The Yogic Mind – Vinyasa Krama and the Yoga-Sutras
A Weekend Intensive
With Whit Hornsberger
Dates: March 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2019
The weekend consists of four sessions:
Fri, March 8, 7:00 – 9:15 pm – Why Do We Suffer?
Sat, March 9, 1:00 – 3:30 pm – Who Am I?
Sat, March 9, 4:30 – 7:00 pm – Pure Awareness
Sun, March 10, 12:30 – 3:30 pm – The Path to Freedom
Where: Harmony Yoga & Wellness Center, 360 Duncan St, Duncan BC
The tradition of Classical Yoga is a contemplative, meditative path, guiding courageous and curious seekers towards the true nature of their enigmatic human existence, giving rise to transformative wisdom and leaving in its wake the fetters of physical and mental suffering.
Over the course of the weekend, we will explore the extensive sequencing of the Vinyasa Krama method of Krishnamacharya, dissect the psychological framework of the Classical Yoga tradition, and apply the most relevant and potent of Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtras for mental well-being to an extensive, full-spectrum vinyasa practice (asana – pranayama – meditation).
This intensive is created for and accessible to all levels of practitioners and geared specifically towards those individuals with an insatiable curiosity for the enigmatic nature of human existence and a passion to evolve beyond the limitations of the conditioned mind. Each session consists of 45 mins discussion on Yoga Sutras and an asana, pranayama, & meditation practice.
Cost: Available soon
Contact 250-597-1919 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Whit Hornsberger is a student and teacher of the wisdom traditions of Classical Yoga and Theravada Buddhism.
A former athlete, Whit found the path as a result of a career-ending knee injury and the subsequent emotional and mental suffering inherent in losing one’s (supposed) self-identity and self-worth. The blessing of a torn ACL catapulted him onto the path of self-inquiry and existential contemplation.
His insatiable drive to shed the fetters of physical and mental suffering has led him around the world from annual, intensive monastic experiences in the Buddhist monasteries of Burma (Myanmar), to teaching international workshops, retreats, conferences and trainings in Canada, Europe and the United States.
His daily practice and teaching methods are most heavily influenced by the traditional practices of Vinyasa Krama (Krishnamacharya) and Theravada Buddhism (Mahasi Sayadaw – Burma). A passionate advocate of traditional teachings, Whit expounds the ancient wisdom of these lineages in a relevant manner, making them readily accessible to students at every stage of the path.
Lovers of surf, travel and nature, Whit and his wife Nicole reside and teach on Galiano Island, a small island off the coast of Vancouver, operating Soul Arch Yoga, a studio and yoga project offering local and international classes, workshops, retreats, trainings, and online practices of embodied well-being.