Elemental Prana Vinyasa

Elemental Prana Vinyasa

Elemental Prana Vinyasa

Experience yoga as a way to embody the flow of our elemental body and invigorate our primary connection with nature from within the “roots and evolution of vinyasa” in the Elemental Prana Vinyasa module. This pathway includes 5 Elemental Namaskars and 10 Solar-Lunar Prana Vinyasa Wave Sequences. Elemental Prana Vinyasa is a unique part of our teacher training which offers the maps of embodiment through the elements as a way to recognize the flow of our elemental body and invigorate our primary connection with nature from within. This module is offered in a 5 day format (with Shiva) or in a 5 module weekend format with Senior Prana Vinyasa teachers.

 

This Module Includes:

  • Introduction to Embodying the Power of Nature: learning the 5 elements
  • Awakening Vinyasa as movement meditation as we focus on poetry, rhythm, breath and movement patterns.
  • Art of Namaskar Workbook with the Five Elemental Namaskars – Bhumi (earth) Namaskar, Jala (water) Namaskar, Agni (fire) Namaskar, Hridaya (air) Namaskar, Akash (space) Namaskar that are part of the 40 Namaskar Mandala.
  • Experience the integration of elemental meditation, mudra, mantra and bhavana (contemplation through the heart) in 10 complete solar-lunar prana vinyasa practices
  • Five Prana Mudra Vinyasas and five step process of leading movement meditation
  • Understanding the Microcosm-Macrocosm of the Elemental Body within Yoga and cross-culturally and the importance of embodying nature in our current times of ecological change.
  • Continued study of the Movement Alchemy system and how to use a “practice palette” and available online Yoga Alchemy practices to create life balance and flow.
  • Caring for the Elemental Body through Ayurvedic Dinacharya and Lifestyle (Daily and Seasonal) Rhythms

Required Reading:

  1. Cyndi Dale book Encylopedia of the Subtle Body
  2. Tending the Heart Fire by Shiva Rea

Required Online Course:

  1. Elemental Pathway of Prana Vinyasa with Shiva Rea