Sunday, January 16, 2022

YOGA SHANTI GOLD: What is Pranayama, the Fourth Limb of Ashtanga Yoga (the Eight-Limbed Path)? 

With Colleen Saidman & Rodney Yee

Location: Yoga Shanti & Livestream
Original Event Date: Sunday, January 16, 2022
Level: Open (all students welcome)
Details: Join us on the 3rd Sunday of every month for Gold!
Cost: $30 (or FREE for any of our monthly Livestream pass Subscribers)

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Can pranayama be translated as breath control? What is the relationship between pranayama and Sutra 1.2, “Yogash Chitta Vritti Nirodaha,” which translates to “Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind”? Why is breath considered to be the bridge between the body and the mind and how do we work with it in asana practice? Should different pranayama practices be done at different times of the day or different times of our lives? How long and how often should one practice pranayama? These are some of the questions that will fuel our inquiry into Pranayama. We will do a practice that includes a few different types of breathwork and we will take the time to notice the effects of each one. You may think of it as a “breath sampler”. Join us for this experience and inquiry into one of the vital yoga practices. Your questions are encouraged.

Participate in this discussion by submitting your questions relating to the topic above by midnight on Saturday, January 15th to with “Gold Question” in the subject line of the email.

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