Workshops | Courses | Studies

Archive Categories - 2000 to 2020

Field Yoga Workshops, Courses & Studies – 12 levels

Body & Practicalities
1. Cause/Effect Responsibility, Rules, Science – Karma
2. Body Posture Applied Skill – Ghatastha
3. General Health, Pure Diet and Lifestyle – Oshadhi

Ideation & Mind
4. Lower Mind, Vocabulary, Knowledge, Perception – Jhana
5. Philosophy, Hierarchy, Truth – Samkhya
6. Higher Mind, Hermeneutics, Meditation, Dialectics, Logos – Dhyana

Feeling & Psychology
7. Psychology, Field Consciousness, Breath – Hatha
8. Religion, Mantra, Love, Devotion – Bhakti
9. Male/Female Relationships, Mythology, Emotion – Shiva-Shakti

Will, Consciousness, Infinity
10. Non-Dual ASP – Spirit, Absolute Source - Advaita
11. Will, Intention, Symbols, Art, Concentration – Raja, Sankalpa
12. Consciousness, Contemplation, ReSeC, Freedom, Reflexivity – Samadhi

13. YOGA COURSES and CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

3 hours each until otherwise specified

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1. Cause/Effect Responsibility, Rules, Science – Karma

  1. Preparing the Body/Mind Vehicle for Yogic Integration – rationale and purposes of practices – what are we actually aiming to attain
  2. Developing a Complete Yoga Practice – Preparation, Relaxation techniques, Postures and Movement, Breathing techniques, Concentration, Meditation, Contemplation
  3. Yamas and Niyamas – if we don’t apply these properly, our deeper practices are worthless – we clarify and show what is required
  4. Stages and levels of Ahimsa – non-harmfulness – in the development of the individual
  5. Stages in development of Brahmacharya – from sexual continence to spiritual creativity
  6. Development of a Yogi – 8 Virtues required, 8 Pitfalls to transcend
  7. Karma Yoga – Yoga as Service - understanding the mechanics & purpose of ego centred consciousness and how to practically transcend its limits

 

2. Body Posture Applied Skill – Ghatastha

  1. Introduction to Training the Physical Body for yoga and meditation practitioners
  2. Posture – from seat to sitting still
  3. Marmas in Yoga and Meditation
  4. Body and Appetite for the Yogin
  5. Essential conditioning factors of the Ancestral Physical Body’s elements – everyone’s body is unique – age, doshas and body types

 

3. General Health, Pure Diet and Lifestyle – Oshadhi

  1. Ayurveda – a practical introduction & guide
  2. Ayurveda-Yoga-Astrology – life, death and time – 3 aspects of development
  3. Agni in Yoga and Ayurveda
  4. Ama in Yoga and Ayurveda
  5. Food Diet, Fasting and Culture for yoga and meditation practitioners
  6. Food Combinations for Yoga and Meditation Practitioners
  7. Introjecting and Eating – understanding Appetite for Yoga and Meditation Practitioners
  8. Shuddhadvaita and Shuddha Yoga – Sincerity, Honesty, and Purity of Motivation – truth, love, and will to work as the threefold principal to embodying Sincerity. What is Sincerity? What is Honesty? What is Shuddhadvaita, and what does it mean for individual development? Is ‘true sincerity’ possible in our current level of human development? Or is it just a pretence?

 

4. Lower Mind, Vocabulary, Knowledge, Perception – Jhana

  1. Jnana Yoga – Jnana & Vijnana - What is Clarity of Mind? – What is Enlightened Mind? – Stages of Meditation and mental development for ‘perceptive’ individuals – sound, words, vocabulary, language, integration.
  2. Means and Methods for Attaining Mental Clarity – transcending vrittis(turmoil in the mind)
  3. Meditations on Words – principles to understand the application and power of words, mantra and prayer
  4. What is the origin and purpose of mind? Serial thinking compared to non-serial thinking (geometrical mind) One leads to isolation and bondage, the other to wholeness and freedom.
  5. Means to Valid Knowledge (Pramana) – perception, inference, authority
  6. Knowledge (Pramana) versus Wisdom (Prajna) for yoga and meditation practitioners
  7. Idea Chains – pathways in our nervous system that keep consciousness fixed and suffering and separate, instead of free and happy and unified
  8. The Serial Thinking Mind as barrier to Enlightenment – how to interfere with it, and stop it
  9. Pramana & Noesis – means of true knowledge in Eastern & Western Thought, and overcoming invalid knowledge (notes in bb and Skrt dict)
  10. Intuition – what is it and how to develop it.
  11. Intuition – EH
  12. Thinking, Feeling, Emotional Conditions, Willing And Mechanical Reactivity – EH
  13. Ideas versus Feelings
  14. Thinks before Things – EH
  15. Why we need a Sense of Humility – EH
  16. Living in the Moment and Just for Today – applied teachings in Presence.
  17. Responsibility and Response-ability – what is the quantum difference and how to apply
  18. The Mind and the No-Mind (mind that doesn’t think)
  19. Reflexive and Non-Reflexive thinking – gaining respect for ideas as energies, forces, powers. To be really human we must know we have ideas, know what they are, and how they interact and affect each other
  20. Understanding the Ego Structure
  21. When the Ego is Empty – what remains, what follows
  22. Pratyahara in Theory and Practice
  23. Salvation and Yogic Pratyahara – EH
  24. Pursuit of Power
  25. Pursuit of Love
  26. Pursuit of Truth
  27. Pursuit of Integration
  28. Understanding Conflict Resentment and Forgiveness – it starts within and manifests without – forces crossing equals vrittis
  29. What is the Function of the Ego. Does God as Absolute Infinite Sentient Power want an “empty” Non-egoic world?
  30. Conversely, does God want an egoic self-centred mechanical world? “Spiritual Creativity” as bringer of “happiness” – we posit that no ‘thing’ will, or can, otherwise do it, and set out to show how.
  31. Hermeneutics – what is it, and why is it so important for the individual in development practices. (Interpretation notes in bb)
  32. Hermeneutics – interpreting in the light of your own experience using words, primary symbols, names, mantra, and sonic geometry to understand your own life and directional possibilities.
  33. Accident, The Absolute and Yoga – Is there such a thing as ‘Accident’? The Absolute as Impersonal or Personal. What is the difference between blind forces as proposed in much of modern scientific thinking, and purposive forces willing to work to develop an ultimate aim? What is the difference between accident and purpose? What has all this to do with true Yoga? (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)

