Online Program

Essentials of Yoga I: Create a Daily Home Practice

5 WEEKLY SESSIONS, Saturdays, 2:00-4:00pm EDT

Iswara Chaitanya
Tuition: $79

Date & Time: Offered as four weekly sessions on Saturdays. Oct 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, & 21, 2:00-4:00pm EDT

Hours: 7.5 hours

What You’ll Learn: 

  • Learn about the 5 points of yoga; Proper Exercise, Proper Breathing, Proper Relaxation, Proper Diet and Proper Thinking and Meditation
  • Learn a routine of essential yoga postures for daily tuning up your body, building strength, balance, focus, and physical intelligence
  • Find out how to benefit from better breathing, how to de-stress, how to stretch, and how to relax
  • Experience guided practice
  • Gain exposure to yoga theory and philosophy
  • Discover how meditation, a healthy diet, and positive thinking contribute to well-being
  • Receive personalized attention and answers to your questions.

Description: 

Sivananda yoga is a traditional, exact and easy-to-learn system that aims to create a healthy body and mind, that naturally leads to spiritual evolution.

During this time of uncertainty, developing a daily practice of yoga will help you to maintain a healthy immune system, and to handle stress with a calm mind. Yoga isn’t just asana, or physical practice, it is a way of life.

This program is offered live through Zoom webinar with the availability for students to interact through Q&A with the presenter.

For enrolled students, a video recording will be available after each class in the event you miss a class or would like to review the content.

It is possible to register and take the course at any time. You can catch up on any classes you miss with the recordings.

Requirements & Recommendations: 

  • No experience necessary. This program is open to beginners as well as advanced practitioners.
  • Viewing Device: Desktop or laptop computer will provide the best experience, although you can also connect via a tablet or smartphone.
  • Internet connection: High-speed broadband wired or wireless is best.
  • Video: Download Zoom to your computer, or install the Zoom app to your device.  For interactive group sessions, a webcam or integrated camera will allow others to feel more connected with you.
  • Audio: Headphone speakers are recommended. If you wish to participate vocally, a headset with a microphone will be ideal.

Course Includes:

  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • Downloadable course manual

 

Iswara Chaitanya is a Sivananda Yoga practitioner and teacher of many years and a senior staff member at the ashram. He currently serves the ashram as the head of Reception and IT manager, as well as teaching many courses including in the ATTC.

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