Many yoga practitioners tend to give more attention to the physical body exercises - aka the asanas - and ignore other important aspects of the yoga practice such as pranayama and meditation? However, breath is considered as a bridge between Physical and Psychic body, so in practice of Yoga it helps to operate efficiently with body and move attention to a subtle level work too. This special Pranayama Therapy Course was designed by our experienced certified yoga teacher Ksenia Ji and aimed to take your practice on a different level by gradual study of breath nature and its power as well as how to develop and use it for your yogic practices daily and in a therapeutic way.
What is the Meaning of Pranayama ?
The word Pranayama is consisted of two words. ‘Prana’ refers to the vital energy or breath that is responsible for life and ‘ayama’ means extension. Thus, Pranayama, in simple terms, is the practice of breath regulation which cause regulation of vital energy “prana” which on a physical level brings lightness to the body and remove diseases, while on psychic level it brings mental clarity, calms the mind and induces a meditative state. That is why in ancient scripts pranayama considered as a first step of stairs towards meditation?