Legendary yoga master Dharma Mittra, 75 years young, founded one of the first independent schools of yoga in New York City 40 years ago. He has taught hundreds of thousands of students the world over in the years since. Sri Dharma Mittra is known as a teacher's teacher, and is the author of The Master Yoga Chart of 908 Postures, Asanas: 608 Yoga Poses, and the Maha Sadhana DVD series. Students from around the globe flock to his classes and his Life of a Yogi teacher certification programs.
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Maha Sadhana I: The Chakras and Divine Yoga Nidra
- Course ID: M2MITT
Saturday, April 26 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 2
This powerful and dynamic Dharma Yoga workshop is the distilled essence of Yogi Sri Dharma Mittra's half-century of constant practice and teaching of classical hatha raja yoga. The best and most efficient techniques from the full yogic arsenal will be disseminated in the areas of Shiva Namaskara Vinyasa, or asana (the physical exercises), pranayama (breathing exercises), and spiritual discourse. We'll combine this with powerful techniques to stimulate and awaken the latent spiritual forces residing in the main energy centers of the subtle body, the chakras. The practice concludes with a full experience of Yoga Nidra, the psychic sleep of complete union. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**
Asana, pranayama, Yoga Nidra, meditation, and discussion.
The Atmabodha/Self-Knowledge of Shankaracharya
- Course ID: M3MITT
Saturday, April 26 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm
- Session 3
Contemplative / Mixed Levels
The real reason we study and practice yoga is to gain Self-Knowledge. Let Yogi Sri Dharma Mittra be your guide to delving deeply into this subject. Come learn in the old-style: Sri Dharma will read directly from the text, then immediately expand upon its themes and make them relevant for you right now. There will be time for questions to be asked and answered throughout. "Sift out the transient from the True… And still the restless mind within." (Shankaracharya, Nikhilananda translation)
Lecture. No asana.
Maha Sadhana II: Aura Strengthening and Divine Love
- Course ID: M4MITT
Sunday, April 27 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 4
This powerful and dynamic Dharma Yoga workshop is the distilled essence of Yogi Sri Dharma Mittra's century of constant practice and teachings of classical hatha raja yoga. The best and most efficient techniques from the full yogic arsenal will be disseminated in the areas of Shiva Namaskara Vinyasa, or asana (the physical exercises), pranayama (breathing exercises), deep healing relaxation, and meditation. We'll combine this with powerful techniques designed to strengthen the personal aura--the only real defense from psychic attack. Dharma will offer a special spiritual discourse on "The Way of Divine Love" from the Bhagavad Gita, one of the seminal texts at the heart of the yogic canon.
Asana, pranayama, deep-healing relaxation, meditation, and discussion.