JIVAMUKTI YOGA CHARLESTON! Jivamukti Yoga Charleston offers vigorously physical and intellectually stimulating yoga classes. The emphasis is on teaching yoga as a spiritual practice. Classes consists of vinyasa (flowing asana sequences), hands-on adjustments, pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, Sanskrit chanting, yoga philosophy, and deep relaxation. Asana sequences are adeptly woven together to fantastical soundtracks that are uplifting and inspirational - from Indian mantra ragas to spoken word to modern day rock & soul.
Co-Founders Jeffrey Cohen & Andrea Boyd are Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga® teachers. Jivamukti is one of the nine internationally recognized styles of Hatha Yoga, and is based on 5 Tenets:
Shastra Exploration of the foundational texts of yoga
Bhakti Cultivation of devotion and humility
Ahimsa Peaceful lifestyle that emphasizes the integration of ethical vegetarianism
Nada Yoga Deep listening, chanting, elevated music
Connecting to inner stillness and understanding the mechanics of the mind
WHAT IS SATSANG (SÅT SÅNG)?
Good and virtuous gathering. Being in the company of those who inspire, encourage, and reflect your true nature. The company we keep can give us the courage and strength to be kind to other beings. The seeds of compassion ripen in satsang.