Thursday, October 8th through Sunday, October 11th
Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel
FRIDAY 10:00 AM - 12:OO NOON
Yoga and Sanskrit: Sounding, Pronouncing, and Reciting
Feel the power of key Sanskrit words and terms, and the beauty of reciting famous Sanskrit mantras and verses. Acquire confidence in pronouncing the names of any and all Asanas. Learn how to read the English transliteration system for Sanskrit and feel the energy of Sanskrit poetry in your voice and in your heart.
This class Includes: Lecture-discussion, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation.
This class is for: All levels.
FRIDAY 1:45 - 3:45 PM
The Yoga of Relationships
How does and can our Yoga practice impact our closer and other relationships in the world? Here we will discuss how sacred Yoga texts reveal the special dynamics between us as yogis and others that a deeper Yoga practice reveals. We will draw from the Vedas, the Upanishads, The Yoga Sūtra, and the Bhagavad Gītā.
SATURDAY 1:45 - 3:45 PM
Philosophical Foundations of Yoga
Acquire the essential tools, understandings, and philosophical background for truly grasping the teachings of the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Yoga Sūtra and the Bhagavad Gita on Yoga. What is the nature of ultimate reality? Is it all "One"? And what is the yogi's relationship to ultimate reality and the supreme state of being? Come and find out.
SUNDAY 10:00 - 12:00 NOON
Secret Teachings of The Yoga Sūtra
Patanjali describes pure thought in yoga as "the brilliance of a jewel." What does that mean? He describes a “divine massage” that is experienced in yoga. What is this? Discover secret teachings that directly nourish your practice of yoga. Get a sneak preview of some of Graham’s forthcoming Sūtra translation to be published by Yale University Press. Includes study, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation. All levels.