Focusing on the Now: Presence & Present Moment Awareness (Themes for Yoga Teachers)

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Theme Readings Overview

In this curation of readings, we explore teachings that point students toward a state of presence.


Be prepared to teach the philosophy and practice of present moment awareness.


Share a number of inspirational teachings on the fundamental practice of bringing awareness to the present moment. Be aware that the concepts of The Witness and vijnanamaya kosha might be considered virtually synonymous teachings and that phrases like inner attention and mindfulness are closely related concepts.

See also: Mindfulness & Inner AttentionVijnanamaya KoshaMindfulness Practices

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