Pranayama Retreat :

Pranayama is comprised of two words Prana and Ayama.

Prana word means vital energy.

Ayama word means control.

Pranayama should not considered as mere breathing exercises ained at introducing extra oxygen into lungs. Pranayama utilizes breathing to influence the flow of prana in the nadis of the pranaamaya kosha. Ayama is defined as extension or expansion.

In this Pranayama couse you will have an experience and knowledge of :

Four aspects of pranyama.

The pranic body.

Five sheaths of body.

Prana and lifestyle.

Breath,health and pranayama

Pranayama and the spiritual aspirant.

General notes for practitioner like contra-indications, time of practice, bathing, clothes,diet, sequence etc.

Different types of ( kumbhaka) pranayama according to hatha yoga pardipika, gherand samhita.

Different types of bandha’s (locks), how the bandha’s useful in pranayama practice.

Different asana’s which we can use for pranayama practice.

Different mudras which we can use while performing pranayama.

Understand nadis (astral tubes), to activate the nadi’s, importance of 1:1, 1:2 and 1:4 ration on breathe to purify the emotions.

Science of Ida Pingala, Sushumana nadi’s.

Panch tattva of physical body, pancha tattva of sukshma sharira.

Connection of pranayama with chakras.

Awareness of breathe while performing asanas.

Anatomy and physiology of respiratory system and how other body system works in our body systems.

Effects of pranayama on body, mind and spirit.

Venue: Rishikesh Yogi Ashram, Rishikesh, U.K, India.

Duration of course: 7 days

Fee: 400 USD

Fees included accommodations, food, study and asana practice material, one outdoor trip

Course fees included:

Separate Room with Attached bathroom.

Three Vegetarian Meals a day.

Shat karma Kit (Cleansing materials).

Yoga mat and belt.

One Pranayama book.

One Notebook and One pen.

One copper water bottle.

One Hand towel.

One trip in any local site seeing on weekend.

Free Wi-Fi facility.

PRANYAMA CERTIFICATE (After successfully completing the course).

PRANAYAMA COURSE Program 8 to 10 hours a day. (6 days per week)

06:00 am to 07:00 am Meditation
07:00 am to 07:30 am Shatkarma
07:30 am to 09:00 am Yoga Asana Practice
09:00 am to 10:00 am Tea Break & Breakfast
10:00 am to 11:00 am Yoga Philosophy
11:00 am to 12:30 pm Asana’s alignments lecture and practical
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Anatomy and physiology
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Refreshing time, tea break with snacks
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Yoga Asana Practice
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Pranyama
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm Mantra chanting/ meditation
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm Dinner
8:30 pm to 10 pm Self study