Patrick Oancia: Morning Practice Immersion 2014
Morning Practice Immersion
Pranayama/ Meditation: 90 minutes each morning
May 10-16, 06:30-08:00
CET (Continuing Education and Training Program)
This immersion is accredited for YJCET, and Yoga Alliance CET (continuing education) to maintain YogaJaya Accreditation and Yoga Alliance registration status.
Patrick Oancia has been developing his own pranayama, meditation and yoga practices for over 20 years. His teaching has been inspired by the methodologies described in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the historical and scientific research of the Bihar School Of Yoga, combined with an invested knowledge of physical fitness, cardiovascular, neurological and reproductive health.
A deeper understanding of the benefits of yoga comes from a regular daily practice. The particular quality of morning practice can tone and prepare our bodies and mind for the course of each and everyday.
This immersion is open to all levels of students and is encouraged for those completely new to yoga as well. Each day includes systematic progressions of pranayama (breathing methods) and guided meditation utilizing effective techniques in and easy-to-understand way.
Practice applications will include:
- Bahir and Antar Kumbhaka (internal and external breath retention practice)
- Mudra (body posture and hand gesture practice)
- Mantra (sound practice)
- Kabphalabhati (breathing/cleansing method)
- Bhastrika (breathing method)
- Anuloma Viloma (breathing method)
- Bhramari (breathing/sound method)
- Nadi Shodana (breathing method)
- Uddhiyana Kriya (cleansing method)
- Moola Bhanda (neuromuscular stimulus practice)
- Jalandhara bandha (neuromuscular stimulus practice)
- Uddhiyana bandha (neuromuscular stimulus practice)
The benefits include:
- Stress relief
- Improved cardiovascular function
- Improved brain function
- Improved digestive function
- Improved Female and Male reproductive health