Legendary yoga master Dharma Mittra, now 74, founded one of the first schools of yoga, in New York City in 1975. Known as "The Teacher's Teacher" and "The Rock of Yoga," he has taught hundreds of thousands of students over a half century. He has created more than 300 popular yoga postures and variations, and is the author of The Master Yoga Chart of 908 Postures, Asanas: 608 Yoga Poses, and the Maha Sadhana DVD series. He continues to disseminate the complete traditional science of yoga through daily classes, worldwide workshops, and his Life of a Yogi teacher certification programs at the Dharma Yoga Center.
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Dharma Yoga: The Eight Limbed Universal Power Behind All Action Dharma Mittra
- Course ID: AFMITT
Learn the divine foundation of the Dharma Yoga Method, which has evolved after 50 years of intensive practice. These challenging and therapeutic practices help the turbulent mind remove obstacles and become quiet, thus allowing one to become the best expression of humanity possible. In the morning, we'll have a lecture and will practice Dharma Shiva Namaskara Vinyasa and Deep Healing relaxation. The afternoon includes another lecture, as well as cleansing and spiritual practices. Throughout the day, we'll experience deeply inspiring lessons of love, peace, and unity needed to maintain a connection to God in all actions.
Lecture, asana, and meditation.
Dharma Maha Sadhana: The One Great Whole and Complete Practice Dharma Mittra
- Course ID: M1MITT
Saturday, January 19 — 8:00am - 10:00am Main Conference
- Session 1 Intermediate / Advanced
Sri Dharma Mittra is a master at helping students develop the confidence to surrender on and off the mat. Dharma III-IV Shiva Namaskara Vinyasa is a challenging, meditative, and unique sequence designed to unfold complete movement of the spine, unleash prana throughout the body, restore radiant health, and bring clarity to the mind and power behind your thoughts. These spiritual discourses will illuminate the path for practitioners on the laws of karma and reincarnation, concluding with a joyous asana Satsang Jam, which instills compassion and dedication.
Mostly asana with pranayama, deep relaxation, and spiritual lessons.
Maha Shakti: The Illumined Path of Dharma Yoga Dharma Mittra
- Course ID: M3MITT
Saturday, January 19 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm Main Conference
- Session 3 Mixed Levels
Sri Dharma Mittra shares a lifetime of experience within his Dharma II-III Shiva Namaskara Vinyasa Asana Series for all practitioners. These powerful yet subtle practices help bring radiant health, fitness, and self-knowledge quickly to all students. This regenerative and invigorating graceful posture practice purifies the physical and causal bodies of toxic impurities, evoking sattvic thoughts and leading to higher states of health. Class includes a dharma talk on practical and spiritual philosophical methodology, discourses on karma, yogic diet, and classical breathing techniques.
Mostly asana, breathwork, and lecture.
Extreme Maha Raja: The Foundation is Being Receptive to Grace Dharma Mittra
- Course ID: M4MITT
Sunday, January 20 — 8:00am - 10:00am Main Conference
- Session 4 Contemplative / Mixed Levels
Everything of this world starts as a thought, and then comes to be. Sri Dharma Mittra will begin with his renowned purification techniques series and continue into practical and spiritual lessons to help change your life today. Through these teachings you'll gain clarity, which leads to freedom (vairagya), removes toxins from the body noninvasively, and opens the chakra centers. Positive thinking becomes the foundation that leads one to travel the road of being receptive to Grace.
Lecture; includes spiritual techniques, cleansing practices, and spiritual discourses.