REQUIRED TEXTS FOR YTT – 200
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
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