Empowered Vinyasa with Rina Jakubowicz


Are you hungry to ignite a larger purpose through your yoga practice? Join Rina Jakubowicz—yoga teacher and author of "The Yoga Mind: 52 Essential Principles of Yoga Philosophy to Deepen Your Practice"—for a series of asana classes and dharma talks infused with yoga philosophy that unfold a path to live the best version of yourself, every day. The practices and discussions, based on Vedanta and The Bhagavad Gita, illuminate 10 themes that are progressive, building on each other to help you find your true Self. And yes, you’ll break a sweat and get a stretch! Awaken your inner wisdom and apply it to every action from this day forward.
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This bundle includes 10 vinyasa yoga classes and 10 dharma talks themed around the following philosophical topics:

Santosha (Contentment)

Do you push yourself to meet the expectations set out by society, family, friends, or even media? Cultivate acceptance—not complacency—with what you have and where you are. When you find contentment, you find self-love and compassion. 
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (15 min)
Ahimsa (Non-harming)
Your intentions are the most important aspect of your actions. Learn to check in with yourself, so you can avoid the subtle ways you may harm yourself and others. Once you discover that the person you are harming the most is you when you’re harming others, your actions should change to support your needs instead of work against them.
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (20 min)
Deva, Buddhi, Manas (Body, Intellect, Mind)
The mind houses your emotions… but you’ll need to access your intellect to apply your wisdom and know how to manage those emotions. Explore what it means to take right action with your body and serve from your true Self, so your practices, days, and entire life stack up to a higher purpose.
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (30 min)
Sakshi (Witness)
Look within and observe yourself without attachment. You’ll need a strong intellect to keep you in check! Allow your peripheral vision to remain open, and remember, there is nothing to judge, especially yourself.
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (30 min)
Svadharma (Own Nature)
What is your true nature, unfettered by the expectations and projections of others? Build the courage to dig deep so you can live a joyful life that aligns with who you really are. 
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (45 min)
Pratipaksha Bhavana (Shifting Perspective to a Higher Ideal)
In a repetitive practice inspired by Ashtanga, you’ll call on the sakshi (witness) to discover your default mindset—and then deploy tactics on the mat to transform your perspective from negative to positive.

Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (45 min)
Karma Yoga (Path of Action)
In this restorative class, you’ll aspire to discover a selfless version of yourself. If it feels challenging to fully release and focus on one thing at a time, your lesson will be to overcome your fears of letting go.
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (30 min)
Bhakti Yoga (Path of Devotion)
Practice surrendering to love and refocusing on a higher purpose when you lose your way. Find the divinity and beauty in everything and you’ll always be connected Through this heart-opening flow, discover how to embrace conscious vulnerability as an empowering strength.
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (30 min)
Jnana Yoga (Path of Knowledge)
In this core-strengthening and leg-balancing class, you’ll ignite a hunger for knowledge in your heart and your belly. Using your witness, you’ll remain in reflection mode and pursue wisdom that elevates you to your highest self.
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (30 min)
Yoga (Union)
This playful, juicy flow inspires your body, mind and intellect to unite with the spirit. Bring all the themes you’ve learned together in a practice that you can dedicate to your inner seeker. It’s been waiting for you to come looking for it!
Dharma Talk (5 min)
Practice (45 min)


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