Build your personal daily Yoga practice of Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Mantra and Meditation
Before undertaking a spiritual practice we should know the science behind the practice itself so we can identify what is being experienced in the body and mind and then understand what the foundation of a daily practice consists of.
The first of the 3-part series to ground, support and elevate your practice and mind to a much higher level of awareness. You will learn the foundation of a daily practice and how to create and build your own daily practice. Practice this series first. Then when the body and mind are ready and prepared you can add to your practice by following Series 2. This might be in a week, a month or longer.
This session is for students who have been practicing asanas for at least 6 months to a year.
This practice cuts out distractions from the outside world and is an excellent preparation for meditation as it draws the mind inwards, brings mental tranquility, alleviates tension, anxiety and anger.
This practice relieves deep stress and tension, helps to alleviate anger, anxiety and insomnia, increases the healing capacity of the body, soothes the mind and nervous system and induces a meditative state.
This practice greatly reduces stress and anxiety, improves focus, corrects digestion and metabolic function, brings oxygenation and circulation to the blood.
Experience the profound calming and cooling in the body, while reducing heat in the system, bringing down tension and stress, resulting in lowering high blood pressure.
This practice burns toxins in the body, balances doshas (the elements), balances and strengthens the nervous system inducing peace and tranquility.
This practice cools the body, reduces mental and emotional excitation, induces relaxation and tranquility while bringing more focus to the mind.
Learn the science behind Meditation and what the steps are so you can experience a deeper state of consciousness, no matter method you are practicing.
As you begin your Dharana Practice series with this first technique, know that using the breath as a focus point will help you to start the process of slowing down the mind activity.
As you keep going deeper in your practice and realizing how grounded you are becoming by making a commitment to your mental health, this practice will help you maintain this serenity and calm by ‘cleansing’ your subconscious of old thoughts which keep you in the same habits and patterns.
A powerful practice where your awareness travels from one chakra to the next awakening energy in each center increasing its power and bringing balance to the body and mind.
An ancient practice called “shruti” where teachings are given during deep meditative listening expanding your knowledge and awareness of the body and mind as you explore its subtle layers and functions.
Discover the location and attributes of each energy center while chanting their specific bija mantra (seed sound vibration).
Meditation with the tamboura takes the mind inwards while harmonizing the senses to be still. This meditation is part of Yogi's meditation compilation series available for download in the site's shop.
This is a track to play during meditation. You can also focus the sound on different chakra points like the 3rd eye or heart area. It is also good to play in the background while you are working or reading at the home.
Yoga Nidra induces relaxation and clears the nerve pathways to the brain, restoring imbalances and redirecting energy for healing and rejuvenation. It alters brainwave patterns to help you move into your subconscious mind, where you can change unwanted patterns of thought, behavior, and emotion.
Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation practice which takes the mind and consciousness on a journey while the body restores and rejuvenates itself. It is a good practice to do at any time of day especially when you need to recharge. This is a live Yoga Nidra session with Yogini from the Inspire Living Women's Retreat. To explore and move even deeper into these practices Yogini's Yoga Nidra Meditations is available for download in the site's shop.
A meditative practice with Yogini for children to use their imagination while bringing balanced and joyful thoughts into the subconscious so they experience peace and harmony. To explore and move even deeper into these practices Yogini's Yoga Nidra Meditations is available for download in the site's shop.
This practice stimulates appetite and improves digestion, massages and encourages optimum health of the digestive organs, increases energy and alleviates depression.
This practice relieves eye strain and strengthens eye muscles, reduces tension in the eyes and face. It also helps with any signs of weakness with eye sight.
Understand the science and benefits of adding yoga mudras (gestures) and bandhas (internal locks) to your daily practice.
Part 1 of a 4 part series on Yoga Bandhas which begins with learning the science and benefits then how to practice Moolabandha (Root Lock).
Part 2 of a 4 part series on Yoga Bandhas continues with learning the science and benefits and how to practice Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal Lock).
Part 3 of a 4 part series on Yoga Bandhas continues with learning the science and benefits then how to practice Jalandhara Bandha (Throat Lock).
Part 4 of a 4 part series culminates with combining all three previous bandhas and learning the practice, science and benefits of Maha Bandha, "The Great Lock".
This practice stimulates a number of pressure points located in the back of the mouth and nasal cavity which influence the whole body. A number of glands are also massaged stimulating the secretion of certain hormones and saliva. The practice reduces the sensation of hunger and thirst, induces a state of calm and stillness, preserves vitality of the body and is especially beneficial for inner healing.
Chant for removing difficulties and helping to move through them with grace and understanding for your evolvement.
Chant the mantra 108 times for strengthening physical and mental health, to overcome illness and for overall protection of body and mind.
Om tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pustivardhanam urvarukamiva bandhanan mrtyormoksiya mamrtat
Practice all five sequences together as a daily practice while you read the book. This will be your morning support system as you start to master the mind and open the heart to more possibilities. Once you understand how to use these practices, you will be able to understand so much more about yourself and how you truly want to live as a spiritual being. The Yogi Code book is available in the site's shop.