Yoga International - Living Yoga Conference April 2015
Addressing Privilege and Inequity in Yoga Service
How can we create the space to hold the light that is necessary to serve our communities and our world? If we really want equality and peace, then we must do our own inner work and heal our own limited beliefs; otherwise we become part of the problem.
The Empowered Teacher
Seane speaks about how she's been able to transform once-limited views about money and overtime into abundance consciousness and confidence, and how she skillfully shares this wisdom with students.
From the porch of her yurt, Seane Corn delivers a heartfelt practice that includes dynamic asana and devotional prayer. This practice is suitable for beginning and intermediate practitioners.
An Ayurvedic Journey: From Cosmic Consciousness to Daily Life
Dr. Lad shares ways in which ayurveda and yoga work together, and gives practical tips on how these two sciences can support a modern lifestyle.
Breathe, Stretch, and Smile: 5 Practices for Every Body
"First Lady of Yoga," Lilias Folan, delivers 5 simple practices to help you cultivate a field of healing grace and personal transformation.
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
Enrich Your Yoga Practice with the Power of Tantra
Discover how tantra and yoga practices are actually one, and explore the tantric application of asana, mantra, and pranayama.
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
A Tantric Meditation
Derived directly from the Yoga Sutra, this practice is completely intertwined with tantra vidya, the practical science of tantra, and focuses on the breath as a means to increased awareness.
Rolf reveals a step-by-step approach for experiencing the practice of meditation.
Asana for Meditation
A simple asana practice to prepare your body to sit for meditation.
Pratyahara: The Yoga of Seeing and Believing
Following the principles of ayurveda, Dr. Svoboda explains the importance of practicing pratyahara, or resting the senses, to bring peace and stability to our modern, busy, and often fragmented lives.
A Meditation for Clarity
A meditation that guides healing prana to move through the body, refreshing stagnant energies and finally coming to rest in the manipura chakra.
Movement Meditation: The Art of Namaskar
To practice namaskar is, in any moment, to gaze up and witness the miracle of life. This workshop includes a heart-centered journey through meditative movement.
Tantra for Inner Freedom
Join Sally Kempton for a discussion and practice of three potent tantric meditations that lead to an experience of the most radical understanding of tantra.
Discovering the Treasures of Yoga
Rod explores yoga's promises and treasures and explains how they are revealed and supported through an enlightened, holistic combination of yoga, tantra, and ayurveda.
The Power of Myth and Storytelling
Learn about the significance of storytelling in our personal lives, our culture, and our yoga classes.
Cultivating a Fearless Heart: Abhaya Hridaya Mudra Practice
Sianna shows us how to use the abhaya hridaya mudra (fearless heart mudra) to harmonize and collaborate with our fears and ultimately allow those fears to call us back to a place of greater courage.
Yoga and Veda
Re-imagine your practice and yourself by grounding your understanding of yoga in Vedic wisdom.
Yoga and Ayurveda
Exploring yoga and ayurveda as an integrative approach to healing.
Meditation on Agni and the Spiritual Heart
A simple meditation which brings together the teachings of yoga, Veda, and ayurveda.
The Practice of Parenting
By rediscovering our personal sense of wholeness, we can nurture empathy at home and serve as a total example of wellness for our child. (Download handout)
A Meditation for Parents
Elena leads us through a meditation which invites simplicity and surrender into our lives. Although this practice is geared toward parents, it's truly relevant for anyone.
The Inner Practices of Yoga
Join Gary for an introductory discussion about yoga philosophy and the inner practices of yoga.
Chanting, Movement, and Breath: A Practice for Turning Inward
This dynamic practice integrates asana, pranayama, chanting, and sankalpa. Open your eyes, and see the world from the core of your being.
Complete Conference Guidebook
59 pages of notes, handouts, and lecture outlines for all presentations.
Studio Panel Discussion
Successful studio owners from across the United States discuss the business of yoga.
The Most Important Issue Facing the Yoga Community
Elena Brower, Gary Kraftsow, Rolf Sovik, and others discuss how our lives might change if we all were to truly live our yoga.
Advice for Yoga Teachers
Seane Corn, Sally Kempton, David Frawley, and more discuss key issues such as making yoga more inclusive, the pitfalls of yoga-as-business, remembering to collaborate as a community, and healing our planet.
What Does it Mean to "Live Our Yoga?"
Top teachers discuss the benefits of teaching consistently, remaining a forever student, deepening your personal practice, and more.