with Michael Perkola
Of the Eight Limbs of Classical Yoga, physical movement is one-eighth and meditation is three-eighths*. Your yoga practice and daily life will be greatly enhanced by the practice of meditation in cooperation with yoga. Start or strengthen a meditation practice to develop your awareness and willpower.
This workshop is an opportunity to begin or deepen a meditation yoga practice. By training to focus your attention within, your awareness will light up your nervous system, giving you a new level of presence and control in the body. By broadening your awareness, you”ll be more grounded and better able to navigate your moods and mind. You”ll learn how to move the attention and sense of self out of the head into the entire body.Workshop Outline
Total duration: 2 hours
Presentation of the teachings
Simple yoga practice
Guided relaxation (10 minutes)
Filling the body with attention (20 minutes)
Silent meditation (20 minutes)
Simple yoga practice
Q&A and discussion* Classical yogic meditation includes Pratyahara (control of senses), Dharana (concentration), Dhyana (one-pointed mind)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_yogaAbout Michael Perkola
Michael Perkola is a teacher of meditation and yoga. He has sought self-awareness and self-mastery through meditation and martial arts since his teenage years. Now in his thirties, meditation plus yoga have become his chosen methods of integrating and strengthening the body, mind, and spirit. He finds robust health and deep meaning through these practices. His students can expect to cultivate self-awareness, health, and longevity.
Michael earned his Registered Yoga Teacher 200-hour certification in Baptiste Power Yoga in early 2012. He continues to advance his yoga practice and instruction by studying therapeutic yoga (Pralaya Yoga System) and Ashtanga Yoga.When
Sunday April 27, 2014, 12:00 - 2:00 pmWhere
Joy Yoga Center, 1415 S. Voss Rd Suite 280, Houston, Texas 77057Price
$40Registration & Questions
For registration, visit www.joyyogacenter.com
For questions regarding the content of the class, email Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.