About Hari-kirtana das

Hari-kirtana das is an E-RYT 500 yoga teacher and the author of In Search of the Highest Truth: Adventures in Yoga Philosophy. Hari's been practicing yoga for the better part of 40 years, has lived in devotional yoga ashrams and intentional spiritual communities, worked for Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley start-ups, and brings a wide range of spiritual knowledge and life experience to his classes, workshops, and presentations. Based in Washington, D.C., Hari  teaches group and private classes, sits on the faculty of numerous Yoga Teacher Training programs, and is the Founding Director of the Bhagavata-sevaya School of Yoga as well as gobeyondasana, an online school that features advanced yoga teacher training courses. Learn more about Hari-kirtana on his website: hari-kirtana.com.

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Civility and Humility

What happened to civility? Has anyone seen where it went?One could argue that the world has always been a very uncivil place but I think most of us would agree that, at least in America, rampant public incivility has become the new normal. Perhaps it’s because this behavior is socially contagious; if not confronted by […]

How To Help Students Let Go

  I was speaking with a fellow yoga teacher last week about how to integrate philosophical themes into our classes. She mentioned that sometimes she’s not so interested in hearing any philosophy, that sometimes she takes a class with the intention of just letting go of stuff that’s been weighing her down. And when she […]