is a revived ancient form of yoga that involves a fast and powerful series of movements. It encourages profuse sweating to purify and detoxify and it produces strength, flexibility and stamina. Breathing is synchronized with movement between asanas (postures).
The first or primary series, helps to realign the spine, detoxifies the body and builds strength, flexibility and stamina. The series of poses takes 60 -75 mins to complete, beginning with sun salutations and moving on to standing poses, seated poses, and (for advanced participants) inversions and backbends before relaxation. Private sessions will be tailored to your personal strength and ability.
is the most widely practiced form of yoga. It is the branch of yoga which concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. Hatha yoga uses bodily postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama) and meditation (dyana) with the goal of bringing about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind.
Hatha yoga postures work to stretch and align the body, promoting balance and flexibility. Private sessions will be tailored to your personal strength and ability.
a style, based in hatha yoga, whose purpose is controlled release of latent kundalini energy. It focuses on the expansion of sensory awareness and intuition in order to raise individual consciousness and merge it with the Infinite consciousness of the Universe.
Kundalini yoga consists of active and passive asana-based kriyas (movement), pranayama (breathing) and meditations which target the whole body system, nervous system, glands, mental faculties and chakras to develop awareness, consciousness and spiritual strength. The practice of kriyas (breathing & movement) and meditations in kundalini yoga are designed to raise complete body awareness to prepare the body, nervous system and mind to handle the energy of kundalini rising. The majority of the physical postures focus on navel activity, activity of the spine and selective pressurization of body points and meridians.
A simple breathing technique of alternate nostril breathing is taught as a method to cleanse channels and pathways, to help awaken kundalini energy.