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Yamas and Niyamas in the Yoga Sutra

The Yamas and Niyamas: Shaping a Yogic Life

Students of yoga will no doubt encounter the concept of the Yamas and Niymas at some point on their spiritual journey, but how exactly do these ancient principles relate to our life and our practice of yoga? In this introductory video to the series, Sandra Anderson gives an overview of these quintessential concepts, and offers a new perspective of how they set the foundation for practice.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 7 mins

About the Teacher

Sandra Anderson

Senior faculty at the Himalayan Institute, Sandy teaches yoga, meditation, and philosophy, and is a key instructor in the Institute's teacher training programs. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and a frequent contributor to the Himalayan Institute's online Wisdom Library. Her work draws on her immersion in the living oral tradition, traditional texts of hatha yoga and tantra, training in Sanskrit, and her background in environmental science. A long-time resident at the Himalayan Institute with a diverse background and life experience, Sandy has a unique capacity to convey the richness of spiritual life in the contemporary world.

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