 

5. Philosophy, Hierarchy, Truth – Samkhya

  1. Meditations on the 26 Great Rules of Yoga
  2. Spiritual yoga compared to secular exercise – how to convert mundane techniques into spiritual development, for yoga and meditation practitioners.
  3. Thought Systems and Governing Concepts – how an individual may aim to govern their life intelligently. What happens when an idea is established as a governing concept? Bracing against forces or destruction.
  4. Important 20th Century Yogic Teachers and Philosophers – Eugene Halliday, Nietzsche, Zimmer, Campbell, Ram Dass.
  5. The Nature of the Zeitgeist(Time Spirit) – EH
  6. Applying Basic Buddhist Principles to Create a Good Life – changing the past, controlling the future, relaxing into the present. (Marut)
  7. Two Workshops on Understanding Desire (higher and lower), Aversion and Egoic consciousness, and how to transcend the wheel of dependent origination – essential Buddhist meditation techniques for yoga and meditation practitioners – 3 states, 6 realms, 12 dependencies
  8. Force Form and Function Integrated as Human Metaphysic
  9. Metaphysical Systems of Yoga
  10. The Fall of Consciousness Down the Spine
  11. Physical Birth and Spiritual Birth
  12. Aristotelian Logic and Logos logic – aspects of the mind
  13. Hierarchy in Body Centres – levels of awareness.
  14. Six Plane Yoga – six levels of Yoga applied within an individual being.
  15. Three-part Human Being – Thinking Feeling Willing and their relations for individual integration
  16. Five Things to Do – the five koshas in modern applied context – 2 workshops 3hrs each including practical exercises
  17. Microcosmic-Self, Microcosmic-self and Egoic-self
  18. Metaphysics and Origins of Chakra Centres.
  19. The Hippy Love Philosophy – a study
  20. Six Schools of Indian Thought – Bernard
  21. Samkhya – The Philosophy of Yoga – 6th Century BC – outline & differences between Samkhya and Yoga - Yoga as the ‘practice’ of Samkhya
  22. Introduction to Samkhya - enumeration of the categories – spirit soul mind matter - earth matter to pure consciousness hierarchy
  23. Zodiacal Significances – “the Middle Mind flowering from the Heart” (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  24. Samkhya – the original philosophy of Yoga from which Patanjali selected the theory behind his practise sutras. Outlining the whole schematic system of categories and stages of development for individual yoga practitioners. All Yoga for individuals is based on Samkhya. (2 workshops – 3 hours each including practical exercises)
  25. Purusha (pure consciousness) and Prakriti (universal substance) – the absolutes of Yoga and Samkhya, and how they function in an individual being.
  26. Yogic Alignment – EH (& notes in bb)
  27. Integration of Mahabharata, Samkhya, Patanjali & Upanishads on Yantra (ctr bb)

 

