Transcript: 12/12/2019 DEVIN RATIGAN ESHAN SINGH SAMANTHA MESKER SCHOOLS OF YOGA Jnana & Hatha Conclusion INTRO INTRO What is Yoga? An evolving philosophy and practice of core principles that provide meaning and purpose in life. Sanskrit word- "to join" or "to unite" Encompasses meditation, physical discipline, chanting Traced back to 3,000 year old Vedas Works with mind, breath, and body to calm the nervous system Goal of Self-Realization Our focus is on the various schools of Yoga Karma & Kundalini KARMA Karma Karma means action through body, speech, and mind Purpose of karma yoga is to serve other people and act according to high ideals Selfless action without attachment towards the results Practicing non-attachment births unconditional love and freedom for oneself and others Discipline is required to overcome our individual selfishness, laziness, and pride Goal to reach liberation through practicing one's own dharma KUNDALINI KUNDALINI Means "she who is coiled" It is the subtle energy that lies coiled at the base of our spines All energies of mind and body are seen as manifestations of kundalini energy Energy must be awakened through various forms of: meditation, visualization, breathing exercises, and hatha-yoga. Once active energy rises through all chakras leading to major physical, psychological, and spiritual changes These awakenings occur spontaneously, even in individuals who have not conducted the practices Exercise Exercise Breath of Fire Start with meditation posture with open palm mudra Close your eyes and feel belly expand with each inhale and contract with exhale Open mouth and pant like a dog to understand rhythm and to feel diaphragm movement Take this rhythm and apply to nostrils with even inhale and exhale Inhale and exhale are quick and about 2-3 cycles per second, take it slowly at first Practice is done for 1-3 minutes Hatha Yoga HATHA YOGA Purify and Strengthen the body: Each Pose has benefit Enlightenment is a whole body event Vital energies = Pranas Hatha strengthens and controls Jnana Yoga Jnana Yoga (“Nyaana”) "discipline of rigorous self-analysis." Ramana Maharshi Who am I? Who is "Self" Exercise Hatha Poses TIMELINE #1 #2 #3 #4 Bhakti & Mantra KPI Bhakti Yoga Reforming one's personality through development of love and devotion ritual worship, chanting, worship of God Possible gods include Ganesha, Krishna, Radha, Rama, Sita, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Shiva, Parvati, Durga, and more! Examples include Sunday Puja, Morning ritual, Kirtan at Naropa, gratitude practice KPI Mantras Sacred chant with psycho-spiritual powers used to attain meditative state attune individual to cosmic vibration Om Gayatri Mantra: Om bhur bhuvah svah; tat savitur varenyam; bhargo devasya dhimahi; dhiyo yo nah prachodayat Conclusion Conclusion Each school of yoga was developed to suit different personalities Trust your inner guidance when choosing a path that resonates with you It is important to utilize Pantajali's Eight Limbs of Yoga in conjunction with the school or schools you use.
Transcript: yoga's history: The beginning It is all about harmonizing the body with the mind and breath through the means of breathing techniques, postures, and meditation. Its higher purpose is to attain a state of perfect spiritual insight. Yoga Presentation Yoga became more meditative, less reclusive. Why Yoga? Each one of us varies on our experience and knowledge in regards to yoga. However, we all find it to be therapeutic and beneficial. In the Indus Valley over 5,000 years ago, stone carvings were found of people in meditative positions. Between 2,500-3,500 years ago, Yogis chose to live in forests. They did this to sharpen their minds due to the physical hardship. What is yoga? Yoga history: Pre-classical Yoga History: the vedic period
Transcript: .In Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism the word yoga means "spiritual discipline. . Evidence of yoga postures were found on artifacts that date back to 3000 B.C Yoga Presentation by Amiya Finn . increasing your flexibility and strength. . my project teaches me how to do yoga. . it also makes people be very motivated. . shows how much it works compared to excersing. . my topic is on yoga. . also the healthy foods that we eat to make us healthy. . also how many weeks should you see results. what is my topic? How could I put this on the global scales? what makes my project worth doing? . interaction and reflection . also deals with health .benefits that yoga have then exercising. History of Yoga
Transcript: Alexa Madrid, Ashley Ruth Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrx1vyvtRLY Yoga Benefits of Yoga? Strengthens muscles by holding poses Calms your mind by focusing on breathing Increaces agility/balance/flexibility Breath control by focusing on breathing Benefits Single Poses Repeat three times Single Poses Childs Pose Child's Pose A resting pose that calms your mind by focusing on breathing Downward Dog Downward Dog Benefits: Downward dog is a pose that provides a calf stretch and also strengthens the arms and the shoulders. Lizard Mountain Lizard Both sides Benefits: Hip flexor stretch, Hip opener. Mountain Pose Benefits: Resting pose to calm your mind and center yourself. Ragdoll Ragdoll Benefits: Hanging pose that deeply stretches your neck, back, and hamstrings. Plow Plow Benefits: Hamstring stretch, back, neck, increaces flexibility If you cant go all the way back, go as far as you can Partner Poses EVERYONE PICK A PARTNER Partner Poses Repeat 3x Double Tree Double Tree Benefits: Improves balance and teamwork See-Saw See-Saw Benefits: Hamstring, back, arm, ans shoulder stretch. Chair Pose Chair Benefits: Imrpoves balance, quad stength, and teamwork Double Boat Double Boat Benefits: Core strength, and a hamstring stretch.
