Pranayama & Breathwork

Breathing for more vital energy.

In the classes of Delight Yoga we also often practice Pranayama. Pranayama are a set of simple breathing techniques which help to cleanse and stabilise the body and mind.

Pranayama

The practise of Pranayama is highly recommended in addition to a regular Yoga Asana (postures) practice, in any style of yoga. It will help you deepen your awareness of the breath and the body, which will then benefit your yoga practice. The Pranayama offers a simple and safe set of practices, combining Kriyas (cleansing techniques) with specific Pranayama techniques, concentration, meditation and mantra, all based on the teachings of Paul Dallaghan and of Pranayama Master Sri O.P. Tiwari.

Hatha & Pranayama class

Hatha Yoga is a more traditional yoga method that would include Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting and Mudra. The emphasis in Hatha Yoga is on a holistic practice that balances body, energy and mind. Many aspects of a traditional yoga practice are incorporated in this class. The class can be quiet and meditative but also physical and challenging at times, with a strong emphasis on breathing. Our breath is the link between the body and the mind. Yogic breathing exercises (Pranayama) are designed to harness the power of Prana to open and clear our energy channels (nadis) for the purpose of removing the obstacles to higher awareness and to promote physical vitality.

Circular Breathing class

The Circular Breathing classes are designed to get in touch with the unprocessed energies we store in the body. An opportunity to breathe into any long-held tension and possible fears. By coming into reunion with them we find rest and again remember the natural flow of life. This breath cleanses our perception so we can have a clear view of who we are. In a warm and heartfelt setting, we dive into our inner world.

Benefits of Pranayama

With a regular Pranayama practice, more vital energy is made available for the body and mind. The breath begins to flow more freely, providing access to deeper states of meditation. The digestive system and lungs are stimulated and cleansed, the mind becomes clear and calm, the nervous system strengthens. You will feel vital, awake and content as your body's energy system is balanced.

Practical info

Language:English

Type: 75 min / 90 min classes

Location: Delight Yoga, all studios

Price: €17 Delight Single Class | Also available with an Introduction Card, Delight Class Card or Delight Membership. See all pricing. For OneFit & ClassPass members we have very limited spots available.

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Pranayama & Breathwork teachers

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Sjoerd Dragtsma
Circular Breathing
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Victoria  Raven Hyndman
Hatha & Pranayama
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Rolandjan van Mulligen
Circular breathing
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