The breath is the vehicle upon which prana, the life force that animates us travels. How we breath therefore determines the quality of prana / energy in our system and is directly related to our emotional state, our mental state, our memory and the health of our bodies. In this session we will become aware of our own breathing patterns and how it relates to the way we move through life. We will then learn about different pranayama techniques and how they can be used for different purposes based on what we need.
We will focus on:
- The full complete breath – to correct any habitual holding patterns in the breath
- Krama Breath – both to increase our breathing capacity and as a tool to help us rev up or slow down based on what we need
- Kapalabhati to cleanse the lungs of toxins and keep our lungs healthy
- Padadirsasana and Nadi Shodhana to direct our senses inward and bring us into a meditative state
You will get to directly experience each of these techniques, followed by a Q&A to answer all your questions.
For so many of us, our yoga practice has played a profound and crucial role in helping us get through this pandemic year. As we move into a new, post pandemic world, we are offering students a chance to gain a deeper understanding of yoga philosophy, and its tools and techniques – to help embrace the opportunities and challenges we all face, and to help us find meaning in this collective experience.
Each lecture session will be offered individually and as part of this series. In this course, you will explore the role of karma and how it effects our lives and the choices we make.
We’ll discuss how yoga and meditation can help us move through the force of karma with grace and ease. We will learn different meditations and pranayama techniques for different purposes, look into the health benefits of meditation, explore tantric philosophy, the yoga sutras, and ISHTA grounding mantras. In addition, you will develop a deeper understanding of ISHTA sequencing, and how to modify your practice based on your own imbalances or injuries. All of the lectures are taught by ISHTA Yogiraj’s and Senior ISHTA Trainers from around the world. This course is designed for students interested in a deeper study of yoga and expanding their tool box with practical techniques to meet life at this unique moment in time.
Full Series / Course Pricing (All 9 Lectures): $225 | Course Pricing (5 Lectures of your choice): $160 | Price for single lecture $40 EB / $45 Day of