Immerse yourself in the transformative power of Yogic breathing techniques with Matsyendra, a seasoned Yoga practitioner. This comprehensive course offers a deep understanding of Pranayama practices, encompassing theoretical, scientific, and experiential aspects. Students will develop a personal understanding of the techniques and learn how to instruct and guide others in diverse settings. Embark on this journey towards inner peace and vitality through the art of Yogic breathing.
The 20-hour teacher training program is designed to provide Yoga teachers and practitioners with detailed instruction on the principles and practice of foundational Pranayama techniques, empowering participants to confidently integrate them into their own practice and impart them to others. Upon completion, students will receive an in-depth course handbook and certificate to acknowledge their achievement.
Pranayama, the fourth limb of classical Yoga, refers to the science of controlled and conscious expansion of Prana (the life force). Through a combination of specific breathing practices and symbolic gestures (mudra), Pranayama is used to calm and energise various systems of the body. These ancient practices have immense therapeutic potential and are known to aid in the treatment of a variety of psychosomatic disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension, and asthma, among others.
The training program will cover a range of practices mentioned in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, including:
Preparatory processes of Shatkarmas: Neti, Agnisara, Nauli, Kapalabhati, Trataka, and Nadi Shodhana.
Breathing practices of Pranayama: Surya Bheda, Ujaayi, Sitali, Bhastrika, Bhramari, Murchha, and Kevali.
Symbolic gestures of Mudra and Bandha: Jnana, Chin, Bhairava, Hridaya, Shambhavi, Khechari, Kaki, Shanmukhi, Vipareeta Karani, Maha Mudra, Ashwini, Sahajoli, Uddiyana, Jalandhara, Mulabandha, and Mahabandha.
The pranic body: Five pranas, three main Nadi, six main chakras, and their respective roles in Pranayama.
Pranayama in Yoga Nidra with Matsyendra (24.37).