Bhavani Maki is an international Yoga teacher, musician, and author of
'The Yogīs Roadmap: The Patañjali Yoga Sūtra as a Journey to Self Realization'
Yoga is a journey of compressed evolution towards breakthrough experiences. Bhavani believes that engaging in the full science and art of Yoga uplifts us, deepens connection with authentic self and to the source of joy within. She offers unique insights to open new pathways to greater freedom and specializes in addressing your specific needs to facilitate the development of a personal practice that is appropriate to your challenges, physical injuries anddesire for personal growth and transformation.
Introduced to Yoga at age 9, Bhāvani began her exploration of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga in 1987 and at the bequest of her teacher, started sharing Yoga in 1995. She founded Kauai's first Yoga shala, Yoga Hanalei, in 1999. She began to offer teacher trainings in 2003 and is dedicated to mentoring students in their personal adventure of Yoga as embodiment of somatic, emotional and psychological integration in heart-centered consciousness. Bhāvani shares Yoga in the indigenous tradition of heart-to-heart transmission to affirm that rather than becoming, Yoga is to reclaim your unique wholeness and to offer yourself to life's beauty-making as something never before seen.
Explore Bhavani’s online Yoga Sūtra mentorship programs, alignment based Yoga classes, workshops, immersions, and teacher trainings offered internationally as well as on her home island of Kaua'i
The Yogī's Roadmap
The Patañjali Yoga Sūtra
as a Journey to Self-Realization
Traditionally the Patañjali Yoga Sūtra are recognized as the definitive guide, offering perennial wisdom in how to navigate life’s challenges through the cultivation of discriminating awareness. In The Yogī’s Roadmap, Bhāvani Maki offers unique, contemporary insights into the Yoga Sūtra, revealing that deep, personal inquiry is both the means and experience of embodying your unique authentic personal and spiritual awakening.
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"You gave me an opportunity to find the path on my own. You lit the way so I could rediscover something within me that was lost."
"Bhavani’s teachings balance discipline and compassion, focus on embodiment and integration, and draw from a deep well of teachings, modern science, authentic experience and unbridled passion. If you are ready to commit in action, heart and energy, she will light you on fire."
UPCOMING COURSES, TRAININGS, & EVENTS
August 25-27, 2023
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
September 22-24, 2023
The Kula Space
September 29 - October 1, 2023
The Yoga Path
October 20-22, 2023
The People's Yoga
October 27-29, 2023
El Granada (Half Moon Bay), California
November 10-12, 2023
Next Live Virtual Sūtra Series:
Live July 19 - November 1, 2023
Wednesdays 10 am Hawaii time
Yama & Niyama ~ How To Live Life In A Sacred & Noble Way
Tuition $295 | 16 Class Series | Sūtra II.30-45
Often misinterpreted as the 10 commandments of Yoga, through deeper investigation of Patanjali’s insights, we discover that the Yama and Niyama are already our natural impulse. In this series, we will explore the nuances of living with heart and soul to bring these innate shining qualities to light. With heightened clarity of mind and heart, these Sūtra affirm how to live drama-free to be a part of life’s beauty-making with the power for expanded healing and an expanded capacity for love.
19 week video access
Current Live Online Sūtra Wisdom Series
Sūtra Wisdom Sage Series:
The Sādhana Pāda ~ Revelations For An Integrated Practice
Tuition $995 | 55 Class Series
The Sādhana Pāda - Revelations on Practice
The Sādhana Pāda is the most pragmatic collection of revelations that offers key insights and tools to navigate life, emotions, and utilize yogic practices to experience life to the fullest. Gain understanding into the technology of consciousness, the science and art of Yoga and how to galvanize your practice for personal and collective healing. This epic journey inspires you to hone your skills and take heart to live your best life.
LEARN WITH BHĀVANI
Online Asana Classes/ Workshops
Take a self-guided journey with interactive lessons and attention to detail.
Yoga Teacher Trainings
Dive deep into the science and art of Yoga with personalized guidance.
Study the Sūtra
Learn actionable skills through timeless wisdom you can easily use to improve daily life
The Yogi's Roadmap Podcast:
Off the beaten path to breakthrough experiences
Available on Spotify and iTunes
Join Bhavani in heart-to-heart conversations with Shinay Tredeau exploring the tradition of Yoga as an adventure of free-thinking in how to live Yoga authentically to affirm that Yoga is to reclaim your wholeness, and to offer yourself into life's beauty-making as something never before seen.
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