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A Curious Discussion on Yoga History

The truth of the history of Yoga is unfolding at a more rapid rate than ever before. the culture of yoga is changing. We are going to look at Yoga's spiritual roots, invented traditions, and how the snowball of institutionalized yoga in the west got started, and discuss how our practice should serve us as individuals. I have revised and updated our handbooks to reflect the impact that former gurus have had on institutional lineages in light of recent guru scandals, the #metoo movement, and emerging post-lineage community groups.

Are you curious about why certain yoga practices look like they do? What events gave rise to their historical claim on authority in the practice? Join me for gentle breath-centered practice, lecture, and deep discussion at my summer series, "History, Philosophy, and the Yoga Lifestyle" starting July 20th, 11am-5pm.

Sat. 7/20/19 A Curious History of Yoga: Ancient through Post-Lineage Sun 7/21/19 The Living Yoga of Patanjali’s Yogasutra Sat. 7/27/19 Introduction to Hatha Vinyasa Krama (Guest teacher Michelle Adams-- Kristen will be at the OC Yoga Festival this day.) Sun. 7/28/19 Introduction to Yoga Meditation Sat. 8/3/19 Mantra, Sound, & Vibrational Meditation Sun. 8/4/19 Walking Meditation Early start day: 9am @ the Valley view loop Trail (Prospect & Wabash Ave. in Yorba LInda). This event is open to the public. I will happily accept donations of new kids athletic shoes or money to benefit the charity Shoes That Fit. 2-4pm Movie Day "YogaWoman" @ Full Circle Yoga. Sat. 8/24/19 Introduction to Ayurveda & Plant-based Nutrition with Jeff Fewel Join me for one class or all seven. Experienced students can join Yoga Teacher Training in this module. Registered Yoga teachers can acquire continuing education hours (YACEP). Everyone will enJOY a warm learning commUnity. $125 for each one-day workshop. Details on all the workshops and joining our teacher training can be found on the studio website,

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