Lessons Related to this Zoom Lecture Topic

Lesson 1: History of Yoga and the Hatha Yoga Styles
Lesson 2: Yogic Philosophy

In this meeting we started our time with a discussion on how to utilize the Student Portal to complete your coursework. We then briefly discussed the history of Yoga and started our discussion on Yogic Philosophy and how to practically apply this information. We talked about the 4 main paths of Yoga, the types of Yoga, and started our discussion on the Eight Limbs and the purpose of Yoga. Next week we will pick up our discussion of the purpose of Yoga and the Eight Limbs as well as discuss the he Yoga Sutras. We will then dive into the the Bhagavad Gita, gunas, and the vedanta.

Additional Outside Resources

  1. For more on the History of Yoga, watch this video on YouTube from the Discovery channel (45mins): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoCO7wyTAgw
    **This is the video we recommend watching for the history of Yoga.
  2. For more on the Yoga Sutras, listen to the lectures by Arsha Bodha Center found here: https://arshabodha.org/teachings/yoga-sutra/?fbclid=IwAR13bGYl9M-D5fl7c3PgAvlnkmGucSUzmQm3qV3izcZFV3uIJ7CrlydCYmE
  3. For more on the Eight Limbs with a focus on Meditation, watch this video on YouTube by the Arsha Bodha Center (22mins): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSaf47zusx4&fbclid=IwAR0SZYqicwZHTLoh7sD3OtNWacnwDZHi9ZQXF9jX_UW2h1SkeKUhO5MbDf4
  4. The True Purpose of Yoga – Exploring the True Potential of Being Human | Sadhguru (9mins): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEAd2z1knwc&fbclid=IwAR3R6QC55iA6Dh6tsznwIC2f7edetwTqKTLGb9L_TErc_vGKYebAnI1Plv0

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