Pranayama / Hatha Yoga
“Jing (Essence)”, “Qi (Vitality)” and “Shen (Spirit)” are the indicators of health for all beings.
Asana practice is to purify and prepare. Pranayama practice is to circulate the vital force and meditation is to balance the nervous systems.
The Asana practice in this class will be based on the tradition of Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute for strengthening the chest and back muscles, helps the lymphatic circulation. After each Asana, there is a 2-3 minute of Shavasana resting time. It is both an active and passive class.
The Pranayama practice will include three introductory practices: alternate nostril breathing (Nadi Shodhana), victory breath (Ujjayi) and cooling breath (Shitali). The number of rounds and other details will depend on individual student’s ability and condition.
This class is beneficial for those with digestive and sleep issues. For those with high blood pressure or is on their menstrual cycle, special instructions will be given. This class is suitable for all levels.
* Student Class Guidelines:
Practice on an empty stomach. Try not to eat 2 hours before class