Yoga Sutras

Yoga Sutras

7 Episodes

In this series on Yoga Sutras, Breanne Failor will lead you through a series of seven videos that will take you on a journey of inner and outer observances so that you may begin to find peace, contentment, and discipline in your non-asana yoga practice (how we use the philosophies of yoga off of the yoga mat).

Led by Breanne Failor, founder of Anti-Diet Yoga near Chicago, IL. Breanne's goal is to create yoga classes that are accessible to all bodies. Giving you time and space to quiet your mind and connect to your body through movement and breath. Building a community where diet culture is left at the door, and you are perfect the way you are right now!

In this series you will explore the following:
1. Aparigraha (Non-possesiveness)
2. Ahimsa (Non-violence)
3. Satya (Truthfulness)
4. Santosha (Contentment)
5. Tapas (Discipline)
6. Dhyana (Meditation)

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Yoga Sutras
  • 1. Learning to Trust Your Body - What is Yoga?

    Episode 1

    In this first class of our seven-week series, we will explore "what is yoga?" We will look at how we can use the teachings of yoga in the Yoga Sutras to begin to find what is true in our relationship with our bodies. We will explore feeling and noticing sensations in our bodies during our practic...

  • 2. Learning to Trust Your Body - Aparigraha

    Episode 2

    Are you attached to diet culture's version of what your body should look like?

    In the second class of our seven-week series, we will explore Aparigraha, a teaching from the Yoga Sutras that is sometimes translated as non-grasping or non-greed. How can we look within to stop grasping or reaching...

  • 3. Learning to Trust Your Body - Ahimsa

    Episode 3

    Non-Violence in our actions, in our spoken words to others, and in our thoughts to ourselves.

    In the third class of our seven-week series, we will explore Ahimsa, a teaching from the Yoga Sutras that is translated as non-violence or non-harming. How do you speak about your body or to yourself?...

  • 4. Learning to Trust Your Body - Satya

    Episode 4

    Finding truth in our relationship with your body and your practice

    In the fourth class of our seven-week series, we will explore Satya, a teaching from the Yoga Sutras that is translated as truthfulness. Are you truthful in your relationship with your body? Are you truthful in how you look at yo...

  • 5. Learning to Trust the Body - Santosha

    Episode 5

    Can you find contentment in your body now?

    In the fifth class of our seven-week series, we will explore Santosha, a teaching from the Yoga Sutras that is translated as contentment. Are you content in your relationship with your body, the body you have today? You don’t have to always love your b...

  • 6. Learning to Trust Your Body - Tapas

    Episode 6

    How can we have discipline in our yoga practice while still respecting our bodies?

    In the sixth class of our seven-week series, we will explore Tapas, a teaching from the Yoga Sutras that is sometimes defined as heat or intensity, it can also be seen as the practice of burning away impuriities....

  • 7. Learning to Trust Your Body - Meditation

    Episode 7

    Slowing down our movement and exploring loving kindness towards our bodies

    In the seventh and final class of our series, we will slow down our minds and bodies quite a bit by exploring meditation. This practice will move you through some gentle movement to ready your body to sit in a comfortabl...