Rasa Yoga + 
Bill Mahony Present...

Teachings from the Yoga Sūtra

Yogic ways to move toward inner calm within a challenging world

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What is yoga?

This can be answered in many ways according to various traditional philosophies of yoga. According to the Yoga Sūtra, a foundational text in Classical Yoga, it is the calming of the mind as a way to liberate the spirit.

In this two-hour workshop we will:
  • Be guided us in understanding this view of yoga

  • Study passages in Bill's translation from this important text

  • Reflect on ways we can apply its teachings to both our inner and outer lives in today’s challenging world.

This session is for everyone. All are warmly welcomed.

Join us Saturday, November 20th from 12-2pm PT on zoom

*replay will be sent to all who register

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Gathering Details:

 November 20th

We'll gather on Zoom from 12-2pm PDT

$33

 *Session will be recorded and replay will be sent out if you cannot make it live.
**This counts as 2 hours of Soul Alchemy Rasa Yoga Hours.

 

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Meet your Guides

 

Bill Mahony

William K. Mahony, PhD, is known in yoga communities across the continents for his warm, lively and compassionate teaching that is accessible to contemporary yoga students at all levels as well as to those interested in deepening their spiritual lives in other ways.

In his workshops, seminars and retreats, Bill integrates his deep knowledge of yoga philosophy with insights refined over nearly five decades of his own yogic practice.  He shares with participants the expansive and transforming wisdom he finds in the splendid texts he studies, and he guides participants in ways they can fruitfully apply these perspectives in their own lives.

Bill’s teaching style is oriented toward sustained group discussion and includes periods of meditation. He enjoys integrating his discussions of philosophy with asana practice led by local yoga teachers, if they wish to do so.

Bill often bases his teaching on important Sanskrit texts that can inspire contemporary yogis in their larger lives. With his guidance, participants in spiritual retreats, workshops and seminars reflect together on teachings from various spiritual and philosophical traditions from India, primarily the Vedānta, Tantra, and Bhakti traditions. He encourages participants to study in a contemplative manner those teachings as they are presented in the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gītā, the Yoga Sūtra, the Pratyabhijñā Hridaya, the Vijñāna Bhairava, Shiva Sūtra, Shrīmad Bhagavatam, the Bhakti Sūtra and many others.



Sianna Sherman

Sianna Sherman (she/her) is an international yoga teacher, training tens of thousands of students and teachers, for nearly three decades. As the visionary of the Rasa Yoga, Mythic Yoga Flow®, and RITUAL, Sianna shares her voice in the way of community and collaboration.

She is a gifted storyteller and awakens the imagination through the language of the soul. Dedicated to embodied wisdom, social justice activism, anti-racism, unpacking her own white privilege, shadow work, mantra, ritual, and Tantric yoga philosophy, Sianna brings a genuine presence to every offering with humility, devotion, and deep care for the collective.

In addition, she has extensive training in bodywork, functional anatomy, wildcrafting, and earth-based wisdom. She leads Rasa Yoga teacher trainings, alchemical arts for sacred sisterhood, pilgrimages to sacred sites, and is the co-host of the Fearless Heart Activation series with her beloved, Masood Ali Khan, to inspire courageous conversations and brave space for real transformation in these times.

When she is not teaching or dreaming up community activations, Sianna will most likely be somewhere outside in nature or cuddling up with her family.

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