All physical yoga is considered “Hatha”. But for purposes of explanation, Hatha is placing the body into a pose and proper alignment of the posture. It is a static practice that is held for several breaths.
The word “Hatha” is comprised of “ha,” which means “sun” and “tha,” meaning “moon.” This refers to balance and union.
The benefits of Hatha yoga include:
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Connects one posture to the next using breath. This style of yoga resembles dance, where poses are seamlessly coordinated with breath. Broken down, the term Vinyasa means “to place in a special way.”
Vinyasa is a moving meditation, where the practitioner becomes fully absorbed and highly focused.
Vinyasa yoga is helpful in promoting:
Yin yoga is a passive and gentle practice. Suitable for all levels. It is a practice of slow, long-held, seated or supine asanas that access the deeper levels of connective tissue and fascia. This promotes life force energy, also known as “chi” or “prana”.
The benefits of Yin are many, including:
Pranayama — Breathwork
In Hindu Yoga, Pranayama is the regulation of breath through certain techniques and exercise.
Pranayama is a system of techniques used to harness and manipulate universal energy known as prana. It is an integral aspect of yoga, often incorporated into asana practice or used as a preliminary step for meditation.
The benefits of Pranayama include:
What is sound healing? In short, it’s a practice that uses vibrations (vocal or instrumental-like gongs, Tibetan singing bowls and tuning forks) in order to relax your mind and body.
Sound vibrations can:
Sound healing may include:
(ages 2 – 8)