yoga) as they apply to and can be experienced through our physical yoga practice.

1) The Roots: Yama (Principles)
Yama can be viewed as foundational principles of yoga. We will bring our awareness to the five Yama as we travel through our physical practice.

2) The Trunk: Niyama (Qualities)
Niyama are qualities of being that we nurture through our yoga practice. We will weave these into our second week's Asana sequence.

3) The Branches: Asana (Postures)
We will move through our Asana practice with plenty of space to perform the positions and to reflect on them.

4) The Leaves: Pranayama (Breath/Energy)
Our focus this week will be on Pranayama (breath/energy work) and the role it plays in our Asana practice.

5) The Bark: Pratyahara (Senses turn inwards)
Pratyahara is a withdrawing of the senses from the external to the internal. Our asana practice will facilitate this action and observe the effects.

6) The Sap: Dharana (Concentration)
Dharana is a state of complete attention or concentration on a single point. Our sequence this week will invite us to practice dharana as we travel through our asana sequence.

7) The Flower: Dhyana (Meditation)
This week we will work with our asana to invoke a sense of flow, fullness and presence that unites our inner and outer worlds.

8) The Fruit: Samadhi (Liberation)
In this final week, we will connect to our deepest selves and to the heart of the Universe. We will move from this place.

Lisa has been teaching yoga since 2004. This course is designed to introduce the theory of yoga, whilst offering a beautiful physical practice each week. Suitable for anyone wishing to connect more deeply to themselves and to the tradition of yoga.

Only 7 places available in each course. To book, email Lisa Allan on d2ludGVyZ3JlZW5jcmVhdGl2ZSB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t.

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