6. Higher Mind, Hermeneutics, Meditation, Dialectics, Logos – Dhyana

  1. Meditation in Theory & Practice
  2. Physical Body Exercise Preparations, Movements, Postures and Techniques which help you to sit still for meditation.
  3. Practical class – please wear clothes suitable to stretch and relax.
  4. Yoga Preparations, Movements, Postures and Techniques which help you to sit still for meditation. Practical class – please bring your Yoga mat and clothes suitable to stretch and relax.
  5. Meditation – The real original purpose of Yoga is gaining the ability to do Samyama, comprising 3 components:- Concentration, Meditation, Samadhic Contemplation.
  6. Microcosmic and Macrocosmic Fields in Field Yoga & Meditation
  7. Pancha Kosha mudras – purpose, aim, form and technique
  8. Pratyahara methods, techniques and practices
  9. Dhyana Yoga – logic and geometrical thinking as Meditation technique – Clarification of terms and techniques for Meditation, Dhyana, Dianoia, Jhana, Chan, Zen
  10. Five Meditation Techniques Eastern and Western – finding one which works for you.
  11. Eastern and Western Meditation Techniques – over 3 workshops
  12. Five Universal Meditation Techniques (5 workshops, 2 hours each, technique and practice)
  13. Meditation as a valuable component of a HAPPY and Creative LIFE. No true artist is without it.
  14. Yantra Yoga – the purpose of Meditation Yantra. Tantra comprises 3 main aspects; Yantra is one of them. How to compose and apply Yantra in a spiritually developing life.
  15. Meditations on Discovering our True Self-Image – egotism, self-image, sanity and insanity
  16. Meditations on the Right Brian and the Left Brain – Two halves of the brain, connected by nerve cable. Left half is good at verbal serial analysis etc. Right half is good at holistic comprehension. By practice one may use either side at will. Learn the difference between left brain meditation and right brain meditation, and how to approach each method in practical exercises. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  17. The Zodiac as Yantra
  18. Zodiacal Significances and how to apply and embody them in practice with thought, feeling and will. 7 planetary types, 4 elements, 3 phases, integration, insight and Yantra. (2 workshops 3 hours each with practical exercises)
  19. Meditation and Contemplation on the 6 Levels of Being – know what they are and how to integrate and embody – physical body mineral, life growth plant, motion animal, intellectual forethought and control, free will non-reactivity initiative, pure consciousness.
  20. Meditations on the three-part man – understanding individual potentials and development in thought and feeling and will.
  21. High Yoga – watching 10 levels of being simultaneously
  22. Lao Tse and the Tao The Ching – Chinese Yoga and Meditation approaches
  23. Levels of Being in Yoga and Meditation Disciplines
  24. 14 Paired Psychological States – meditation for balancing the Psyche
  25. Micro and Macro Cosmic fields as Yantra for development of human values.
  26. Introduction to The Buddhist Wheel of Dependent Origination – the wheel of life meditation – 12 stages, 6 worlds, 3 functions, 2 phases – and how to apply in Practical Life
  27. The Buddhist Wheel of Life meditation – breaking the egoic centre in the individual, and how to get off the wheel of “birth – death – suffering” according to the Buddha’s original and first teachings.
  28. Meditations on the Seven Chakras of the Subtle Body
  29. Falling and Rising – Intelligence, Intuition, Meditation, Contemplation
  30. Mazeman, Star and other Eugene Halliday meditations for deepening meditation practice.
  31. Meditations on Samadhi – 7 levels of Samadhic Contemplation (notes in bb)
  32. Basic Psychology and Meditation Techniques to understand & integrate the 3 part being.
  33. The Psychological Diagram – 3 Part Being Integration
  34. Meditations using Concordances of Sacred Teaching texts
  35. Introduction to Dialectics and Meditation
  36. Cube Meditations and Dialectics as meditational integrator.
  37. Fundamentals of Geometry for Meditation
  38. Purpose of Yantra, Types of Yantra, How to build a visual Yantra for individual meditation.
  39. Reflexive Self-consciousness as Yantra’s aim
  40. Meditation techniques to attain insight and Reflexive Self-consciousness.
  41. The Zodiac as Yantra for individual development and attaining Reflexive Self-consciousness.
  42. The Zodiac as Yantra – aid to meditation and psycho-spiritual integration
  43. The Houses of Life – Medieval Zodiacal Houses as Yantra
  44. Zodiac Yantra Meditation – the Planetary symbols
  45. Zodiac Yantra Meditation – the Cardinal Signs
  46. Zodiac Yantra Meditation – The Fixed Signs
  47. Zodiac Yantra Meditation – The Mutable Signs
  48. Zodiac Yantra Meditation – the 4 Elements and 3 Complexions, an introduction
  49. The Zodiac as Yantra – geometry in meditation – pairs, triangles, squares
  50. Zodiac Yantra Meditation – putting it all together holistically.
  51. Yoga and The Zodiac – Insight into the Planetary System and how Cyclic Law may exponentially advance or conversely frustrate Individual Development of the Yogi. A study of planetary significances and how to understand and apply in practical work. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  52. Cube Meditations and Dialectics in Western Yoga
  53. Meditations from the teachings of Joseph Campbell
  54. Meditations on the Whole Being/Bottle – Matter, Physical Body Organic Inertia function, Impulsive Conative drive, Affective response like/dislike, Ideational Process, Coordinative Function, Spiritual Intuition, Spirit
  55. Meditation using Sacred Texts as meditation media - importance of clarity in definition, terms, words, and terminology.
  56. Meditations on a Compass – practical south, orientational east, instructive west, technical north, interpretative centre.
  57. Serial and geometric approaches.
  58. Meditations on Five Koshas of the Hindu Upanishads and how to apply them in Practical Life – exist, feel, think, understand, will.
  59. Meditation Technique for Hatha Yoga – preparation and application in readiness for Raja Yoga
  60. What is Yogic Meditation? Hatha Yoga Meditation & Raja Yoga Meditation – what is the difference, who benefits from each, what is the approach to the goal of each?
  61. Soul breathing and concentration as key to all meditation procedures in every tradition.
  62. Meditation – using Sacred texts as meditation media – The Bible, Tao Teh Ching(Chinese), The Bhagavad Gita(Indian), The Secret of the Golden Flower(Chinese)
  63. Meditation – techniques from the Yogas of the Bhagavad Gita – Part I
  64. Meditation – techniques from the Yogas of the Bhagavad Gita – Part II
  65. Step Up – How to develop authentic practical Meditation and Reflection out of your Yoga practice; precision thinking and no-mind for the individual.
  66. Shiva meditation – application of Shankarananda’s technique.
  67. Meditation Techniques from the Sutras of Patanjali.
  68. Meditation and Samadhic Contemplation.
  69. Meditation on The Secret of the Golden Flower (Chinese method).
  70. Yantra, Stupa and Mandala for Meditation and gaining Reflexive Self-consciousness
  71. Meditations on the body Chakra centres of Yoga metaphysics (4 workshops)
  72. Samsara Meditation – 7 Psychological States and how to balance them to transcend the wheel of suffering – pleasure, pain, ignorance, virtue, vice, attachment, aversion
  73. Meditations on the Buddhist Wheel of Life, Pratityasamutpada (wheel of dependant origination/arising) – (2 workshops 3 hours each, includes illustrations & practical meditations)
  74. The String of Pearls – Chakra Meditation
  75. Asana Preparations for Chakra Meditation
  76. Chakra Yantra and Chakra Stupa for meditation
  77. Muladhara vrittis – chakra of foundation – expression and turning point of the will – integration within the individual of the four aspects of will in order to start a return to Shiva (pure consciousness)
  78. Svadhisthana vrittis – chakra of the place of the self – integration within the individual of its 6 emotional states, in order to attain Manipura
  79. Manipura vrittis – chakra of the city of jewels – integration within the individual of its 9 emotional states in order to attain Anahata
  80. Heart Chakra - Anahata Chakra vrittis – fields and meditations on the 12 emotional states in order to attain Jivatman
  81. Non-Buddhist Meditation for yoga and meditation practitioners
  82. Non-Hindu meditation for yoga and meditation practitioners
  83. Non-Yogic meditation for yoga and meditation practitioners
  84. Shakespeare Yantra – Meditations on Graces and Vices of the King

