Make Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Juicy and Exciting with Nicki Doane and Eddie Modestini

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#110-1985 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, Canada

Been practicing yoga for a while now and starting to get curious about the practice beyond the poses? This class is for you. The sutras are essentially the psychology of yoga. If we chant them, they can help us understand our restless monkey minds. Chanting doesn’t have to be this weird thing that some yogis do. In fact, chanting is not only a form of pranayama (conscious breathing), but its also considered to be internal medicine. We’ll weave the sutras into a strong vinyasa practice, showing how related the poses of the body are to the posture of your mind. Class includes vinyasa practice and ends with seated chanting of Nicki & Eddie’s Top 10 Foundational Yoga Sutras.

About Nicki Doane

Nicki Doane has been studying yoga in India for years and has been deeply influenced by the teachings of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and B.K.S. Iyengar. Her unique approach to Vinyasa yoga strengthens all aspects of your being through dynamic structural alignment, conscious breathing, and practical yogic philosophy; helping students find the deeper life of yoga.
Nicki currently lives in Maui, HI where she co-directs Maya Yoga Studio with her husband, Eddie Modestini.

About Eddie Modestini

Eddie Modestini has been teaching yoga since 1983. He is certified in Iyengar Yoga and has received Pattabhi Jois’s blessing to teach Ashtanga Yoga. Eddie Modestini is known as a teacher’s teacher, and is a master of yoga therapy. He is gifted with an eye for detail and a profound ability in reading students’ bodies. Eddie currently lives in Maui, HI where he co-directs Maya Yoga Studio with his wife, Nicki Doane.