James Brown’s classes are based on the central defining concept of practice as presented in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. That is that, when we endeavor to willfully focus on specific aspects of the human body and mind, while in a posture that is simultaneously standing firm and letting go, we shift identity away from the impermanent ego construct and toward identification with the true and unalterable self.
During the practice of asana, you will be guided to the point of depth that will best serve to strengthen your weak areas and open tight ones, while learning how and where to work. Finding this point, called “the tapas point,” provides the practitioner with the tools needed to bring the body to a higher level of functionality, while the challenges inherent in the process will provide copious opportunities for self discovery and lasting wisdom about what is and what isn’t real.
James started teaching in Washington, DC in 1996, where he was American University’s first Adjunct Professor of Yoga and the private teacher to the family of Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore while he was Vice President of the United States.
In 2001 he started teaching at YogaWorks. James helped developed their teacher training curriculum, which he then introduced in foreign markets. He was YogaWorks’ Director of Yoga Content until December 2012 and is the founder of American Yoga School. He is currently the Senior Advisor for Yoga Content and Head of Online Education for Yogayama Global, based in Stockholm.
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