Blogs Of Vinyasa Yoga Academy

Contemplative walking

Contemplative walking

Early modern psychology was defined as the study of the soul or mind. Yoga psychology provides for us a synthesis of both yoga and psychology and helps provide for us a clearer understanding of consciousness and human behaviour. Yogic concepts, principles and...

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Reiki Healing

Reiki Healing

Reiki is the “laying on of hands” with use of the “life force energy”. It is a Japanese technique which allows a flow of energy from practitioner to patient in order to increase ones “life force energy”. When a person is long on the energy they are more susceptible to...

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Mantra Chanting and Kirtan

Mantra Chanting and Kirtan

Kirtan is defined by man as the praising of that which is exalted, the exalted being the divine. In sanskrit kirtan has a root meaning “to cut through” or in practice kirtan is cutting through the idea of separation, connecting to our hearts and the moment through...

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Yoga Mudras

Yoga Mudras

Mudra in sanskrit is translated as a gesture or an attitude. Mudras a distinct practice under the Aruvedic principles where the participant simply shapes their hands or other body parts or the entire body in a specific way in order to stimulate certain organs and...

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VINYASA MEDITATION

VINYASA MEDITATION

Meditation is the means in which we consciously transform our mind in order to gain concentration, clarity, and positive emotional insight while calming our experiences. The techniques and practices surrounding meditation are vast but the goal is mostly the same....

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Energy lock, Bandha

Energy lock, Bandha

Bandha means to lock, close-off, to stop. When a person uses Bandha technique, they block off the energy flow to a specific area in order to cause blood flow to that area after when pressure is applied. When the pressure is released, fresh blood flows to this area and...

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physical benefits of yoga

physical benefits of yoga

Physical benefits of yoga: Increased flexibility. Increased muscle strength and tone. Improved respiration, energy and vitality. Maintaining a balanced metabolism. Weight reduction. Cardio and circulatory health. Improved athletic performance. Protection from injury....

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