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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Need a Break to Breathe? Summer Pranayama Classes

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nadi Shodhana/Alternate Nostril Breathing


Yoga breathing is a fundamental step in practicing yoga. Pranayama is defined as "control of life force."There are many benefits to yogic breathing such as a feeling of being calm and centered comes over you along with a lightening of intense emotions plus digestive, heart and reproductive health in addition to improved sleeping patterns are to name a few positive effects of conscious breathing.


During the month of June I will be leading a special pranayama class every Friday afternoon at 1:30pm for 1hr and 15min at Bamboomoves Yoga in Englewood, New Jersey.



In this 4 class series we will:



Understand the science in how yogic breathing techniques positively supports our nervous system.



Learn and practice how to do a ujjayi breathe with complete mind/body awareness.



Be introduced to and practice viloma breath/breath with pauses during session 1, nadi shodhana breath/alternate nostril breathing session 2, kapalabhati breath/shining heating breath session 3 and shitali breath/cooling breath session 4.



Practice gentle yoga postures that are appropriate pre pranayama practice.



Sit in meditative stillness post pranayama practice to feel and integrate its effects.



End in restorative yoga postures followed by savasana/final relaxation pose to rejuvenate you for the weekend ahead.



Register at www.bamboomovesyoga.com in Englewood