Introduction to Yoga Philosophy

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In this journey through yoga philosophy, we will cover all the basics.  Topics of study include: 

  • What is Yoga? / What is Not Yoga?
  • Sacred Texts
  • Yoga & Religion
  • 8 Limbs of Yoga
  • Ashtanga
  • Yamas
  • Niyamas
  • Purusharthas
  • 4 Noble Truths
  • Root of Suffering
  • Aspects of True Love
  • Common Terms
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Branches of Yoga
  • Styles of Yoga
  • Self Care
  • Impact on Shaping Yoga
  • Social Media & Yoga Teachers
  • Authenticity as Yoga Teacher
  • Holistic Lifestyle
  • Meditation
  • Home Practice
  • Basic Sanskrit

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This course is:

  • 100% Online
  • 100% Self-Paced
  • Available on Any Device
Steph Mitchell
Steph Mitchell
E-RYT 500

About the instructor

Steph has 25 years of experience in yoga and movement.  Her understanding of yoga and the human body has been influenced by lifelong dancing and holistic health.  She found her life’s purpose in helping people become happier and healthier through her own healing journey.  
Steph assists her students in knowing the joy and wonderment of integrating the mind and body.  She encourages an authentic and life-nurturing practice, one that brings greater consciousness to each moment and every movement of the body with a heavy emphasis on breath.  With a masters degree in counseling, Stephanie brings fun, acceptance and a down to earth approach to her classes.  She completed her 200 hour training with Nancy Candea at Yoga Impact in New Jersey and her 300 hour training with Chris Loebsack at Boundless Yoga Studio in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.  She is a certified pelvic yoga instructor from Leslie Howard and a certified restorative yoga instructor from Lauren Eckstrom.  Steph founded Yoga & Ayurveda Center with her husband, Ron.  When she isn’t on her mat, Stephanie can be found volunteering, enjoying her husband, children and granddaughter, dancing and cooking.  She enjoys serving on the Education Committee of Yoga Alliance.

What others have been saying about this course:

Misty Williams

Informative and Easygoing

This was an informative course and highly beneficial. I gained a lot of insight into yoga philosophy. I have always dabbled in Buddhism and this was a mixture of a refresher and some new information. The course work was easy to follow and well ...

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