Adhikara

Immerse your heart into practice and advanced study of yoga.
We invite all with a curiosity for this practice to join us in an immersion into yoga.

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Respond to detailed alignment instructions with clarity and precision.  Be confident in supporting and partnering other students in class.  Learn the source of the philosophy teachings you in hear in class. Deepen your practice and understanding of yoga though this advanced study course..

Completely accept and be absolutely ok with all aspects of yourself.  Move through life’s ups and downs with ease.

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Adhikāra is our 100 hour advanced study program and our prerequisite to Seva (Teacher Training).
Now Offering Trainings in Temecula, Hemet, and Riverside CA

Adhikāra opens the door for any yoga student who wishes to deepen his understanding of yoga; including asana, anatomy, pranayama, meditation, mantra, and philosophy.

Adhikāra is a chance for you to completely dive into studentship, to really embody the art of yoga and deepen your own self-study (svadyaya).

You will learn and explore:

  • How to safely execute postures with clear, detailed principles of alignment
  • A deeper understanding of the physical and subtle body
  • The fundamentals of meditation and pranayama
  • A thorough and detailed understanding of anatomy and how it relates to asana (yoga postures)
  • an introduction to yoga philosophy
  • a brief overview of yoga history

In this program you have the support of highly skilled and experienced teachers and a respectful community.  Your perspectives on every subject will be welcome and encouraged.  Together we will foster a safe space to investigate our boundaries in order to connect with the wisdom of the heart.

It is our belief that the two part aspect of our teacher training program allows you the time to develop your own experiences which enables you to find your own authentic voice if you choose to pursue teaching yoga.

On completion of Adhikāra you can choose to move on to Seva.

Pre Requisite:

An open Heart and open mind, the desire to learn and discover more, and the willingness to share your experience with others during this training.

Make-ups:

Please do not worry, if you must miss a weekend, we have plenty of opportunities in other trainings for you to be able to make-up your time.

Virtual School of Yoga

During the course of Adhikara and Seva, all students will receive free access to our Virtual School of Yoga in order to optimize your learning!  We will utilize the online classes and lectures throughout the training.

Meet our Faculty

Receive more than one perspective from our teachers with different backgrounds to help you to come to your own understanding.

The Adhikara Advanced Studies program deepened my personal yoga practice and walked me through major transformative experiences in my personal life. Śraddhā School empowers its teachers to lead a yoga practice centered on experiencing heart qualities, incorporating life-affirming yoga philosophy, and skillful application of alignment principles. This dynamic combination assures that students experience the true potential of yoga practice uniting mind, body, energy, and spirit and allowing the inner state of harmony to unfold naturally in individual and group experience.

Enicia Fisher

Required Texts for the Course of Study

 

Yoga Sutra of Patanjali                                                     Recommended translations

Edwin Bryant
B.K.S. Iyengar
Swami Satchidananda

Bhagavad Gita
Recommended translations-
Eknath Easwaran
Winthrop Sargeant
Abhinavagupta

 

 

 

 

 

Pratyabhijna Hrdyam

Recommended translations-
The Splendor of Recognition-Swami Shantananda
Coming Soon!-Hareesh Wallis

The Key Poses of Yoga
Ray Long

Location and Dates