Sunday Special Event Class
At Flametree Yoga Studio, Darwin.
Sunday 7th April 1-3pm
EXPLORING THE BODY/ MIND RELATIONSHIP
“Where does the body end and the mind begin?They cannot be divided as they are inter-connected”-B.K.S. Iyengar (Light on Yoga)
Regular class price of $21 for a casual class, or as a class using your ten-pass or direct debit packages. Presentation followed by a posture class.
(This class happens once a month, with a different topic and / or teacher each month).
Topic for Sunday 7th April -THE BODY/MIND RELATIONSHIP &…. HOW TO TAKE LESSONS LEARNT ON THE YOGA MAT INTO YOUR DAILY LIFE.
If you came to The Special Event Class last month you will recall Renae`s talk on ‘The Kosas’-the 5 different levels of being or sheaths of being that yoga identifies. If you couldn`t make the last special event class, fear not as you will get an understanding from this Special Event Class.
When you first practice asana you are introduced to the outer most layer of yourself (The physical body-annamaya kosa). – skin, muscles. bones and ligaments,internal organs.
Overtime as you move up to Transition to Intermediate and beyond you are introduced to a more subtle layer of yourself – The body of the breath (energetic body called pranayama kosa).Pranayama kosa is the layer were we learn to cultivate both our breath and emotions.
As you progress in your practice of asana you will become increasingly aware that you are being asked to look at the workings of your mind (manomaya Kosa).The mind is full of thoughts/ constructive and destructive and through yoga we gain an ability to discipline and refine our minds(vijnanmaya kosa)Understanding the workings of our mind is really the key to experiencing inner peace and happiness.
This class will look at the ways we can use our yoga practice to cultivate positive states of mind in order to transform ourselves both on and off the mat.