Shifting the pattern of your breath can have a powerful effect on your state of mind. This collection introduces some accessible techniques with wide-ranging aims — from quieting your mind and preparing for sleep to activating vitality and creating inner warmth. You’ll learn the basics of breathwork in a gentle way while having the opportunity to experiment.
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7 classes • 99 mins
Pranayama does not need to be difficult. Two accessible techniques lead us to the goal of practice: a quiet mind where the soul's light can fully shine.
Using Ayurvedic principles, this gentle breath practice will help light your internal fire to generate warmth and activate vitality. After a brief body scan, you'll be guided through several phases of ujjayi breathing before returning to a state of ease and present moment awareness.
With a simple change in focus, your breath can guide you toward deep relaxation. This meditation can help you prepare for sleep or find tranquility at any time of the day. Practice this breathing exercise while lying in bed for a smooth transition into sleep.
Making space for a new practice isn't easy - especially first thing in the morning. Be proud of yourself for taking this time to help your day unfold more intentionally. Today's class will focus on creating space in your body with a three-part breathing technique called dirgha pranayama. You'll focus on observing your full, complete breath, then end with an expansive mantra. Props Suggested: A meditation cushion or yoga block.
Learn propping for Supported Pranayama and practice the 3-Part Breath Technique. Props Needed: Two blankets.
After finding a correct sitting posture, we will explore core principles and patterns of this basic pranayama. Prop Needed: A blanket to sit on. Prop Suggested: A chair to sit on.
A gently uplifting practice of breathing that leads to greater awareness, steady and focused attention and for evolving your sense of inner witness. Especially helpful in the morning of a full, potentially overwhelming day. Props Needed: Two blankets.
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