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Course Description

ONLINE: Join us to explore the deeper dimensions of yoga that go beyond the physical into the emotional, cognitive, and spiritual heart of the practice. During this online course, we will cover key aspects of the yoga tradition, including principles (such as nonharming and gratitude), energetics and the subtle body (koshas, chakras), and breathing (prana, nadis). Studying this ancient discipline and practice will help you develop an awareness designed to quiet the mind and help you connect with your true self. Classes will begin with a lecture (PowerPoint) and conclude with a yoga practice. No yoga experience is required, and practices will consist of gentle movements designed to be appropriate for most older adults who are living independently. The recommended readings are useful guides to have in your library both for reading and practice. | Lecture + Q&A.
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Section Title
The Deeper Dimensions of Yoga
Type
Online - Zoom
Days
W
Time
3:30PM to 4:45PM
Dates
Feb 09, 2022 to Mar 30, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
10.0
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes

Please note: The classes will be half lecture and half practice: 30- to 45-minute PowerPoint presentations with some Q&A followed by a 30-minute practice. Wear comfortable clothing and have a yoga mat or a beach towel to use for yoga poses done lying down. Those unable to get down and up from the floor may do lying-down poses on a bed.

Recommended reading:

T.K.V. Desikachar, The Heart of Yoga (9780892817641)

Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff, Relax into Yoga for Seniors: A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief (9781626253643)