All types of physical yoga fall under this category. Through the use of basic Hatha yoga postures, you can cultivate gentle strength, open awareness, and embodied presence.The transistion from a bitter cold winter to the breakthrough of spring can often bring with it seasonal allergies. In fact, over 40 million people around the globe suffer from allergies. During a bout of seasonal allergies people often find themselves becoming increasingly agitated and stressed-out as their immune systems begin to shut down. Incorporating regular yoga practice is the perfect method to calm your body's fight-or-flight response system which in turn settles your annoying allergies as well!Yoga Breathing | Alternate Nostril Breathing
1. Chakra Awakening
Activate your Chakras and let the energies flow. Sukadev leads you to an intermediate Yoga Class with concentration on the Chakras and their mental powers. This One-Hour-Yoga-Class consists of: Relaxation, Om Chanting, Kapalabhati, Anuloma Viloma (Alternate Nostril Breathing), Sun Salutation with Surya Mantras, Navasana, Shirshasana (Headstand), Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand), Halasana (Plough), Matsyasana (Fish), Paschimotthanasana (Forward Bend), Bhujangasana (Cobra); Shalabhasana (Locust), Dhanurasana (Bow), Garbhasana (Child's Pose), Ardha Matsyendrasana (Spinal Twist), Final Relaxation with Laya Yoga Technique, Om Chanting. Demonstrated by Carlotta and Aruna, yoga teachers and ayurveda therapists at Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany.
2. Yoga Breathing | Alternate Nostril Breathing
Our Pranayama Series continues with Nadi Shodhan pranayama (Alternate Nostril Breathing)! It only LOOKS like I'm picking my nose. This breath technique has so many benefits! It is a great way to calm the nervous system and relieve tension and anxiety. It is great for concentration, cleansing and is a fantastic headache cure! Alternate Nostril Breathing is a wonderful way to prepare the body for meditation for asana practice.
3. Treat Your Allergies with Breathing Exercises
These simple breathing exercises can help treat allergy symptoms.