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Anusara Yoga Immersion with Jaye Martin

January 28, 2022 @ 12:00 am - May 29, 2022 @ 5:00 pm


This stand alone 100-Hour Yoga Immersion teaches the theory and practice of yoga for the sake of the personal practice of the individual, and is the required basis and platform for those wishing to participate in the 100-Hour Teacher Training that follows.  Successful completion of both the Immersion and Teacher Training meet the requirements for Anusara Yoga licensure, as well as Registration at the 200-Hour Level with the Yoga Alliance.  Individuals with qualifications in other professional fields may apply knowledge from this Immersion in those contexts. 

In the Immersion, participants:

  • Identify the names of yoga postures both in English and Sanskrit
  • Describe the Three A’s of Anusara Yoga:  Attitude, Alignment, and Action
  • Learn the five Universal Principles of Alignment
  • Apply the Universal Principles of Alignment to all of the classes of poses: Warm-ups, Standing Poses, Seated Poses, Hand Balancings, Backbends, Inversions, Twists, and Supine Poses.
  • Practice as many of the asana on the Anusara Level I syllabus as appropriate for the individual
  • Define yoga from several perspectives
  • Identify and use heart qualities in order to animate asana from the inside out
  • Study, journal and reflect upon the bigger picture of yoga
  • Identify the Seven Loops of Anusara Yoga and apply them to poses on the Level 1 Syllabus
  • Explore key sutras from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra
  • Develop their personal practice
  • Perform basic pranayama
  • Identify major bones and muscles, and their significance in asana practice
  • Read the Bhagavad Gita and reflect on its significance for yoga practice
  • Begin to practice poses on the Level 2 Syllabus 
  • Observe and assist fellow students
  • Get an overview of the history of yoga
  • Identify key figures in the transmission of yoga to the west.
  • Identify some characteristics of the major schools of yoga active today
  • Describe the five elements and apply them to asana practice
  • Learn to chant the Anusara opening invocation
  • Take occasional practice quizzes to assess their own progress


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January 28, 2022 @ 12:00 am
May 29, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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Jaye Martin