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Right Effort on the Mat at Mantra Yoga

Right Effort on the Mat At Mantra Yoga on July 15th, 2017 One of the most common questions that I receive from yoga practitioners is whether or not they are doing a specific posture correctly. Typically, I follow their question with a question of my own: “What is that you are experiencing?” This is not an easy question to answer. In the Yoga tradition, there are five markers for the success and effectiveness of the practice. These five markers are…

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Above and Beyond: Yoga, Health and Healing (2018)

Puerto Morelos, Mexico March 4th – March 10th, 2018 Join Shoshana Treichel and Josh Blatter for an opportunity to create health, happiness and healing through the practice of yoga and meditation as expounded by the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya. We could not be more excited to bring together our combined decades of experience with you in this one week escape into the serenity of the Casa Om. We have crafted and polished a program of daily yoga, meditation, conversation and…

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Salutations to the Sun: Costa Rica 2017

SALUTATIONS TO THE SUN SUMMER YOGA + MEDITATION RETREAT Playa Grande, Costa Rica July 31 – August 5th, 2017   Join the renowned yoga teachers, Josh Blatter and Cici Escobar for an end of Summer immersion into yoga, meditation and relaxation. Located in the majestic Playa Grande, Costa Rica at the Rip Jack Inn, we will spend 6 days and 5 nights in the luxuries of travel, yoga, ocean and outdoors. Each day will include daily yoga practices, meditation, local…

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Verse-By-Verse (Online Class)

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (A Verse-by-Verse Exploration) Online Course Beginning December 6th, 2017 The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is one of the primary source texts of the Yoga tradition and something that all Yogis should have familiarity with. It was compiled around the 4th century CE and lays out the path to Yoga. The Yoga Sutras thread many themes throughout the 195 verses, all of which point to the same goal – self understanding. In this series of online…

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The Driving Force of Transformation

THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI A VERSE-BY-VERSE EXPLORATION Faith (or complete confidence) is the driving force behind transformation. It is the impetus for a level of determination necessary to overcome all obstacles and to maintain ones trajectory. The word for faith in Sanskrit is shraddha and is described in the first chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – a 4th century CE text on Yoga and Meditation. This is just one of the many themes of the text –…

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