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Embodied Philosophy is an online educational platform for meaningful lifetime learning. Our programming has become a go-to resource for yoga teachers and practitioners, therapists, wellness facilitators, scholars, researchers and spiritual leaders. The Wisdom School is a community of devoted learners, committed to ongoing study for the evolution of their personal and professional lives.

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As a Basic member of the Wisdom School, you will receive access to over 200 hours of mini-trainings, lectures and workshops in yoga philosophy, contemplative studies, and therapeutic techniques.


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As a Premium member of the Wisdom School, you will receive access to our entire course library, now with over 375 hours of in depth explorations of Yoga Philosophy, Contemplative Studies and MindBody Therapy. You'll receive new courses every month, with pre-recorded and live elements. Participate in bi-annual elections to vote on which courses will be brought to the Wisdom School.

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  • Encounter some of yoga history’s most colorful and influential teachers. Discover fascinating and sometimes contested details about yoga’s origins, history, philosophies, and future.
  • Study with scholars, researchers, academics, doctors, healers, mystics and luminary teachers from around the world.
  • Learn transformative contemplative techniques to integrate into your life and share with your family and friends.
  • Discover innovative research that integrates contemplative studies with exciting areas of scholarship and science

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Learn about the latest research in our live monthly seminars, where teachers come to unpack key topics, share their research and the importance behind it. These seminars are insightful, accessible and educational.

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  • Get On-Demand Access to 85+ Courses in our Library
  • Receive new courses every month, with pre-recorded and live modules.
  • Access a live, quarterly weekend training & virtual retreat
  • Access new yoga classes on on ongoing, monthly basis.
  • Enrich their personal and professional practices with continuing education modules.
  • Identify the information, mis- and dis-information embedded in received understandings; dissect facts from fictions.
  • Encounter some of yoga history’s most colorful and influential teachers. Discover fascinating and even contested details about yoga’s origins, history, philosophies, and future.
  • Vote once or twice a year on what courses they want to see presented in the Wisdom School.
  • Study with scholars, researchers, academics, doctors, healers, mystics and luminary teachers from around the world.
  • Discover innovative research that integrates contemplative studies with exciting areas of scholarship and science
  • Learn transformative contemplative techniques to integrate into your life and share with your family and friends.

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Basic Level

What Talks will I get Access to?

Here is a comprehensive list of the talks, workshops, lectures and mini-trainings that are avilable on-demand as soon as you enroll:

Isa Gucciardi - Shamans & Siddhas

Mary Reilly - Breath and Presence: On the relationship between Prana and Present Moment Awareness

Nataraj Chaitanya - OM NAMAH SHIVAYA: Why mantra matters & how to practice it

Zoe Slatoff - Yoga Seminar - Why Study Sanskrit?

Chris Chapple - Teaching the Yoga Sutras

Hari Kirtana das - On the Yamas & Niyamas

Andrea Jain - Buying and Selling Yoga: Cultural Appropriation in the Global Industry

Christopher Hareesh Wallis - Beyond Wheels: Teaching Chakras Authentically & Powerfully

Tias Little - Gravity as Therapy

Isa Gucciardi - Depth Hypnosis

Graham Schweig - The Supreme Secret of Yoga

Chris Tompkins -  Kundalinī and the Science of AUM

Helen Lavretsky - The Brain and the Health Benefits of Yoga

Seth Powell - A Brief History of Yogic Postures in Premodern India

Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan -  Vedic Chanting & the Art of Vibration

Amy Matthews - Dynamic Alignment

Swami Sarvapriyananda -  Vedanta: Spirituality & Philosophy of the Upanishads

Michelle C. Johnson -  Skill in Action: Radical Action Through Contemplative Practice

Jacob Kyle - Samkhya Philosophy

James Mallinson - Hatha Yoga Research

Swami Sarvapriyananda - Virtual Reality and Simulation - An Advaita Vedanta Perspective

Ken Rose - The Reality of Illusion: The Simulation Hypothesis and Yoga’s Five Bodies

Rizwan Virk - Samsara as a Video Game: the Simulation Hypothesis and Religious Traditions

Andrew Holecek - Virtual Reality, The Lucidity Principle, and Soteriology

Isa Gucciardi - How the Shamanic Journey to Illuminates the Inner World

Joakim Vindenes - Virtual Reality as Revealing the Self

Dr. Albert "Skip" Rizzo - Is Clinical Virtual Reality Ready for Primetime?

