Energy Medicine Yoga
The physical practice which blends elements of yoga, acrobatics, performance and healing arts.
Aerial yoga makes use of a sling of fabric suspended from the ceiling, which is used to support your body as you hang above the floor. This support allows you to avoid stressing or compressing your joints while you are stretching.
Anusara combines a strong emphasis on physical alignment with a positive philosophy expressing the intrinsic goodness of all beings. Classes are usually light-hearted and accessible, often with a focus on heart opening.
Ashtanga, which means "eight limbs" in Sanskrit, is a fast-paced, intense style of yoga. A set series of poses is performed, always in the same order. This practice is very physically demanding because of the constant movement from one pose to the next and the emphasis on daily practice.
Devotional yoga, is the most natural path for those seeking emotional fulfillment.
It is practiced in a 95 to 100 degree room, which allows for a loosening of tight muscles and profuse sweating, which is thought to be cleansing. The Bikram method is a set series of 26 poses, but not all hot classes make use of this series.
Energy Medicine Yoga is a tantra, or a weaving, of Eden Energy Medicine and tantra yoga. Weaving the 9 energy systems of the body into an intelligent yoga practice helps to illuminate the whole being. Learn to speak the language of the body, and increase the healing and regulating power of your yoga practice without increasing your time on the mat. A true 'intimacy with the body,' will help bring your body into a deep sense of balance, peace and ease.
The performance of vigorous asana sequences is intended to strengthen and purify the body and release pent-up emotions and pain to encourage healing of physical and emotional wounds.
Based on the teachings of the yogi B.K.S Iyengar, this style of practice is most concerned with bodily alignment. Iyengar practice usually emphasizes holding poses over long periods and encourages the use of props such as yoga blankets, blocks and straps, in order to bring the body into alignment.
This style of yoga emerged from one of New York’s best-known yoga studios; in combination with chanting, meditation, and spiritual teachings.
Kripalu is both a yoga style and a retreat center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Kripalu is a yoga practice with a compassionate approach and emphasis on meditation, physical healing and spiritual transformation that overflows into daily life. It also focuses on looking inward and moving at your own pace, making it a good practice for people with limited mobility due to age, weight, or injury.
The emphasis in Kundalini is on the breath in conjunction with physical movement, with the purpose of freeing energy in the lower body and allowing it to move upwards. The exploration of the effects of the breath.
Power Yoga is based on the flowing style of Ashtanga with out keeping strictly to the set series.Power yoga's popularity has spread to health clubs across the country and taken on a broad range throughout Western cultures.
Restorative yoga makes use of props to support the body as it relaxes into poses over the course of several minutes. The idea is to stay in each pose long enough to encourage passive stretching. Seated forward bends, gentle supine back-bends, and twists are examples of the type of poses that can be adapted to be restorative with the addition of props like blankets and bolsters.
Is described at the art of yogic concentration on a 1" piece of webbing lightly tensioned between two trees. Balancing and doing yoga poses on the line.
Slow, gentle movement patterns that liberate layers of involuntary, habitual holding patterns. Chronic tension patterns change as the body regains its innate ability to self-correct.
It is based on an individualized approach to each student, creating a practice that suits his or her unique stage of life, health, and needs.
Movement is synchronized to the breath, is a term that covers a broad range of yoga classes. This style is sometimes also called flow yoga.
Yin Yoga is a practice developed by teacher Paul Grilley to find a way to stretch the body's connective tissue, particularly around the joints. In order to do this, specific poses are help over the course of several minutes.