Art of Namaskar (Also known as Embodying the Flow)

Art of Namaskar (Also known as Embodying the Flow)

Art of Namaskar (previously Embodying the Flow)

As the foundation module for “40 Namaskar-64 Sequence” movement alchemy system, you will learn “10 Namaskar- Five Solar/Lunar Sequences” as the starting point for teaching vinyasa in a full-energetic spectrum.

This module includes:

  • Explore the philosophical roots of Vinyasa Yoga and the embodiment of tantric hatha yoga
  • Learn Krishnamacharya’s principles of Vinyasa Krama
  • The Origins of Sun Salutations + Evolution of Prana Flow Namaskars
  • Embodying the Sun-Moon for balancing active-meditative states within yoga and life
  • Living Vinyasa – the micro-macro cycles that guide living flow and the wave of a class
  • Develop energetic observation – explore the ability to assess imbalances, blockages, and leaks of energy to a person’s body, mind, and heart-fire 
  • Embody Prana – understand five movements of Prana from the Vedas, Upanisahds, Tantras, and Prana Vinyasa Mudra Vinyasas 
  • Learn Prana Vinyasa Energetic Alignment Method to embody Prana and teach these movements as keys to alignment and flow
  • Alignment in the flow, and for creative and effective Wave Sequences from a solar/lunar perspective – a uniquely Prana Vinyasa methodology.
  • Helping you find your voice and teaching personality through the foundational pathways of Prana Vinyasa® and enjoy the Living Flow Ashram: a community-based, dynamic, creative, and nourishing approach to yoga teacher training.
  • Receive support from a vibrant teacher-studies community and online school.
  • You will begin teaching the first day and leave empowered to begin practice teaching or elevate your current teaching. You will also experience uniquely Prana Vinyasa™ methodologies of: Energetic Alignment™, Hands-on Assists, Vinyasa Krama, Prana Vinyasa Three-Part Vinyasa™, and Wave-Sequencing™ for the Mandala of 108 Asanas™.
Required Reading:
  1. Tending the Heart Fire, by Shiva Rea 
  2. Heart of Yoga by Desikachar
Required Online Courses:
  1. Roots (Foundational) Pathways of Prana Vinyasa with Shiva Rea
  2. Roots and Evolution: The Art of Teaching Prana Flow Namaskars with Shiva Rea