In this workshop we will integrate Asana, Breath and Meditation practices with group study and discussion of traditional Yoga and Buddhist texts.
The Class format will be as follows:
6:30 - 7:15 - Asana - to open the Body
7:15 - 7:30 - Breath and Meditation Instruction to open and soften the Heart
7:30 - 8:30 - Group Book Study and Discussion to awaken the Mind
Over the 6 weeks of the course we will be studying the classical yoga and Buddhist texts which were written as guides along the path to enlightenment. These texts can either be purchased or borrowed for the workshop. Please note that there are many editions or translations of these classic texts and if you decide to purchase these texts for your own library ensure you are buying the editions and translations noted below - links to Amazon are provided below. All of the texts also have a Kindle - e book option.
When registering please confirm if you will be purchasing your own copy of these texts or if you want to borrow a Studio copy.
Cost: $120.00 plus HST *
* 50% of the net proceeds of this Workshop will be donated to the Tibetan Children’s Education Fund which provides education tuition for nomadic children in Amdo Tibet.
The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation with Commentary (Shambhala Classics)
by Patanjali et al.
The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva
by Dilgo Khyentse et al.
The Dhammapada (Penguin Classics)
by Anonymous et al.