Tibetan Yoga of Movement: The Art and Practice of Yantra Yoga

By Fabio Andrico

Tibetan Yoga of Movement introduces the tactic of Yantra Yoga, a conventional Tibetan shape that's one of many oldest recorded structures of yoga on the planet. Derived from an eighth-century Tibetan Buddhist textual content, Yantra Yoga contains many positions just like these of Hatha Yoga in shape, yet varied within the dynamics of ways within which they're practiced, in particular within the coordination of move and respiring. The Yantra Yoga procedure encompasses 108 units of pursuits (yantras) and a number of other varieties of respiring to be discovered at your individual velocity. as a result of its emphasis on uniting respiring and stream, Yantra Yoga can deepen the event of yoga practitioners from any culture and profoundly gain somebody looking actual stability, concord, and the knowledge of our precise nature.

because the 8th century, this yoga educating has been handed down from instructor to pupil in an unbroken lineage. Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, the present lineage holder, begun transmitting Yantra Yoga within the West within the Nineteen Seventies. featuring designated directions observed by way of over four hundred educational photographs, the booklet describes the sequences of pursuits, tools of respiring, and the concrete overall healthiness advantages of the practice.

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Preserving closed for 2 counts, rotate your head towards the open aspect, graze your shoulder on that part along with your ear, and proceed via rolling your head to the guts of your physique, pushing your chin down as you retain your facets tightened and your backbone as immediately as attainable. during this first a part of the stream, ladies begin the rotation of the top at the correct aspect and males at the left facet. practice directed carry for 2 extra counts as you stretch your chin over your different shoulder, together with your head vertical and your again directly.

Breathing in in counts, upward push again up from the ultimate exhalation of the former Lungsang, spreading your legs and arms extensive aside and starting your chest good even as. Exhaling in counts, pass your legs, knee over knee, along with your toes pointing backward. whilst, go your fingers excessive in your chest, along with your higher arm at the comparable part as your top leg, bringing your arms for your toes and becoming a member of your thumbs along with your sizeable ft. within the first around, girls move the left arm and left leg on best; males go the ideal arm and correct leg on best.

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Within the first around, girls increase the left arm and twist to the open part at the left. males increase definitely the right arm and twist to the open aspect at the correct. just like the inhalation, commence the twisting flow from under and expand and extend with the torsion. allow the circulation be guided by means of the twisting of your backbone instead of the lively circulation of your shoulders. don't push or strength the twist. DIRECTED carry Direct the carry for 6 counts through protecting your backbone aligned as you completely twist your torso and head to the closed part whereas reducing your hand to snatch the interior fringe of your foot subsequent in your knee.

Exhaling, convey your buttocks again on your heels and your brow to the ground among your palms. carrying on with the circulate of the respiring and the stream, inhale, sliding ahead and arching again as ahead of, consistently preserving your hands within the comparable place in entrance of you. Exhale, sitting in your heels along with your fingers stretched ahead and your brow to the ground. Repeat 3 to 5 occasions. education concentration: All routine regarding again bending, particularly the Camel, the Snake, the puppy, the Bow, the Dove, and the Wheel 35.

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