 

7. Psychology, Field Consciousness, Love, Breath – Hatha

  1. Different Pranayama and Breathing Techniques for different types of Meditation.
  2. Yoga Psychology and Breathing Techniques for Meditation – What happens in the mind and psyche(soul) when you apply certain breathing techniques
  3. Basic Yoga Psychology and Meditation Techniques to understand and integrate within it.
  4. The Ego – what is it, and what is its relationship to the medium(environment) which affords its experience?
  5. The Bio-field life force (prana-maya-kosha) and Technique development.
  6. Applied Feeling and Field Consciousness Techniques – transcending simplistic slushy sensuality in order to know the True Heart – ref to Qabalah and Western Yoga in the teachings of Eugene Halliday (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  7. The Structure of the Psyche(Soul) – EH (2 workshops, 3 hours each with meditations)
  8. Understanding the Soul and how to deal effectively with feelings of adversity, fear and anxiety. Insights into sanity(wholeness) and insanity. ref to Eugene Halliday’s writing “The Structure of the Psyche”. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  9. Do you really believe that pleasure derived from sense organs is the true means to happiness…? Learning to Actively Create “Good Feeling”
  10. 4 Part Being – Embodying the 3 aspects of Man and Holistic Individual Integration – ref to Eugene Halliday’s writing “Four
  11. Part Man” (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  12. Understanding Suffering & Pain – how to Break Identification and Resolve Pain.
  13. Fantasy and Imagination
  14. Truth and the 3 Part Being in Yoga and Meditation
  15. Chakras and Subtle Anatomy
  16. History of Psychology
  17. Three part being – ancient and modern psychology
  18. Intuition compared to Instinct – What is it? and How to develop it.
  19. Inner Voice – EH
  20. Actively Creating “Good Feeling”
  21. States & Stages of Feeling & Field Awareness – Presence, Devotion and Emotion – the waves of feeling and their modifications in Meditative practice.
  22. Aspects of the Feeling Self x3 – Wave Psychology, Feeling-Flux, and Cycloid behaviour characteristics
  23. Feeling & Fielding – EH
  24. Field Consciousness as basis of all we know
  25. Vrittis (turning in the mind) and psychology
  26. Vayus – subtle winds - in theory and practice
  27. What is Pain? How to understand and transcend pain. Love, Truth and Pain.
  28. The Mind and the Cessation of the Turnings(vrittis) of the Mind – definition of Yoga by Patanjali, and understanding the process.
  29. INNER FEELING – There is an inner feeling at any given moment either of passivity to the world’s events, or of an active assumption of a self-directive. The feelings are quite different. The passive is accompanied by a down-drift quality, the active with a “forwards and upwards” quality. Discover the difference between these two feelings through your Yoga and Meditation disciplines, and what the consequences are of identifying with each in your individual development. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  30. Overview of Hatha Yoga – sapta-sadhana – its purpose, aim & practice – Shodhana, Asana, Mudra & Bandha, Pratyahara, Pranayama, Dhyana, Samadhi (body ctr approach)
  31. Hatha Yoga Asana Mudra Bandha – preparations of Hatha Yoga leading to Pratyahara & Pranayama
  32. Uddiyana Bandha – the fundamental to pratyahara and pranayama in Hatha Yoga – applying the correct technique
  33. Hatha Yoga Pratyahara – practices and techniques leading up to Concentration
  34. Hatha Yoga Pranayama Bandha and Pratyahara Part 1– the therapeutic techniques
  35. Hatha Yoga Pranayama Bandha and Pratyahara Part 2– the meditational and ascending techniques - Ujjayi, Surya Bhedana, Nadi Shodana, ratio breathing.
  36. Hatha Yoga Particular Pranayama for Meditation - leading into Samadhic Contemplation, the True purpose of breathing exercise and techniques. Which ones do we really need and which are unessential? What is the true aim of Pranayama?
  37. Hatha Yoga Realisation - approaching Reflexive Self-consciousness via pranayama and concentration
  38. Hatha Yoga Posture and Mudra – Advancing approaches to The Meditation Seats
  39. Hatha Yoga Surya Namaskar – Salute to the Sun
  40. Hatha Yoga Surya Namaskara – Mantra
  41. Metaphysics of Breathing in Yoga and Meditation – EH
  42. Yoga and Chakras in Theory and Practice – 4 workshops, 3 hours each, theory and practice
  43. Pranayama – the Raja Yoga pranayama - aim and technique

 

