An Immersion Into The Depths Of The Vibhuti Pada

The Psychology of Psychic Abilities Attained Through Stillness

Sep 7, 2023 - Feb 15, 2024
Live Online Workshop

Learning Format

Weekend workshops are taught by Gitte Bechsgaard and Gloria Goldberg together. 

The monthly weekend workshop will be a practical immersion into Siddhis most relevant to  Iyengar yoga sadhanas and the other weekend class will focus on Prayanama sadhana. 

They’ll guide you on your path of integration linking the Vibhuti Pada with prior studies of Patanjali’s books 1 and 2. Weekend sessions focus on an integration of the philosophical discoveries of the previous weeks with your personal practice and yoga sadhana as a whole. 

During Thursday classes, Gitte will take a deep study into the individual sutras of book 3, particularly vysasas basham, the single most ancient commentary of the yoga sutras of patanjali. 

Gitte will take an in depth approach in the deciphering of these scriptures, in accordance with Sri Krishan Mantriji’s teachings and BKS Iyengar’s commentary. 

Thursday Classes Taught By Gitte Bechsgaard Include 5 Components

  1. Guided Sutra Recitation & Sanskrit Terminology
  2. Guided Mantra Sadhana
  3. Exploration Of Meditative Techniques
  4. Lecture & Study of BKS Iyengar’s Commentaries
  5. Lecture & Study of Vyasa’s Byasham
  6. Examination Of The Individual Siddhis


Curriculum Schedule: 

  • 3X 120 Minute Thursday Classes Per Month
  • 2X 180-Minute-Long Days For A Full Weekend Workshop Hosted Once Per Month

Regardless of if you miss a class, a video recording will be made available to all participants in order to study for 2 weeks after each class. Recordings are typically sent out within a couple hours of when the class is complete.

Participants are asked to attend live via a ZOOM link sent to their email shortly before each class. Course participants are asked to have their camera on and to do their best to be in a suitable practice and/or study space. 


Class Dates & Times:

  1. Weekly Patanjali Lectures (with Gitte Bechsgaard):


  • September 7, 14, 21, 2023
  • October 5, 12, 19, 2023
  • November 2, 9, 16, 2023
    • Note: November 2 is affected by daylight savings. Please use the North American time zone as the anchoring time for this session.
  • December 7, 14, 2023
  • January 11, 18, 25, 2024
  • February 1, 8, 15, 2024


From September 7-October 26:

6:00am-8:00am PDT, 9:00am-11:00am EDT, 2:00pm-4:00pm BST, 3:00pm-5:00pm CEST

On November 2 (due to daylight savings):

6:00am-8:00am PDT, 9:00am-11:00am EDT, 1:00pm-3:00pm GMT, 2:00pm-4:00pm CET

From November 9-February 15

6:00am-8:00am PST, 9:00am-11:00am EST, 2:00pm-4:00pm GMT, 3:00pm-5:00pm CET


  1. Monthly Patanjali Workshops (with Gitte Bechsgaard and Gloria Goldberg):


  • September 9-10, 2023
  • October 14-15, 2023
  • November 4-5, 2023
    • Note: This weekend is affected by daylight savings. Please use the North American time as the anchor time.
  • December 9-10, 2023
  • January 20-21, 2024
  • February 3-4, 2024


  • Lecture: 6:00am-7:30am PDT/PST, 9:00am-10:30am EDT/EST, 2:00pm-3:30pm BST/GMT, 3:00pm-4:30pm CEST/CET
  • Asana: 8:00am-9:30am PDT/PST 11:00am-12:30pm EDT/EST, 4:00pm-5:30pm BST/GMT, 5:00pm-6:30pm CEST/CET



The 4 Module Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Year Course is Mandatory Prerequisite Curriculum, as well as attendance to both Semester 1 and Semester 2 of An Immersion Into The Depths Of The Vibhuti Pada. 

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