Sarah Hill - VR and AR Powered by EEG and Heart Rate for Stress Management

Michael R. Heim - How Virtual Reality Advances the Mystic Quest

Dr Jordan Quaglia - Am I Virtual Dreaming? Exploring Lucidity in Virtual Reality

Amit Goswami - Quantum Physics and the Integration of Science and Spirituality: The Scientific Evidence for God and What We Should do About It

Edwin Bryant - Bhakti Yoga in the Vraj (Vrindavan) Tradition

Pranada Comtois - Bhakti-Shakti: The Role of the Feminine in Transcendence

Vanamali Mataji - Bhakti as given in the Srimad Bhagavad Gita

Hari-kirtana das - Serve the Lord to Save the World: Bhakti-yoga as a Call to Action

Jaya Jaganath Das - A Love Supreme

Nina Rao - Hanuman-ji - The Embodiment of Devotion

Graham Schweig - Secret Messages of Divine Love

Christopher Fici - The Practice of Engaged Bhakti: The Art of Devotion for Precarious Times

Neelima Shukla-Bhatt - A Bhakti Song and the Making of a Mahatma (should go later on in the conference after people have a context)

Swami Tripurari - Lila, Atma, Bhakti, and Bhagavan

David Shannahoff-Khalsa - Advanced Pranayama Techniques From Kundalini Yoga As Taught By Yogi Bhajan™

Leslie Kaminoff - The Anatomy of Breathwork – Essential Principles and Pervasive Myths

Allison Gemmel Laframboise - How Does Pranayama Lead You to Your Highest Self?

Dr. Sameer A. Zope - Sudarshan Kriya Yoga: Breathing For Healthy Life

Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian - Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications of Pranayama

Yoganand (Michael Carroll) - History of Pranayama

Jensen Martin - The Prana of Paramahansa Yogananda

Mary Nichols - Worship the Lord of Prana: Connecting with the Teachings on Breath Awareness

Ana Funes - Prāṇacintā: Meditating on the Vital Breath as an Exercise of Bodily Self-Awareness

Kavitha Chinnaiyan - Utilizing the Prana Map to Navigate Life and Spiritual Practice

Srivatsa Ramaswami - Pranayama and Hatha Yoga

Naimah Efia - Healing Backwards & Forwards: UnEarthing the Truth(s) of the Trauma of Oppression

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis -  Addressing the Wounds of Historical Trauma and Contemporary Oppression

Oneika Mays - Disrupting With Love

Michelle Johnson - Skill in Action: Radical Action Through Contemplative Practice

Sage Hayes - Justice in the BodyNityda GesselDecolonizing the Body and Healing Racial Trauma

Claudia Horwitz - Minding the Way

Christine Caldwell - Bodyfulness as Contemplative and Embodied Activism

Rae Johnson - A Thousand Paper Cuts: Understanding the Complex Trauma of Embodied Microaggressions

Judith Blackstone - Trauma and the Unbound Body

David Bullard - Re-Pairing: Healing Disturbing and Traumatic Memories

David Berceli - Reframing the essential role of tremoring and/or shaking as a result of traumatic or stressful experiences

Isa Gucciardi - The Symptom is the Teacher

Anneke Lucas - The Unconditional Model: Using one's Whole Self in Trauma Healing

Richard Miller - Healing in Wholeness: Tools for Life for Experiencing Indestructible Resilience and Well-Being

Daniel Mintie - Reclaiming Life After Trauma: Healing PTSD With Yoga, Mindfulness Practice and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Julie Staples - How Yoga and Meditation Work to Heal Trauma Symptoms: the Scientific Foundations

