Now that you’ve mastered the beginning stages of yoga, enjoying the rewards it brings to your body, mind and spirit, you’re ready to take the next step! Intermediate Yoga created by internationally acclaimed yoga teacher Rodney Yee, is an exciting program designed to bring you to a higher level of expertise. The program introduces the more challenging inverted poses, the foundation of an intermediate practice, while enhancing the familiar poses with more detail.
As a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings, Jivamukti Yoga is grounded in the original meaning of the Sanskrit word asana as “seat, connection” - relationship to the Earth. Earth implies all of life. Citing Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, which states that asana should be sthira and sukham, Jivamukti Yoga maintains that one’s relationship to others (asana) should be mutually beneficial and come from a consistent (sthira) place of joy and happiness (sukham). This is a radical idea that, when put into practice, can dismantle our present culture, which is based on the notion that the Earth and all other animals exist for our benefit and to be exploited for our own selfish purposes. So the practice of asana becomes more than mere physical exercise to keep one’s body fit or to increase strength or flexibility; it becomes a way to improve one’s relationship to all others and thus lead to enlightenment - the dissolution of the sense of separateness, the realization of the oneness of being, the discovery of lasting happiness.
The Most Essential Yin Yoga DVD! Yoga is known to be one of the most calming forms of exercise. If you are looking to make your practice even more soothing, try a Yin Yoga DVD from Pranamaya. Yin Yoga is a style of yoga which targets the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis and lower spine through poses which are held for longer periods of time, typically up to five minutes, instead of the usual five to eight breaths. Many people find that this practice has a transformative effect on both body and mind.
Dhyana or Meditation is a higher state of Yoga that may be attained only after the practitioner has prepared themselves in a step-by-step manner. Meditation is a way to unite with our Supreme Nature and may be described as fixing the mind on the Supreme with devotion and discipline.
In this DVD, celebrated Yoga Teachers, Ravi Singh & Ana Brett, will help you develop a stomach of steel and the ability to command your own Destiny!
One week to your stronger, firmer, sculpted body in WAY less time!