Pranayama is the art of breathing and learning to cultivate your energy
"As long as there is breath in the body, there is life.
When breath departs, so too does life.
Therefore regulate the breath."
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika
This is taught as a 6-week course:
Pranayama is the 4th limb/step of Ashtanga Yoga, after Asana, which are the physical exercises.
Pranayama comprises different breathing exercises designed to balance mental/ emotional and nervous system flows. These exercises are performed in a sitting position and can be very powerful, so are recommended to yogis and yoginis with at least 2 years of regular Asana practise behind them.
This course will enable you to have a lifetime practise of ~ Pranayama independently, as well as understanding the purpose and effects of doing different breathing techniques.
We will cover:
Preparatory Breathing Exercises
Surya Bhedana/ Shakti Chalana