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The Heart of Practice ~ A Wisdom Talk with Vijñāna Yoga Founder, Orit Sen-Gupta

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.


International founder of  Vijñāna  Yoga and Master Teacher Orit Sen-Gupta shares wisdom gleaned from decades of personal practice and teaching. She talks about how practicing from inside reveals inner clarity, enables rediscovery of the body’s organic wisdom and leads to precision in yoga practice. She shares insights about yoga as a life path and how knowledge of classical yoga texts can be benefit modern yoga practices.

Orit Sen-Gupta has practiced yoga since 1976. In the 1980s she studied with BKS Iyengar in Pune and Pattabhi Jois in Mysore. She went on to study and teach with Dona Holleman for 12 years, and together they wrote the comprehensive text on yoga, Dancing the Body of Light. Since 1996 she has trained yoga teachers and taught retreats in Israel, Europe, and North America.

In 2003, together with a group of experienced teachers, Orit founded Vijnana Yoga. Today there are Vijnana Yoga Centers and Vijnana Yoga Teacher Trainings around the world.

Orit is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy. She believes that the research, study, and teaching of yogic texts are of utmost importance to the development of yoga in our time and to our personal practice. Through her study of ancient texts on pranayama, she has deepened her understanding of yogic techniques and brought the unique practice of the ten vayus to light. Her books include A Little Book of Yoga, Vayu’s Gate: Yoga and the Ten Vital Winds, The Heart of Practice, and translations of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali.