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developing the power of practice

  • IYENGAR YOGA CENTER OF GRAND RAPIDS 327 Division Avenue South Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 United States (map)
The qualities demanded from an aspirant are discipline, faith, tenacity and perseverance to practice regularly without interruptions.
— Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Yoga

Developing the Power of Practice

Practice. It will take care of all your problems.
— Manouso Manos

For beginners and experienced practitioners of hatha yoga, a workshop to support you in learning how to practice yoga safely and consistently so it takes care of you. For those who have a practice already, there will be mentoring and inspiration for advancing in one's practice, solving problems with creativity, courage, and caution.

Learn how to ignite and fan the flame of your personal practice. Discuss the fundamentals of making a time and place for regular practice.  Principles of sequencing, inspiration for practice, advice for overcoming obstacles, and yoga philosophy relating to practice will be discussed. Learn about what to do in practice: sequencing postures, timing of postures, understanding and practicing the intricacies of asana (posture).  Learn to categorize the postures and to understand their effects.  Practice questions will be answered and explored. Principles of sequencing will be introduced.  We will finish with an open practice time to explore our own inquiries into practice.  Learn how practice can be inquiry into the nature of self.  

 $40, Register on the CLASS PAYMENT ONLINE PAGE.

This workshop is not appropriate for people who have never studied Yoga. Classes in the method provide a foundation for understanding and learning. 

Yoga is a light which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice the brighter your flame.
— Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar
tatra sthitau yatnah abhyāsah
Practice is the steadfast effort to still these fluctuations.
— Yoga Sutra 1.13, B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Earlier Event: September 9
Deep Study Saturday