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Secrets of the Sutras: Light on Self Mastery

Secrets of the Sutras: Light on Self Mastery – A 5-Day ParaYoga® Master Training (PYMT)

CEs: 40 with Yoga Alliance for RYTs + IAYT for Certified Yoga Therapists, and is fully endorsed by ParaYoga for Level 1 certification

*VIRTUAL* TRAINING using ZOOM and open to anyone! Livestream details will be sent out a day before the class series starts. Cost includes both AUDIO and VIDEO recordings.

*SUPER* Early Bird to save $150: May 15
Early Bird to save $75: May 24

This training is open to practitioners and teachers of all levels. ParaYoga® Level III Master teacher and guide, Tanya Boigenzahn, will lead students, through theory and practice, on a journey of self-empowerment and discovery.

In this training, asana practices are devoted to unfolding a particular teaching of the Yoga Sutras. Emphasizing direct experience these sessions survey the most relevant and powerful themes of the Sutras by weaving together dynamic Asana, Vinyasa, Pranayama, and meditation practices.

Upcoming Secret of the Yoga Sutra Trainings

  • June 2020 *VIRTUAL* 5 Day Format Learn More

    *VIRTUAL* TRAINING using ZOOM. Livestream details will be sent out a day before the class series starts. Cost includes both AUDIO and VIDEO recordings.

    *SUPER* Early Bird to save $150: May 15
    Early Bird to save $75: May 24

    Dates: Wednesday-Sunday, June 24-28, 2020
    Time: 8-5pm daily with 1.5 hour lunch
    Cost – Regular Students: $600 ($675 after May 15; $750 after May 24, 2020)
    Cost – Devanadi TTs/Grads: $550 ($625 after May 15; $700 after May 24, 2020)
    Payment Plan*: $750 Regular; $700 Devanadi TTs/Grads – Pay 1/2 now to hold your spot (includes the $100 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit), then we will run the balance automatically on 6/12/20. NOTE: To get the early bird pricing, please let us know you want us to run the balance by the dates above. Otherwise we will run your card on 6/12/20 for the regular pricing balance due.

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About Secrets of the Sutras

Your supreme potential unfolds in the state of yoga. Yoga is the revelation of perfect clarity, limitless intelligence, lasting peace, and freedom in action. Yoga practice – culminating in the heights of wisdom and compassion – can be defined as those processes that enable us to become what in our heart of hearts we aspire to be. Written in 200 B.C., Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is the singular text that illumines the path of yoga more clearly and systematically than anything before or after.

The transcendent wisdom of the Sutras integrates the sciences of awakening body, mind, breath, soul, spirit, and creator. The word ‘Sutra’ means “thread.”  The text is called the Yoga Sutra because it threads together all the diverse teachings of yoga into a single body of knowledge. While the Sutras are intended to be practical, its scope and precision requires the guidance of the highest kind of teacher to reveal its subtle and hidden power. Study of the Sutras accelerates the journey of personal growth as it deepens understanding of the Divine potential of Yoga and life. By illuminating the practices, challenges, purpose and potential of yoga as a spiritual journey, the Sutras map the path to realizing life’s most precious treasures.

This Master Training is open to all interested students.  Designed to enrich dedicated practitioners, aspiring teachers, or those already teaching.

In this training, asana practices are devoted to unfolding a particular teaching of the Yoga Sutras. Emphasizing direct experience these sessions survey the most relevant and powerful themes of the Sutras by weaving together dynamic Asana, Vinyasa, Pranayama, and meditation practices.

Deepen your exploration through lectures, additional practices, and Q & A sessions. Our focus is to outline yoga’s path toward self-mastery, and how yoga can, if properly understood and practiced, remove those things that keep us from experiencing our highest aspirations. As a whole, the Training aims to exalt teachers and non-teachers alike by providing a vision to see oneself and one’s practice (and/or one’s students’ practice) with sublime understanding, compassion, and crystal-like clarity.

Topics Covered

  • The Effect of Correct Practice and its Aim
  • The Tantra of the Yoga Sutras
  • Refinement of the Practices Outlined in the Sutras
  • The Secret Teaching of Pranayama
  • The Sacred Approach to Japa (Mantra Repetition)
  • The Sublime Teaching on the Cave of the Heart
  • The Mastery of Asana according to Patanjali
  • Pranayama and the Mind
  • Patanjali’s Teaching on the Three Paths of Yoga (Mild, Medium and Intense)
  • The Secret Teaching on Omniscience
  • Practices for Self-Reflection and Self-Inquiry
  • Mysticism and Spirituality: Beyond the Psychology of the Yoga Sutras

Training Includes

This is a stand alone training, as well is part of the ParaYoga® Level 1 certification program.

  • An entirely rewritten and redesigned 80+ page manual for that follows the newly formatted and organized lectures point by point
  • AUDIO & VIDEO recordings of the entire live training & practices
  • CEs: 40 with Yoga Alliance for RYTs, IAYT for Certified Yoga Therapists, and this training also fully counts toward the ParaYoga® Master Training (PYMT) Level 1 certification program. Certificate of Completion emailed if you complete the additional requirements of a book quiz and online course quiz 6 weeks upon completion.
  • Missing Class? Because we are offering recordings for all enrolled students, you can complete any missed content on your own, or do at your own pace, BUT still need to complete the CE requirements (course and book quizzes) within 6 weeks of the end date to earn your CE Certificate. We encourage LIVE attendance as much as possible however to get the full experience of the Q&A, discussion and overall vibe.

Recommended Reading

THE SECRET OF THE YOGA SUTRA by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

It is recommended that you read it before the workshop begins. For those of you interested in receiving course credit for your Level I or II Certification with ParaYoga® and/or the YA or IAYT, the reading and its corresponding book report is mandatory.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION & EARNING PARAYOGA® CREDIT

This training counts towards the ParaYoga Master Training program. In order to receive future credit toward RYT and/or ParaYoga® certification, you will need to complete your online book quiz to and the course quiz (score 80% or higher with up to 3 retakes) within 6 weeks of completion of the course. You will not receive credit for submissions after the deadline; there are no make-up assignments. Upon completion, you will be emailed a PDF of your ParaYoga® endorsed Certificate of Completion from Devanadi’s office and may apply for CEs credit at that time.

NOTE: Because we are offering recordings for all enrolled students, you can complete any missed content on your own, or do at your own pace, BUT still need to complete the CE requirements (course and book quizzes) within 6 weeks of the end date to earn your CE Certificate. We encourage LIVE attendance as much as possible however to get the full experience of the Q&A, discussion and overall vibe.

Registration & Cancellation Policies:

  • Cancellation Policy: No refunds. This training requires 2 week notice of cancellation by phone or email. You will receive a studio credit, less $100 cancellation fee per registration. If cancel within 2 weeks of a training, payment is forfeited, and no studio credit will be given. No shows will receive no credit.
  • Early Bird Payment Details: Pay in full by the early bird date to receive the early bird pricing or your registration will be updated to reflect the regular pricing.
  • Payment Plan Notes: YOU MUST SIGN UP ON A COMPUTER (not a phone/device) to enroll due to MindBody Online payment options. Sign up before Early Bird Date to use the Payment Plan, otherwise all payments must be in full. You must pay in full if you register after 6/12/20.

Program Teachers

Tanya Boigenzahn

E-RYT 500, RTT, AYS, CHTP, YACEP, C-IAYT & Reiki Master, Certified ParaYoga® Level III Teacher & Four Desires Trainer