8. Religion, Mantra Love – Bhakti

  1. Introduction to The Bhagavad Gita
  2. The Cosmology of the Bhagavad-Gita
  3. Mahabharata introduction – excerpts, interpretations and essential Meditations; Voice from the lake; Krishna talks to Arjuna; others
  4. Yogas of the Bhagavad Gita – 4 main ones and 18 in total
  5. 18 Yogas of The Bhagavad Gita – Ways to Understanding
  6. Gita Ch 13 Knower & Known
  7. Gita Ch 14 The Three Gunas, and The Universal Feminine
  8. The Concept of Love in The Bhagavad Gita – What is Love
  9. Atman as Brahman
  10. Yoga Practice Essentials from the Bhagavad-Gita
  11. Essential excerpts from the BHAGAVAD GITA - Part One
  12. Essential excerpts from the BHAGAVAD GITA - Part Two
  13. Summarising the Bhagavad Gita – “picking the essentials for Individual development”
  14. Bhakti Yoga – Devotion – What is Devotion and what are the stages of Devotion and commitment of the heart? What is the Ultimate True Commitment and what is implied in its freedom? Levels and types of love.
  15. Techniques and Meditations from Indian Tantra – Yantra, Mantra, Mudra
  16. Disbelief – its origin in Belief, and return
  17. Commitment to a Life Ideal – what is truly worth living for, and how to attain a true aim of the High Heart – ref to Choice,
  18. Choosing and Jacob Boehme’s 1623 “On The Election of Grace” (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  19. Yogic Principles in the Tao Teh Ching
  20. Paradise – body psyche pneuma – EH
  21. If Reincarnation be true, what follows? – Historically throughout the World in Spiritual Traditions, Reincarnation of the Soul has been vowed and disavowed in differing periods and in different epochs. If reincarnation is adopted as a teaching, what does this mean for a developing individual? What is the difference between Responsibility and Response-ability, and what has this to do with true Yoga? (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  22. Mantra – the Essential idea in Theory and Practice - East and West
  23. Yoga Deities
  24. Spirituality and Yoga – What is Spiritual Yoga compared to Physical Yoga? Is there a difference, and if so, what is the difference? Developing a personal Spiritual practice which doesn’t commit you to the dogma and doctrine of secular organisations
  25. What comes after Yoga? – the other half of human development
  26. Kundalini Yoga and Non-serial Thinking
  27. Yogic Teachings of Neem Karoli Baba & Ram Dass (aka Richard Alpert, 1931-2019)
  28. The Teachings of Ram Dass and Neem Karoli Baba – their contribution of introducing essential and useful Hindu teachings to the Western world throughout the 20th and early 21st Century. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  29. Identifying with Universal Purpose and Expanding Insight – The Universe and The Individual – What is the Relationship between the true Yogi and The Universal Being? What is the ongoing Aim of this Relationship, and what are the procedures for Implementation and Development of the Universe/Individual relationship? (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  30. Yoga and Ancestral Body Influence – What influence does Inheritance have upon the Yogi, or any individual? What is the difference between reincarnation and ancestral influence? How does Ancestral Influence affect the process of Yoga and the true Yogis development? How does Reflexive Self-consciousness short-circuit Ancestral Influence? (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  31. Essential Yogic Teachings and Excerpts from the Bhagavad Gita
  32. Yoking of Shiva and Shakti
  33. Kundalini Shakti – use and misuse
  34. Stages of Shiva – sentience, awareness, consciousness – and stages of Shakti – appetite, will, power, desire, body – for yoga and meditation practitioners
  35. The Buddhist Wheel of Life – Theory and Meditations (4 workshops - 2 hours each)
  36. Tantra, Yantra, Mantra, Mudra – new techniques and practises – ways to use the techniques of Tantra in Meditation.
  37. The Real Purpose of Life – EH
  38. Fulfilling our Destiny – to be enslaved to outer stimuli is to encounter a fall of consciousness. To retain one’s own inner Self–awareness and essential purpose is to not fall, and thus be able to fulfil one’s own destiny.
  39. Hierarchy in Religions – Omnisience/Nescience to Death (notes in bb)
  40. Many Paths Exist, by which peoples of the world develop, as they do.
  41. Education, Injure-cation, Indoctrination – differentiation before development (see bb)
  42. Yoga as Mysticism
  43. Karma Resurrection and Reincarnation
  44. What Happens at Death? – EH
  45. Two Paradises promised by Quran – EH
  46. The Buddhist Wheel of Life and How to Step off the wheel of a hard life – transcending the 12 Dependent Steps which tie pure consciousness to the 5 specialised senses, the lower mind, the ego, and an outer life of suffering and boredom. – ref: to Nagarjuna’s Pratityasamutpadah – the wheel of dependent arising. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  47. Vedanta introduction
  48. Crest Jewel of Discrimination – Shankara
  49. Upanishads
  50. Upanishads introduction - Two Birds on One Tree – The Metaphor of Observer and Observed
  51. Introduction to Tantra – A A
  52. Kundalini Shakti – A A (SP)
  53. Kashmir Shaivism – as philosophy
  54. Tantra – Mantra, Mudra, Yantra
  55. Yoga defined, and its true orientation. Who is Shiva? Who is Shakti? What follows the attainment of Yoga?
  56. Western Yoga – 7 spirits, 4 complexions, 3 principles – a whole process in which each contains the others and gives rise to the others logo–logically. Between them they weave the mesh of the structured form of being, encapsulating the soul. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  57. Planetary Significances and Depth Psychology – teachings of Jacob Boehme & EH (4 workshops – 2 hrs each with practical exercises)
  58. Western Yoga and Levels of Being & Awareness
  59. Yoga and Religion – differences and similarities
  60. Western Yoga and Eastern Yoga – micro and macro
  61. Yogic Teachings of Eugene Halliday – 20th Century – 3 hr workshop with illustrations and meditations