Stephen Porges - On Trauma & Polyvagal Theory

Lisa Danylchuk - Yoga for Trauma Recovery: Theory, Philosophy and Practice

Yasmin Lambat - Unwind Emotional Patterns and Repattern New Neural Pathways

Maria Adelaida Lopez and Natalia Quinones - Healing Violence-Related Trauma Through Yoga

Isa Gucciardi - Understanding Plants & Plant Medicine

Alexander Belser - Psychedelic Medicine, Healing, & Spiritual Experience

Rachel Harris - Listening to Ayahuasca

Jae Sevelius - Queering Psychedelics

Kenneth Tupper - Entheogenic Education: Psychedelics as Tools for Learning

Zach Walsh - Psychedelics & the New Behaviorism

Bruce McEwen - The Brain on “Stress”: Epigenetic Influences on Brain and Body Health

David Shannahoff Khalsa - Kundalini Yoga As Taught By Yogi Bhajan: Selected Contributions to Basic Science and Clinical Treatment, and a Variety of Meditation Techniques for Treating Psychiatric Disorders

Fred Travis - Neuroplasticity and Mystical/Nondual Experiences Reported during Meditation Practice

Georgi Y. Johnson - What is the One True Choice? Neuroplasticity and Deep Rest in the Unknown

Joe Loizzo - Towards a Science of Embodied Mind: Neuroplasticity, Contemplative Practice and the New Scientific Paradigm

Jud Brewer - The craving mind: how mindfulness changes the brain to break bad habits and form new ones

Kenneth Rose - The Mystic’s Brain: The Biology of Contemplative Practice and Why It Matters to the Meditator

Sonia Sequeira - Yoga and the Science of Not ReactingStephen PorgesOn the Polyvagal Theory

Zoran Josipovic - Nonduality in light of neuroscience - implications for its understanding and practice

Edwin Bryant - Astanga Yoga in Sutras and the Gita: A Comparison

Rev. Jaganath Carrera - The Yoga Sutras: Mastering the Game of Life

Nikki Costello - One Sutra for a Lifetime

Dhanurdhara Swami - Surrender Unto Me: The Theme of the Gita and the Goal of Yoga

Pandit Dasa - The Bhagavad Gita: Understanding the Self, Duty, Death, Reincarnation and God

Johua M. Greene - The Hero's Journey: Bhagavad Gita as Monomyth

Manorama - The Rishis' Wisdom: Yoga Sutra and Bhagavad Gita

Matthew Remski - Arjuna & Climate Change: A Thought Experiment Inspired by the Bhagavad GitaChristopher Hareesh WallisNew Findings that Change our Understanding of the Yoga-Sutra

Christopher Tompkins - Aversion vs. Connection: The Goal of Yoga & Its Evolution

Raghunath - Yoga: Spirituality or Religion?

Mary Reilly Nichols - The Glance of Shiva

Anodea Judith - Chakras as the Yoke of Yoga

Ramesh Bjonnes - Tantra & Sustainability: Environmental Activism as if Spirit Matters

Shambhavi Sarasvati - How to Feel Goodness when Everything is Going Wrong

Swami Khecaranatha - The Pathway to Freedom within the Nondual Tantric Tradition

Lorin Roche - The Radiance Sutras

Christopher Tompkins - The Medieval Chakra System of the Divine Mother

Christopher Hareesh Wallis - On Recognition

Sally Kempton - Following the Nondual Path of the Divine Feminine

Hari Kauer - Kundalini and Radical Embodiment

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait - The Promise of Tantra

Joe Loizzo - Radical Therapies: The Confluence of Breakthrough Science and Timeless Practice

Miles Neale - Buddhist Psychotherapy: Reuniting the Twin Streams of Science and Spirituality in

a Degenerate Age

Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison - Intimacy in End of Life Care

David Berceli - The Physical Journey from "Muscle Contraction" to "Chi Activation" to "Higher Vibrational Frequencies"

