Most yoga teachers learn about the Bhagavad Gita & and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali in isolation. They're often discussed as two different texts that have nothing to do with each other. But in fact, the two texts are deeply relevant to the life & journey of a yoga student. But it's confusing where to start & how to approach these texts.
Vikram Jeet Singh joins us once again to help us understand the similarities and differences between the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras. Depending on where you want to be in your yoga journey, Vikram's explanation of these two texts may help you decide which one to study first. In this episode, he elaborates on the purpose of each text and the proper way to approach it. He also clarifies the connection between the two and their significance to the modern yoga world. Know more about the philosophy of yoga as you listen to today's episode.
Vikram took his first asana class at Modo Yoga in the fall of 2006 and right away fell in love with the practice. After regularly practicing for about a year and a half, he finished the 500 hour Modo Teacher Training in Kerala, India in March 2008. After teaching part-time for a few months, Vikram decided to switch careers and ultimately left his HR job to pursue a full-time teaching career. Vikram has taught at various Modo locations in the GTA since November 2008. Over the course of the years, he has accumulated over 11,000+ hours of teaching experience.