The ancient texts and yoga philosophy can be complex and intimidating, we know they were to us here at Soul Thrive the first time we read them! However, once we understood the Bhagavad Gita, and took the time to dive into the philosophy, our teaching and our lives bloomed in so many beautiful and unexpected ways.

Does This Sound Like You?

  • You want to understand the roots of Yoga in a deeper way

  • You want to learn practical application of age-old wisdom that you can apply to your life

  • You are passionate about self-growth and you’d like to discover philosophy and how the stories of the Bhagavad Gita can help you grow

  • You love to discuss and explore philosophy and the meaning of life with a like-minded community

  • You’d like to know more about the ancient Indian texts so that you are a knowledgeable instructor

Yoga Philosophy for growth & wisdom as told through the ancient text the Bhagavad Gita ~ 12 hr. course

At Soul Thrive Yoga we know that to be better teachers and support our students we have to continue to grow ourselves. We love exploring all aspects of yoga and diving into these deep topics as a community so that we can be more authentic and joyful in our teaching and our lives. The Bhagavad Gita is universally renowned as one of the most powerful Indian texts on spiritual wisdom. In this fascinating story, Lord Krishna has conversations with his disciple Arjuna. Through seven hundred concise verses he provides a definitive guide to the science of self realization and how to participate in this human life. In this engaging and interactive workshop we will break down the Gita into easy to understand segments and learn how to apply it to our lives through discussion and active learning exercises.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Anyone eager to begin to learn about philosophy and the Bhagavad Gita

  • Students who have previously read the Bhagavad Gita and looking to integrate it into their own human experiences

  • People interested in discovering tips and tools to help navigate this crazy world and fully live this one beautiful life

  • Yoga teachers who want to honour the roots of yoga and feel confident in their knowledge

  • Any interested yoga practitioners who learn interactively, through discussion, self inquired and reflection

What You'll Get

  • Explore your Dharma (life purpose)

  • Learn about Karma, what it really means and how it applies to our lives

  • Discover the meaning of life, according to Vedic philosophy

  • Understand the nature of our desires

  • Connect to the unchangeable source within.

Meet Your Instructor

Christina Raskin

CEO/Founder, E-RYT 500 HR

Christina has 20 years of teaching experience and has trained all over, including in India. She is passionate about marrying education and yoga together to help people grow and transform.  She believes wholeheartedly in the science and soul of yoga. She has used it to transform her own life and seen countless people find more peace through the practice. She truly believes Yoga is for everyone and every body and is inclusive in her teachings.  She is a 500 hr E-RYT (Experience - Registered Yoga Teacher) and owned 2 successful studios for 8 years. She recently sold them to travel more and teach internationally. She was the National Training Director at Oxygen Yoga & Fitness for seven years. She developed and led her Yoga Teacher Training program during that time under the Oxygen umbrella as Oxygen's 200hr program (O2 Yoga Teacher Training).  She then decided to leave Oxygen Yoga & Fitness to expand her school, Soul Thrive Yoga Teacher Training. 

New dates for 2024 coming soon!

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Why You’ll Love It!

  • Discover the best known of all the indian scriptures that was a favorite book to Henry David Thoreau, Gandhi, and Albert Einstein.

  • Gain wisdom from this fascinating and wisdom-filled story that teaches us about self-mastery so we can live a life and is meaningful and fulfilling.

  • High Touch Point: Our teachers WANT to support you in any way we can. We are available and here to help through the whole training and afterwards.

  • Live Interaction: Yoga is all about connection so ALL of our courses have A LOT of live hours where you can engage, ask questions, and connect with your like-minded community. All live classes will be recorded for viewing afterwards. If you miss a session, you have access to recordings of all Live sessions.

  • Broaden Your Knowledge: Deepen your understanding of all aspects of yoga, including philosophy meditation & mindfulness. If you teach yoga this is important so we can respect Yoga's roots and not culturally appropriate.

  • Belief that you are already perfect, Yoga is for everyone and every body: The Yoga tools help us to find more peace and joy through the realization that we have everything we need inside of us. You do not need a certain body or personality to be happy or do yoga. This core belief permeates ALL of our teachings.

What’s included?

  • 1 Manual

    Comprehensive manual with journal prompts to help you integrate the knowledge.

  • On Demand Hours

    Four hours of on-demand videos to introduce you to some of the basic information. Receive access to content the moment you register.

  • Live Classes | Zoom

    Eight hours to dive into the deeper aspects together as a group and get all of your questions answered. All live sessions will be recorded and available to view afterward.

"Perform your prescribed duty, for action is better than inaction. A man cannot even maintain his physical body without work." ~ Bhagavad Gita 3.8:

The Bhagavad Gita

We will be reading The Bhagavad Gita, introduced and translated by Eknath Easwaran before the course starts. Students are required to purchase this on your own.
Bhagavad Gita Book

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