- Transcendence is achieved by shedding the habits of the personality. Different versions of yoga arrive at this same conclusion.
- Raja Yoga teaches harmony between self and surroundings.
- Karma Yoga teaches selfless service without expectation of reciprocity.
- Jnana yoga teaches an understanding of the workings of the mind.
- Bhakti yoga teaches devotion to love for love’s sake.
- Hatha yoga teaches strength in the physical body.
- Mantra yoga teaches sound and saying as a strategy for finding transcendence through meditation.
Read and Watch
- Read Wheel of Yoga Lessons and Topics (online and/or in your textbook)
- Bhagavad Gita: Read Chapter Six, The Yoga of Meditation
- Art and Business of Teaching Yoga: Read Chapter one (recommended)
- Wheel of Yoga on YouTube Channel: Land and Heart Online Yoga Teacher Training
- Do two different Ashtanga practices
- Practice Bhava Meditation (see Bhakti Yoga Section)
- Organize a community service project for yourself.
- Upload one video of yourself to your ePortfolio – take note of upload speed, time of day, sound quality, image, camera setup, etc.
- Record answers to Wheel of Yoga Worksheet Questions
- Take notes on the details of your community service hour.
- Prepare a 15-minute yoga and/or meditation sequence that subtly reflects one type of yoga (raja, karma, bhakti, jnana, hatha, mantra). You’ll lead the YTT group through the sequence this week.
- Share Peer Evaluation Form for one of your peer’s 15-minute yoga sequence.
- Reflect on Wheel of Yoga questions in Google Classroom. Please post and respond at least once to each question.
Complete Wheel of Yoga Feedback Form (quiz)