This course reflects the practical application of ancient wisdom to modern life. It covers the essential themes of philosophy from the teachings of ancient Vedic yogis and the Buddha to the development of western philosophy, contemporary psychology and neuroscience. This course uses therapeutic yoga practice as a way to embody the aspects of the philosophies covered and gives the students a reference for what matters in their life and service.
Faculty: Sarah K Greco
Host Studios: Phoenix Rising, 33 Railroad St., in Great Barrington, MA. hOMe Collective, 6101 W. 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 in Denver, CO. Balance Webster, 1150 Crosspointe Ln., Webster, NY 14580 in Rochester, NY. Still Soul Studio, 579 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 in Charleston, SC.
Schedule: In Great Barrington, Denver, and Charleston, course starts with 8:00am Check-in on first day; 8:00am-6:00pm daily. In Rochester, course starts with 8:00am Check-in on first day; 6:00pm Check-in on Friday for second weekend; 8:00am-6:00pm Saturday/Sunday.
Prerequisites: None. Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Essentials is highly recommended.
Recommended Pre-course Reading List: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (by Georg Feuerstein), Bhagavad Gita (by Eknath Easwaran), Dhammapada (by Gil Fronsdal)
For more details about this course, please see Yoga & Transformational Philosophies.