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Beautiful breath

Tonight I had a tech session about pranyama – which is basically breath work. (Prana = “life force” [spirit, breath] and yama = “restraint” [control]. So pranyama loosely translates into actions which control the breath – breath work.) Interestingly, almost … Continue reading

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Getting clean

The tech session I attended this evening focused on the kriyas: six yogic cleansing techniques. Interestingly, tonight’s class felt very much like a standard, Western education experience – which isn’t bad necessarily, just different. Apart from the class opening (which … Continue reading

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How To Breathe Like A Yogi

Tonight was my first Tech Session, and the topic was “Leading 3-Part Breath and Pranayama”.   Basically, a “three-part breath” is one that starts way down in the abdomen, then moves through the ribcage, and reaches to the very top of … Continue reading

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