Yoga Practice Video - Yoga Vidya

Yoga Practice Video - Yoga Vidya

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Episodes

Kalarippayat Impressions  

Kai and Viktor show Kalarippayat impressions. Kalarippayat is an ancient Indian martial and healing arts. Kalarippayat is strongly influenced by the development of Yoga and Ayurveda. Our english website: http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english.html. English Videos as well on http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video. Yoga Vidya Teachers Training Course or workshops at http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html.

Swami Yogaswarupananda leads a Japa with three mantras  

During his visit at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg Swami Yogaswarupananda, from the Sivananda Ashram in Rishikesh, leads a Japa meditation. Japa means to feel the meaning of the mantra. He speaks about the meaning of three mantras. About the mantra “Om Namo Narayanaya”, Om Namah Shivaya” and about “Ram”. Yoga Vidya Teachers Training Course or workshops at http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html English Videos as well on http://my.yoga-vidya.org/video. . Swami Yogaswarupananda leitet während seines Besuches bei Yoga Vidya eine Japa Meditation mit drei Mantren an. Japa heißt die Bedeutung des Mantras im Körper zu spüren. Er spricht über die Bedeutung der Mantren „Om Namah Shivaya“, „Om Namo Narayanaya“ und „Ram“. Einführend erklärt er den Ablauf der Meditation und gibt uns Hinweise zu den einzelnen Mantras. Dann beginnt die von ihm angeleitet Meditation. Probiere es aus und mache einfach mit. Mehr Informationen über Swami Yogaswarupananda: http://wiki.yoga-vidya.de/Swami_Yogaswarupananda. Informationen über Meditation und Meditationstechniken findest du auf dem Yoga Vidya Meditationsportal: http://www.yoga-vidya.de/meditation.html Bei Yoga Vidya finden täglich Yoga Kurse, Abendkurse, Mantrasingen und vieles mehr statt. Erfahre mehr über Yoga Vidya und Yoga: http://www.yoga-vidya.de.

Intermediate Basic Class - 18 minutes  

Practice along with this short intermediate yoga class covering basic postures. Class includes 3 rounds of sun salutations, headstand, shoulder stand, plow, fish, seated forward bend, inclined plane, final relaxation. Demonstrated by Katja. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Short Standing Yoga Class - 15 minutes  

This 15 minute short yoga class is done with all standing postures. It is a beginner to advanced beginner level class, but it assumes you know a little bit about yoga. Class includes 3 rounds of sun salutations, standing forward bend, standing cobra, airplane, tree, triangle, revolving lateral triangle, standing forward bend variation with legs apart and shoulder stretch, and standing final relaxation. Demonstrated by Ruth. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

King Cobra  

The King Cobra is an advanced variation of the cobra which is good for building strength as well as flexibility. The goal is to get the feet to touch the head, but you can practice it even if your feet do not quite reach. Demonstrated by Santosha. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Yoga Triangle Variations  

Follow along with these intemediate variations of the triangle, which give an extra stretch to the shoulders and the back. Demonstrated by Santosha. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Shoulder Stand in Lotus  

Follow along or just watch this advanced demonstration of the shoulder stand in lotus posture. The shoulder stand in lotus position is the favored final position for the legs because prana, or life force, is not lost through the feet. Before you try it, you need to be sure to have a very comfortable seated lotus posture so that you don’t hurt your knees. It is also possible to use one of your hands to get the feet into position. Demonstrated by Jan. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Cobra to King Cobra Sequence  

This short sequence begins with the cobra variation with hands lifted off the floor - a good version to isolate the muscles of the back which are used in a proper cobra posture. Then follows the normal cobra position, or bhujangasana. Last is the King Cobra, an advanced variation for strength and flexibility. Demonstrated by Santosha. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Sun Salutation Variations - Slow Motion  

This intermediate level demonstration of the sun salutations is great for building strength and muscle awareness. The goal is to go as slowly as possible through each of the 12 steps, focusing on the breath and the muscles as you move between positions. Try to go as slow as you can, even slowr than the demonstration if possible. Demonstrated by Jan. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Head Stand in Lotus  

Follow along or just watch this advanced demonstration of the head stand in lotus posture. The head stand in lotus position is the favored final position for the legs because prana, or life force, is not lost through the feet. Before you try it, you need to be sure to have a very comfortable seated lotus posture so that you don’t hurt your knees. Demonstrated by Jan. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Beginner’s Short Yoga Class - 20 minutes  

Follow along with this 20 minute beginner’s level short yoga class. Class includes 3 rounds of sun salutations, bridge, fish, seated forward bend, inclined plane, yoga boat, laying down spinal twist (crocodile), and final relaxation. Demonstrated by Ruth. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Sun Salutation Variations - 3x Transition Repeat  

This intermediate level demonstration of the sun salutations repeats the transitions between the steps 3x each. For example, position 1 to position 2 is performed 3 times, then position 2 to position 3 is performed 3x, and so on. Follow along or try it on your own - it is challenging and great for building up strength and endurance. Demonstrated by Jan. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Yoga Turtle Kurmasana  

Follow along with this advanced demonstration of the yoga turtle posture, also called kurmasana. Demonstrated by Santosha. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Variations of the Yoga Wheel Chakrasana  

This video shows an advanced demonstration of the yoga wheel, also called chakrasana. You can see how to lift the legs and hands in this demonstration. Demonstrated by Santosha. Camera: Ravidas. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Variations of Yoga Cat and Cow  

The yoga Cat and Cow postures build strength and flexibility in the spine in a gentle way. Also demonstrated are variations lifting the arms and legs, which help with building strength. A good sequence for beginners, and during pregnancy. Demonstrated by Katja. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our English seminar pages http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Variations of Yoga Bridge Posture  

This video demonstrates several variations of the yoga bridge posture. From the normal bridge, the variations include leg lifts, walking the legs straight out, and holding the ankles for increased flexibility and strength. For intermediate and advanced students who are already comfortable in the normal bridge. Demonstrated by Katja. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our English seminar pages http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Crow (Crane) to Headstand  

This advanced yoga demonstration of the yoga crow (or crane) posture, to headstand, and back to the crow, is an advanced variation that is very helpful for building up strength in the upper body. Please only practice this if you have a strong headstand practice and no neck problems. Demonstrated by Paramjyoti. Camera: Chandrashekara. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our English seminar pages http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Peacock for Men  

This video demonstrated the classical yoga peacock posture, mayurasana, and it also demonstrates a couple of warm-up stretches that you can do for the wrists before you start. The peacock has many benefits, including building strength in the wrists, arms, shoulders and back, and it also increases the digestive fire. According to the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the peacock is considered one of the most beneficial poses. Demonstrated by Chris. Camera: Nanda. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our English seminar pages http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Advanced Yoga Sequence - Shoulder Stand, Bridge, Wheel  

This short video demonstration shows the sequence of coming from inverted V (or downward dog, to the shoulder stand, bridge, wheel, and lifting one leg at a time in wheel. Recorded at Yoga Vidya, Bad Meinberg. Demonstrated by Krishnapriya. Camera: Ravidas. Voice: Sita. For more information on all things related to yoga, videos, blog posts, music please see http://my.yoga-vidya.org/ . For more information on english courses at Yoga Vidya please see our English seminar pages http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

Standing Forward Bend Hand Positions  

Add flexibility and variety to your yoga practice by trying different hand and arm positions that can be used during the standing forward bend yoga posture. For practitioners of all levels. Demonstrated by Jan. Camera: Nanda. Speaker: Sita. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org . For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our English seminar pages http://www.yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar.html .

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