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
Kaua'i Yoga Immersion / Training
January 8 - 29
email [email protected] to register
El Granada / Half Moon Bay, Cal.
December 2 - 4, 2022
February 17 - 19, 2023
Online & In-person with recording access
Teacher Training / Immersion:
Foundations: Asana & Yoga Sūtra Psychology
January 8 - 29, 2023
100 hours credit towards a
200, 300, or 500 hour Yoga Alliance certificate
6 day Immersion: $700
Āsana Class drop-in: $60
Current Live Virtual Sūtra Series:
Live thru January 11th
Wednesdays 10 am Hawaii time
Passionate Purpose & The Colors Of The Mind
Tuition $220 / 11 Class Series / Sūtra II.1-11
You are what your deepest driving desire is. Getting clarity is key to you living fully, and how to leverage a Yoga practice that is both functional and effective.
(14 week video access)Learn More
Next Live Virtual Sūtra Series:
The Wheel Of Karma
January 25 - February 15th, 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
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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