The 8 Limbs of Yoga to Align Your Mind, Body & Spirit
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The 8 Limbs of Yoga to Align Your Mind, Body & Spirit

Learn Yoga's Core Philosophy for Heart-centered, Spirit-connected and Conscious Living.
4.9 (18 ratings)
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61 students enrolled
Created by Evita Ochel
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 22 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand yoga in a more complete manner through the 8 limbs of yoga.
  • Use the 8 limbs of yoga in your everyday life, by learning practical applications and examples.
  • Know the basics of yogic philosophy and morality.
  • Understand some of the inner workings of the mind and how to work with it more effectively.
  • Take more responsibility for your life and learn to create it more consciously.
  • Improve your resilience and response to life's challenges.
  • Decrease stress, worry and anxiety.
  • Live with more happiness, joy and fulfillment.
  • Improve your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
  • Be more mindful in how you deal with and treat yourself and others.
  • Deepen your spiritual journey and understanding of the Self.
  • Advance your journey of self-realization and/or self-actualization.
  • Expand your consciousness and awareness of spiritual growth.
  • Enjoy a greater sense of inner peace and connection with the Divine.
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Requirements
  • You will need access to a reliable Internet connection in order to watch the video lectures.
  • A yoga mat and/or comfortable, quiet space is recommended for reflection activities.
  • No previous yoga experience is required, and no physical postures will be done in this course.
Description

Yoga can provide powerful benefits that positively transform us mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. But to access and enjoy the maximum potential of each of these, we must approach yoga from its holistic essence and fullness of purpose. There is so much more to yoga than just a physical practice, and when we make yoga a way of life, we tap into the immense potential of yoga for us. 

Enjoy better physical health, mental function, emotional balance and spiritual immersion.

To help you gain the most benefit from yoga for your life, this course will provide you with an introduction to the eight limbs of yoga, as outlined in the ancient Yoga Sutras, and guidance for applying them in your everyday life. It explores how each limb contributes to the core philosophy of yoga, and how to work with them for most effectiveness and wellbeing.

Take this course to:

  • Expand your understanding of yoga and its potential for your life.
  • Live with more joy, inner peace and satisfaction.
  • Live with more stillness and ease.
  • Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance and presence.
  • Decrease your reactivity, impulsiveness or impatience.
  • Improve your energy levels, relationships and wellbeing.
  • Learn about the importance of training your mind for self-mastery.
  • Improve your focus, clarity and concentration.
  • Learn some yogic breathing techniques.
  • Learn how to use the physical yoga asana practice effectively.
  • Learn yoga's different states of meditation.
  • Strengthen your spiritual connection.
  • Live in a heart-centered and spirit-connected way that aligns the wholeness of your being.


Become a better human being and make your life a living reflection of love and peace.

Whether you would like a greater understanding of yoga, or you are interested in spiritual growth and consciousness expansion, or you are on a path of self-actualization or self-realization, this course will help you advance in all of these areas. The 8 Limbs of Yoga course was created to help you learn about the true purpose of yoga, how to use it and benefit from it in all areas of your life. Its intention is to progress your spiritual evolution, no matter what stage you are at, and access the numerous physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits yoga can offer.

Have the 8 Limbs of Yoga illuminate your spiritual path to connect with the truth of who you are. 

The course will provide you with over 2 hours of video content, divided into 2 parts and 11 lectures. The lessons include quizzes, reading, writing and reflection exercises to help you practice and apply what you are learning.

Deepen your yoga practice and advance your spiritual journey today!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who is interested in understanding the full scope of yoga, beyond just its physical component.
  • This course will benefit spiritual seekers who wish to improve the quality of their life and live in harmony with others.
  • This course is for those who are new to yoga or the spiritual side of yoga, and who would like to deepen their spiritual growth.
  • This course is NOT for you if you are seeking a physical yoga or meditation practice, or are not interested in spiritual topics.
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
02:02:33
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Introduction to the 8 Limbs of Yoga
2 Lectures 14:00

This is an introductory lecture, which explains the rationale for this course, how you can benefit from it, who this course is for and provides an overview of the curriculum.

