Asana and the Subtle Body with Indu Arora


Ayurveda and Yoga Therapist Indu Arora shares her expertise on marma points. These “mini minds” calibrate the flow of doshas and gunas in the body and mind. Learn to integrate marma points in asana (posture) practice. Give yourself and your students a deeper understanding of the sacred anatomy and geometry of the body.

Each day of this 3-day training, filmed at the Soul of Yoga Institute, includes morning and afternoon practices, discussions and remarkable teachings from world-renowned teacher and author, Indu Arora of Yog Sadhna.


Understand how prana (life force), tejas (internal fire), and ojas (deep vitality) can be cultivated to regulate and support agni (digestive fire) for optimal health.

In this online course, you will learn…

  • Basics of marmani (marma points) – definition, nature and location
  • Knowledge of the energetic map of the body – doshas (constitution), gunas (psychological tendency), vayus (movement of prana) and koshas (sheaths).
  • Six steps in an asana practice.
  • Study of 3 seated, supine, prone and standing asana with respect to marmani and prana flow.
  • How to adapt asana to balance the agni, circulate prana for efficient energy management by engaging the marma points.
  • Learn how to address vikruti (imbalances) through asana.

30 Hours of Non-Contact CEU Hours – Lecture and Asana

Certificate of Completion from Yog Sadhna available upon request via email to

Course Outline

Module 1 Day 1
Unit 1 Day 1 Morning Practice
Unit 2 Day 1 Morning Practice Q&A
Unit 3 Day 1 Discussion: Marmani & Asana
Unit 4 Day 1 Afternoon Practice
Unit 5 Day 1 Afternoon Practice Q&A, Sankhya & Ahamkara
Unit 6 Day 1 Continued Discussion
Unit 7 Day 1 Evening Practice
Module 2 Day 2
Unit 1 Day 2 Morning Practice
Unit 2 Day 2 Morning Practice Q&A
Unit 3 Day 2 Discussion: Asana & Marmani
Unit 4 Day 2 Afternoon Practice
Unit 5 Day 2 Afternoon Practice Q&A, Continuation on Stages of Asana & 5 Pranas
Unit 6 Day 2 Sharing & Discussion
Unit 7 Day 2 108 Marmani
Module 3 Day 3
Unit 1 Day 3 Morning Practice
Unit 2 Day 3 Morning Practice Q&A
Unit 3 Day 3 Continuation: 108 Marmani
Unit 4 Day 3 Afternoon Practice
Unit 5 Day 3 Continuation
Unit 6 Day 3 Closing Circle
Module 4 Training Notes
Unit 1 Mantra for Invocation
Unit 2 Types of Marma
Unit 3 Yantra of Marmani
Unit 4 Sankhya Darsana & Marmani
Unit 5 Journey of Prana
Unit 6 Pairs of Opposites
Unit 7 6 Stages of Asana
Unit 8 1 Breath, 5 Pranas
Unit 9 List of Marmani
Unit 10 Anterior Marmani Chart
Unit 11 Posterior Marmani Chart
Unit 12 18 Point Marma Dharana
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Indu Arora

Indu Arora, Ayurveda and Yoga Therapist, considers herself a student for lifetime. She has been sharing about Yoga philosophy, Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda since 1999. She is inspired by and taught under Kriya Yoga, Himalayan Yoga, Kashmir Shivaism and Sivananda Yoga lineages. She has studied both Yoga and Ayurveda in a traditional Guru paramapara style.

Her teaching style is rooted in empowering and inspiring students to awaken the inner Guru. Her core philosophy is “Nothing has the greatest power to heal, but the Self!”

Authored: Mudra: The Sacred Secret

Yoga – Ancient Heritage, Tomorrow’s Vision (known as The Little Red Book on Yoga)


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