Awake & Ready!
Experience the joy of an immersion series in Raja Yoga
Exploration of the multi-faceted subject of yoga!
Raja Yoga offers a scientific approach to the spiritual life, with techniques for stilling the mind and expanding our awareness of spiritual realities. This course offers techniques for self-mastery in every aspect of life, from calming turbulent emotions to awakening deep compassion and love for others. Ultimately, it is a well-explored pathway, walked by countless yogis and mystics, to union with God.
Raja Yoga is Step 2 of the Ananda Course in Self-realization,
the path of Kriya Yoga, as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda.
This course is a pre-requisite for taking Kriya Initiation
The ancient principles of “Raja” (royal) yoga apply to every aspect of life: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Explore tools for real-life situations, awakening your highest self.
7 Saturday Sessions – 9am–1pm
January 27 to April 14
Cost for the series, $200 – (Payment plan available)
Required text for course :The Art and Science of RAJA YOGA, by Swami Kriyananda. This extraordinary book is divided into 14 chapters, each containing a section on: Philosophy, Yoga Postures, Breathing, Routine, Healing, Diet and Meditation. Cost for book – $30
Listed below is the schedule for the course, along with the readings.
RAJA YOGA SCHEDULE
9:00 – 1:00pm (Includes Yoga Class)
Chapter 1 ~ The History of Yoga
Chapter 2 ~ The Paths of Yoga
Chapter 3 ~ Patanjanli’s Ashtanga Yoga: 8 Fold Path
Chapter 4 ~ Yama
Chapter 5 ~ Niyama
Chapter 6 ~ Life is a Battlefield
Chapter 7 ~ Affirmations: Part 1
Chapter 8 ~ Affirmations: Part 2
Chapter 9 ~ Energy & Energization
Chapter 10 ~ Magnetism
Chapter 12 ~ The Anatomy of Yoga: Part 1
Chapter 13 ~ The Anatomy of Yoga: Part 2
Chapter 11 ~ Guru
Chapter 14 ~ The Yogic Scheme of Life
“The goal of yoga science is to calm the mind,
that without distortion it may mirror the divine vision in the universe.”
Ananda Course in Self-Realization