Online Art of Haṭha Energetics – 121 eStudy Modules Two to Three

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The Online Art of Haṭha Energetics – 121 eStudy Modules Two to Three
– Vitalize your Energy Understanding Nāḍī Prāṇa Agni Cakra Bhūta

The online Art of Haṭha Energetics Modules Two to Three each consist of eighteen 121 live video meetings to facilitate a personalised approach and in-depth transmission between teacher and student.

They introduce the student, through an online teaching dialogue, to the primary principles and essential teachings from T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar within the Haṭha texts.

“Whilst Prāṇa circulates in us, we live, and when it goes, we die.
Prāṇa is responsible for different functions in the body.
Prāṇa expresses itself in everything that concerns life.
there is an important question to be answered.
How does Prāṇa penetrate the different areas of the body?”
– Quote from ‘Concering the Cakra’ by TKV Desikachar

We will explore how they inspire and guide our personal Yoga Sādhana, as well as our Yoga teaching. The module is complete in itself and offers a sound overview of the core principles of Haṭha Yoga as a Sādhana.

What are the unique advantages of Online Yoga Practice and Theory eStudy within a 121 meeting between Teacher and Student?

  • Modular programmes offering an individualised progressive pathway
  • Single topic specialisation for a study intensity and in-depth presentation
  • Exclusive 121 learning environment supporting study and attention to the student
  • Traditional transmission between teacher and student to optimise absorption
  • Relevance to the individual’s situation through dialogue facilitating interaction
  • Studying practice and texts with a personal rather than teacher training priority

They are open to all who have successfully completed Haṭha Energetics Online eStudy Module One or Haṭha Energetics  Module One Workshop and offers an opportunity for any Yoga Student, teacher or trainee teacher from any Yoga background to develop and deepen their personal Yoga practice and study.

They offer an in-depth approach to the Haṭha texts, through an experiential appreciation of the core teachings that underpin the Art of Haṭha Energetics, either for personal development or, if relevant, to enhance professional skills.

The Online Art of Haṭha Energetics Modules Two to Three Framework

The online Art of Haṭha Energetics Modules reflects the teachings of TKV Desikachar and his father and teacher T Krishnamacharya as taught to Paul Harvey over 25 years through:

  • Guidance in integrating the primary Haṭha concepts to support your everyday life.
  • Understanding the principles which inspire and shape Haṭha Yoga as a Sādhana.
  • An overview of important Haṭha teachings around body and mind.
  • Familiarisation with basic Haṭha terms and practice techniques.
  • Appreciating how your body can work more effectively utilizing Haṭha techniques.
  • Deepening our work with and importance of Haṭha concepts such as Prāṇa-Apāna, Mūla-Mala, Candra-Avidyā, Sūrya-Agni and Ṣat Cakra in Yoga practice.

To present a view of the core Haṭha concepts in Yoga through which students can support and develop their own practice and deepen their appreciation of the possibilities for why a view such as Haṭha can support our lives.

The Haṭha Energetics Modular topics offer an in-depth view of medieval and contemporary Haṭha Yoga texts. They are offered with respect for the vital source from which these teachings originated and their place in our age and culture.

The Online Art of Haṭha Energetics – Modules Two to Three Professional

Even though the Yoga Sūtra teachings and techniques developed in the Art of Sūtra Psychology Modular Courses can enhance any Yoga Teachers professional skills in the fields of Yoga Psychology and Yoga Therapeutic Healthcare, there is no requirement to teach or to intend to teach Yoga. This is not the role of the course.

In fact not everybody wants to or actually needs to become a Yoga teacher to further their practice and study. Here the priorities are towards personal development and thus questions relating to our personal practice and study are the priorities. These Courses reflect this viewpoint.

“Abhyāsa, when performed with reverence, without interruption, over a long period of time, will result in a healthy body, acute senses and extraordinary alertness.”
– T Krishnamacharya

The aim is that we are all here in this course as students and it offers an opportunity for all teachers to step back from their teaching role and re-enhance their personal study and practice path.

