Dharma Mittra's classes at Yoga Journal LIVE: Colorado + Mastering the Main Aspects of Yoga
Legendary yoga teacher Sri Dharma Mittra first encountered yoga as a teenager before meeting his guru in 1964 and beginning his training in earnest. Sri Dharma founded one of the early independent schools of yoga in New York City in 1975 and has taught hundreds of thousands the world over in the years since. Sri Dharma is the model and creator of the Master Yoga Chart of 908 Postures, the author of ASANAS: 608 Yoga Poses, and the creator of two DVDs to date: Maha Sadhana, Levels I and II. Recent classes are available for streaming anytime anywhere via YogaVibes.com. Sri Dharma continues to disseminate the complete traditional science of yoga through daily classes, workshops, and his Life of a Yogi Teacher Trainings at the Dharma Yoga New York Center and around the world.
Learn more at dharmayogacenter.com.
Mastering the Main Aspects of Yoga Instructor: Dharma Mittra
This class offers a special opportunity to discover and refine the essentials of Dharma Yoga with its namesake. Expect to encounter a vigorous and comprehensive asana practice that will challenge and help you make real progress in a relatively short time. Class includes pranayama to help purify and energize the entire physical and subtle body, powerful mantras to concentrate the mind and put true power behind your thoughts and ideas, meditation practice in seated and supine positions, and spiritual teaching to help you move closer to the deep truth of yoga. All of this will be done with the goal of achieving Self-realization in the current lifetime.
Course ID: ALMITT -- Level: Mixed Levels
Thursday, October 1 — 9:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday Full-Day Workshops
+ Dharma Yoga Master Class
Dharma Yoga Master Class Instructor: Dharma Mittra
Unleash your creative power to assume postures that may seem beyond the limitations of the body or mind. The Dharma Yoga method combines a graceful and unique posture practice, with powerful breathing techniques, efficient meditation methods, and absorbing, life-changing discourses on yama and niyama--the foundations of all yoga. This promotes radiant health, positive thinking, concentration, and the power of inner intuition in order to manifest that which one desires in life.
Course ID: M1MITT -- Level: Mixed Levels
Friday, October 2 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 1
+ Dharma Yoga Maha Sadhana
Dharma Yoga Maha Sadhana Instructor: Dharma Mittra
The Dharma III–IV Shiva Namaskara Vinyasa series practice is designed to facilitate complete movement of the spine, unleash prana throughout the body, restore radiant health, bring clarity of mind, and put power behind your thoughts, words, and actions. Divine discourses will illuminate the path of yoga for all practitioners regarding practical and philosophical methodology relating to the laws of karma, reincarnation, and yogic diet.
Course ID: M2MITT -- Level: Mixed Levels
Friday, October 2 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 2
+ Dharma Yoga Maha Shakti
Dharma Yoga Maha Shakti Instructor: Dharma Mittra
Everything in this world starts as a thought, and then comes to be. Positive thinking is the foundation that helps one to travel the road of being receptive to Grace. Expect a comprehensive, challenging, and deep experience of asana, the third limb of traditional practice that will include deep-healing relaxation in Savasana. We'll also cover the kleshas (the five main causes of pain and suffering) and how to surrender to the Almighty One.
Course ID: M4MITT -- Level: Mixed Levels
Saturday, October 3 — 8:00am - 10:00am
- Session 4
+ Dharma Yoga Nidra and Life Lessons from the Atmabodha
Dharma Yoga Nidra and Life Lessons from the Atmabodha Instructor: Dharma Mittra
The Atma Bodha by Shankararcharya is one of the main texts that offers guidance to those of us who walk the path of yoga. Learn directly from the text in the traditional manner, each few verses used as an opportunity to help shine light on the path's dark places. Take this rare chance to delve deeper into this seminal text with a yoga master. Through Yoga Nidra, experience complete peace by moving away from physical and mental consciousness while still embodied. Divine guidance will be offered in a precise method of specific relaxation techniques developed by the Enlightened Yogic Sages. The result will be mental and physical pacification, rejuvenation, recharging and healing.
Course ID: M5MITT -- Level: Mixed Levels
Saturday, October 3 — 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Session 5
Dharma will be teaching at Yoga Journal LIVE: Florida
(November 12-16, 2015)