Angela Warburton - Modern Day Chinese Medicine: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Times

David Vago - Contemplative Neuroscience: Past and Present Perspectives for the Future Science of Mind

Loren Fishman - Yoga in Orthopedics: Research Data on the Powerful Influence of Yoga Practice on a Variety of Conditions

Sameet Kumar - Psychedelics & Plant Medicines in Oncology Care

Neal M. Goldsmith - Psycheology: Psychedelics and the Study of the Soul

Christine Hoar - 

Ayurvedic Medicine in Theory and Practice

Dave Courchene - Indigenous Perspectives on Healing and Wellness

Jason Birch - Yoga on the Eve of Colonialism

Christopher Key Chapple - Yoga History: Taking the Long View

Jacqueline Hargreaves - A Maturing Wisdom: The Women of Modern Globalised Yoga

Philipp Maas - Early Records of Āsana Practice

Ruth Westo - byThe Esoteric Feminine in Hathayoga Sources

David Gordon White - Wells of Nectar, Pools of Life

Dagmar Wujastyk - Healthcare and Longevity Practices in Yoga, Ayurveda, and Rasaśāstra

Seth Powell - Visual and Material Evidence of Medieval Yoga and Yogis

Suzanne Newcombe - Authenticity & Transformations in Yoga Traditions

Veena Howard - Yoga Disciplines and Vows: Gandhi's Embodied Practices for Personal Empowerment and Social Change

Debashish Banerji - Sri Aurobindo and the Indian Yoga Tradition 

Thanissara - An Integrated Awakening: From Separation to Seamless Reality

Miles Neale - Beyond McMindfulness

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche - Our Pristine Mind

Joe Loizzo - The Third Wave of Contemplative Life: The Embodied Art and Science of the Tantras

Ralph de la Rosa - Touching the Earth: The Neuroscience of Natural Awakening

Robert Thurman - TIbetan Culture: The Culture of Enlightenment

Isa Gucciardi - Buddhism in the Western Therapeutic Environment

Thupten Jinpa - Reason, Intuition, and the Science of Buddhism

Lama Tsultrim Allione - Esoteric Wisdom and the Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism

Dr. Miles Neale - Bodhichitta: Radical Compassion in a World Gone Mad

Are Talks Live or Pre-recorded?

Both! We have ongoing monthly live webinars that you are free to tune into, but you will also have unlimited access to our library of past lectures, webinars, panels, and workshops.

How many hours of lectures and workshops do I have access to at the Seeker level?

Currently, there are over 200 hours of mini-trainings, workshops, lectures and panels from the Yoga Seminar and MindBody Seminar Archives.

How will I access my talks and courses?

Once you register, you will receive an email with login details. On your dashboard you will find access to our entire lecture library. You will also receive a new weekly talk posted to your dashboard, extracted from our latest Conference, Webinars, Panel Series or Summit, as well as a new live and interactive talk each month from both the Yoga Seminar & MindBody Seminar.

Does this give me access to the Embodied Philosophy 4-Module Courses?

No. To access longer courses, you will need to enroll in the Wisdom School at the Yogi, Healer or Sage level. To explore these membership options, go here.

Premium Level

What On Demand courses do I get access to?

There are currently 85 on-demand courses in the Wisdom School Premium Course Library. That's over 500 hours of in-depth explorations into contemplative studies.

Here is a list of some current courses in the Library:

Niralli D'Costa - Ancient Wisdom for Elemental Healing

Maureen Gallagher - Attachment Theory: An Embodied Approach

Robert Lindsey - Bhagavad Gita

Edwin Bryant - Bhakti Yoga

Joe Joizzo - Buddhist Psychology & Contemplative Psychotherapy: Integrating the Embodied Mind

Christopher Hareesh Wallis - Chakras Illuminated

Anodea Judith - Charge & the Energy Body: Enhancing the Life Force of the Chakras

