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Yogasūtras in Action

The User’s Manual for Being Human

Patañjali’s Yogasūtras, the essential Yoga text, is a blueprint for living a meaningful and fulfilling life. 

Yogasūtras in Action explores the applications of the Yogasūtras and how they relate to your everyday life.

We’ll explore the richness of Yoga that extends beyond the poses and breathing exercises in practice; what it means to be in a state of Yoga off the mat; and what a state of Yoga even means to begin with!

Come to understand the context of Yoga as it has been passed down from teacher to student for thousands of years.

You won’t just study Yoga – you will live it.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this class. General knowledge of the practice of Yoga and a desire to study ancient text with an experienced teacher is preferred.

Class Details

Begins: Immediately
Duration: 8 weeks
Location: This is a pre-recorded class that can be viewed via your Student Portal, allowing you to take class wherever you are in the world
Teacher: Executive Director, Chase Bossart, M.A., C-IAYT, E-RYT 500
Cost:
A one-time payment of $49

I have effective, high-end tools in my kit.

I will be working on myself for the rest of my life, but thanks to my in-depth study of the sūtras with Chase I have the really effective, high-end power tools in my kit to do so.

Teresa R.

What You Will Learn

This 8-week course is an in-depth introduction to the Yogasūtras. Come to understand the general flow of ideas, as well as the content for each chapter. Sanskrit is a highly contextual language; to get the most out of the Yogasūtras, it is crucial to study with an expert. 

By studying the Yogasūtras, you will:

  • Discover what Yoga is: a way of being
  • Learn what balance is, why it’s important, what it looks like, and how to achieve it
  • Understand how the practice of Yoga relates to living your life
  • Learn how to practice Yoga  “off the mat”
  • Come to know what “Yoga in Action” is for you personally

Yoga is an experiential process – it is meant to be experienced and embodied with regular practice. Change works best if it is gradual and incremental.

This is why one class will be available each week. In the week between classes, we encourage our students to rewatch the previous lesson, reflect on the concepts taught in each lesson, and ask questions or begin discussions in our private online community for peer and teacher support.

Stop doing Yoga and start living it.

What’s Included

Class Recordings

Printable Handouts

Private Online Community

Conveys the energetic wisdom of the book.

Chase is uniquely adept at Sanskrit chanting and the language of Sanskrit. He teaches the Sūtras through a rigorous chanting method which sharpens concentration and conveys the energetic wisdom of the book. He is exacting and effective. He has sure knowledge of teaching methodology and the Sūtras’ uncommon power. 

Eric S.

Who This Course is For

  • Yoga students wanting to understand more about “how” and “why” Yoga works to improve their lives
  • Yoga students seeking to study Yoga text
  • Yoga teachers looking for a deeper understanding of philosophy to be able to provide richer experiences to their students

Your Instructor

Chase Bossart

Executive Director of the Yoga Well Institute, Chase has been studying Yoga, Sanskrit, eastern philosophy and religion for nearly 30 years.

In 1991, as part of a study abroad program in Chennai, India, Chase took a semester-long course on Yoga Theory with Mr. TKV Desikachar that essentially set the direction for the rest of his life. He became a private student of Mr. Desikachar, who was his mentor and teacher for 20+ years. During that time, he spent a total of four and a half years in Chennai studying with him, his family and his senior teachers. He also had the opportunity to serve as a teacher at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. From 2006-2012, he was the Director of Therapy and Education at the non-profit Healing Yoga Foundation in San Francisco.

His depth of knowledge on yoga and meditation are shared through practical, humorous anecdotes that translate to everyday life.

No need to worry with our 30 day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.

At the Yoga Well Institute, we are committed to our students and ensuring this life-changing work is available to all. If finances are the only thing preventing you from enrolling, we invite you to complete our scholarship application and we’ll do our best to work with you. We are especially committed to supporting BIPOC, LGBT+, Veterans, First Responders and other under-represented communities.