Rest and Silence: Practicing from Stillness, Spaciousness and Ease

One of the greatest lacks in our life is, paradoxically, “nothing.” We rarely take time to just be, to rest, to just feel silence, to hear our heart’s deepest longing. We are just too busy, too occupied, too distracted, too over-scheduled. We try so many strategies: new calendars, to-do lists, New Year’s resolutions, and endless promises to ourselves to do … Continued

The Seven Chakras Series

In this 7-part audio download series by Kristine Kaoverii Weber, you will learn what the traditional Tantric texts have revealed about these sacred energy centers. You will also be introduced to some of Carl Jung’s theory about each chakra and their relevance to your physical and emotional health, and spiritual growth. Kaoverii supplies basic asanas … Continued

Living Your Yoga: The Four Signs of an Integrated Person

Studying yoga is a process of self-evolution and gradual self-knowing. We all go through stages along the way, we shift, we move forward, we get stuck, we have breakthroughs. But in general, we move in two major ways in our practice: either toward transcendence or toward integration. In this audio course, Judith Hanson Lasater begins with a … Continued

Creating Embodiment – Developing Your Body Being

At the heart of our yoga practice lies the deepening relationship between mind and body. Most of us are raised to spend most of our life in our heads, but yoga invites us to develop a much wider experience of our being, and opens us to the rich sensory experience of the somatic landscape. Increasingly, … Continued

Freedom of the Hip Joint: Asanas, Anatomy and Therapeutics

Wonder how to deal with tightness in the hips that hold you or your students back in their yoga practice? Yoga poses that create greater balance in the hip joint are some of the most rewarding yoga poses, but they are often challenging, particularly for beginning yoga students. Creating greater balance in the hip joint … Continued

The Art of Being – Yoga as a Psychospiritual Practice

In this two-part teleclass, Judith Hanson Lasater shares her unique and deep insights into the philosophy and practice of yoga. This audio teleclass focuses on two related topics relevant to anyone practicing yoga, whether beginner, advanced practitioner or yoga teacher. The practice of yoga is a profound and demanding one, because it asks us to look … Continued

Healing the Prana Body: The Role of the Five Vayus in Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda

Central to the teachings of yoga is the concept of “Prana,” the universal life force that is the origin of and animates all living things, also known as “Maha Prana” or great prana. In the human body, Prana is the underlying intelligence that coordinates all functions of the body. This universal vital force is expressed … Continued

Teaching Yoga to Beginners

Teaching beginners is by far the most challenging teaching situation for yoga teachers. Combine that difficulty with the fact that it is often newer teachers who teach beginning classes, and it is easy to see why there can be difficulties. With the growing popularity of yoga, more and more people with little yoga experience are flocking to studios. … Continued

Embodying Spirit: Deepening Your Practice On and Off the Mat

Yoga is more popular than ever, but as yoga has become a household word, has it also become a mile wide and an inch deep? Are we missing out on the essence of yoga, even as the practice has become a household word? What can we do to capture the deepest aspects of yoga and … Continued