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Spiritual Foundation of Yoga

In the Spiritual Foundations of Yoga course, students will gain an understanding of the spiritual foundation of the practice of yoga by studying The Bhagavad Gita. Students will also learn about the powerful practices of Seva, Selfless service and Bhakti yoga (devotion). In addition, students will gain a strong understanding of the business of yoga and the ethics involved in being a yoga instructor. In the anatomy and physiology section of this course, students will be focused on the muscles, joints, bones and connective tissue of the shoulder girdle, arms and neck. Students will learn and teach foundations, focal point, alignment and variations of several arm balancing and inverted yoga poses, as well as supine poses and savasana.

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