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CPD Pranayama in Perspective 21/52

9th October 2021
at Kington Langley Village Hall

CPD Pranayama in Perspective 21/52

Tutor: Philip XERRI

Date: 9th October 2021

Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Location: Kington Langley Village Hall

Type of Event: CPD

Places Available: 16

PRANAYAMA IN PERSPECTIVE THE FIVE PHASES OF PROGRESSIVE PRACTIC There seems to be little logical, structured, developmental teaching or practice of Pranayama that covers the vast array of control, conditioning and attunement processes leading up to Classical Kumbhaka. And yet, there does exist such a structure spread over 5 general phases : FOUNDATIONS - Control of the breath, Maximizing the potential of the lungs Initial attunement of the subtle anatomy DEVELOPMENTAL - Holistic development of body, emotions, mind and spirit with the introduction of rhythmical breathing. ALIGNMENT - Harmonisation of the Koshas PURIFICATION - Of Surya and Chandra Nadis via rhythmical alternation of the breath through the nostrils and application of Bandhas CLASSICAL - the eight Kumbhakas. The Day will give a ‘bird’s eye’ view and experience of the FIVE PHASES via lecture and practice. The Day will be ‘workshop’ style – an explanation of the particular phase giving an understanding of its physical and energetic aims followed by a practical application of one or more practices taken from that phase. The Day will also include integrated Asana and Relaxation practices.


Kington Langley Village Hall
Church Lane
SN15 5NJ


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CPD Pranayama in Perspective 21/52 £45.00
The day will look at the practice of Pranayama from it's beginnings, up to, and including it's Classical expression in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika through five progressive phases, Foundations, Development, Alignment, Purification and Classical with the aim of giving participants an understanding of Pranayama as a logical and sequential process.


About Philip XERRI

Philip began practicing Yoga in the 70's with Philip Jones in Cardiff. He 'fell in love' with Pranayama and went to India to study with Dr. Swami Gitananda. He studied Comparative Religions at Lancaster University and in 1984 founded Yoga Quests. To date Philip travels extensivly teaching on all aspects of Pranayama WS3 5DZ