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Yoga Journey 108

 Deepen Yoga Practice - Extend your Yogic lifestyle

Tools to transform, connection and community

Dates: Sunday Feb 27th - 10th July 2022

Designed for both Yoga Teachers and steady practitioners.

Pure Yoga has designed a unique in-depth yoga training bringing together 20 years of immersive experience on the Yogic path & 10 years of Teachers Training experience & mentorship.  Taking the yogic journey one step further by connecting back to the roots of yoga as a lifestyle and aligning with lineage based wisdom. 

  • 108 hours in total.  Around 70 hours in person or online supplemented with a structured home practice

  • Midweek morning class (Weds, 7 - 8:30am) online/in person included

  • Mentorship through-out the training specific to your needs and interest areas such as teaching skills

  • Yogic lifestyle Yama and Niyama with self analysis tools and practice applications.

  • Access to a rich hub of Dropbox resources including access to power-points from classes, audio files for mantra chanting, supplementary articles and class zoom recordings

  • Comprehensive student manual. (Sections for each topic area in alignment with Teacher Training programs)

  • Private Whatsapp group for staying connected, group support and personalized input from Pure Yoga & faculty

  • Read the student testimonials. (Scroll to the end of the page). 

















Drawing on the breadth & depth of the classical systems that the Bihar Yoga Tradition uphold this training will expand yogic horizons in the following ways.

  • Exploring the Subtle bodies in practice and yogic theory. (Kosha, Guna, Chakra, Prana)​

  • Asana as awareness expansion tools; peak asana design, sequence for effect, dynamic and static postures.

  • Layering asana with mudra, bandha and mantra to deepen into pranic awareness.

  • Pranayama - Vitalizing, balancing, tranquilising categories.  Building ratios and kumbhak (breath retention).

  • Sanskrit & Mantra chanting - Sanskrit pronunciation audios & mantra worksheets, leading mantra chanting & home sadhana.

  • Bhagavad Gita, Tantra & Samkhya systems that enrich practice relationship and draw out yogic principles to live by.

  • Exclusive weekly group class live on zoom.

  • A conscious & connected community that is on the journey with you. 

  • Connect to the original intentions (Yoga vidya) of yoga as a lifestyle.


Overview of the Content

  • Exploring the five classical branches of Yoga (Jnana, Karma, Mantra, Raja, Hatha) as a means to develop an integrated personal sadhana

  • Focus on the Subtle bodies (Prana, Chakras, Guna, koshas) relating practice experience to yoga psychology & yogic lifestyle aims

  • Chakra Analysis worksheets.

  • Home practice design templates and practical tools to formulate your personal practice (sadhana)

  • Working with specific yogic lifestyle questionnaires related to lifestyle Yamas & Niyamas. (Manah Prasad & Japa) (kshama & Namaskara)

  • Shatkarma - Purification techniques (nasal, stomach & intestinal cleansing)

  • Teaching experience -  student led teaching & feedback (if that is a focus for you)

Specific Sunday 108 Training Dates 2022


Start: Feb 27th - Opening Ceremony/Havan & kirtan and Classes.

March: 6th + 20th 

April: 3rd + 24th

May: 15th + 29th

June: 26th

Ends: July 10th - Closing day and Ceremony. Completion certificates.


EB price applies until 20th Jan. $1999.00

After this date: $2,350

$500 Deposit due within 5 days of acceptance on the program. 

Part Two of 108 Starts 17th July - 06th November.

Enrolments Open. 

Email for an info booklet.

Other Teachers Training with Pure Yoga, Auckland

Pragyadhara designed, co ordinated and is a Lead Trainer on  Yoga Teacher Trainings.  Kawai Purapura Yoga School is a registered Yoga Alliance school that ushers students into traditional methodology with utmost care and integrity. The training content and delivery is drawn from the classical systems of Yoga passed on and preserved by a yogic lineage (Bihar School of Yoga, India) Pragyadhara works closely with the Yoga School administration refining the programs and sourcing inspiring faculty that are aligned with the schools educational values.

Read more about the advanced Hatha training Pure Yoga is leading in collaboration with the Yoga School here.

To receive your info book and schedule an interview connect up with:

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Pure Yoga is dedicated to assisting others to benefit from Yoga as a healing modality, for self development, to deepen personal practice, to connect with others on the journey and as an evolutionary system to awaken  to ones spiritual nature. 

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I loved the scope of the 108 training; it provides in-depth insight into various yogic practices that has enabled me to more fully conceptualise and create a personal practice that fits with me.  As the training takes place over several months it provides a supportive space  to apply yoga to life, to live more fully and navigate challenge. I would therefore recommend this course to anyone seeking yoga’s ancient gift of modern self- empowerment.

Kate Martin - Yoga Teacher - Auckland, New Zealand

108 Yogic journey training I highly recommend for someone who is a yoga practitioner and would like to dive deeper into the wisdom of yoga and learn more about tools that can be helpful in our daily lives. For me, I established a stronger connection to my intuition to recognize what I need for my individual soul, body and mind and what tools to use when necessary throughout my days- from Asana, through Pranayama leading to Dhyana as well as constant studying and observing everyday situations with higher awareness. Ajapa Japa Meditation is now rooted in my practice as well as Yoga Nidra. I also learned about Sanskrit pronunciation in detail so I am able to chant Mantras with better understanding of the sound and meaning of it. Pragyadhara and her team of teachers offered me their strong support during the training, answered all my questions and created a sangha that feels like home -

Jana Formankova - Yoga Teacher, Auckland, New Zealand. 

I  know that what I have gained is immeasurable and I seem unable to find a tidy  package of words to explain it. I know my focus has moved away from Asana as my 'peak pose' and towards what practices and techniques will, moment by moment,  best enable me to express Yogic philosophy in this particular life. 

I remain profoundly grateful to Pragyadhara, Tracey, Swami Kailash and Gyanmudra for  their patience, generosity of spirit, unfailing kindness and for being outstanding examples  of living the kind yogic life to which I can aspire. 

Hari aum - Rhyn Gabriel.