Richard Strozzi-Heckler - Embodied Leadership & Somatic Coaching

Rae Johnson - Embodying Social Justice: Understanding the Trauma of Oppression

Jeffery Long - Embracing Diversity: Exploring Worldview Pluralism

Kavitha Chinnaiyan - Foundations of Non-Dual Tantra

Graham Schweig - Hidden Teachings of the Yoga Sutra

Mary Reilly Nichols - I Am That: The Pervasive Nectar of Non-Duality

Jeffery Long - Indian Philosophy: Paths & Worldviews

Jay Earley - Inner Child Work

Scott Lyons & Christine Caldwell - Intro to MindBody Therapy

Zoë Slatoff - Introduction to Sanskrit: A Seminar

David Shannahoff-Khalsa - Kundalini Yoga Pranayams

Constantina Rhodes - Lakshmi: Four Paths to Abundance

Isa Gucciardi - Light in the Shadow: Shadow Yoga, Shamanism & Psychology

Kavitha Chinnaiyan - Navarathri: An Inner Path to Shakti

Neil Dalal - Non-Duality: Discovering Wholeness Through Advaita Vedanta

David Weinstock - Non-Violent Communication

Multiple Teachers - Oppression, Privilege and Spiritual Practice

Rae Johnson - Power, Privilege and Difference in the Clinical Relationship

Multiple Teachers - Psychedelic Integration: Integrating Psychedelics into Spiritual Practice

Pilar Jennings - Pyschoanalysis & Tibetan Buddhism: An Unfolding Partnership

David Bullard - Re-Pairing: Practices for Cultivating the Embodiment of Intimacy

Marcy Goldstein & Ramesh Bjonnes - Roots & Branches of Yoga (Course 1): The Ancient Period

Marcy Goldstein & Ramesh Bjonnes - Roots & Branches of Yoga (Course 2): The Premodern Period

Jacob Kyle - Samkhya Philosophy - The Liberating Dualism

Laura Amazzone - Shakti: Faces of the Goddess

Judith Blackstone - The Realization Process

Joe Loizzo - The Science of Spirit: How the New Science of Embodied Mind is Changing the World

Kenneth Rose - The Univeral Mystic: Meditation, the Brain and Humanity's Mystical Birthright

Katy Jane - The Vedas: Exploring the Source of Yoga

Miles Neale - Tibetan Buddhism: A Path of Becoming Fully Human

Tias Little - Traditions of Meditation

Kenneth Rose - Virtual Reality, Māyā, and Yoga's Virtual Bodies

Sonia Sequeira - Yoga & the Neuroscience of Healing: Hasrnessing the Power of the Brain

Laura Amazzone - Yogini: Empowering Mandalas of the Divine Feminine

How often will new courses be added?

Every month, 1 or 2 new Premium courses will be added to the Wisdom School. Future courses are all voted on by the current members of the Wisdom School once or twice per year. New Courses are announced as soon as they are add

What talks will I find in the lecture library?

Here is a comprehensive list of the talks, workshops, lectures and mini-trainings that are avilable on-demand as soon as you enroll:

Isa Gucciardi - Shamans & Siddhas

Mary Reilly - Breath and Presence: On the relationship between Prana and Present Moment Awareness

Nataraj Chaitanya - OM NAMAH SHIVAYA: Why mantra matters & how to practice it

Zoe Slatoff - Yoga Seminar - Why Study Sanskrit?

Chris Chapple - Teaching the Yoga Sutras

Hari Kirtana das - On the Yamas & Niyamas

Andrea Jain - Buying and Selling Yoga: Cultural Appropriation in the Global Industry

Christopher Hareesh Wallis - Beyond Wheels: Teaching Chakras Authentically & Powerfully

Tias Little - Gravity as Therapy

Isa Gucciardi - Depth Hypnosis

Graham Schweig - The Supreme Secret of Yoga

Chris Tompkins - Kundalinī and the Science of AUM

Helen Lavretsky - The Brain and the Health Benefits of Yoga

Seth Powell - A Brief History of Yogic Postures in Premodern India

Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan -  Vedic Chanting & the Art of Vibration

