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Weekend Yoga Workshop with Rod Stryker: The Art & Science of Personal Practice

ParaYoga founder Rod Stryker leads The Art & Science of Personal Practice workshop Sept 29-30 at Yoga Tree Potrero in San Francisco
This weekend hatha tantric yoga workshop, led by ParaYoga founder Rod Stryker, focuses on the stages of practice on the enlightened path of yoga: how we engage its wealth of practices to unfold our spiritual potential safely, methodically and intelligently, and how we master the balance of power and wisdom internally and externally. Along with asana, bandha, pranayama and meditation, sessions will also include theory as to how you ideally impact your body, mind, energy and soul.

Practice is the cornerstone of your experience of yoga. What and how you practice determines what you will ultimately gain from it. If practice is going to carry you to its ultimate promise, it will need to balance three things: 1) stability; 2) the light of self-awareness and; 3) the fire of divine or spiritual awakening. Thus, for practice to provide the ultimate reward, it must be systematic, and include a gradual progression, employing different techniques at different times to help you mature/evolve, both in and out of your practice.

To these ends, the tradition provides seven threads of practice. When applied holistically, these seven timeless principles lead to spiritual awakening, greater joy, fearlessness, wisdom, self-reliance, ultimate freedom and fulfillment.

All sessions include asana, meditation, pranayama, lecture and dialogue. Open to all levels.

Saturday, September 29
Session 1Supreme Practice, Supreme Life: The Seven Gems
Session 2:  Awakening the Body and Mind’s Source of Power and Healing
Sunday, September 30
Session 1: Walking the Path to Freedom: Mastering Prana and Personal Practice
Session 2: Steadying the Moon and Lighting the Essence of Mind 

*Full weekend attendance suggested as each session builds upon the previous session. Priority will be given to those registering for the full weekend. Registration for Saturday or Sunday drop-ins will open approximately 8-12 weeks prior to the first day of training.

This course qualifies for credit in the Yoga Tree Continuing Education Program. 

Yogarupa Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga® and the author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom. He has taught for more than 35 years, dedicating his life to improving lives through his lectures, writing, creativity, leadership, service and family life.

After decades of study, intensive practice and apprenticeship with internationally-renowned Yoga masters, Rod founded ParaYoga® to create a resource for the time-tested wisdom of the yoga tradition. As part of ParaYoga’s Master Training program, he recently launched one of the most comprehensive online yoga teacher trainings in the world.

Renowned for his depth of knowledge, practical wisdom, and unique ability to transmit the deepest teachings to modern audiences, Rod is a leading spokesperson for living a life of purpose, fulfillment and freedom on two fronts. One, he offers accessible wisdom and practices to wide audiences, those who simply want to live more joyfully and effectively and two, through ParaYoga, he is a leading authoritative source for experienced students and teachers of yoga and meditation. Rod is mentor to hundreds of teachers and thousands of students worldwide.

With online registration you are reserving one spot in the workshop. To reserve for additional students, please contact the studio where the workshop will be held.


• Single day (Saturday or Sunday) registration for the Rod Stryker workshop is not available through the mobile app. Please visit or call Yoga Tree Potrero at (415) 655-3936 to enroll in a single day.
• Full-series (Saturday and Sunday) registration is available through the mobile app.

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