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At The Yoga Lab we offer opportunities for our students, and ourselves, to go deeper into the practice with juicy, fun, in depth yoga workshops and retreats.


Bhavani Maki Workshops

June 26-28th at The Yoga Lab

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Bhavani Maki anantasana
Friday June 26th 6PM - 8PM
Introduction to the Patanjalim Yoga Sutra; The Yogi's Road Map
Classically, the Yoga practitioner in the East is well equipped with the definitive guide to the yogik process, Patanjali's Yoga Sutra.  In the West, we are left to negotiate and navigate our ways with little or no advice. The Yoga Sutra are considered to be the definitive text for Yoga and a map of the yogik experience. Revealing the deeper underlying nature of our being, and how to quell our self negating tendencies, the indescribable is well described, and is indispensable in helping us to proceed with confidence, clarity and ultimately, effectiveness.

Saturday June 27 11AM - 2PM
DRDHAH BHUMIH-Firmly Grounded: Standing & Balancing Postures
Patanjali encourages Yoga aspirants to develop a practice that is steadfast, and firmly grounded. We will investigate standing and balancing postures as a means to systematically approach to stabilize our connection to the Earth with the intent of accessing greater freedom within the self. Diagnostic as well as curative, these postures are the vehicle for developing a sustainable practice that has the qualities of integrity of alignment and form

Saturday June 27 4PM - 6PM
Restorative Yoga for the Psychonaut
Much like an astronaut, the psycho-naut ventures into the wide unknown of their own consciousness! Yogic posture is the seat from which Yoga begins and is meant to be practiced along with the study of metaphysical texts. Combining longer holds in deep hip openers with philosophy, we will continue to explore the ultimate text for Yogis—the Yoga Sutra. We will conclude the session with an exploration of Pranayama.

Sunday June 28 1PM - 4PM
Fearless Love: Back Bending into Freedom
Patanjali advises us to go forth on the yogik path with abhyasa and vairagya—effort and release, the two wings of freedom. Backbends are the most challenging, and for some of us, the most terrifying of postures. Explore the technology of freedom and building confidence in back bends, compression free.

2 hour workshop: $36 Advance before June 8/$41 late

3 hour workshop $42 advance before June 8/$46 late

Full weekend $133 Advance before June 8/$148 late

Registration now open

About Bhavani Maki
International yoga teacher, Bhavani Silvia Maki, Director and Founder of Yoga Hanalei and Ashtanga Yoga Kauai, is an Experienced Yoga Alliance teacher at the 500 level, a musician, and author of The Yogi's Roadmap: The Patanjali Yoga Sutra as a Journey to Self Realization. Bhavani lives at teaches at her home studio of Yoga Hanalei in Kauai, HI and travels internationally offering unique insights into yoga philosophy, yoga psychology and yoga therapy.

Bhavani Maki headshot

Workshops Cancellation Policy

Withdrawal/cancellation from any workshop with more than 24 hours notice will be credited or refunded at 50%. Withdrawal from an event with less than 24 hours notice or failure to attend will not receive any refund or credit.  Thanks for your understanding. If you need to withdraw from a workshop please email us as soon as possible.