In this course certified Ashtanga teacher David Garrigues combines 14 asana skill building technique videos and the philosophy of the Hatha Yoga Pradipika to create a dynamic learning tool for the student to advance their studies. Course includes 6 talks based on the sacred text, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and 14 practical asana technique classes.
*Please note that Hatha Yoga Pradipika talks will be uploaded weekly during David's summer course July 6-August 10. If you'd like to participate in the course please visit David's website www.davidgarrigues.com for more information.
This video teaches you how to set up the shoulderstand position with blankets. By using blankets or pads you are able to stay longer in Sarvangasana and therefore maximize the strength potential this beautiful posture has to offer.
Prana vayu governs the region of the chest cavity form the diaphragm to the collarbones and includes the lungs, rib cage, and entire upper torso. Linked with the in - breath, the pranic patters is an upward, expansive, centrifugal, opening pattern.
Apana vayu governs the lower abdominal and pelvic region within the torso from the navel to the pelvic floor. Link with the out - breath, the apanic pattern is a downward, inwand, cohesive, centripetal force that has rooting and grounding propensities.
This first pranayama introduces bahya kumbhaka (retention after exhaling) and antara kumbhaka (retention after inhaling). The kumbhaka ratio is approximately 6:4 inhalation/exhalation. This means th...