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Online CPD 21/28 Pranayama In Perspective

18th September 2021
at Zoom


Online CPD 21/28 Pranayama In Perspective

Tutor: Phillip Xerri

Date: 18th September 2021

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Zoom

Type of Event: Other

Places Available: 12



If you have any questions or queries about this event please contact the organiser, Pam Snowball (BWY North, Northumberland County Representative) on bwynorth.north@gmail.com

Philip xerri

Pranayama in Perspective

Aims of the Morning

1. Give participants a theoretical and practical understanding of Pranayama as a logical and sequential process moving through the first two phases of practice: Foundations and Developmental.

2. Give participants an understanding of the relationship between these two phases and the reasons underpinning their progression

Objectives

1. Participants will be able to identify the distinctive practices of each phase

2. Participants will feel the effects of certain practices from each phase and be able to identify their strengths and/or weaknesses concerning each phase in terms of breath control and retention

Aims of the Afternoon

1. Give participants a theoretical and practical understanding of Pranayama as a logical and sequential process moving through the final three phases of practice: Alignment, Purification and Classical.

2. Give participants an understanding of the relationship between all five phases and the reasons underpinning their progression.

Objectives

1. Participants will be able to identify the distinctive practices of each phase.

2. Participants will feel the effects of certain practices from each phase and be able to identify their strengths and/or weaknesses concerning each phase.  

Teaching Material Used On The Day

Handouts throughout the day covering each phase of practice (attached)
Metronome used to equalise the breath cycle in Sukha Purvakha Pranayama

Methods of presenting the subject

Talk. Discussion. Question and Answer. Guided practice.

About the Tutor

Originally trained with Swami Gitananda in Pondicherry 1981
BA (Hons) Lancaster University, Comparative Religion, 1984
BWY Dip 1985
Founded Yoga Quests 1986 running many Courses throughout the UK and abroad.
Devised and produced the Pranayama 1 year Foundation Course in 2000 which runs as the Pranayama Module for the BWY.
Philp has been teaching Yoga and pranayama for over 30 years. His main focus is Pranayama: the safe, structured and progressive practice and teaching thereof without losing any of the power and potency inherent in all forms of Pranayama.
All of the IST Days are focussed on Pranayama but also include relevant Asana and relaxation practices.
Based in Walsall WS3 5DZ 07710185827 pax_yoga@yahoo.com www.yogaquests.co.uk

Outline plan for the day

10  10.30 INTRODUCTION  
Overview of the five phases and their progressive development.

10.30-10.40 FOUNDATIONS Talk. Reasons for development of control and connection with the Subtle Anatomy.

10.40-12.15 PRACTICAL  
A wide variety of practices encompassing lying, sitting, kneeling and standing relating to the Mahat Yoga Pranayama (MYP).
Mudras and Mantras for MYP ? the Pranava AUM.
Sukha Purvakha Pranayama (SPP). 
Talk: reasons for developing the breath cycle equally and seated practice of SPP.

12.15- 12.30 DEVELOPMENTAL Talk: reasons for introducing split rhythm breathing.

12.30-1 PRACTICAL  
Savitri Pranayama and Surya Pranayama Mudra.


LUNCH 1 - 2

2 - 2.30 ALIGNMENT  
Talk re third phase and physical practice of Anu Loma Viloma Kriya. This is a deep relaxation process aimed at bringing harmonisation into the Koshas.

2.30  3 PURIFICATION Talk re fourth phase Purification, basically Nadi Shodana and its relationship to Surya and Chandra Nadis.
PRACTICAL Exploring balancing and Classical rhythms of Nadi Shodanah  

3  3.30 CLASSICAL  
Talk re the eight Kumbhakas and their intended effects.
PRACTICAL Ujjaii Pranayama: basic and classical expression.

3.30  4 QUESTIONS/ANSWER
Final talk re the five phases and the logical progression that underpins the whole process. 


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Other information

Please bring your Yoga equipment, mats, blocks, blankets.
Pens & Paper


Venue

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