Sept 7 Thursday

Inner Peace

is an
8-week workshop taught by Andrea Lenox in the honor of Swami Satyananda and
Swami Niranjananda Saraswati. In our world, peace is elusive, even if captured
it is impermanent. True peace is in our heart always. To find our path there we
use modern and ancient yogic techniques of meditation and concentration,
powerful and therapeutic in their transformation, and healing. Unity Church,
3391 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Sept. 7-Dec. 7, alternate Thursdays, 7:30-8:45
p.m. $16 per class, $120 for 8 sessions. (650)

Sept 9 Saturday

Introduction To Kalarippayattu

the South Indian martial art form, with Parag Mody. Learn the basic body control
exercises of this ancient art form emphasizing physical health, emotional
well-being, and healing. Kalarippayattu has deep roots in ayurveda and yoga, and
has also contributed to traditional art and dance forms of India. Bija Yoga,
1348 9th Ave., San Francisco. Four Saturdays, September 9-30, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
(415) 572-8921.

Sept 11 Monday

Beginners Level Teacher Training

is a 12-week program that includes instruction in teaching hatha yoga postures,
workshops to deepen your personal practice, classes in diet and nutrition,
anatomy and physiology, raja yoga, pranayama and meditation, and workshops on
teaching speciality classes. Graduates receive a certificate to teach beginner
hatha yoga. There will also be a 3-day retreat. San Francisco Integral Yoga
Institute, 770 Dolores St., San Francisco. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.;
Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $1800. (415) 821-1117×

Sept 17 Sunday

Yoga Philosophy and Psychology

with Pratibha Gramann, M.A. Talks on Samkhya philosophy, the yoga sutras, and
psychology. A parallel will be made between yoga philosophy and psychology.
Yoga Society of San Francisco, 2872 Folsom St., San Francisco. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
$12. Reservations requested. (408) 378-7007.

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Vandana Kumar is a publishing executive with a 36-year track record in the industry. She leads the India Currents Foundation as President and CEO. As a new immigrant, she co-founded India Currents magazine...