Finding Connection Through Yoga: Deepak Chopra's Yoga Sequence to Reach Higher Consciousness

Connect to higher consciousness and reach your full potential with this heart- and mind-opening asana and pranayama practice.
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In Yoga Journal's online course, Finding Connection Through Yoga: A Workshop on Our Universal Oneness, legendary integrative-medicine and meditation expert Dr. Deepak Chopra and his yoga teacher, Sarah Platt-Finger, lead a seven-week yoga and meditation experience that will help you develop a deeper understanding of yourself. Sharing tools, science, and wisdom from Chopra's best-selling book You Are the Universe and his acclaimed The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, Chopra and Platt-Finger will help you experience greater health, joy, and peace in your life. Learn more and sign up today!

Tap into your connection with the universe to discover endless possibility with this practice designed by Sarah Platt-Finger, co-founder of ISHTA Yoga in New York City and Deepak Chopra’s yoga teacher. The physical poses and purifying breathing technique can dissolve stress and align you physically and mentally, leaving you open to experiencing higher consciousness, or a sense of inspiration, awe, pure joy, peace, liberation, love, and hope. As you practice, visualize electromagnetic energy moving through you with each breath. Be mindful of your mind-body connection and how it allows you to feel open, expansive, and at one with everything around you. In each pose, reflect on how you, at your root, are consciousness. Remind yourself:

“I am That, You are That, and All This is That.”

8 Poses to Connect to Higher Consciousness

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Sarah Platt-Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga and the private yoga teacher of Deepak Chopra. She teaches trainings, workshops, and retreats internationally with her husband, ISHTA Yoga co-founder Alan Finger. Platt-Finger is also on the board of directors for Exhale to Inhale, a nonprofit organization that teaches yoga to survivors of domestic violence. Her daughter, Satya, inspires her every day to live a life based on love and unbound potential.