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Classes and Workshops


Current Virtual Sutra Wisdom Series 
How Yoga Works Uncoloring and Witnessing Thoughts

11 class series
Live thru Dec 8
Wednesdays 10-11a Hawaii time

Can't make it live? Recording access as well...

investment: $195

Patañjali emphasizes the core insights and attitudes as what elevates the execution of practices into Yoga as a sacred path of profound psycho-spiritual discovery. When we understand the technology of consciousness, we galvanize practice to experience tremendous growth! 

In this 11 week series we will turn to Sutra I:1-11 to unfold the possibilities of consciousness, how to utilize our intelligence for breakthrough insights and to experience unparalleled freedom and joy in the
world without getting hung up.


Next Sutra Wisdom Series

The Hero's Path ~Attitudes & Inspiration

9 class series
Dec 15 - Feb 98
Wednesdays 10-11a Hawaii time

Can't make it live? Recording access as well...

investment: $190

Patañjali paves the path of transforming a life of confusion into one of profound reward and inspired adventure. Sage advice prompts us to take heart in the journey of coming home to ourself. We are reminded that although we are not obligated to take the adventure of self--realization, life does not permit us to ignore it.

Patanjali encourages us to walk the hero's path and take up the reigns of our destiny as a joyful process of discovery.

Live classes include time for breakout rooms to share followed by a group discussion with our vital community that spans the globe.

New Year's Virtual & Live in Person Retreat 
Sankalpa ~ Ignite your intention

Saturday January 1st

Restorative Yoga & Pranayama 8-9:45 am Hawaii time

Yoga Sutra & Setting Intentions 10-11:45 am Hawaii Time

Sunday January 2nd 
Hatha Yoga 8 - 10 am Hawaii time

Yoga Sutra & Intention Setting 10:30 - 12 pm  Hawaii time

investment: $200

Early Bird Special before November 30th: $180

save credit card fees with Venmo to @ Bhavani-Maki
Early Bird Special before November 30th: $170 Venmo 

$190 Venmo 

Yoga Alliance CEU's available

Sankalpa is a statement that reflects our true nature and inner calling that requires no change or action. Yoga's practices help us find resolution by settling our body and mind. When we land in our true brilliance, we can hear our heart's deepest desire. This articulation of our highest truth is known as Sankalpa, and empowers us to be absolutely alive and remain true in the nitty gritty moments of daily life.


Explore this celebration of Classical and innovative Yogasana and Sutra Psychology in a life-affirming exploration of how Yoga serves to establish embodied awareness of unfolding our unique gifts in the world.

There is room for 6 in-person participants: email to reserve your place!


Deep Dive Samadhi Pada Sūtra Wisdom Series 

51 class series 

Wednesdays Live Zoom

10 AM Hawaii Time*

Receive links to view recorded class videos for review or if you cannot tune in live.

The Sadhana Pada chapter of the Yoga Sūtra is the most pragmatic and exoteric chapter on Yoga. We will explore the klesha, the laws of karma, Yama and Niyama, along with the Sūtra on Asana and Pranayama. You will receive recordings of the classes along with a study sheet and points of self-inquiry and a soundbite to practice chanting. As this chapter has 55 classes, we will take a 1 week break approximately every 12 weeks

Yoga Alliance CEU's available


Present Moment Retreat Center
Playa Troncones, Mexico
Feb 12 -19

Email for more info

Open Space
Anchorage, Alaska​
March 18 - 20

Yoga East Yoga
Kittery Maine
May 20 - 22

Online Virtual Workshop 

Unlock the Psychosomatic Knots of the Granthi:
A Journey of PersonaL Breakthrough 

Therapeutic Asana, Pranayama & Yoga Sutra Inquiry
prerecorded classes

Class 1 ~ Brahma Granthi - low back & sacrum 
Class 2 ~ Vishnu Granthi - shoulders, chest, upper back
Class 3 ~ Rudra Granthi - neck & headaches

The Granthi are psychic restrictions to our  instinctive, emotional & intellectual wisdom. 

We experience them somatically as knots of tension in our low back & sacral area,
between the shoulders, or neck tension & headaches.


The psychosomatic tensions of the Granthi call us to pay attention &
appreciate their pull as a loving call to get clear & listen to our inner wisdom. 


An adventure of breakthrough, we unlock the Granthi's tensions when we ask the right questions to bring core truths to light. ​Join in an exploration of classical & innovative Yoga practices woven with timeless Yoga Sutra wisdom. Discover key insights to personal freedom in a life-affirming exploration of Yoga as embodied awareness of living full-blooded in mind, body & heart. 

Credit Card $200


Save credit card fees with Venmo to @Bhavani-Maki
Venmo $195

Yoga Alliance CEU's available

Virtual Yoga Workshop 

Prana & Bhanda Practices to Revitalize Your Soul

prerecorded classes

investment: $195

bundle with Yama-Niyama Sutra Wisdom Series: $360 
Yoga Alliance CEU's available

Authentic Yogik practices are designed to locate and release blockages in the body, heart and mind. If we feel restless it is an indication that there is more Prana surrounding us than we embody. The result is that we feel unsteady, stuck, restricted or lack-luster.

Join Bhavani in a weekend celebration of Yogik practices and key insights to revitalize, and harmonize your personal energy field. We will explore asana practices, Sutra wisdom along with pranayama breath techniques.

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