Wednesdays, May 12 – June 2
9:00 – 10:30 am
Instructor: Wesley Van Linda
“The most important and most overlooked step in meditation is that of preparation. Without the appropriate preparation, physical, mental, or emotional distractions will create obstacles that prevent your meditation from becoming deep and profound.”
Swami Rama. Meditation and Its Practice. Honesdale, PA: HI Press 1998.
This course will explore basic breathing methods, yoga breathing practices and pranayama as preparation for deepening meditation. The class includes both discussion and practicum. It will offer a range of practices from basic diaphragmatic breathing and breathing for deepening relaxation, to the practice and proper sequencing of more specific pranayama such as kapalabhati, bhastrika, ujjayi and nadi shodhana. Also included will be techniques for sushumna application and suggestions for the use of mantra with breath.
Prerequisites: Meditation I – This course is designed for students who have established a regular meditation or hatha yoga practice.
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Himalayan Yoga and Meditation
5000 W. Vliet St. Milwaukee, WI 53208 | 414-395-0235