The Yoga Sutras, considered to be one of the most revered texts of yoga, is thought to be more than 2,500 years old. Originally these teachings were passed on in the ancient oral traditions, intimately shared from teacher to student.
May 14, 2014 (Newswire.com) - The Secret Power Of The Yoga Sutras With Nischala Joy Devi
The Yoga Sutras, considered to be one of the most revered texts of yoga, is thought to be more than 2,500 years old, These "threads" on yoga or union, are extremely terse, stating concisely and often precisely, essential points or techniques to achieving self-realization. Originally these teachings were passed on in the ancient oral traditions, intimately shared from teacher to student. Even today almost every translation of the sutras includes pages and pages of master commentary deemed useful to impart the correct teachings, methods and sacred wisdom necessary to achieve Yoga.
In this workshop Nischala Joy Devi will impart her heart-centered intuitive interpretation of the Yoga Sutras from her book - The Secret Power of Yoga. Nischala Joy Devi's is a divinely feminine perspective of the Yoga Sutras which offers students an opportunity to partake in the unfathomable sense of peace, emotional and spiritual enlightenment that is our birthright.
Friday, June 13th 10:45am - 12:15 & 1:45 - 5:15pm
Saturday, June 14th 10:45am - 12:15 & 1:45 - 5:15pm
About Nischala Joy Devi:
Creator of Yoga of the Heart®Yoga Therapy. Author: "The Secret Power of Yoga" & "The Healing Path of Yoga"
NISCHALA JOY DEVI is a masterful teacher and healer. For many years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. Her dynamic delivery and deep inner conviction empower each individual, allowing the teachings to expand beyond boundaries and limitations of any one tradition enabling her to touch people's hearts.
She was graced to spend over 25 years as a monastic disciple with the world renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidanandaji, receiving his direct guidance and teachings. She also was blessed with teachings from great Yoga masters in US, India and worldwide.
Originally trained in Western medicine, she began to blend western medicine with Yoga, offered her expertise in developing the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease, and co-founded the award-winning Commonweal Cancer Help Program. Her book "The Healing Path of Yoga," and her Abundant WellBeing Audio Series expresses these teachings.
With her knowledge of yoga and her experience in assisting those with life-threatening diseases (particularly people with heart disease and cancer), she created Yoga of the Heart®, a training and certification program for Yoga teachers and health professionals designed to adapt Yoga practices to the special needs of that population.
She is now dedicated to bringing the Feminine back into spirituality and the scriptures, in her book, The Secret Power of Yoga, a woman's guide to the heart and spirit of the Yoga Sutras and Secret Power of Yoga Audio book (Nautilus Book Award Winner).
Books by Nischala Joy Devi:
-The Healing Path of Yoga
-The Secret Power of Yoga, a woman's guide to the heart and spirit of the Yoga Sutras and Secret Power of Yoga
CDs by Nischala Joy Devi:
Abundant WellBeing Audio Series
Other Media that Nischala Joy Devi is featured in;
Sharing Sadhana, Insights and Inspiration for a Personal Yoga Practice by Victoria Bailey
Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing, by Timothy McCall
Yogini: The Power of Women in Yoga, by Janice Gates
American Yoga: The Paths and Practices of America's Greatest Yoga Masters by Carrie Schneider
Yogawoman: Never underestimate the power of inner peace
Integral Yoga: Hatha; 1,2, Gentle and Half Hour