Introduction to Pranayama

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Pranayama is the practice of controlling energy through the use breath.  Implementing breath work in yoga poses allows for more opening and presence.  Join Haily in a discussion covering the benefits of using specific breathing techniques to maximize your yoga practice. In this workshop you will learn basic pranayama techniques to gain clarity of mind, lightness of heart and physical well being.  Breath work simultaneously relieves stress and boosts energy and aliveness.  A pranayama practice revitalizes the body and stabilizes emotions.  This Introduction to Pranayama workshop will begin with a conversation about the uses of pranayama, followed by detailed instruction in the powerful techniques of Dirgha, Ujjayi, Kapalabhati and Nadi Shodhana.  Haily will guide you in a short asana practice to integrate these techniques into the poses. You will leave, after a relaxing Savasana, with the tools to deepen your existing practice or establish a new one.  Come experience the interplay of breath, movement and energy and leave with an overall sense of well being.

When:   Friday, May 29, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Fee:     $20 if registered by May 28, $25 if after May 28

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Haily Cryan, RYT200, employs alignment and flow to create a space for students to explore their practice with mindfulness and compassion.  She is currently completing Kripalu’s 500hr Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training and is thrilled to be deepening her own practice and knowledge in order to weave it into her teachings. Haily's classes use the breath to guide students into finding their own edge, so growth and expansion happens with each experience.