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 and
desire 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, intensives, and teacher trainings below. Offerings are held 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
Om Tree Shala
March 31 - April 2nd, 2023
Tula Movement Arts
April 14-17, 2023
Immersion May 3-7, 2023
May 11-13, 2023
Cape Anne Power Yoga
May 20-21, 2023
August 25-27, 2023
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
September 22-24, 2023
The Kula Space
September 29 - October 1, 2023
The People's Yoga
October 27-29, 2023
El Granada (Half Moon Bay), California
November 10-12, 2023
Next Live Virtual Sūtra Series:
The Wheel Of Karma
January 25 - March 29th, 2023
Live Online Wednesdays 10am Hawaii Time
Tuition $215 / 10 Class Series / Sūtra II.12-21
Karma has taken on a colloquial meaning and is one of the most misinterpreted aspects of Yoga. When we recognize the patterns of the storyline we repeatedly manifest and the roles we tend to play, we discern the design of our karma. Once recognized, our story is is rewritten as a love story that unlocks a new destiny.Learn More
Next Live Online Sūtra Wisdom Series:
April 5th - May 31, 2023
Live Online Wednesdays 10am Hawaii Time
Tuition $195 | 8 Class Series | Sūtra II.22-29
8 Fold Path Of The Mystic
There are two types of consciousness: the awakened ones, and the ones who are still in avidyā. The awakened one no longer looks for the meaning of life, or to the world, to gain a sense of self, and understands that the life experience has fulfilled its function by providing a context for understanding her soul’s purpose.Learn More
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.
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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