Amy Matthews - Dynamic Alignment

Swami Sarvapriyananda -  Vedanta: Spirituality & Philosophy of the Upanishads

Michelle C. Johnson -  Skill in Action: Radical Action Through Contemplative Practice

Jacob Kyle - Samkhya Philosophy

James Mallinson - Hatha Yoga Research

Swami Sarvapriyananda - Virtual Reality and Simulation - An Advaita Vedanta Perspective

Ken Rose - The Reality of Illusion: The Simulation Hypothesis and Yoga’s Five Bodies

Rizwan Virk - Samsara as a Video Game: the Simulation Hypothesis and Religious Traditions

Andrew Holecek - Virtual Reality, The Lucidity Principle, and Soteriology

Isa Gucciardi - How the Shamanic Journey to Illuminates the Inner World

Joakim Vindenes - Virtual Reality as Revealing the Self

Dr. Albert "Skip" Rizzo - Is Clinical Virtual Reality Ready for Primetime?

Sarah Hill - VR and AR Powered by EEG and Heart Rate for Stress Management

Michael R. Heim - How Virtual Reality Advances the Mystic Quest

Dr Jordan Quaglia - Am I Virtual Dreaming? Exploring Lucidity in Virtual Reality

Amit Goswami - Quantum Physics and the Integration of Science and Spirituality: The Scientific Evidence for God and What We Should do About It

Edwin Bryant - Bhakti Yoga in the Vraj (Vrindavan) Tradition

Pranada Comtois - Bhakti-Shakti: The Role of the Feminine in Transcendence

Vanamali Mataji - Bhakti as given in the Srimad Bhagavad Gita

Hari-kirtana das - Serve the Lord to Save the World: Bhakti-yoga as a Call to Action

Jaya Jaganath Das - A Love Supreme

Nina Rao - Hanuman-ji - The Embodiment of Devotion

Graham Schweig - Secret Messages of Divine Love

Christopher Fici - The Practice of Engaged Bhakti: The Art of Devotion for Precarious Times

Neelima Shukla-Bhatt - A Bhakti Song and the Making of a Mahatma (should go later on in the conference after people have a context)

Swami Tripurari - Lila, Atma, Bhakti, and Bhagavan

David Shannahoff-Khalsa - Advanced Pranayama Techniques From Kundalini Yoga As Taught By Yogi Bhajan™

Leslie Kaminoff - The Anatomy of Breathwork – Essential Principles and Pervasive Myths

Allison Gemmel Laframboise - How Does Pranayama Lead You to Your Highest Self?

Dr. Sameer A. Zope - Sudarshan Kriya Yoga: Breathing For Healthy Life

Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian - Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications of Pranayama

Yoganand (Michael Carroll) - History of Pranayama

Jensen Martin - The Prana of Paramahansa Yogananda

Mary Nichols - Worship the Lord of Prana: Connecting with the Teachings on Breath Awareness

Ana Funes - Prāṇacintā: Meditating on the Vital Breath as an Exercise of Bodily Self-Awareness

Kavitha Chinnaiyan - Utilizing the Prana Map to Navigate Life and Spiritual Practice

Srivatsa Ramaswami - Pranayama and Hatha Yoga

Naimah Efia - Healing Backwards & Forwards: UnEarthing the Truth(s) of the Trauma of Oppression

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis -  Addressing the Wounds of Historical Trauma and Contemporary Oppression

Oneika Mays - Disrupting With Love

Michelle Johnson - Skill in Action: Radical Action Through Contemplative Practice

Sage Hayes - Justice in the BodyNityda GesselDecolonizing the Body and Healing Racial Trauma

Claudia Horwitz - Minding the Way

Christine Caldwell - Bodyfulness as Contemplative and Embodied Activism

Rae Johnson - A Thousand Paper Cuts: Understanding the Complex Trauma of Embodied Microaggressions

