Pranayama with Lisa Walford
By Lisa Walford
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These sessions introduce the basic elements to begin a meditation practice on the breath, known in yoga as pranayama. BKS Iyengar calls it "G.O.D." to Generate, Organize and Distribute energy.
||Clean6 - Viloma 1 (seated)||Wave: progressive exploration of the three part breathing,how the breath moves in the abdomen, side ribs and chest. Viloma 1||7/21/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 - Pratyahara, mindfulness meditation||Cultivating the balance between a quiet mind and a firm upright seated pose is essential before deepening the breath. Mindfulness meditation on the breath.||7/21/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 - Wave breath, Viloma 1 (supported savasana)||Wave breath: a gentile progressive breath that aids in developing sensitivity to the breath. Viloma 1, the inhalation is interrupted, cultivates sensitivity||7/21/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 - Seated meditation||Introducing proper posture for a seated pranayama practice. Breath awareness, Ujjayi||7/14/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2 - Breath awareness supine||The subtle expression of life energy as it enters the body requires a receptive mind and heart. Breath awareness.||7/14/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1 - Intro to Pranayama||What is prana? Explains the gunas, qualities of energy, and importance of a tranquil inner state to begin practicing.||7/14/2009||Free||View in iTunes|