The Online Art of Haṭha Energetics – Module Two to Three topics total over 15 hours per Module through:

  • Exploring key concepts that shape this primary teaching on Haṭha Yoga.
  • How these two teachings on Haṭha Yoga can link to personal practice goals.
  • In depth exploration of the structure of each text.
  • What are the key concepts and techniques in each text.
  • In depth exploration of the key verses in each text
  • Linking each chapter to the meditative path in Yoga.
  • Which concepts from each text are most relevant to us.
  • How to prioritize short term and long term goals in Haṭha Yoga.
  • Learning to read the Haṭha signposts for our personal journey.
  • Why the view is the foundation for practice and life.
  • Learning to look from Haṭha Yoga at our relationship with others.
  • Linking Haṭha Yoga to the ebb and flow of daily life.
  • Practical learning skills from Haṭha Yoga to refine your personal Yoga Sādhana.
  • Linking to the concepts of Haṭha to help develop and deepen your understanding of Yoga.
  • Informal support of a practical nature through review, reading, questions for reflection and guidelines for core and developmental personal study processes
  • Home study of a practical nature through reading, questions and exploration through textual study

The Online Art of Haṭha Energetics Modular Course topics are listed below for each 15 hour Module:

Each module will focus on two texts and will be drawn from medieval and contemporary Haṭha Yoga texts such as the:

  • Module Tw
    – 7.5 hours study of the Haṭha Pradīpikā by Svāmi Svātmārāma composed around the 15th Century
  • Module Two 
    – 7.5 hours study of the Gheraṇḍa Saṃhitā by Gheraṇḍa composed around the 17/18th Century
  • Module Three
    – 7.5 hours study of the Yoga Yājñavalkhya by Yājñavalkhya composed around the 14th Century
  • Module Three
    – 7.5 hours study of the Yoga Rahasya by T Krishnamacharya composed around the 20th Century

A Haṭha Energetics study workbook for each text is included as part of the Course Manual for all participating students.

Each Module will explore the primary tools, developmental practices and practice goals within each of these four texts whilst also revealing the sources which underpin or influence them through adding commentaries and related links from associated texts such as the:

  • Gorakṣa Śataka composed around the 13/14th Century
  • Śiva Saṃhitā composed around the 15th Century
  • Yoga Tārāvali composed around the 15/16th Century
  • Yoga Upaniṣad composed around the 16/17th Century

The Online Art of Haṭha Energetics – 121 eStudy Modules Two to Three
Prerequisites, Duration, Session Timings, Fees and Commencement

Prospective students will have successfully completed:
– The Art of Haṭha Energetics Online eStudy Module One or
– The Art of Haṭha Energetics  Module One Workshop

Upcoming Dates

 

Each online Module is offered to students in the form of eighteen 121 meetings via Skype, FaceTime, or another compatible live link video medium, to allow for a personalised approach and in-depth transmission between teacher and student.

The timings for each session will be 50′. They total 15 hours of 121 teaching for each module held over eighteen meetings at intervals to be negotiated between student and teacher. The suggestion at this point is around 1-3 weeks between meetings.

The fee for each online Module will be a special module exclusive package price of £830 for the eighteen sessions and includes a pre-prepared PDF manual as a workbook support. For students using the UK Banking BACS payment system this will be the transferable fee.

However where there are cross country or cross currency transfer fees involved then these need to be added on so the received fee is still £830

The Fee Structure can include a split payment whereby an initial payment of £430 prior to the online meetings commencing and a further payment of £400 before session 10 convenes.

Missed or cancelled meetings at less than 24 hours notice are chargeable. In these situations further meetings to catch up on content are possible and can be added on at a fee of £47 per 50′ session.

Commencement is dependent on current diary spaces for 121 students. Subject to availability, online meetings can begin after agreeing on a mutually convenient time and frequency and transfer of the initial fee.