 

9. Male/Female Relationships, Mythology, Emotion – Shiva-Shakti

  1. The Tacit Conspiracy (2 workshops, 2 hrs each)
  2. The Zodiac as a Relationship Yantra
  3. Sex & Homosexuality – EH
  4. Essentials in Understanding Male-Female Relationships
  5. Suryana & Pitriyana – EH
  6. Tantra of Male/Female relation as outlined in The Tacit Conspiracy by Eugene Halliday.
  7. Commitment, Devotion, Belief and Love.
  8. One Love Disguised as Five kinds of Love
  9. Male and Female relations
  10. Sex and Aggression
  11. Love as key in the development of the individual – love as the means and the end of all values and processes
  12. Male and Female – stages of relation development
  13. Understanding the Male/Female balance within the Individual – “fix your own inner relationship first” (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  14. Male and Female – A Depth Understanding – so many partners and partnerships are under pressure at present. Some, sadly, are verging into physical violence. We will have a practical look at Eugene Halliday’s ‘The Tacit Conspiracy’, and the four aspects of the individual. We will then see how they work inside each person, and then how they work between partners. Pre-Reading essential >> (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  15. God as Shiva Shakti – the infinite non-dual field of absolute sentient power – aspects of male female polarity
  16. Emotional and Psychological States of the Chakras
  17. Understanding Emotional States, Fear, Anxiety and Passion
  18. Gunas - stages of feeling development - in The Tacit Conspiracy

 

10. Non-Dual ASP – Spirit, Absolute Source - Advaita

  1. The Quintessential – Eternity – the pure and essential – ref to Shakespeare’s Hamlet “bounded in a nutshell and count myself a king of infinite space”, and “Shakespeare King Educator” by Eugene Halliday and David Mahlowe (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  2. Spirit and Soul – Is there a difference, is it a relation, or are they the same?
  3. Serial Time and Simultaneous Eternity – significance for enlightenment.
  4. Advaita Yoga – Self-Realisation (Aparokshanubhuti). Reflexivity and the ‘Non-dual Absolute Sentient Power’, source of the Universe and all beings. The foundation of True Individuality Development, directional & reflexive aim.
  5. Ishvara Yoga – The Universe and The Individual – What is the Relationship between the true Yogi and The Universal Being?
  6. What is the ongoing Aim of this Relationship, and what are the procedures for Implementation and Development of the Universe/Individual relationship?
  7. True Yoga and its Original Ideal
  8. Brahman & Ishvara – EH
  9. God as Brahma Vishnu Shiva – a threefold unity – its integration within the individual being

 