Transcript: http://www.insightyogainstitute.com/ http://www.naturalnews.com/025558_yoga_benefits_body.html Introduction There are many types of yoga that come with their own spiritual values. -Bhakti yoga involves the art of devotion or complete faith. -Karma yoga involves the art of devotion to work. -Ashtanga yoga involves the art of personal dicipline. -Hatha yoga involves the art of postures and mental focus. There are many poses from sitting to standing to inversions to bending. They all have their own values. The main difference between sitting and standing is that sitting has to deal with meditation and increased flexibility in the lower back. Standing focuses on your posture on the diversion of your weight. Inversions deal with the cobra pose and bow pose. Bending is the opposite; bending is used to restore energy. Yoga Yoga is known as the art of meditation, breathing, relaxation, and spirituality. Yoga helps increase your flexibility and strength as well as posture. The exact origin of yoga is not well confined but there are little pieces of how it started. For example, there are yoga poses carved in stones. Yoga started in the East and their primary goal was to focus on applying and understanding the world. As yoga developed, so did it's meaning. Now yoga is referred to as the focus of self-enlightenment. Yoga has its own insights to help the body. These include: 1. Heart- exercises help heal wounded or stressed hearts. 2. Mind- exercises help increase concentration, visualization, and awareness. 3. Circulation- exercises help improve blood transportation. 4. Muscles- exercises help develop healthier joint strength. 5. Energy- exercises help refine and renew strength and stamina. http://www.insightyogainstitute.com/ 5 Examples of Sutras (Spiritual Insights) Conclusion Yoga has many benefits regarding in its mental and physical stages. Mental Benefits: 1. Stress Reliever 2. Freeing Spirit 3. Sharpening Concentration Physical Benefits: 1. Increased Flexibility 2. Posture Correction 3. Improved Muscular/Skeletal Conditions One of the most famous postures is the cobra pose. The cobra pose is a great posture to relieve back pain and in the abdomen. Another pose is called the sun salutation. In this pose, strength and flexibility are greatly increased. The half lotus strengthens the back. Another pose is called the child pose where your body is relaxed. Yoga Postures Benefits By: Sayeh F. 4/17/13 Period 1 http://www.bikramyoga.com/BikramYoga/TwentySixPostures.php Works Cited Types of Yoga Yoga Poses Ever since we started this unit, I found a sense of enthusiasm in yoga. I've realized that this type of exercise has many benefits from mentally to physically. It can heal a wounded heat to repair a back pain. Even though we haven't found the exact origin of yoga, we know that it was started in the East. It has made its way around the world and it has helped many people. Its a stress reliever and a concentration helper. In conclusion, I am very glad that we had this unit on yoga. http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/fall05/levy/history.html http://www.yogapoint.com/info/typesofyoga.htm#B
Transcript: Chair Stand with feet together, toes forward, arms at sides Inhale and raise arms overhead, palms facing each other Exhale and sit back about 45 degrees, keeping knees behind toes Keep abs tight to support back, gaze forward Muscles: Lower Back Abdominals Thighs Glute Muscles Ankles Fourth Pose The Tree Pose Slightly put more weight on your left foot Slowly raise your right foot to your left inner thigh and breathe in Grab it with your right hand to secure the foot in on your thigh Find your balance and when you are ready raise your hands slowly above your head and put them together If you have trouble finding your balance try to focus on keeping your stomach firm and in the center of your body Muscles: Thighs Calves Ankles Spine Improved Balance Third Pose Motivation The main focus and motivation for these poses will be to lose weight by toning muscles while being relaxed. Crescent Stand with feet together, toes forward, and arms at sides Inhale and raise arms overhead, reaching fingertips toward ceiling Exhale, and bend forward from hips, bringing hands to floor Inhale, and as you exhale, step right leg back into a lunge (left knee bent about 90 degrees, knee over ankle, right leg extended and on ball of foot) Inhale and raise arms overhead, look forward Muscle: Abdominal Muscles Hips Thighs Erica Smith First Pose Yoga Presentation Second Pose
