Live in Joy

The Yoga Sutras
Lecture & Insights

with Shiva Das
 6-9pm
Thurs, October 19th, Fri, November 3rd

& Thurs, November 30th


$40 per class
Yoga Alliance CEU’s

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Shiva Das is the Managing Partner of Yoga On Main in Philadelphia, which he has run since 2000. He has studied Yoga since 1987 and has been teaching since 1995. Shiva Das’ influences include the Integral Yoga Tradition of Swami Satchidananda, the Vinyi Yoga Tradition of Sri T. Krisnamacharya and his son T.K.V. Desikachar, as well as work of David Frawley and Eric Shiffman. His primary teacher and Guru is the Great India Saint, Mata Amritanadamayi Devi, "Amma". Her primary direction is "LOVE and SERVE".
Shiva Das is co-creator of "Inner Fire Yoga" along with his business partner and Founder of Yoga On Main, David Newman. Shiva Das, in collaboration with David and Senior Teacher, Ed Zadlo, has developed Yoga On Main's highly recognized "Inner Fire Yoga Teacher Certification Programs". He has authored several Teacher Training Manuals, and is recognized as one of Philadelphia's premiere Yoga Instructors. He teaches regular weekly classes throughout the Philadelphia area as well as leads workshops and retreats throughout the world.

Learn, deepen and integrate the depth of Vedic Philosophy in this fascinating lecture series by our beloved teacher, Shiva Das.  He will present insight and wisdom in a format designed to be easily understood and create a deeper understanding of the Yoga Sutras and how it relates to ourselves, our relationships and how we operate the world. Shiva Das's teachings connect to the deeper inner wisdom of his students, which opens pathways of understanding on every level. Immerse yourself into the primary underlying philosophy of Yoga! In this course we will investigate:

The history of Vedic Philosophy and Culture
Patanjali the Ancient Sage
The purpose and goal of Yoga
The obstacles on the Yogic path
The 8 fold practice of Ashtanga Yoga
The results of Yogic practice
The nature of Enlightenment

This study group is suited to the beginner as well as the seasoned practitioner.  Over the course of these evenings we will take an in depth look at the some of the primary concepts of Yogic Philosophy!

These life-transforming ideas are at the basis of the psychic change that takes place through the practice of yoga.  Join us as we explore how they transform our perspective and the way we experience life!