Maitri Jones

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The Deeper Practice of Yoga
Bridge to Ananda Yoga, Part I

4 days

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Take your yoga practice to the next level as you discover the secrets of raising your consciousness through the subtle yet powerful tools of Ananda Yoga. It’s a joyful and transformative return to the original, exalted purpose of yoga: spiritual growth.

This special program is taught by the Ananda Yoga Teacher Training faculty, who will show you how to:

  • Work directly with prana (life force) to lift your consciousness
  • Increase the power of your mind for a more rewarding practice
  • Get more out of your asana practice through certain alignment tips
  • Experience yoga as a “work-in,” not just a workout, through Ananda Yoga’s unique—and uniquely powerful—techniques
  • Use asana practice to deepen your meditation practice—and vice versa

This retreat is for anyone who already has a solid hatha yoga practice. (If that’s not you, then the Learn Ananda Yoga program is more appropriate for you.) You don’t have to be super-flexible, but you do need to know what you’re doing in asana practice—and perhaps be willing to do it a bit differently. The retreat includes instruction in, and practice of, a classical yoga meditation technique.

This 4-day weekend is also one way to complete Part 1 of Bridge to Ananda Yoga, the program of study for Registered Yoga Teachers who wish to enter Ananda’s Level 2 (500-hour) Yoga Teacher Training track. If you plan to take this course as the first part of your Bridge to Ananda course, please contact us for an application.

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