Meditate with Karya Sthairyam Meditation. A classical Tantra Meditation. This particular variation of Karya Sthairyam was taught by Paramahamsa Swami Satyananda, disciple of Swami Sivananda. Meditation instruction by Dr. Nalini Sahay, Yoga Master, psychologist and yoga therapist in Delhi. Recording from a Satsang at Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany. Dr. Nalini Sahay is teaching in the Yoga Vidya Centers and Ashrams for several months every year. English with German Translation.
Sitali, the cooling breath, enables you to cool down, to relax, control appetite if you are on a diet and to prevent headache. It is a Pranayama to reduce an access of Pitta, of fire. With the help of this Pranayama you can achieve serenity and calmness of mind. You can practice sitting in front of the computer, at work, at home or anywhere. You can sit on the floor or on a chair. Presented by Lisa and Sukadev www.en.yoga-vidya.org
Plavini Pranayama – for alertness and inner clarity. A little-known breathing exercise which can be quite helpful during meditation – and during the day. Try it out. More Videos on Pranayama, Yoga and Meditation http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video . Sukadev Bretz of Yoga Vidya guides you into this Pranayama. You can see Tulsi following these instructions. In our serious of Podcast promotions, here comes a Mantra Video Podcast. The Mantra Video Podcast consists of Kirtans, Mantras, Bhajans, chanting mostly in Sanskrit. Very inspiring and elevating! You can try it out on http://mantra-video.podspot.de
Practice a gentle variation of Surya Namaskar (sun salutation). Suitable for beginners, for anybody with back problems, even with slipped disk. Suitable also for anybody who is not supposed to do inverted postures. Of course, you should consult a doctor, health practicioner or a qualified Yoga teacher if you have any health problems. Surya Namaskar gives you new energy and strength. Demonstrated by David, Yoga teacher at Yoga Vidya http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english . Text, camera, explanations by Sukadev Bretz, founder of Yoga Vidya Germany. http://my.yoga-vidya.org
A Breathing exercise to increase your sun energy, to soothen Vata and reduce excess Kapha. This is a simple variation of Surya Bedha. If you know Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anuloma Viloma) you can try out Surya Bedha. More Videos on Yoga and Meditation http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video . Sukadev Bretz of Yoga Vidya guides you into this Pranayama. You can see Tulsi following these instructions. We also habe a German Yoga Video Channel http://yoga-video.podspot.de/rss
Rest and Relax. Recharge and Rejuvenate. 15 minutes for complete relaxation. This Yoga Relaxation Technique (Shavasana) can be practiced at the end of a Yoga Class. It can also be practiced separately before going to sleep or to relax during the day. This special version of Shavasana is called Classical Yoga Relaxation. It was taught by Swami Vishnu-devananda. It consists of 4 steps: (1) Contraction and letting go (2) Autosuggestion (3) Visualisation (4) Silence . Demonstrated by Atmanshanti, Yoga Teacher and Performance Artist in Germany. Explained by Sukadev of http://my.yoga-vidya.org
Practice several rounds of basic sun salutations, or surya namaskar, along with this video. The sun salutations are done at not too fast a pace. Sun salutations can be done as a practice unto themselves if you are busy and don’t have a lot of time. They are also a great wake-up exercise in the morning. Recorded at Yoga Vidya, Bad Meinberg. Demonstrated by Krishnapriya. Camera: Ravidas. Voice: Sita.
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Yoga Nidra is a special relaxation technique with deep effect on body, energies and mind. Nalini Sahay, direct disciple of Swami Satyananda, guides you through a full Yoga Nidra Practice. Nalini is teaching Yoga Nidra Training Courses in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english.html
One of the most popular Yoga practices in a simple variation suitable for beginners. Even without prior knowledge of Yoga you can try out this exercise if you are in good physical shape. Some minor variations of the classical Surya Namaskar make it possible for nearly everybody to practice to get full benefit. Surya Namaskar is good for your heart, lungs, your whole circulatory system. It gives flexibility and massages the internal organs. It helps to relax and get energy very quickly. There is no exercise with so many benefits as Surya Namaskar. Demonstrated by David, Yoga Teacher at Yoga Vidya http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english.html. Explained by Sukadev, founder of http://my.yoga-vidya.org
Murccha Pranayama is a breathing exercise for calming the mind. It is especially helpful to calm anger and nervousness. Also powerful to control hay fever and other allergies. It reduces access of Pitta Dosha according to Ayurveda. It opens the heart and develops a feeling of joy. More Videos on Yoga and Meditation http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video . Sukadev Bretz of Yoga Vidya guides you into this Pranayama. You can see Tulsi following these instructions.
Meditation on the movement of breath in the point between the eye brows. This elevates the mind, gives new energy and develops intuition and insight. According to Hatha Yoga and Kunalini Yoga, this meditation technique activates the Ajna Chakra, the Third Eye, Trikuti. More Videos on Yoga and Meditation http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video . Sukadev Bretz of Yoga Vidya guides you into meditation. You can see Tulsi following the meditation instructions.
An advanced form of Yoga Pranayama for the experienced Hatha Yoga Practioners. Murccha in kombination with Khechari and Mahavedha opens the heart, can develop a feeling of ecstasy. It can be quite powerful – in many ways. Therefore: Be careful when doing this exercise. It is not recommended if you have high blood pressure or neck problems. More Videos on Yoga and Meditation http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video . Sukadev Bretz of Yoga Vidya guides you into this Pranayama. You can see Tulsi following these instructions.
Narayani shows how you can do Sun Salutation together with Kapalabhati (fast breathing). Narayani is a 62 year old Yoga teacher and Master. Recording from Yoga Vidya Ashram Meinberg, Germany. Narayani is teaching Yoga Seminars and Teachers Training Courses in Yoga Vidya Germany. http://my.yoga-vidya.org
Find out your best relaxation Position: Carlotta and Sirkka demonstrate different variations fo Shavasana, the Yoga Relaxation Pose. Try it out, and see which Asana is best for you. If you are a Yoga teacher: Show these variations to your students – in this way everybody can really relax. Whether somebody has back pain, headache or other problems – relaxation is a powerful healing agent. Finding the proper posture for it is essential. More on Yoga, Yoga Video, Yoga Forum, Yoga Blog http://my.yoga-vidya.org – Meet many Yogis and Yoginis from all the continents.
Advanced Variation of Yoga Surya Namaskar – the sun salutation Yoga practice for complete training of body and mind. Carlotta and Sirkka do a wonderful demonstration. Sukadev Bretz gives a short introduction. Filmed in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany. http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english . Music: http://yogihari.com/
Meditation practice with Nalini Sahay, diciple of Paramahamsa Satyananda Saraswati. Paramahamsa Satyananda was a diciple of Swmai Sivananda. Let yourself guide through the technique of Ajapa-Japa-Meditation with the mantra Soham. Ajapa-Japa means chanting in the mind. This meditation was part of a satsang ceremony at Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg, Germany. It is guided in English with German translation. http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english