Reading Between the Lines, Asana as Archetype:
The Warrior, the Mountain, the Tree: yoga plays with archetypes and metaphors that can feel liberating, revolutionary and mystifying. We’ll clarify the foundational metaphors of Katonah Yoga that connect mind, body and breath, like “Driving your car” or “Playing your instrument.” Explore the role of narrative and mythology in asana and pranayama and plug your personal story into a Hero’s Journey.
For the last two decades, Josh Liles has engaged in a deep study of science, yoga, and religion. Synthesizing breath, movement, and stillness with quantum physics, psychology, and cultural studies, Josh’s class is a multi-dimensional experience that aims to be both transcendent and embodied.
Josh lives with his wife, 2 daughters, and dog Dixie in Brooklyn, NY.