Preview 03:53

In this lesson you will learn:

  • an introduction to the greater potential of yoga
  • Evita's personal and professional journey with yoga
  • the names of the 8 limbs of yoga
  • the history of the 8 limbs of yoga
  • the purpose for the 8 limbs of yoga
  • the significance and benefits of the 8 limbs of yoga
Preview 10:07

This quiz will help you practice what you learned in lecture 2.

Intro to 8 Limbs of Yoga
4 questions
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The 8 Limbs of Yoga
9 Lectures 01:48:33

In this lesson you will learn:

    • what yama means
    • what each of the 5 yamas are
    • the purpose of the 5 yamas
    • how to apply and benefit from this limb (i.e. the 5 yamas) in your everyday life
Limb 1 — Yama
12:24

This quiz will help you practice what you learned in lecture 3.

Limb 1 — Yama
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what niyama means
  • what each of the 5 niyamas are
  • the purpose of the 5 niyamas
  • how to apply and benefit from this limb in your everyday life
Limb 2 — Niyama
13:06

This quiz will help you practice what you learned in lecture 4.

Limb 2 — Niyama
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what asana means
  • the purpose for this limb
  • how to apply and benefit from this yoga limb in your everyday life
Limb 3 — Asana
12:52

This quiz will help you practice what you learned in lecture 5.

Limb 3 — Asana
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what pranayama means
  • the purpose for this limb
  • how to apply and benefit from this yoga limb in your everyday life
Limb 4 — Pranayama
13:27

This quiz will help you practice what you learned in lecture 6.

Limb 4 — Pranayama
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what pratyahara means
  • the purpose for this limb
  • how to apply and benefit from this yoga limb in your everyday life
Limb 5 — Pratyahara
12:21

This quiz will help you practice what you learned in lecture 7.

Limb 5 — Pratyahara
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what dharana means
  • the purpose for this limb
  • how to apply and benefit from this yoga limb in your everyday life
Limb 6 — Dharana
10:46

This quiz will help you apply what you learned in lecture 8.

Limb 6 — Dharana
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what dhyana means
  • the purpose for this limb
  • how to apply and benefit from this yoga limb in your everyday life
Limb 7 — Dhyana
10:45

This quiz will help you apply what you learned in lecture 9.

Limb 7 — Dhyana
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • what samadhi means
  • how samadhi works
  • the benefits of samadhi
Limb 8 — Samadhi
10:11

This quiz will help you apply what you learned in lecture 10.

Limb 8 — Samadhi
3 questions

In this lesson you will learn:

  • tips for succeeding with the practice of the 8 limbs of yoga 
  • tips for living the 8 limbs of yoga
  • how to overcome potential challenges on your journey with the 8 limbs of yoga
  • about additional support and resources for this journey
Living the 8 Limbs of Yoga
12:41

This quiz will help you apply what you learned in lecture 11.

Living the 8 Limbs of Yoga
3 questions
About the Instructor
Evita Ochel
4.8 Average rating
287 Reviews
3,849 Students
8 Courses
Optimal Wellness Teacher, Author

Evita Ochel is a consciousness expansion teacher who helps people optimize their wellbeing on all levels of the body, mind, and spirit. She is an expert in the areas of holistic health, optimal nutrition, sustainable living, personal evolution, metaphysics, and spirituality. She is a public speaker, web TV host, and writer who has authored hundreds of articles and several books, including "Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition." Evita is also the founder of the Healthytarian Lifestyle, based on fresh thinking, smart eating and mindful living.

Evita holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in the areas of Biology and Psychology, a Bachelor of Education degree specializing in Science, and is a certified Holistic Nutritionist and Yoga and Meditation teacher. Her work includes teaching, writing and researching all areas of holistic wellness. Her health-oriented teaching focuses on whole-food, plant-based nutrition, elimination of toxins, and the mind-body connection for optimal health and longevity. Her spirit-oriented teaching focuses on consciousness expansion and heart-centered living for optimal joy and inner peace. She lives by being the change she wishes to see, and helps others rise to their highest potential on every level of their being.