Balance Yoga Institut | The 7 Cakras Exploring the Energy Centers 28.04.- 01.05.16 with Dr. Kausthub Desikachar

The 7 Cakras Exploring the Energy Centers

Es ist uns eine große Ehre, dass wir Dr. Kausthub Desikachar erstmalig in Deutschland begrüßen dürfen. Er ist der Enkel des großen Krishnamacharya und einer der bekanntesten und renommiertesten Yogalehrer weltweit (Bio: siehe unten).

Der Workshop dauert 4 Tage und wird auf Englisch gehalten. 


The Yogin-s understood the human body differently from how we perceive it today. Apart from understanding it as a complex physiological structure, the Yogin-s also realized that we are made up of an intricate subtle body. An important part of this subtle entity are the major energy centers known as Cakra-s, which were linked together through subtle channels called the Nadi-s. Each of these Cakra-s were associated with vital physiological and emotional functions. Hence the Yogin-s firmly believed that any imbalance in the Cakra-s could result in physiological and emotional illness and vice versa.

Thus they had a deep and profound understanding of the Cakra-s and also developed tools and methods to influence them when they were in a state of disharmony. In fact this understanding of the subtle body was the main basis for evolving the multiple tools of Yoga. For each modern Yoga practitioner it is important to learn the way Yogin-s saw the human body through this understanding of the subtle anatomy and how Yoga’s tools can be utlized to influence the energy centers in the body. When the Cakra-s are properly understood and Yoga’s tools are appropriately administered, they become powerful allies in the path of health and expansion of hidden potential.


  • The main themes covered in this course will be the following:

    • Concept & Location of Cakra-s
    • Functions of Cakra-s
    • Dysfunctions of Cakra-s
    • Characteristics of Cakra-s
    • Emotions & the Cakra-s
    • Associated Trauma-s of Cakra-s
    • Cakra-s & Prana
    • Asana & the Cakra-s
    • Pranayama & Cakra-s
    • Dhyanam & Cakra-s
    • Bijamantra-s & Cakra-s
    • The Guna-s and Cakra-s
    • Bhuta-s and the Cakra-s
    • Evolution of Cakra-s
    • Spiritual current of Cakra-s

About Dr. Kausthub Desikachar

Dr. Kausthub Desikachar began studying yoga when he was 9 years old under the guidance of his teacher and father TKV Desikachar and started teaching at the age of 13. After completing his dual Masters degree from the renowned Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences, Pilani, he committed himself to becoming a full-time student and teacher of Yoga.

Besides teaching, Kausthub also works as a yoga therapist and offers clients astute and effective solutions for all sorts of physical, mental and emotional imbalances and problems. He has also authored and co-authored numerous books on yoga, such as "The Heart of Asana: A comprehensive manual on Classical Yoga Postures” and a biography on his grandfather, the great yoga acharya T. Krishnamacharya, called "The Yoga of the Yogi".

Kausthub is known for his remarkable, deep and well versed knowledge and his ability to present the ancient teachings in a way that is profound as well as applicable for modern day practitioners. His teachings are especially beneficial for yoga teachers as he helps them grasp the fullness and deep insights of the ancient teachings so that they are able to apply them in a competent and sincere way. Apart from Yoga Teaching, Kausthub is also an avid photographer, who never leaves his camera behind on his travels. He is also an inspiring poet who has published a collection of his poems through the book "Footsteps in the Heart."

SCHEDULE - 28 April - 01 May 2016: 

9.00 - 10.30 Uhr
11.00 - 12.00 Uhr
14.00-15.30 Uhr 
16.00 - 17.00 Uhr 

Jeder Workshop-Tag beinhaltet 2 Einheiten Theorie Unterricht und 2 Einheiten Praxis Unterricht

  • Tuition (Early Bird) / Kosten (Frühbucher)

    Bis 31.01.2016
    20 HRS
    299 €
  • Tuition (Early Bird) / Kosten (Frühbucher)

    Bis 31.01.2016
    20 HRS
    319 €
  • Tuition / Kosten

    Bis 31.01.2016
    20 HRS
    339 €
  • Tuition / Kosten

    Bis 31.01.2016
    20 HRS
    359 €

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