The Secrets of Pranayama (Prana Yoga) Series - Breath centered Practices
practices are considered 20 times more powerful than physical posture
(asana) practices. Considering its immense power of shaping the nervous
system, it must be learned slowly, gradually, and systematically. These
breathing practices vary from calm and quiet, to vigorous and powerful. A
daily practice of pranayama improves self-confidence, tones organ,
stimulates the nervous system and purifies energy channels.
1. Pranayama - Beginners
(Prana Sadhana Level 1) - In this workshop, you will be introduced to
the pranayama, healthy vs. unhealthy breathing, the correct way of doing
pranayama - including do’s and don’ts and possible outcomes. Then you
will learn all level classical pranayama. These breathing techniques can
be easily incorporated into your physical (asana) practice to deepen
the experience. This workshop is also suitable for 200 Hours Yoga
Teacher Training programs.
2. Pranayama - Intermediate (Prana
Sadhana Level 2) - You will learn the relationship of your breath with
the mind and choices you make, its energetic effects on your body and
mind. You will learn the correct way of doing Pranayama. You will learn
additional supporting pranayama that serves as preparation when
incorporated methodically with classical pranayama. These practices
deepen your experience and accelerate the process of transformation.
This workshop is divided into two parts to gradually focus and practice
Kumbhaka and Bandha (Locks) step by step.
3. Pranayama - Advanced
(Prana Sadhana Level 3) - In this workshop, you will dive into advanced
pranayama as described in Patanjali Yoga Sutra and Hatha Yoga Texts.
You will learn the uses during your practice with its ultimate goal in
mind. You will be introduced to Mudras (Seals) and Mantras and their
proper uses during these practices. This workshop is also divided into
two parts to gradually focus on its multiple components altogether. For
this workshop, you must have prior experience and knowledge of pranayama
practice. This is the master workshop of this series.