Lesson Category: TECHNIQUES, TRAINING , PRACTICE

3.2.6 MANTRA/SATSANG

Lesson Description In today’s lesson Surya Ji continues guiding the practitioner in the proper pronunciation of your sanskrit to effectively chant your mantras.

2.5.6 YOGA NIDRA

Props: Mat, cushions, bolster/pillow, blanket, eye mask/pillow, journal, pen. Sit back, relax, and prepare for sweet dreams. This yoga nidra practice will deeply relax your physical body to allow your conscious mind to effortlessly fall into a restful sleep state. Yoga nidra, also called yogic sleep, will draw you into the space between consciousness and …

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2.4.4 METHODOLOGY – Revolved Triangle (Continued)

Lesson Description You’ve been practicing Adi Shankacharya’s Nirvana Shatakam for the last two weeks. You are familiar with the sanskrit words. You’ve read the translation and have begun understanding the purpose of the mantra. Now, let’s practice the Nirvana Shatakam all together. Closed pelvis, hip opener, revolved or twisted triangle pose. verbal, self- and hands-on …

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2.3.4 METHODOLOGY – Revolved or Twisted Triangle Pose

Lesson Description In today’s lesson, we complete the last slokas (stanza or verse) of the Nirvana Shatakam mantra. This lesson introduces the closed-pelvis hip-opener, Revolved or Twisted Triangle (Parivrtta Trikonasana), and discusses variations, arriving at full expression and the benefits of the posture. REMEMBER: Take notes. Write down any questions you may have for the …

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2.3.2 HATHA YOGA PRACTICE

Lesson Description Props: 1 Block (as needed: Bolster, straps) Peak Pose: Closed pelvis hip opener, Warrior I (Veerabhadrasana I). Today’s Hatha Asana Practice with Lead Instructor Mimi focuses on closed pelvis hip openers with Warrior I.

2.1.4 METHODOLOGY – Pyramid Pose

Lesson Description Continuing the Nirvana Shatakam.Hip Opener, Closed Pelvis. Pyramid Pose. Introduction of Posture, Base Position, Full Expression, Purpose, Benefits, Variations. REMEMBER: Take notes. Write down any questions you may have for the livestream question and answer session at the end of the week. PRACTICE NOTE: Practice the self-adjustments and modifications on your own. See …

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1.3.7 ASHTANGA YOGA PRACTICE

Lesson Description The Ashtanga Primary Series is called Yoga Chikitsa, meaning yoga therapy, because of the cleansing and toning effect it has on both body and mind.  On a physical level the asanas (poses) of the Primary Series build strength and flexibility in the body, loosening tight muscles and realigning and detoxifying the body and …

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