Judith Blackstone - Trauma and the Unbound Body

David Bullard - Re-Pairing: Healing Disturbing and Traumatic Memories

David Berceli - Reframing the essential role of tremoring and/or shaking as a result of traumatic or stressful experiences

Isa Gucciardi - The Symptom is the Teacher

Anneke Lucas - The Unconditional Model: Using one's Whole Self in Trauma Healing

Richard Miller - Healing in Wholeness: Tools for Life for Experiencing Indestructible Resilience and Well-Being

Daniel Mintie - Reclaiming Life After Trauma: Healing PTSD With Yoga, Mindfulness Practice and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Julie Staples - How Yoga and Meditation Work to Heal Trauma Symptoms: the Scientific Foundations

Stephen Porges - On Trauma & Polyvagal Theory

Lisa Danylchuk - Yoga for Trauma Recovery: Theory, Philosophy and Practice

Yasmin Lambat - Unwind Emotional Patterns and Repattern New Neural Pathways

Maria Adelaida Lopez and Natalia Quinones - Healing Violence-Related Trauma Through Yoga

Isa Gucciardi - Understanding Plants & Plant Medicine

Alexander Belser - Psychedelic Medicine, Healing, & Spiritual Experience

Rachel Harris - Listening to Ayahuasca

Jae Sevelius - Queering Psychedelics

Kenneth Tupper - Entheogenic Education: Psychedelics as Tools for Learning

Zach Walsh - Psychedelics & the New Behaviorism

Bruce McEwen - The Brain on “Stress”: Epigenetic Influences on Brain and Body Health

David Shannahoff Khalsa - Kundalini Yoga As Taught By Yogi Bhajan: Selected Contributions to Basic Science and Clinical Treatment, and a Variety of Meditation Techniques for Treating Psychiatric Disorders

Fred Travis - Neuroplasticity and Mystical/Nondual Experiences Reported during Meditation Practice

Georgi Y. Johnson - What is the One True Choice? Neuroplasticity and Deep Rest in the Unknown

Joe Loizzo - Towards a Science of Embodied Mind: Neuroplasticity, Contemplative Practice and the New Scientific Paradigm

Jud Brewer - The craving mind: how mindfulness changes the brain to break bad habits and form new ones

Kenneth Rose - The Mystic’s Brain: The Biology of Contemplative Practice and Why It Matters to the Meditator

Sonia Sequeira - Yoga and the Science of Not ReactingStephen PorgesOn the Polyvagal Theory

Zoran Josipovic - Nonduality in light of neuroscience - implications for its understanding and practice

Edwin Bryant - Astanga Yoga in Sutras and the Gita: A Comparison

Rev. Jaganath Carrera - The Yoga Sutras: Mastering the Game of Life

Nikki Costello - One Sutra for a Lifetime

Dhanurdhara Swami - Surrender Unto Me: The Theme of the Gita and the Goal of Yoga

Pandit Dasa - The Bhagavad Gita: Understanding the Self, Duty, Death, Reincarnation and God

Johua M. Greene - The Hero's Journey: Bhagavad Gita as Monomyth

Manorama - The Rishis' Wisdom: Yoga Sutra and Bhagavad Gita

Matthew Remski - Arjuna & Climate Change: A Thought Experiment Inspired by the Bhagavad GitaChristopher Hareesh WallisNew Findings that Change our Understanding of the Yoga-Sutra

Christopher Tompkins - Aversion vs. Connection: The Goal of Yoga & Its Evolution

Raghunath - Yoga: Spirituality or Religion?

