REQUIRED TEXTS

REQUIRED TEXTS FOR YTT – 200

SPRING / SUMMER 2014

HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA – SWAMI MUKTIBODHANANDA
LIGHT ON YOGA – B.K.S. IYENGAR
THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI – translation/commentary SWAMI SATCHIDANANDA
THE LIVING GITA –  translation/commentary SWAMI SATCHIDANANDA
THE KEY MUSCLES OF YOGA – RAY LONG Ph.D.

READING ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE 1ST IMMERSION

TBA

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

ATTENDANCE AND WRITTEN EVALUATION of 8 to 10 asana classes (total of 10 hours) of different styles and levels with as many different teachers as possible.

1 Biography Report (1-2 pages)

Research Paper (5-10 pages) due the 7th session

Daily journal writing (or blogging) to record your home practice, insights, break-throughs

UNSUPERVISED STUDENT TEACHING: each student is to expected to teach a minimum of ten 60 min. classes. Written feedback from each student should be collected after each session.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TEXTS FOR YOUR LIBRARY

THE YOGA TRADITION – GEORG FEUERSTEIN
BHAGAVAD GITA – STEPHEN MITCHELL (poet rendering)
THE MIRACLE OF MINDFULNESS – THICH NHAT HANH
THE BREATHING BOOK – DONNA FARHI
THE SCIENCE OF BREATH – SWAMI RAMA
WHEN THINGS FALL APART – PEMA CHODRON