“Action” is not a word normally associated with yoga, but the practice of mastering the “mind-body-spirit” requires active participation. These action tools of yoga serves us during our journey to wellness. The breath-awareness focus of yoga, similar to the Chinese practice of Qigong, create mindfulness as we perform any action. Russayog practice tools have three [...]
Breathe and open mindfully, feeling your connection to everything around you. Take the first breath for your wellness; the second, wishing wellness for those you love; the third, sense your interdependence. View Teresa & Jasprit performing this pranayam on a cool winter dawn at the Pacific.
Prof. Jasprit Singh discusses the roles of Indriyan (senses). In addition to the 5 basic senses (touch, smell, sight, taste, hearing) what are the additional senses that enhance our appreciation of life? That enhance our wellness?
This pranayam sequence allows you to open your expressive side. In a series of 3 pranayam, Jasprit uses a simple dora (a one-meter length of fabric) to stretch and expand. Follow along and feel great!
Jasprit Singh has integrated a rope into his ‘workout’ routine for decades now. The connection of the rope to Indian mythology stories create a natural link to the use of the rope in modern yoga practice. The rope is so simple, yet powerful that you won’t believe it until you try it. Here’s Jasprit talking [...]
You enter a room with brightly-colored mats, jute ropes suspended from the ceiling, gentle music playing. The ropes beckon you to stretch your body gently, ushering in a sense of release. The instructor takes you through mindful breathing, then specific movements with the ropes designed to strengthen and challenge. This ‘child’s play’ is followed by [...]
Strength and Flexiblity Chariot 3 Balancing pose. Use a dora (a one-meter length of fabric) to bring yourself to your limit.
Take your yoga practice with you with the portable RussaYog® Danda. Here’s a brief sample of what you can do.
Wah! Pranayam brings you to new heights of gratitude. Opening your heart and filling your mind with wonder.