Yoga

Photo by Brit Strackbein, 2018

Photo by Brit Strackbein, 2018

David's classes are a hybrid mixture of Hatha Flow, Kundalini Yoga and Yin Yoga.  We always begin class by reciting the Adi (Primal) Mantra to "tune in" to the divine state of consciousness that permeates throughout the universe and the guru within which brings us from darkness to light.  Throughout the class students will experience detailed alignment cues in order to move into poses (asana) safely and gracefully while holding them for specific durations of time. Students will also experience mindfully flowing through postures connected to the breath (vinyasa), as well as guided meditations and Kundalini Yoga kriya sets.  The word "kriya" means action.  It is an action that leads to a complete manifestation like a seed leads to a bloom, a thought into actuality, a desire to commitment.  In Kundalini Yoga, a kriya is a series of postures, breath and sound that work toward a specific outcome.  Each class is then brought to a close with David playing the gong while students rest in an extended savasana (corpse pose).  During this time the sonic waves of sound and vibration produced by the gong bathe the students bodies and minds allowing them to completely let go, relax into clarity of truth and experience deep, profound rest.