Tantra: A Foundation for Practice

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Discover how your yoga practice is related to the esoteric, exotic, and comprehensive world of tantra, and take your practice to the next level

In lecture and practice sessions, we’ll explore the key concepts and practices of Living Tantra, including the pivotal role of prana shakti in tantra and in yoga practice.

In this 8+ hour digital course, you will learn about:
  • Why tantra is relevant in today’s world and what it has to offer you
  • The tantric worldview and the purpose of tantric practices
  • Key concepts: prana shakti, apurva, kundalini, karmashaya, and more
  • The role of prana shakti and kundalini shakti
  • Practical practices for working with kundalini awakening
  • Techniques to enhance prana dharana and other Living Tantra practices
  • Refining your hatha practice to facilitate pranic awareness
  • Gaining access to the manipura and ajna chakras—why and how
  • Understanding rituals and their relationship to the forces of nurturance
  • Understanding the relationship of rituals to yoga practices such as meditation and asana 

Sandra Anderson

For over 20 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga theory and practice with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice.

With a background in the natural sciences and interest in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the richness of spiritual life in our contemporary world. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and was a contributing editor and columnist for Yoga International magazine. She is now a frequent contributor to YogaInternational.com, offering instructional videos and articles. Sandy leads workshops, trainings and retreats both nationally and internationally, and at the headquarters of the Himalayan Institute.

Tantra: A Foundation for Practice