Why Chant the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali?

Tuesday, January 03, 2012 -

Chanting makes the sutras intimate for you. That's true in every tradition: if you want to have serious membership in the tradition you memorize the ancient texts. The way to have this intimate connection to it is to know the words by heart and to recite them. You're removing the distance between you and the Word.
-Andy Sugerman, AVI Viniyoga Foundations Program Faculty in an interview in YogaCity New York

Andy Sugerman, AVI Faculty for the Viniyoga Foundations Program, is starting a Yoga Sutra Chanting Group in New York City. Andy is an AVI-trained Viniyoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist who learned to chant the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali one-on-one with master teacher Sri Ramaswami.

Students in the AVI Viniyoga Foundations Program (formerly Viniyoga Teacher Training) have long been graced by Andy's expertise in chanting the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali. The AVI Viniyoga Foundations Program (new program starts at Yogaville in June 2012) includes daily chanting of the Yoga Sutra with Andy.

Learn more about the Yoga Sutra Chanting Group in New York City with Andy Sugerman in an interview by Joelle Hann, AVI Viniyoga Foundations Program Student on yogacitynyc.com

You can find Andy's CD set, Tutorial for Chanting the Yogasutra of Patanjali - Samadhipada and Sadhanapada, in the AVI Store.

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