Cultivating the Deeper Dimensions of Practice

Day One

The Roots of Yoga

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Welcome Message + Short Practice
with Dayna Seraye

Welcome to the Yoga & Self Mastery Summit!

Please join Dayna for a brief introduction to the theme of today's dialogues, and a short practice to awaken your body and breath so you can receive these teachings not just from your mind, but from your whole being. You will be invited to create a sankalpa (intention) for the week's journey ahead.

Special thanks to SunMountain for providing the space to film these practices!

Master the Self & Impact the World
with Anand Mehrotra

Born and raised in Rishikesh, India, Anand shares that yoga is the spiritual heritage of humanity. The purpose of yoga is to bring us to self mastery, which is not the end but is in fact the beginning of true living and success on all levels of life. He shares the 2 big mistakes on the path, and that only when we gain a level of self mastery are we able to make a positive impact on the world and create the change we desire.

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Challenges & Opportunities
for the Modern Yogi
with Rod Stryker

Rod gives light to the unique challenges modern times bring to those of us on the path of yoga, and how the practices of yoga and tantra support us to evolve into our fullness as healthy, happy beings.

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Surrender...All is Coming
with Annie Carpenter

In this illuminating conversation, Annie shares her perspective on the evolution of a yoga teacher, and why it is so important to deepen your own practice of surrender and the capacity to show up no matter what life brings you.

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Beyond Aversion & Desire ~
Let Go into Yoga
with Meg McCraken

With deep yogic understanding, Meg shares how to discover the natural state of being that is yoga. She offers in the moment practices to help you consciously rest into the state of yoga and to let go into your experience (no matter what is arising), instead of unconsciously slipping into the habitual push/pull of aversion and desire.

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The Science of Yoga &
Benefits of Practice
with Sreedevi K. Bringi

A lifelong practitioner of yoga, Sreedevi was raised in India and then came to America to pursue her studies in science. Join in this illuminating conversation as she fuses East and West as well as Science and Spirit to reveal the incredible benefits of yoga and meditation for all who practice.

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BONUS: Yogic Paths by Gaia
Origins of Modern Yoga

Join Gaia for an introduction to the Yogic Paths series. In this episode, we explain the Origins of Modern Yoga, tracing the evolution of postural yoga and how its present form evolved with all its distinct approaches to the hatha asanas. 

Featuring: Geeta Iyengar, Prashant S. Iyengar, Krishna Das, Krishna Kaur Khalsa, Anand Mehrotra, Nataraj – Sivananda Ashram, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Dr. Jim Mallinson, Sally Kempton