St. Oliver's Community College Night Courses

Autumn 2019 Programme

Hobby Courses and Personal Development Courses

SOA1910 - Kundalini Yoga 101

Course

SOA1910 - Kundalini Yoga 101

Duration 8 Weeks 
Cost €75
Night Monday 7.30pm - 9.00pm
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Course Description

"In Kundalini Yoga the most important thing is your experience. It goes right to your heart. No words can replace your experience. Your mind may accept the words or it may not, but your consciousness will not accept just words." -Yogi Bhajan

Kundalini Yoga is often referred to as the ‘Yoga of Awareness.' It is an avenue to self experience and expansion. This yoga practice integrates breathing techniques, active movement, held stretches, deep relaxation, meditation, mudra (hand positions), and mantra (meditation utilizing the repetition of sound).

Kundalini Yoga is a dynamic, powerful tool that is designed to give you an experience of your soul.

Among other benefits, Kundalini Yoga helps to balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, expand lung capacity and purify the blood. It brings balance to the body, mind and soul. Kundalini Yoga can have an uplifting effect on the spirit. It is for everyone. It is universal and non denominational Kundalini Yoga is a yoga for householders, for people who have to cope with the daily challenges and stresses of holding jobs, raising families, and managing businesses. It is a path for everyone who wants the skills to cope successfully with the challenges of our times.


General outline of a kundalini class (90 minutes approx)

  • Tuning in/Opening
  • Pranayam (breathwork)
  • Warmups
  • Kriya (this is the body of the class, where the main physical action takes place. A kriya is a set of actions with a predetermined outcome-for example: Kriya to Open the Heart Centre
  • Deep relaxation
  • Meditation (May include music, physical actions or hand positions/mudra)

What to bring:

  • Yoga mat
  • A blanket for relaxation
  • Water to hydrate
  • An open mind
  • Comfortable Clothing

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