Bhagavad Gita: A Living Yoga

Overview

April 3 – 5, 2020

Fri 5-8PM • Sat 9-4:30PM • Sun 9-4:30PM

Faculty: Erin Macaig

Location: Journey Yoga, Calgary, AB

Tuition: Full Weekend $365 • Philosophy $149 • Asana $129

 

At his passing, Mahatma Gandhi had only 4 possessions, and the Bhagavad Gita, yoga’s most beloved text, was one of them. The Gita is an epic tale of a young warrior prince who faces a major predicament – to fight, or not to fight. Unfolding on the battle field, the Gita is an allegory of the struggle between good and evil and the dilemmas we each face in our lives. The story delves into the philosophies of yoga and big life questions such as, “who am I?”, “what is my purpose?” and “why am I here?” Join us for a weekend that deepens your own personal inquiry and brings these traditional teachings to life.

Key Concepts

• The history of the Bhagavad Gita, Hinduism and Indian society
• Overview of the Bhagavad Gita: central theme, plot and main characters
• Metaphors of the Bhagavad Gita
• Key philosophies and terminology that are still relevant thousands of years after the Gita was composed
• Asana Studies: practices and posture labs
• Meditation and pranayama practice

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Weekend Includes

• Exploration of the overarching themes, characters and concepts that speak to the human experience.
• Daily asana, pranayama and meditation
• Inquiry and insight into your personal journey and how the Gita is relevant to your yoga journey
• Printed course notes
• Access to a shared drive with literature and multimedia for further studies
• 20 credit hours towards your 200-hour teaching certificate
• Continued Education (CE) credits with Yoga Alliance if you are registered with them

Tuition Options

• Full weekend immersion – $365
• Tuition for all 5 Yoga Studies weekends – $1799
• Bhagavad Gita Studies Option: Sat & Sun 9:30 am-12:30pm – $149
• Asana Studies Option: Sat & Sun 1:30-4:30pm – $129

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  • $365

    Full Weekend

    Fri 5-8pm, Sat & Sun 9am-4:30pm
  • This immersion can be taken on its own for continuing education credits, or as part of our 200hr training.
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  • $149

    Bhagavad Gita Studies

    9am-12:30pm Sat & Sun
  • Learn more about the rich history & traditions of yoga.
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  • $129

    Asana Studies

    1:30pm-4:30pm Sat & Sun
  • Practice and unpack key yoga poses, including alignment and variations.
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