Sivananda Yoga Basic Course with Yumiko Terasaki
Sivananda yoga that has been the bridge between classical and modern yoga, is known as an integral yoga that includes 4 paths of yoga aiming for the purification of spirit. This 5 week course looks into how we practice this type of yoga in today's contemporary society.
This course will go into the effects and taboos of each asanas. The final goal is to be able 'practice yoga on your own'. Aiming for a truly healthy life in all perspectives, the body, heart and emotions, built on self-responsibility.
Sample Course Curriculum:
Introduction: Outline of Sivananda Yoga
– 5 points for a yogic lifestyle
－ Science of yoga that unwinds the body & mind
Asana/Pranayama Part 1: Breath & Sun salutation
－ Breath and hear, and the relationship with body
－ Energy awareness
Asana/Pranayama Part 2: Application of Each Asanas
－ Approaching down from the top chakra
－ Inversions, forward bends, counter poses
Asana/Pranayama Part 3: Application of Each Asanas
－ Reaching the base chakra
－ Back bend, twists, balancing poses, side bends
The Complete Sequence
－ Pranayama, asana to relaxation, the full sequence
－ LIstening to your body
Yumiko integrates her yoga experience with her musical passion, and presently pursues study in Jazz-fusion...