Date & Location
07 Feb, 10:00 CET – 28 Mar, 11:30 CEST
Ashtanga Yoga Lausanne, Av. du Tribunal-Fédéral 38, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
À Propos / About
Our state of mind is closely linked to the quality of breathing. Whatever happens in the mind influences the breath; the breath becomes quicker when we are excited and deeper and quieter when we relax. In order to influence our prana we must be able to influence the mind. Our actions often disturb the mind, causing prana to exude from the body. Through daily pranayama practice we reverse this process, as a change in the breathing pattern influences the mind.
(What is Pranayama?)
Underlying all of Krishnamacharya’s teaching was this principle:
“In recommending Yoga practices, teachers should always consider an individual’s particular circumstances. Just as other activities and practices must be adapted to the changes in one’s life, such as age, so too Yoga practices need to be adapted as the practitioner changes.” – T Krishnamacharya on Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 34
Our intention is to gradually design a practice method that suits the individual according to individual needs. The student can easily memorize the sequence with both confidence and comfort, eventually developing the skills needed to move through the practice, establishing independence, stability and calm.
In pranayama practice a very important issue is how to find an appropriate breath ratio for our individual needs. We cannot always breathe in the same breath ratio — it may be that we need a new ratio in order to maintain our attention on the practice, or because we have to take into account another immediate need. If the breath ratio is too easy, our pranayama practice will become mechanical. If it is too complicated, there can be resistance which will itself cause problems.
Pranayama can and should be practiced in the early days of a person’s discovery of yoga, and should absolutely be undertaken only with the guidance of A patient and caring instructor. Appropriate adaptation is critical.
One lesson per week for 8 weeks. February 7th to March 28th.
Tuesday mornings from 10am to 11:30am.
Course content will include:
● Yoga postures exercises for the preparation of pranayama
● Learn to watch the flow of breath internally
● Yoga Nidra (a deep relaxation technique and a form of meditation)
● 7 Chakras Chants (Bija Mantras Meditation)
● Tratak (Concentration on a Point or Candle Flame)
After each class, participants need to practice at home to enhance their physical and mental stability, as well as to develop the sensitivity to observe their own transformations.
Small group of maximum 7 people.
Price CHF 260.-
(A minimum of 4 people will start the class successfully.)
The instruction is done in English and a little French.
Registration & info:
+41 76 378 76 81