Classical Hatha Yoga
Number of people practicing Yoga is growing in a big way. This could be simply because the scientific community is slowly beginning to recognize the depth and dimension of what this is. But if improper, distorted kind of Yoga spreads, in fifteen years’ time, scientific studies will clearly come out and tell you in how many ways it is harmful to human beings, and that will be the downfall. So it is important that we bring back classical Yoga as it was. If it is taught in a proper atmosphere with a certain sense of humility and inclusiveness about the whole process, it is a really fantastic process of shaping your system into a fantastic vessel, a fabulous device to receive the Divine.
Health and fitness are just the side-benefits of Hatha Yoga. Classical Hatha Yoga is a powerful system to prepare the system for a “cosmic download” and explore our full potential. All this yogic practices below is a list of the core Isha Foundation Classical Hatha Yoga programs. We teach this yoga practices to suit everyone and have something to suit all fitness levels and age groups starting at age 4. This practise is taught in the framework of a programme where you will learn a complete Hatha Yoga practise over multiple sessions . When you complete the programme, you will be able to perform the Hatha Yoga practise by yourself in the comfort of your own home.
The word asana literally means a posture. Out of the innumerable asanas a body can assume, 84 have been identified as Yogasanas, through which one can transform the body and mind into a possibility for ultimate well-being. By consciously forming the body into a certain posture, one creates a conducive passage for energy flow that can elevate one’s consciousness. Yogasanas are a way of aligning the inner system and adjusting it to the celestial geometry, becoming in sync with the existence, thus naturally achieving a state of health, joy, bliss and above all balance.
- Relief of chronic health conditions
Evolution of body and mind towards a higher possibility
Stabilization of the body, mind, and energy system
Deceleration of the aging process.
Angamardana is a system rooted in yoga that offers to everyone the opportunity to invigorate the body and to reach peak physical and mental health. “Angamardana” means gaining complete mastery over the limbs, organs and other parts of the body. This practice revitalizes the body on all levels including the muscles, blood circulation, skeletal structure, nervous system, and the basic energy system. It strengthens the spine, builds physical strength, fitness and tenacity, taking years off the body. Designed by Sadhguru, Isha Angamardana needs no fitness equipment. It involves only the body and floor exercises that can be practiced anywhere, even during travel.
- Strengths the spine, skeletal and muscular systems.
Builds physical strength and fitness, and tenacity
Invigorates the body, bringing a sense of lightness and freedom
Prepares the body for Hatha Yoga
- Revitalizes the body including the muscles, blood circulation, skeletal and nervous systems
Helps in weight-loss
Brings a sense of lightness and freedom in the body
Surya Kriya is a potent yogic practice of tremendous antiquity, designed as a holistic process for health, wellness, and complete inner well-being. “Surya” means “sun,” and “kriya” means “inner energy process.” Surya Kriya activates the solar plexus to raise the samat prana, or solar heat, in the system. It also balances a person’s left and right energy channels, leading to stability of the body and stillness of the mind. This strong foundation becomes the basis to explore higher dimensions of life.
Surya Kriya Benefits
Develops mental clarity and focus
Remedies weak constitutions
Boosts vigor and vitality
Balances hormonal level in body
Prepares one for deeper states of meditation
Surya means “Sun,” and Shakti means “Energy”. Surya Shakti is a complete process, which is largely physical in nature. If you do 108 cycles of Surya Shakti, it will make you fit and you will not need any other form of exercise.
Surya Shakti Benefits-
- Surya Shakti enriches your life in many ways:
Brings about physical fitness and overall wellbeing
Makes the sinews and ligaments of the body strong
Increases mental alertness and focus
Creates a basis for one to move into higher states of energy
- Increases physical strength & stamina
Realigns the musculo-skeletal system
Increases energy levels.
Bhuta Shuddhi means “purification of the elements” and is a process of cleansing the 5 elements within the human system (i.e. earth, water, fire, air and space). Isha provide a unique opportunity for everyone to benefit from this science, which otherwise requires intense spiritual practices.
