Gentle moves with big impacts!
Yoga is not just a health fad, it's a life-enhancing support system that is essential for good health in today’s high-stress and disease-prone world.
Take a deep dive into a thorough and systematic understanding of the foundational principles of Patanjali’s Asthanga Yoga, explained in a very simple and easy-to-follow language. This learning journey takes you through the practical principles and multi-strata concepts of yogic principles and underpins the practical benefits of enhanced flexibility, reduced stress, strong concentration, rhythmic cardiac functions and overall balance, strength and stamina.
Since the early 60’s, yoga began diversifying into different formats, which were personal spins which got increasingly further away from the pure philosophy of Patanjali's Yoga.
The fundamentals remains the same and has not changed since 5000 years which is, Ashtanga Yoga. In this course, Acharya Ravishankar takes you through the fundamental aspects of practicing yoga in its purest form and explains the underlying key concepts that will enhance your practice by delivering maximum benefit for overall well being and psychological wellness.
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Benefits of this course
Get a detailed understanding of the fundamental definitions of yoga as mentioned in Patanjali’s vedic classics
Deep dive into the eight limbs of Ashtanga (8-limbed) yoga with detailed definitions and explanations on the role of each limb on your health and wellness
Discover the observances and abstinences that must be followed in order to receive optimum benefits
Explore Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana and all the important pillars of Asthanga Yoga
Learn what Panchakoshas are and how they influence your yogic practice
Detailed step-wise demonstration with benefits and precautions of the top yoga asanas for overall health and well-being
How will this course transform your life?
The human mind today is troubled by the lack of focus. Yoga teaches you how to withdraw ‘consciousness’ within yourself and situate awareness within the ‘self’.
Enhance understanding of the fundamental aspects of yoga which will help you in overcoming diseases and illnesses
Escape the effects of stress on your body and mind improved relationships with people in your Immediate friend circle and professional relationships
Direct impact on inflammation, joint disorders, cardiovascular problems, age-related psychological degradation, quality of sleep as well as a positive impact on lifestyle disorders such as diabetes and cancer
Improvement in chronic pains related to the lower back, knee joints or degenerative joint problems, as well as improvement in flexibility, balance and strength.
Reduced risk of age-related degeneration of the body and mind, gynecological problems and cognitive abilities
What this course includes?
This course has been designed for beginners in Ayurveda who want to get closer to the powerful concepts in a simple and easy to understand language that is perfect for novices as well as intermediate learners alike.
Module 1: Introduction to Yoga
In this module you will learn the fundamental building blocks of the topics that led to the foundation of the yogic practice 5000 years ago. Acharya Ravishankar will take you on a journey of exploring the basic definitions of yoga and the different interpretations offered by celebrated experts of the science. This module includes:
Lesson 1: Important definitions of yoga
Lesson 2: Ashtanga yoga the 8 Limbs of yoga
Lesson 3: Yamas and niyamas
Lesson 4: Asana, Pranayama, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi
Module 2: Concept of Panchakoshas
The human body is segregated into 5 different layers known as Pancha Kosha in yogic language. In this module, you will understand all the different layers and how they interact with each other as well as how Yoga impacts the functions of these different layers. this module includes:
Lesson 1: Division of Panchakoshas
Lesson 2: What are Panchakoshas (Part 1)
Lesson 3: What are Panchakoshas (Part 2)
Module 3: Yoga Protocol for Overall Well-being
The knowledge of yoga is only useful when you implement a system of regular practise. This module delves deeper into the actual asanas, how to do them, their benefits, important observances and abstinences that you must follow in order to derive maximum benefit from it. This module includes:
Lesson 1: Ardha Ustrasana
Lesson 2: Bhramari Pranayama
Lesson 3: Gomukhasana
Lesson 4: Pranayama
Lesson 5: Tadasana
Lesson 6: Triyaka Tadasana
Lesson 7: Ushtrasana
Meet the Instructor
Senior Yoga Therapist
Acharya Ravishankar Bhatt