11. Will, Intention, Symbols, Art, Concentration - Raja Sankalpa

  1. Introduction to Spiritual Creativity by EH – the value of opposition and resistance
  2. Power, Urge, Will, Energy, Desire and Appetite
  3. Spiritual Creativity
  4. Art and its significance for therapy and individual development
  5. The Rationale and Technique of Art Therapy
  6. The Rationale and Technique of Intuitive Art
  7. Intuitive Art as a Personal Development Tool – Preparation, Relaxation techniques, Intuitive Art exercise, Interpretation of Intuitive Art, Meditation, Contemplation (4 hour Workshop)
  8. Intuitive Art – creativity beyond Yoga
  9. Raja Yoga Overview of Patanjali’s Raja Yoga – ashtanga-sadhana - How Hatha Yoga’s preparation leads into the Eight Limbs and what follows. – Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi (head ctr approach)
  10. Instinct, Intelligence, Love & Death – EH
  11. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – an overview of the most important ones - 26 Great Rules of Yoga - Patanjali – 4 workshops of 2 hours
  12. Raja Yoga Samyama - in Theory & Practice – concentration, meditation, contemplation
  13. Concentration – practice - centring in body, mind, soul, spirit.
  14. Applied Power – will, wish, want, desire, appetite, urge, drive – how each is different – ref to China’s greatest Yogi ‘Lao Tse’ and his Classic on how to live life the “Tao Teh Ching” – the Way and its Power. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  15. WILL and the SPIRITUAL WARRIOR – WILL is not WISH, WANT, or DESIRE. Will is Spirit, initiative, the starter of every original act. What is not will is inertia. Inertia is the after-motion of a once-originating will. The Spiritual Warrior is he who makes war against everything that impedes his own true perception of his being and of the Infinite Reality which is his source. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  16. Will, Intention and Sankalpa in Yoga – selecting and charging a clear idea as trajectory for energy expenditure
  17. Yogic Prayer and Concentration practices. What is Prayer and how to practice?
  18. The Real Ashtanga – real-world daily application of the Eight Limbs
  19. Will, Choice and Choosing - what is choice?
  20. The Metaphysics of Choice from a non-dual (Advaita) viewpoint
  21. Will, Initiative and True Change-ability
  22. Faith versus Reason
  23. Will versus Intellect
  24. Exercises for Development of Will
  25. The purpose of a Symbol
  26. Yoga Symbology and Symbols
  27. Chakras and their symbols
  28. The Psychographic Art of Eugene Halliday – appreciation of, and insight into, over 100 psychographic drawings
  29. Patanjali – A pocket guide to the Patanjali yoga sutras – a volitional and functional skeleton key – going beyond ideas (pattern jail) and putting the sutras to the test of will and feeling
  30. Patanjali’s Yoga Classic – what is useful in it for the Individual who aims to develop; what is relatively useless or outdated for a modern Yogi? What else does the Yogi need today as well as Patanjali?
  31. The Yoga Sutra-s (Aphorisms) of Patanjali – introduction, outline and themes
  32. The Yoga Sutra-s (Aphorisms) of Patanjali – as practice theory & method
  33. The Yoga Sutra-s (Aphorisms) of Patanjali – as practice discipline
  34. Samyama – concentration, meditation, samadhic contemplation
  35. Raja Yoga – what is Self-Rulership? Will & Concentration as initial key to Raja Yoga.
  36. Raja Yoga – Love as Will (power + consciousness) to work to develop the held-in power of the individual, the spiritual potential, requires Love as Will and Choice reinitiated in each moment. Will, Love, Choice and Concentration as key to Raja Yoga.
  37. Yoga as Development of the Individual Being – What is the individual & what is the individual in relation to the group?
  38. Values & detractions of being in the group, and vice versa, isolation from the group.
  39. The Awakened Consciousness
  40. The Universe and the Individual
  41. The Pursuit of Power
  42. Integration of Self – Physical Body, Vital Force, Lower Desire, Higher Desire, Mind, Intellect, Will, Beyond Individuality, Consciousness.
  43. Aspects of Field Yoga – aim, technique, application
  44. Field Yoga – 12 Fields/Styles of Yoga – introduction
  45. Field Yoga – 3 Physical Fields of Discipline - overview
  46. Field Yoga – 3 Psychological Fields of Discipline - overview
  47. Field Yoga – 3 Mental Fields of Discipline - overview
  48. Field Yoga – 3 Spiritual Fields of Discipline - overview
  49. Field Yoga – ‘development through opposition’ – 12 levels of being and their integration
  50. Field Yoga – 12 stages of individual development – to be, to experience, to body forth, to feel a zone of influence, to feel encumbrance, to feel release, to know, to organise, to articulate, to desire, to will, to focus create. (notes in bb)
  51. Introduction to Field Yoga Ghatastha Sequence 1 – Elementary Postures
  52. Introduction to Field Yoga Ghatastha Sequence 1 – Elementary Postures with Application of Mudras, Bandhas, Pranayama
  53. Introduction to Field Yoga Ghatastha Sequence 2 – Intermediate 1 Level Postures with Application of Mudras, Bandhas, Pranayama
  54. Introduction to Field Yoga Ghatastha Sequence 3 – Intermediate 2 Level Postures with Application of Mudras, Bandhas, Pranayama
  55. Field Yoga Ghatastha Sequence 4 primer – postures, breathing and bandhas
  56. Field Yoga Integration Series Part I – Concentric Integration – (Three workshops) - the body, feeling, desire, mind, ego, will, consciousness, resec – body feeling, body desire, body mind, body ego, body wisdom, body will, body consciousness, feeling desire, feeling mind, feeling ego, feeling wisdom, feeling will, feeling consciousness, desire mind, desire ego, desire wisdom, desire will, desire consciousness, mind ego, mind wisdom, mind will, mind consciousness, ego wisdom, ego will, ego consciousness, wisdom will, wisdom consciousness, will consciousness, reflexive Self-consciousness – resec
  57. Field Yoga Integration series – Part II – Geometric Integration (Two workshops) – triplicities, quadruples, pentacles, hexons, septenaries, reflexive Self-consciousness – resec
  58. Concentration, Meditation, Samadhic Contemplation – Yoga’s highest individual aim, and cosmic aim.
  59. Patanjali’s Yoga Aphorisms – A Summary of His Essential Ideas and His Meditation Technique

 

12. Consciousness, Contemplation, ReSeC, Freedom, Reflexivity – Samadhi

  1. Is Enlightenment gained progressively or immediately – the 2 schools of traditional development – which one is for you? ref to Zen and the teachings of Eugene Halliday (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  2. Enlightenment – Is Enlightenment attained suddenly? We will see what enlightenment is in fact. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  3. Reflexive Self Consciousness (3 workshops, 2 hrs each)
  4. Samadhic Contemplation in Yoga – Reflexive Self-consciousness as level VI
  5. Samadhi – yoga’s highest attainment for individuals (4 workshops)
  6. Stages to Reflexive Self-consciousness
  7. The Universal Self and Reflexive Self-consciousness
  8. Samadhi Yoga – Reflexive Self-consciousness (ReSeC) and how to apply it, every day, every moment, all through life, and beyond.
  9. Contemplation in Yoga
  10. Contemplation – practice
  11. Introspection & Knowing Thyself – EH
  12. Consciousness and Reflexive Self-consciousness
  13. Samadhic Contemplation – “consciousness bending back upon itself – the step beyond meditation” (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  14. Reflexive Self Consciousness and Samadhic Contemplation as ‘key’ to all true Human Freedom To Work Towards ReSeC – EH
  15. Yoga and Reflexive Self-consciousness – a brief rationale
  16. Will, Consciousness, and Reflexive Self-consciousness
  17. Reflexive Self-consciousness – the end and beginning of Yoga
  18. Sentience, Awareness, Consciousness, Reflexive Self-consciousness – stages of development for the individual
  19. Conscience and Consciousness
  20. Initiation to Reflexive Self-consciousness
  21. Shooting for the Yogic Source Self – the perfect aim
  22. Dream Recall techniques for developing insight and reflexive self-consciousness
  23. Applied Reflexive Self-consciousness – Universal Understanding – ref to Eugene Halliday’s seed kernel teaching and why the technique is so important for individual freedom and personal creativity in the Age of Aquarius – the surveillance age. (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)

