Pranayama - Advanced Level 1 - Mudra
the science of breath is considered to be yoga’s most accessible, yet transformative practice. It is also called Prana Yoga - Yoga of life force.
The yogic theory states that Pranayama is twenty times more beneficial than physical (asana) practice. However, in the practice of Yoga, the importance of Pranayama is often minimalized and ignored due to a lack of awareness.
Pranayama has quick &
direct impact on the nervous system, thus advanced level is divided into two parts to gradually transition the practitioner from intermediate to advance level as taught in the Yoga tradition. For this level, you must have experience of practicing Kumbhaka (breath retention/ suspension) & Bandha (Yogic Locks).
will learn Advanced Pranayama (level 1) step by step by focusing on
Mudra(yogic gesture/seal) along with Kumbhaka & Bandha, and most importantly how to do it correctly. You will also learn the additional pranayama and its variations which helps to further intensify the experience.
In Summary, this workshop includes theory, practice, and Q&A sessions. You will get to understand and practice the following
1. Introduction to Mudra(yogic seal), types and it's uses
2. The correct method of practicing advanced pranayama
3. Use of various Mudras & experiencing yogic space
4. Supporting Pranayama For Advanced Practitioners
5. Advanced Classical Pranayama with Kumbhaka, Bandha, and Mudra
These practices and knowledge will become the foundation for advanced level 2.
Required Props: Yoga Mat and Cushion/Blanket
Pre-requisite: Familiar with Pranayama - Intermediate Level 1 and Level 2 or Equivalent
Note: These breathing techniques can be easily incorporated into your physical (asana) practice to advance your experience.