Jeffrey Armstrong

Founder and current director of Vedic Academy of Sciences and Arts (VASA), Jeffrey Armstrong has practiced yoga for over 40 years.

After giving up his career in Silicon Valley, he spent five years in an ashram as a brahmacharya (monk) and now devotes himself to showing his students a world that blends modern science and timeless wisdom. Armstrong is also an award-winning poet and best-selling author of numerous books including: Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar, Ancient Wisdom for a New World.

Jeffrey Armstrong weaves yoga philosophy ?Sanatan Dharma?, Ayurveda, Jyotish, Veda and tantra, and Western Psychology to create classes that explore the deepest corners of the inner mind. Mixing humor and humility, he leads his students on an incredible journey through heart and mind.

Featured in the CBC documentary Planet Yoga, Wings of Yoga, and 2014 Leo Award documentary ?Take Back Your Power,? Jeffrey Armstrong has found international acclaim through VASA - an online educational institute that offers a collection of ancient wisdom for modern times.

"Enlightenment is meant to be lived in a dynamic and exciting lifestyle, serving the Divine with your whole being while living passionately in higher consciousness."

    Videos

    What are the Origins of Yoga? Video
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    What are the Origins of Yoga? (March 2014)
    12 minutes
    In this video Jeffrey Armstrong presents a talk on the origins of yoga, how it developed as a practice and as a philosophy. Yoga expands far beyond the yoga we see practiced here in the West. Yoga is a legacy carried for the ...
    Available worldwide
    What are the Origins of Asana? Video
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    What are the Origins of Asana? (April 2014)
    7 minutes
    Jeffrey Armstrong presents a short lecture on the origins of asana. Much like the ancient styles of Kung Fu, it all comes from nature. Asanas are the system of postures and bodily activations in Yoga that maximize the ...
    Available worldwide
    Yoga Means Union Video
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    Yoga Means Union (May 2014)
    8 minutes
    In this video Jeffrey Armstrong presents a talk on three types of “union” available to the yoga practitioner. We can have union with our family, friends and the material world around us, on an archetypal cosmic ...
    Available worldwide
    What is the Transcendental? Video
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    What is the Transcendental? (June 2014)
    9 minutes
    In this video Jeffrey Armstrong presents a talk on the meaning and qualities of the Transcendental – a much misunderstood term. If we consider this Universe a “university” full of experience and desires, ...
    Available worldwide
    What Does Enlightenment Really Mean? Video
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    What Does Enlightenment Really Mean? (May 2014)
    10 minutes
    In this video Jeffrey Armstrong presents a talk that describes how through free will we can chose to live an “endarkened life” or an “enlightened life.” A yogi strives to stay in an enlightened ...
    Available worldwide
    The Modern Day Yogi Video
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    The Modern Day Yogi (June 2014)
    9 minutes
    In this video Jeffrey Armstrong addresses what he considers to be the most pivotal practices for the modern yogi. Yoga is a progression from stabilizing the body to stabilizing the mind. In conjunction with asana, a ...
    Available worldwide

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