This yoga system is a dynamic practice that combines and synchronizes conscious breathing, fluidity and physical and energetic alignment. The Mysore style is the name of the method used for the teaching of Ashtanga Yoga based on its practice in a progressive series of postures or fixed sequences adapted to each practitioner.
The practice is accessible to all levels, from beginners to more experienced. The method intertwines many teachings to discover a clear mind and a kind heart with the goal of self-realization.
JIVAMUKTI Open class
If you are a beginner, deciphering the difference between vrksasana (tree) and sirshasana (headstand) or an advanced yogi who can put both feet behind the head, the Jivamukti Open class welcomes you, as it is open to practitioners of all levels. Work at your own pace, following the teacher's verbal and practical orientation. Asana options will be provided for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. A typical Open class incorporates the five principles of Jivamukti Yoga: shastra (writing) bhakti (devotion) ahimsa (kindness) nothing (music) dhyana (meditation) An Open presents the classic yoga teachings as relevant to life on and off the carpet, taken from the Focus of the Month essay, backed by songs, breath awareness, vinyasa fluid sequences, alignment exploration, practical assistance, relaxation and meditation All Ope classes include 14 points (asanas, meditation and spiritual teachings) in a sequence creatively designed by the teacher. Lush and eclectic music plays an integral role: you can practice a changing soundtrack of ragas, global trance, hip-hop, spoken word, George Harrison, Sting, Krishna Das, Donna de Lory, Michael Franti, Bill Laswell, Alice Coltrane and Mozart The class is called "Open" because it is open and suitable for all professional levels. Even so, entry-level students should know that there will be no detailed descriptions of "how to do"; For that, a student is advised to attend a basic or beginner Vinyasa class. The duration of an open class may differ in different centers, therefore, Check the hours of the center you attend.
Based on the teachings of the teacher Iyengar, from the Hatha Yoga and the exercises of the asanas we will work alignment and symmetry of our body, producing benefits at the physical, psychic and emotional level.During the practice different elements will be used to make the asanas accessible to those practitioners with greater difficulty, this will help them to remain in the postures and breathe more freely
JIVAMUKTI Spiritual Warrior
Jivamukti Spiritual Warrior classes are designed for busy people who only have one hour to practice. The class is fast and stimulating, and it is certainly a "get fit" class. The structure is a fixed set sequence instructed in a Vinyasa style. It is a totally balanced class that includes warming of asanas, songs, establishment of intentions, surya namaskar, standing postures, backward bends, forward bends, turns, investments, meditation and relaxation. The teacher focuses on keeping pace and does not stop to give spiritual speeches. Since the sequence of asanas is always the same, a student will pick it up quickly after only a couple of classes.
Hatha yoga is the mental yoga applied to the body. The body is the instrument main and take advantage of all its possibilities practicing and experiencing the aerobic exercise, breathing control, relaxation, etc. His dedicated practice contemplates a complete personal development not only physically but also mentally and emotionally.
JIVAMUKTI YOGA BASICS
Each Basic Jivamukti Yoga class is part of a four-week program and in each of them a different topic is explored:
Week one: asanas of standing postures
Week two: ground asanas and forward push-ups
Week three: ground asanas and backward position
Week four: Investments and meditation practicing everything together.
While in the Beginner and Open Vinyasa classes emphasis is placed on Vinyasa, the Basic class focuses on alignment. Students are taught how to do both asanas and the use of positions. The Basic classes are provided with a structure that serves as a transition to an Open class in an intelligent and safe way. Students are encouraged to complete the four-week program of the Basic course. Intermediate and advanced yogis can also benefit from exploring the essential alignment presented in these classes. It is recommended that a student who enrolls in the four-week program start at the first but can also start at any other. It is also possible to attend as many classes as you want each week
Yoga style that by maintaining asanas aims to recover functioning of joints and tissues at a deep level undoing the accumulated tensions daily. Calm and settle the mind balancing energy.
The practice of yoga for children is not intended to be competitive or demonstrative. That is, we practice to have fun and feel part of a group. Everything is taught through games and songs. Without realizing it, children strengthen, stretch and stabilize their body, while calming their mind and increasing their self-awareness.