Mary Reilly Nichols - The Glance of Shiva

Anodea Judith - Chakras as the Yoke of Yoga

Ramesh Bjonnes - Tantra & Sustainability: Environmental Activism as if Spirit Matters

Shambhavi Sarasvati - How to Feel Goodness when Everything is Going Wrong

Swami Khecaranatha - The Pathway to Freedom within the Nondual Tantric Tradition

Lorin Roche - The Radiance Sutras

Christopher Tompkins - The Medieval Chakra System of the Divine Mother

Christopher Hareesh Wallis - On Recognition

Sally Kempton - Following the Nondual Path of the Divine Feminine

Hari Kauer - Kundalini and Radical Embodiment

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait - The Promise of Tantra

Joe Loizzo - Radical Therapies: The Confluence of Breakthrough Science and Timeless Practice

Miles Neale - Buddhist Psychotherapy: Reuniting the Twin Streams of Science and Spirituality in

a Degenerate Age

Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison - Intimacy in End of Life Care

David Berceli - The Physical Journey from "Muscle Contraction" to "Chi Activation" to "Higher Vibrational Frequencies"

Angela Warburton - Modern Day Chinese Medicine: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Times

David Vago - Contemplative Neuroscience: Past and Present Perspectives for the Future Science of Mind

Loren Fishman - Yoga in Orthopedics: Research Data on the Powerful Influence of Yoga Practice on a Variety of Conditions

Sameet Kumar - Psychedelics & Plant Medicines in Oncology Care

Neal M. Goldsmith - Psycheology: Psychedelics and the Study of the Soul

Christine Hoar - 

Ayurvedic Medicine in Theory and Practice

Dave Courchene - Indigenous Perspectives on Healing and Wellness

Jason Birch - Yoga on the Eve of Colonialism

Christopher Key Chapple - Yoga History: Taking the Long View

Jacqueline Hargreaves - A Maturing Wisdom: The Women of Modern Globalised Yoga

Philipp Maas - Early Records of Āsana Practice

Ruth Westo - byThe Esoteric Feminine in Hathayoga Sources

David Gordon White - Wells of Nectar, Pools of Life

Dagmar Wujastyk - Healthcare and Longevity Practices in Yoga, Ayurveda, and Rasaśāstra

Seth Powell - Visual and Material Evidence of Medieval Yoga and Yogis

Suzanne Newcombe - Authenticity & Transformations in Yoga Traditions

Veena Howard - Yoga Disciplines and Vows: Gandhi's Embodied Practices for Personal Empowerment and Social Change

Debashish Banerji - Sri Aurobindo and the Indian Yoga Tradition 

Thanissara - An Integrated Awakening: From Separation to Seamless Reality

Miles Neale - Beyond McMindfulness

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche - Our Pristine Mind

Joe Loizzo - The Third Wave of Contemplative Life: The Embodied Art and Science of the Tantras

Ralph de la Rosa - Touching the Earth: The Neuroscience of Natural Awakening

Robert Thurman - TIbetan Culture: The Culture of Enlightenment

Isa Gucciardi - Buddhism in the Western Therapeutic Environment

Thupten Jinpa - Reason, Intuition, and the Science of Buddhism

Lama Tsultrim Allione - Esoteric Wisdom and the Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism

Dr. Miles Neale - Bodhichitta: Radical Compassion in a World Gone Mad

Are seminar talks live or pre-recorded?

Both! We have ongoing monthly live webinars that you are free to tune into, but you will also have unlimited access to our library of past lectures, webinars, panels, and workshops.

How many hours of lectures and workshops do I have access to at the Sage level?

Currently, there are over 375 hours of courses in the library and over 200 hours of mini-trainings, workshops, lectures and panels from the Yoga Seminar and MindBody Seminar Archives. That's over 575 hours of video teachings.

How will I access my talks and courses?

Once you register, you will receive an email with login details. On your dashboard you will find access to our entire lecture library. You will also receive a new weekly talk posted to your dashboard, extracted from our latest Conference, Webinars, Panel Series or Summit, as well as a new live and interactive talk each month from both the Yoga Seminar & MindBody Seminar.

You will also receive two new courses per month - one in Yoga Philosophy and one in MindBody Therapy.

Does this give me access to the Embodied Philosophy Certificate Programs?

No. Certificate programs provide an additional level of support and mentorship from our faculty, as well as a more curated curriculum experience. Certificates enroll in the fall of each year. Check out the Yoga Philosophy and MindBody Therapy certificate programs, if you think one might be right for you.