Transcript: Pain Prevention: Increased flexibility and strength can help prevent the causes of some types of back pain. Strength: Many yoga poses require you to support the weight of your own body in new ways, including balancing on one leg or supporting yourself with your arms. Some exercises require you to move slowly in and out of poses, which also increases strength. Types of Yoga Yoga Video for further explanation: Yoga gets your blood flowing. More specifically, the relaxation exercises you learn in yoga can help your circulation, especially in your hands and feet. Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) Crane Pose (Bakasana) Plough Pose (Halasana) What is yoga? Muscle tone: As a by-product of getting stronger, you can expect to see increased muscle tone. Yoga helps shape long, lean muscles. Mental Calmness: Yoga asana practice is intensely physical. Concentrating so intently on what your body is doing has the effect of bringing a calmness to the mind. Muscle tone: As a by-product of getting stronger, you can expect to see increased muscle tone. Yoga helps shape long, lean muscles. Examples of poses: There are six different types of yoga: Hatha Yoga- yoga of posture Bhakti Yoga- yoga of devotion Raja Yoga or Yoga of Self-Control Jnana Yoga or Yoga of the Mind Karma Yoga or Yoga of Service Tantra Yoga or Yoga of Rituals Other Benefits Yoga is the general term for mental, physical, and spiritual discipline. It is built on three main structures: exercise, breathing, and meditation. What are the scientific benefits Body Awareness: Doing yoga will give you an increased awareness of your own body. You are often called upon to make small, subtle movements to improve your alignment. Over time, this will increase your level of comfort in your own body. This can lead to improved posture and greater self-confidence. By Maveli Espitia Stress Reduction: Physical activity is good for relieving stress, and this is particularly true of yoga. Because of the concentration required, your daily troubles, both large and small, seem to melt away during the time you are doing yoga. A new research claims that a regular practice of yoga can help is about to lower an inflammatory protein that is normally linked to aging and stress. More benefits
Transcript: Manomaya Kosha By: Karoline Argo Annamaya Kosha Pranayama -Poses- flows and Vinyasa Krama -Stuck in Sympathetic due to stress response never shutting off mantra and meditation Yoga Case Study Pranamaya Kosha -deficient in Chakra 1,2 and 3 First Chakra: focus on grounding exercises focusing on the feet and foundation Second Chakra: encourage movevment in the lower sacrum to free emotions and restore aliveness and mobility Third Chakra: embrace poses that fan the flames of inner fire -Brahmana and Samana Practices -Pranamaya- Breath -Mantras -Meditation Depending on her energy- Embrace what she needs that day! 1.Ujjayi Breath 2.Pranayama meditation 3.Samana Breath Ratio (both nervous systems, tri-doshic, focus and brain stimulation (8,0,8,0 to 8,8,8,8) 4.Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril breathing 5.Bhramari 1.breath guided relaxation 2.start incorporating OM and So Hum into practice 3. Om jyotir aham (I am the radiant light of pure awareness) 4.Jnana Mudra Hand mudra 5.Also incorporate a Yoga Nidra practice 6. Meditations: breathing in, breathing out // Color Meditation // Touch of the Breath Meditation
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