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CE Workshop | The Bhagavad Gita: Chapter Two and the Asana, Part 3

March 11, 2021, 12pm ET

About This Event

Author and longtime yoga practitioner Matthew Sanford comes together with Yoga Alliance’s VP of Standards Dr. Christa Kuberry for a probing multi-part discussion about Chapter Two of the Bhagavad Gita and its possible applications in asana practice. Conversation topics range from setting the historical context for this ancient text to insights that might be drawn from Arjuna’s moral dilemma and Krishna’s responses to him, to how a contemporary practitioner might integrate such insights into their yoga practice. Each session includes a short yoga practice.

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About the Presenter

Matthew Sanford (E-RYT 500, YACEP) is an expert in the process of transformation through the healing power of yoga. Paralyzed from the chest down at age thirteen, he began yoga at 25 years old. Matthew knows firsthand the transformative effect that yoga can have on the mind-body relationship. He is an internationally recognized yoga teacher, a sought-after public speaker, and the author of the critically acclaimed WAKING: A MEMOIR OF TRAUMA AND TRANSCENDENCE (Rodale: 2006). Matthew has also emerged as a leading voice in the integrated health movement and won the 2010 Pioneer of Integrative Medicine Award from the California Pacific Medical Center’s Institute of Health and Healing. Previous recipients include Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Dean Ornish, and Dr. Mehmet Oz. For more information: www.matthewsanford.com


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