Yoga Ashram

Course Daily Overview

1 month 

Week 1 - developing the capacity for self-observation

  • awareness of thoughts, emotions, action & reaction, effects on the mind, attitudes, positivity & negativity

Week 2 - developing stability

  • awareness of patterns of thought, ongoing patterns in life, creating new patterns, regularity in practice, sustaining change

Week 3 - non-attachment - letting go of the obsessive mind and discrimination

  • learning to act not react, witnessing & disidentification, attachments to attitudes, transforming negative to positive, maintaining balance, setting direction

Week 4 - self acceptance and goals in life

  • self acceptance, skills & attributes, developing the 4 aims/needs in life for balance and self expression, the understanding of dharma and karma 

Continue - 2 months 

Week 5 - Gunas, a map for self-transformation

  • recognising & harmonising the gunas in oneself: states of existence within and around us, tamas, rajas, sattwa

Week 6 - Patanjali Yoga Sutrascodes of consciousness 

  • Yama, awareness of attitudes, creating harmony, truthful observation in thought & action, honesty with ourselves in action, living with wisdom, reflecting on judgemental own thoughts and actions

Week 7 - Niyama

  • awareness of attitudes, cleansing practices, cleanliness thoughts, ideas and actions, contentment expressed in life, self-discipline, self study & learning from others, respect and gratitude 

Week 8 - 18 ities 

  • developing virtues in life 






Rocklyn Yoga Ashram, operated by Yoga Association of Victoria Inc. as an autonomous entity, remains committed to the tradition of Satyananda Yoga and continues the teachings of the Satyananda system of yoga.