Yoga Fire Log Pose

Yoga revision Yoga Fire Log Pose 1. Pendulum breathing Put together your yoga programme against the background of pendulum breathing (learned on Day Two). Get into the swing of this …

Yoga Double Pigeon Pose

Yoga component Yoga Double Pigeon Pose Sit and stretch wall. reverse the exercise so that when your breath-out is completed you have reached the sitting position again. Repeat five to …

Yoga Noose Pose

What you are doing There is nothing related to magic in these exercises. All they do is slowly teach a discipline of relaxation through breathing and movement. They condition the …

Yoga One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Now add the Aeroplane Yoga One-Legged King Pigeon Pose exercise, the yoga component from Day Two. This will seem quite difficult to start with and synchronization with the relaxation-type breathing …

Yoga Peacock Pose

This is an extension of Yoga Peacock Pose. Again learn the mechanics of the movement before attempting breath synchronization. Often considerable creaking of joints will be heard, even in young …

Yoga Pigeon Pose

Yoga component Aeroplane Yoga Pigeon Pose This exercise introduces arm movements. First practise the mechanics of the exercise, and then add the one-and-two-and-three-pause – breathing timing to movements. a. Stand …

Yoga Plow Pose

Yoga Plow Pose Yoga component 1. Stand, stretch and breathe The idea in this first exercise is to try to feel taller and to learn rhythmic breathing. a. Stand naturally, …

The Sramanas and Kshatriyas

We shall now have a look at the groups where (1) meditative (2) ascetic practices leading to (3) liberation of the soul – my proto-definition of yoga – emerged as …

Proto-yoga practices

The social and cultural conditions of protoyoga Key Concepts Kshatriyas Ritual suicide Sramana groups Still-mind meditation Immovable Self Sramana as intellectuals Karma Samsara Path of mortification Metaphysics of release Our …