What is Yoga?
Yoga means Union, a union with higher self.
In olden days, yoga was taught on a one-on-one basis by a Guru. Yoga is a complete way of life to achieve a continuous state of Ananda (bliss). We offer the most traditional yoga training to become the yoga instructor.
8 Limbs of Yoga – Union with Higher Self
Yoga is one of the 6 systems of philosophies in India. Yoga means Union, a union with higher self. This philosophy consists of an 8 fold path or limbs.
Yoga is a complete way of life to achieve a continuous state of Ananda (bliss). We offer classes in all of the 8 limbs of yoga as listed below.
Ahimsa – Non violence – Nor harming the self, others, or environment
Satya – Truthfulness – Not intending to deceive others in our thoughts, speech, and actions
Asteya – Non-stealing – Not taking which is not given
Brahmacarya – Abstention from sex
Aparigraha – Abstention from greed
Sauca – Cleanliness
Santosa – Contentment – Acceptance of external situation
Tapas – Deep commitment to yoga practice
Svadhayaya – Self-study
Iswara Pranidhana – Surrender of the self to universe
Asana: Posture or position. Poses for meditation and body control
Integration of mind and body through physical activity
Pranayama: The science of breath control. Control of vital energy
Regulation of breath leading to integration of mind and body
Pratyahara: Abstraction of senses; withdrawal of the mental energy from the senses
Abstraction of the senses, withdrawal of the senses of perception from their objects
Dharana: Concentration of the mind
The initial step of deep concentrative meditation, where the object being focused upon is held in the mind without consciousness wavering from it.
An instrument to gain self knowledge, separating maya (illusion) from reality to help attain the ultimate goal of moksha (liberation).
Samadhi: The Super conscious state
A non-dualistic state of consciousness in which the consciousness of the experiencing subject becomes one with the experienced object, and in which the mind becomes still (one-pointed or concentrated) though the person remains conscious.
If you are interested in our Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Private yoga lesson with Jaz
This yoga class makes the impossible possible. You will be able to do the yoga poses which you have never been able before and your yoga poses will improve so much.
She didn’t think she could do this before…