Workshops & Courses

Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Further study from the views of Sankhya and Buddhism

Study cycle – October 2022 – June 2023. In studio and online.

The approach is philosophical and practice based. Suggests some previous reading of Patanjali and a yoga practice. Selections for practice and study are chosen from groupings of sutras throughout the four Padas. Looking through the lens of Buddhism and Sankhya widens the background and sometimes brings more insight. Practice brings understanding. From the reading list you can read as much or as little as desired. Spontaneous reading groups can be facilitated.

Reading list:

*Orit Sen Gupta – Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
*Swami Hariharananda Aranya – Yoga Philosophy of Patanjali (Sankhya)
Pradeep P. Gokhale – The Yogasutra of Patanjali (Buddhist roots)
Edwin F. Bryant – The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Chip Hartranft – The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Dates: Saturdays – 8 October, 5 November, 10 December, 28 January, 4 March, 6 May, 3 June
Time: 13.30-14.00 Chanting with Sabine. 14.00-15.45 Text reading and discussion

Price: €260,00 incl btw

Vijnana 4 – Practice and Study Programme 2022-2023

A one year programme for Vijnana Yoga Teachers and practitioners and teachers (with express interest in Vijnana) who would like to benefit from group practice and study and yogic philosophy.


Vijñāna Yoga Morning (Long class):  Sundays 9.30 – 13.15

Get a taste for the Vijnana Yoga Practice: Sitting, Pranayama, Vayus and Asana. Vijnana Yoga – practicing from inside. In-studio/online.

Date: tba

Price:  €50.00  (by advance registration only)  shirley@yogapractice.nl


Vijnana Yoga Experienced Beginners Commitment (continuous)

Continues again on Saturday 3 September 2022, to June 2023 (approx. 35 x)
If you are an enthusiastic beginner, or an experienced beginner, you might like to join this group. You can use your 10x card or It is possible to commit to one year and benefit from continuous skilful practice. In-studio/online

On Saturdays, 8 October, 5 November, 10 December 2022 and 28 January, 4 March, 6 May and 3 June 2023 you are invited to join the Vijnana 4 programme from 9.30/10.00-11.30 for special class.

Price:  10 x card (€150. valid 12 weeks) or €350.00 for the whole commitment
Time: 12.30-14.15


The Origins of Yoga 

This philosophy series

We will consider questions like:  What is yoga?  What is self?  Self?  What does immortality mean?  What is to be learned that cannot be taught?  What is the meaning of prana?  What is vayu?  Where does pranayama and asana come in?  What do bhakti, karma and jnana yoga mean?  We will study text from the Rig Veda, the Upanisads, the Bhagavad Gita.

There are regular reading assignments.  It is possible to do minimal reading or extensive reading, according to one’s interest.  Classes are interactive, with discussion and sharing thoughts and personal experience.  A reading list is given for this course.
This course is suitable for those who practise yoga.

Dates:    not scheduled… 
Time:       13.30 – 15.30 Saturday
Price:  
€250.
Information:
 shirley@yogapractice.nl