Yoga: The Practice of Myth & Sacred Geometry with Rama Jyoti Vernon

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Yoga: The Practice of Myth & Sacred Geometry with Rama Jyoti Vernon

Time & Location

Jun 16, 2018, 1:30 PM – Jun 17, 2018, 5:30 PM
High Desert Yoga, 4600 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA

About The Event

Acclaimed Yoga teacher and international peace mediator, Rama Jyoti Vernon will teach a yoga class and lead a discussion on themes from her recently published book, “Yoga: The Practice of Myth and Sacred Geometry” (Lotus Press). Rama’s presence illuminates her surroundings. Her words are an inspiration to all who hear them.

For the first time the essence of Rama Jyoti’s teachings, which evolved from decades of studies with great masters, have been codified. This book includes more than 200 pages of photos and instructions, with myths and therapeutic benefits associated with the asanas, and much more.

Practicing yoga improves health and creates peace of mind―that’s well known to most Westerners. But for those who yearn to add meaningful depth to their lives, yoga holds even greater riches. In the practice of asana, our bodies assume geometrical forms known as yantras. These yantras are force fields of energy—condensed, crystallized experiences of the Divine that draw consciousness like a magnet from the outer to the inner worlds.

In this class, master teacher Rama Vernon offers her unique approach to yoga, anchored in knowledge of the Yoga Sutras and integrally focused on the breath. Through asana, interactive lectures, and discussion, Rama will emphasize:

  • posture practice interwoven with philosophy, mythology, and yantras
  • the five pranas within asana
  • concentration on the breath

For all levels, from beginners to experienced students and yoga teachers.

Recommended reading: Rama Jyoti Vernon, Yoga: The Practice of Myth and Sacred Geometry

Rama Jyoti Vernon, author of Yoga: The Practice of Myth and Sacred Geometry, is internationally acclaimed as a yoga instructor and peace mediator. Her extraordinary knowledge has shaped the foundation of contemporary yoga, and her unique approach to teaching evolved from years of study with many great masters. During the early days of yoga in the United States, she sponsored the migration of numerous swamis and gurus from India, and formed organizations to promote unity across all lineages and styles of yoga. Her instruction of asana is anchored in her deep knowledge of the Yoga Sutras and is integrally focused on the breath.

Rama was one of the founders of Yoga Journal. She was also one of the co-founders of the California Yoga Teachers Association. She is considered one of America’s yoga pioneers and was one of the first yoga teachers in the USA. Her mother, a student of Yogananda took her to her first yoga class at age 15. As an adult, Vernon was one of the early students of BKS Iyengar in North America and hosted him on his first visit to California in 1973. Vernon founded the American Yoga College, where she still teaches today.

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Schedule Details

Saturday, June 16 1:30–5:30 PM

Sunday, June 17 1:30–5:30 PM

Price Options

$185 (plus tax) entire workshop

$95 (plus tax) per session

* Ticket price includes 7.5% NM gross receipts tax and 2.9% PayPal transaction fee.

  • Rama Vernon Full Workshop
  • Rama Vernon Sat 6/16 only
  • Rama Vernon Sun 6/17 only

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