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Origins of an Ancient Practice: applications of asana

Origins of an Ancient Practice. Applications of Asana   Join Josh Blatter for a free online class exploring and investigating the origins of modern day yoga posture practice. This class will be a follow up from our previous conversation on the similarities and differences between asana and exercise – we will both review and deepen our understanding of yoga, its’ roots and how to apply the tools of yoga (primarily asana) to effectively bring ourselves greater peace, vitality and mental…

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Origins of an Ancient Practice: Is it Exercise or Asana?

So what is the difference between exercise and asana? This is a very interesting question and one in which I have spent a lot of time contemplating. It was first first presented to me at the Krishnamacarya Yoga Mandiram in India and to this day guides my practice. Join me for a free online class on September 13th, 2016 as we investigate this question along with the origins of modern day posture practice in the West. From a recent study,…

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Cultivating Right Effort on the Mat

Working hard for those things we don’t care about is called stress, but working hard for the things we love is called passion. Even when we have passion, how much should we give? In this workshop we will look at what it means to develop the right effort both on and off the mat. We will use some of the classical texts as resources for our investigation, including the Yoga Sutras, Yoga Yajnavalkya and Hatha Yoga Pradipika. These ancient texts…

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Meditations Past Events Retreats

The Diamond Mind: Body, Breath and Zen

The Diamond Mind: Body, Breath and Zen The Rip Jack Inn Playa Grande, Costa Rica July 24th – 29th, 2016 SIGN UP TODAY   Join Josh Blatter and Luke Wientzen for a 6-day immersion into the heart of Yoga and Zen.  In our time together we will explore and investigate what the Buddha calls, the Diamond Mind. One of the most potent symbols, the Diamond or Vajra Mind represents the quality of razor sharp clarity, precise insight, luminosity, purity and…

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Creating Balance on the Yogic Path (April 2016)

The Essence of the Sutras Creating Balance on the Yogic Path One of the most beautiful aspects of life is that it is constantly in flux and always changing. Every moment provides the opportunity for expansion and growth. If we can understand this one fact of life, then we can never be stuck. So what is it that makes so many of us feel bogged down and out of balance? In this three part series with Josh Blatter, we will…

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