Pranayama Anushthana

Kaivalyadhama introduces an onsite workshop, "Pranayama Anushthana," diving deep into pranayama-centric practices alongside sat kriyas, asanas, chanting, and meditation. This workshop provides a comprehensive exploration of the practical aspects of training, offering an opportunity to delve into the rich physical and spiritual benefits of pranayama.

Pranayama, a fundamental aspect of yoga, involves conscious control and regulation of breath. In Sanskrit, "prana" signifies life force or vital energy, while "ayama" denotes control or expansion. Pranayama is the intentional expansion and regulation of life force through breath.

Unlike other physical aspects of yoga, such as yoga postures (asanas) emphasizing body movements and flexibility, pranayama focuses primarily on breath. While yoga postures incorporate breath awareness, pranayama involves more deliberate and specific breath control techniques, including inhalation (puraka), exhalation (rechaka), and breath retention (kumbhaka).

Pranayama serves as a bridge between the physical and mental dimensions of yoga. While yoga poses prepare the body for meditation, pranayama readies the mind through controlled breath, facilitating a state of focused awareness and heightened consciousness. It plays a crucial role in regulating energy flow in the body, balancing the autonomic nervous system, and promoting overall well-being and vitality.

In essence, pranayama distinguishes itself in yoga as a dedicated practice centered on breath control, significantly contributing to both the physical and mental aspects of the practitioner's health and inner balance. Join us in the transformative journey of "Pranayama Anushthana" to explore and deepen your understanding of this profound practice.