Pranayama and Meditation

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Prana is our breath and the vital life force in our bodies. Pranayama is the 4th limb of Ashtanga Yoga. It is the relationship to our breath that teaches us to control the movement of our minds. The more we become aware of our breath, the more we are able to calm the mind and access and experience the bliss of our hearts through meditation. This class will teach us about the breath and various simple techniques to access the breath, quiet the mind and turn into the sublime radiance of our hearts. These techniques will serve as tools to help us navigate through everyday emotions and stressors that frequently arise in our lives. This class will also teach us how to meditate, Dyana. Dyana is the 7th limb of Ashtanga Yoga. We will review appropriate sitting postures for meditation. We will also explore what meditation is and what it is not.

Pranayama and meditation will enhance every aspect of your life. It will greatly benefit your yoga practice because more awareness of our breath expands the quality and experience of our yoga practice. Most importantly, pranayama and meditation will significantly improve the quality of your life: the way you lead your life and the manner in which you respond to life! These practices will deepen your connection to Spirit and manifest abundant happiness and peace in your life. Think of pranayama and meditation as food for the brain that nourishes our brains to be healthy, vibrant and at ease.
All levels are welcome!

GUIDED BY STEPHANIE

 

Upcoming practices:

September 23, October 21  & November 11, 2017

7:00-8:15pm

Investment: $20/practice or ALL 3 for $55