Using the guidance found in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Chapter 3 verses 1 to 8 we will explore the yogic definition of ‘mind’ and look at the three inner limbs – dharana, dhyana and samadi. In this workshop Dave Charlton will guide us as we explore practical meditative yoga practices, including asana and pranayama, within the framework suggested by TKV Desikachar.
Ranju has been practicing yoga since the mid 1980s, first with an Iyengar teacher and then as a student of Paul Harvey. He completed the 4 year Viniyoga Britain Diploma with Paul in 1995 and then the Post Graduate Course in 1999. He has also studied with TKV Desikachar in the UK and India on numerous occasions. More recently Ranju has worked closely with and been inspired by Peter Hersnack, another of Desikachar’s direct students. Ranju has taught many yoga classes, retreats and workshops around the country. He has taught at BWY Congress, aYs Conventions and many In-Service Trainings for both BWY and aYs.
Of mixed Indian and English heritage, Ranju was born in India and brought up in England. He has travelled extensively in India and is interested in developing ways of practicing that both respect tradition and also the realities of present day life in the West. Ranju worked for 12 years in the NHS as an art therapist and family therapist (1991-2003) and has considerable experience of counselling and therapy with individuals and groups. He lives in Taunton with his wife Lindy and their 2 sons, Kiran and Rohan.Ranju Roy
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To book a place on the workshop please email Debby
Full payment is required at the time of booking a place on our workshops. If that place is cancelled more than 6 weeks before the workshop then a refund of your payment less a £15 administration charge will be made. If you cancel later than 6 weeks before the workshop runs then a refund of your payment less the £15 administration charge will only be given if the place is re-sold.