 

13. YOGA COURSES and CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

  1. 300 hours: Yoga and Meditation Course - as Workshops and Practice sessions - Clarifying and Deepening Your Yoga Understanding & Practice – Theoretical principles, Practices, Question time and Assessment.
  2. 30 hours: Cleansing and Purifications in Yoga – Body, Mind, Psyche – food, diet, Ayurveda (Wisdom of Life), shat karmas (6 purifications of Hatha Yoga), Yamas (recommended abstinences), Niyamas (recommended observances).
  3. 60 hours: Hatha Yoga Anatomy and Physiology - Stretching, Bending, Opening, and Moving the Physical Body in Yoga practice.
  4. 12 hours: Essentials in Yoga Posture (Asana) practice & development – how to understand postures, to DO, not be DONE by, the posture.
  5. 12 hours: Building Energy, Emotional Strength, Courage and Will Power in Yoga – principles and practices.
  6. 12 hours: Mudras, Bandhas, Pranavayus in Yoga practice – practices, knowledge and understanding which are fundamental to correct practice of Hatha Yoga.
  7. 12 hours: Pratyahara - five sense withdrawal, introspection and stabilisation as preparation for Pranayama.
  8. 24 hours: Pranayama Essentials and Techniques – knowledge & techniques on the stages of development of breathing in Yoga practices and why. What are the aims of, & to experience, the various pranayama techniques in Yoga, both therapeutic and psycho-spiritually advancing techniques.
  9. 12 hours: Concentration – the Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga approaches and technique of Meditation
  10. 6 hours: Concentration and Meditation approach in Raja Yoga.
  11. 12 hours: Cultivating access to Wisdom(the Higher Mind) & Developing and Deepening Meditational States in Yoga – what is the Higher Mind compared to the Lower Mind, how to build & cultivate an integrated ‘personality’ as pre-requisite to entering the Higher Mind – principles, techniques and practices.
  12. 12 hours: Samadhic Contemplation and Reflexive Self-consciousness as Yoga’s highest aim – theory and practice technique
  13. 6 hours: Principles and Practices of Tantra – what is Tantra, what is Tantric Yoga’s aim - using Yantra, Mandala, Mantra & Mudra in Yoga and Meditation disciplines?
  14. 6 hours: Yogic Integration – bringing it all together, how to fulfil the aim of Yoga and gain the realisation.
  15. 60 hours: Level One Hatha Yoga Course – 10 weeks – 6 hours/week
  16. 60 hours: Level Two Hatha Yoga Course – 10 weeks – 6 hours/week
  17. 60 hours: Level Three Hatha Yoga Course – 10 weeks – 6 hours/week
  18. 26 hours: AIM of Yoga – Workshop Series – theory and practice - What is Yoga?, Value of Yoga’s Rescue via Reflexive Self-consciousness, First Great Rule In Yoga, Second Great Rule in Yoga, FALLING into Identification, NON-Identification, FREEDOM from Inclination, Bondage & The Fall of Consciousness, CAUSE of Inclination, BREAKING IDENTIFICATION 1, BREAKING IDENTIFICATION 2, The SELF, Consciousness & Will, WHOLENESS, FREEDOM & Reflexive Self-Consciousness, Gaining Reflexive Self-Consciousness – Exercise
  19. 12 hours: Field Yoga COURSE – Field Yoga Ghatastha Beginners Level One Sequence – Postures and Techniques,12 Preparations for Yoga, 33 Postures & Techniques, 3 Breathing Techniques, 1 Relaxation Technique, 1 Meditation Technique, Samadhic Contemplation Technique.
  20. 40 hours: WAKING – an introduction to Field Yoga – a complete Yoga process taking the participant through a special series of purifications and body postures(in many forms), mudras, bandhas, sense withdrawal, concentration, meditation and contemplation via Reflexive Self-consciousness.
  21. 60 hours: YOGA PHILOSOPHY – its approach in development of the individual – 10 week Course – 6 hours/week
  22. 30 hours: YOGA METAPHYSICS - development of the individual – 10 week Course – 3hrs/week
  23. 60 hours: Yoga Chakras in Theory and Practice – 3 hours over 20 weeks – rationale & meditations
  24. 6 hours: Applied Types of Thinking – perception, inference, serial, logic, geometric, logo-logic – ref to Archetypes originating in 14th Century Tarot, and The Tarot as ‘Thought Machine’ (2 Workshops 3 hrs each)
  25. 160 hours: Through the Bible – Eugene Halliday – a view of the progress of Spirit in the world – includes illustrations and meditations
  26. 70 hours: Christian Philosophy – Eugene Halliday – that philosophy which can be shown to derive logically from the words spoken by Jesus Christ. Jesus says, “The words that I speak unto you are spirit and they are life”. (John 6:63) – includes illustrations and meditations
  27. 30 hours: The Conquest of Anxiety – Eugene Halliday – a way of approach to the problem of fear and anxiety from the viewpoint of ideas implicit in the teachings of Jesus Christ – includes illustrations and meditations
  28. 30 hours: Shakespeare King Educator – including meditations
  29. 12 hours: The Buddhist Wheel of Dependent Origination – the wheel of life meditation – 12 stages, 6 worlds, 3 functions, 2 phases – and how to apply in Practical Life
  30. 24 hours: The Zodiascope – EH - illustrations and practical exercises
  31. 15 hours: Tarot as a Thought Machine (5 workshops, 3 hrs each)

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