Hatha Yoga & Swara Yoga Workshop
Delve deep into a practical workshop based on elements from Swara Yoga and Hatha yoga, an ancient tantric science of breathing developed by yogis of India.
In the workshop, you will learn to understand & recognize the functioning of different energy channels (Nadis) of the subtle body & how it effects our daily life.
Pankaj will help you to understand the anatomy of Pranayama.
You will also learn the healing abilities of your own breath to bring harmony, release stress, find grounding & connect to yourself.
We’ll go through a practice of body &breathwork to naturally achieve an altered state of consciousness, release stress & to develop dharana or concentration for higher practices of yoga.
The workshop will include:
- How to become aware of the movement of Prana in the body
- Learn to recognize Ida, Pingala&Susushmnanadis
- Practice Yogic breathing
- 15 min Yin yoga flow to stretch, open & align the body. To open emotional blockages stored in the body & encourage prana to reach each cell of the body
- Breathing techniques practice, cleansing & breath balancing
- Tips for advanced practice
- 5/7 minutes of Trataka or Candle gazing/ nose tip gazing for developing dharana
- Yoga Nidra 10/15 minutes (Final relaxation)
Facilitator’s Bio: Pankaj J Dutta
Pankaj J Dutta (Bharti) began his journey as a commercial & editorial photographer.
His spiritual quest began while working on a photo story on the oral tradition of knowledge of Indian ascetics in 2010.
He developed a close relation with Naga Baba Amar Bharti Ji, who is famous for his penance of keeping his right arm raised for 50 years till now.
He was initiated as a disciple in 2013 & practiced Hatha yoga under his tutelage.
He had spent more than two years after that, living a complete ascetic life & learning to rediscover his connection to nature by practicing yoga in the wild.
He had also travelled along with Sadhus to many places along the length and breadth of India to understand the roots of Yoga & present practices.
Among the modern schools of Yoga, Pankaj is a certified yogacharya from the Sivananda tradition & he has also worked closely with teachers from the Krishnamacharya tradition.
He is also studying KaulaTantra under the guidance of the priests and tantrics of Kula chara tradition of Kamakhya Temple in Assam.
His effort is to understand the roots of Yoga &Tantra & to bring authentic practices from the ancient systems & to present it in a manner which is applicable to modern human beings.
His understanding of both the old and new practices makes his teachings interesting.
Recently he has also contributed to the “hatha yoga project ” of the SOAS, University of London on the practice of penance of Indian ascetics.
* Please wear loose and comfortable clothes
3 Student, Artist, Need-Based Scholarships available
All of our programs are in English
Date & Time: 1st September 2019 (5:45 PM – 8:00 PM)
Phone: +91 9560059085
Please call between 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM IST