Living Your Yoga: Embodying the Wisdom of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

Healthy Aging

How do we truly live our yoga? How do we take our yoga off the mat and extend its benefits and insights into our daily lives?

In this online course with Judith Hanson Lasater exploring how we can enrich our yoga practice through the lens of ancient yoga philosophy and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

For many of us, the ancient philosophy of yoga as formulated in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the most foundational text of yoga, may seem abstract and irrelevant to our lives in general as well as our yoga practice.

However, in fact, the verses of the Yoga Sutras create a sophisticated map of mind and consciousness, which is highly relevant for modern-day living, says Judith.

Although created more than 2000 years ago, the Yoga Sutras contain timeless knowledge about who we are and how we function as human beings.

Judith will draw on her more than four decades of teaching yoga to offer a practical perspective on the wisdom contained in the Yoga Sutras and its relevance for the challenges we deal with today.

She will introduce some of the most central sutras and show how they can enliven and enhance our approach to yoga practice, yoga teaching, and our daily lives.

What You Will Learn

  • What exactly is yoga, and what is the goal of yoga practice?

  • What is the context of our human lives and our role as human beings from the perspective of yoga philosophy, and how is that relevant for our lives today.

  • Patanjali speaks of yoga as a way to “still the fluctuations of the mind.” But what does that mean and how do we do it?

  • Which are the key Yoga Sutras that have practical implications for modern-day living?

This Course Also Includes:

  • Recordings of All Webinar Sessions: It’s generally acknowledged that many people only retain 10-20 percent of what they learn in a workshop. You will get access to the recordings of all webinar sessions – both MP3 (downloadable) and MP4 (streaming online), enabling you to go back and listen to the workshop as many times as you like.
  • Yoga Practice Videos: Enjoy two yoga practice videos with Judith and her daughter Lizzie Lasater.
  • Transcripts of All Sessions: Ever wanted to refer to a certain part of a course? Even the best note-takers miss a point every so often. With the transcripts of the webinar sessions, you can go back and refer to particularly important passages or clarify sections you were in doubt about.

This course qualifies for 4 CEs with Yoga Alliance.

The practice of yoga is fundamentally an act of kindness toward oneself. This idea is often forgotten, but not by Judith, whose approach is warm, non-judgmental and responsive to individual differences and needs.

$127/ Lifetime Access

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