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What's Your Soul's Unique Purpose?

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Course Overview

Ready to take your yoga beyond the mat and dive deeper into your life’s purpose?

Once we find the meaning and purpose of our lives, fulfillment and joy will follow.

The Four Desires are an effective method of self-inquiry that can help you uncover your life’s true calling. In this four-part course, you’ll get tools and assignments that can help you hone in on your life’s path (your dharma) and figure out what’s next for you.

Certificate of completion

3 CEU’s Upon Completion

Self Paced Learning

Course Outline

1 hr to complete

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Section 1
  • When we honor the most enlightened aspects of ourselves, we are better able to serve the greater good and therefore lead more happy and fulfilling lives. In this class, Rod invites you to consider what your unique purpose is—what lessons you are here to learn—and he shows you how you can begin to uncover the authentic mission that already lives within you. At the end, he offers you your first assignment for reflection.
  • What shapes your destiny? How can you fulfill your life’s purpose? In this discussion, Rod explains that often the things we want are in conflict with our life’s purpose, and that it is difficult to move toward fulfillment if we are unaware of this conflict and how to address it. He then outlines the four desires that are intrinsic to manifesting your purpose and offers you a second assignment for reflection.
  • How we thrive in the midst of difficulty is what contains the key to discerning what’s next for us on the purposeful path. In this discussion, Rod helps you gain insight into your own uniqueness by asking you to recall a challenging time and then invites you to reflect on it in your third assignment.
  • In this final class, you’ll begin putting your realizations into action. Rod teaches you how to mine what you’ve written in earlier assignments in order to find the clarity you need to take your next step. Using examples from his students’ lives and his own life, he guides you in how to use the teachings from this course to act in a way that’s in harmony with your dharma.

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Meet Your Teacher

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Rod Stryker
Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga® and the author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose,... Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, you can include this course in your Yoga Alliance training hours, with each hour equivalent to one continuing education credit.
This course is entirely self- paced, allowing you to learn at your convenience.There are no imposed deadlines or time constraints for Course completion.
No prerequisites are required; this course is open to anyone interested in deepening their knowledge and practice.
No, the course is accessible to all individuals interested in enriching their understanding and practice of yoga.Yoga teaching certification is not a prerequisite.

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