Navigating the Fundamental Paradox of Yogic Life

We are excited to host Senior Certified Anusara Yoga Teacher, Barrie Risman, at Lakshmi for an evening of exploring the Paradox of Yogic Life!

It’s fascinating, isn’t it, this idea that in yoga we’re asked to investigate both the mundane, physical level of our existence AND the transcendent, mystical aspects of ourselves? I’ve always found it pretty remarkable, and tricky. Yet, it’s a notion, a paradox really, that’s at the heart of many of the most important considerations for our practice, including: What is right effort? What does it mean to create balance? How does yoga help us not only to nurture our spiritual aspirations but also to function well in all areas of our lives? We’ll explore all this and more in this session that includes asana practice, guided meditation, journaling, and group discussion. 

November 8, 6-8pm


Barrie Risman is widely regarded as one of Canada’s most highly skilled yoga educators, teacher–trainers and mentors. She is well known for her ability to convey the essence of the wisdom teachings of yoga with exceptional clarity, insight, and relevance to students of all levels and from all walks of life.

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