Bhuta Shuddhi Benefits-
Keeps the system in harmony and balance
Prepares the system to handle powerful states of energy
Enhances the capabilities of the physical body, mind, and energy system
Creates the basis to gain complete mastery over the human system.
If you use your emotions and try to reach the ultimate, we call this bhakti yoga. That means the path of devotion. Bhakti Yoga means using the intensity of one's emotion to transcend one's limitations.
Bhastrika Kriya is a powerful kriya, which purifies the blood and increases lung capacity. It can be of assistance to people with asthma, allergy, sinusitis, hormonal imbalance and skin disease.
Benefits for Bhastrika–
It purifies the blood and makes breathing better
Improves lung capacity and relaxes the system
Benefits those with the following conditions: ashthma, allergy, Sinusitis, Diabetes, Hormonal Imbalance, Skin diseases
Jala Neti is a simple process of cleansing the nasal passages with salt water.
Benefits for Jala Neti-
- Prevents and helps with respiratory tract diseases like asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis.
- Relieves cold, allergies, sinusitis.
- Calms and activates the nervous system.
- Removes excess mucus and pollutants from nasal passages and sinuses
- Gets rid of insomnia, tiredness and improves quality of sleep.
- Helps with diseases of eyes, nose, throat, tonsillitis, allergic rhinitis, hay fever.
- Relieves migraine and headaches, anxiety, stress release and brings tranquility.
- Helps with epilepsy.
Shanmukhi mudra is a simple but subtle practice that brightens and rejuvenates the face and eyes and brings about a state of balance leading toward increased awareness and meditativeness.
Benefits for Shanmukhi Mudra –
- Improves Vision
- Prepares one for Pratyahara
- Brightens the eyes and rejuvenates different parts of the face
- Brings about mental balance and enhances awareness
- Helps with ailments related to nose, ears and eyes
- Relieves Vertigo and Tinnitus.
Sunayna Eye Care
Eye care practices we offer are a natural way to improve vision related issues which many a times stem from routine patterns of sitting in front of computers, televisions, phones etc. The Eye Care Programme has been designed to correct and prevent further deterioration of our eyesight, and can reduce the need to wear glasses and possibly avoid corrective eye surgeries. As well as providing relaxation to tired eyes and enhancing our concentration, these practices are highly recommended for the optimal health of our eyes.
Guided meditations, which can bring health, dynamism, peace and wellbeing into one’s life.
Yoga For Children’s
Isha Yoga for Children offers a unique possibility for every child to experience a joyful blossoming of their natural potential. The program introduces yoga to children, led through an exploration of fun, love and joy, allowing each child to develop and live in optimal health and inner peace. The program is offered by Isha Yoga teachers, trained under the guidance of Sadhguru.
Yoga for Corporate
The program comprises of a series of yoga and meditation sessions conceived for busy corporate executives operating in a competitive environment. Yoga classes at work teach the right postures and breathing techniques to promote employees’ well-being and relieve them from work stress. The classes help in improving mental focus, balancing the emotions and rejuvenating the body, which eventually go on to empower the employees, who are the key assets of companies. After all, the performance of a company is directly proportional to the performance of employees. Healthy employees mean more productivity and more cost-effectiveness.
Benefits for Corporates-
- Decreasing stress levels at work place.
- Bringing a sense of joy and harmony atwork
- Create a holistic culture of well-being
- Boost morale of employees.
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This module offers private sessions, modifications, variations and corrections of the postures based on the individual needs. Personalized Yoga classes, under the guidance of a teacher who has knowledge of yogic sciences, the nature of the student and the nature of the practice can bring maximum results and help a student attain highest potential and can be most conducive for spiritual growth and physical well-being.
Benefits of Private Yoga Sessions
- Learn in the privacy of your own home or at studio.
- Get one to one interaction with the trained teacher.
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