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Strength & flexibilty Yoga

PROGRESSIVE HATHA

Tuesdays, Pure Yoga Home Studio

9.30 am - 10.45 am, Ongoing.

​In person only.  Recordings archive by request available.

$125 - 5 week block prepaid. 

$27 Casual attendance

strengthen your practice
deepen your connection

This course is particularly good for Yoga Teachers, graduates of Yoga Training, steady practitioners & those looking to deepen their practice through layering asana with subtle body connections such as pranayama, mudras & bandhas & meditation elements 

 

Classes are designed to be in tune with the seasons and natural ebb & flows of nature reflected in our daily lives.

Each week the class is themed around one of the centres of the energy system & its link with the body, breath, mind & spirit. 

 

Course booklet included with self reflection questions for each week

Each week the class is themed around one of the main energy centres exploring the interface between body, breath & mind & how that translates into our actions, thoughts & feelings.

All the elements of a complete class & weaved together & shaped to the needs of the group 

  • Mantra Chanting for grounding & receptivity

  • Hatha based asanas used as awareness tools to awareness to different layers of our Being.

  • Sequences to energise & balance the different centres -  learning to direct awareness & breath consciously

  • Detoxifying pranayama are used as per the season and level of the group.

  • Yoga Nidra - Deeply restorative & meditative is integrated into the course

  • Meditation - 3 Core practices explored.

You will find these classes structured, progressive, inspiring & energising, with the positive effects rippling out into your life

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COURSE OUTLINE

Week One

The root - Grounding & Balance

Week Two

Foundations & Flow - The sacral centre

Week Three

Building Strength & Purifying pranayama - The centre of dynamism

Week Four

Connection & Receptivity - the heart centre

 

Week Five

Purification & Communication - the throat centre

Week Six

Receptivity & Intuition - the command centre

Week Seven

Integration & Wholeness - Higher centre

 

Week Eight

Bringing altogether & Home Practice Elements

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Mantra Chanting

MANTRAS:

Gayatri Mantra
Mahamrityunjaya mantra
Durga Path (32 Names)
Opening & Closing Shanti Path

Pranayama practice

Pranayama:& mudras & bandhas

Kapalbhati - Purification Breath
Nadi Shodhana building ratios
Ujjaiyi - Psychic breathing to deepen

Bandhas - Energy locks
Mudras - Energy circuits

  • Are the classes suitable for Beginners?
    Yes, Pure Yoga offers local and online beginner yoga courses for those new to Yoga. Courses focus on building foundational skills in alignment and conscious breathing. Courses are designed for newcomers over a series of weeks which allows for individual attention and practices that build confidence, flexibility, mobility and strength. These courses will set you up to progress further into the Hatha system and to be able to continue at home if that is your goal. For entry level students the Restorative yoga and Yoga Nidra courses are the best fit.
  • What is included in the Yoga Classes?
    Each class is holistic in nature including physical postures (Asana), guided breathing (Pranayama) & Meditation components. Pure Yoga is passionate about supporting people to integrate Yoga into daily life so shares tips and resources to help you build sustainable tools.
  • Does Pure Yoga offer Teachers Training?
    Yes, Pure Yoga has been training teachers for the last 10 years in the classical based Hatha, Raja, Mantra, Bhakti Yoga systems, mentoring students and is currently the Program Advisor for Kawai Purapura Yoga School (RYS), 200 Hr & 500 Hr Programs.
  • Do you run Yoga classes outside of Auckland?
    Yes, Pure Yoga travels to locations around NZ bringing speciality workshops, masterclasses & yogic lifestyle events to communities, Yoga studios & corporate settings.
  • What type of meditation do you teach?
    Pure Yoga is grounded in years of meditation practice and training in the classical forms of meditation that are aimed at building the specific skills of meditation and extending these into everyday life so that transformation occurs in a gradual yet lasting way. The techniques include both dynamic and static forms of meditation that prepare the body and mind for inner work. Specific techniques that help to embody relaxation, stillness, witnessing the mind, utilizing breath and energy include; Yoga Nidra, Body stillness, Steady Gazing (Trataka), Inner silence (Antar Mouna). How to use a mala for meditation and gaining a clear understanding of different energy systems and its influence on mental patterns (Vrittis, Samskaras).
  • What aspects of Meditation are included?
    The essential skills of meditation are highlighted in these courses, working to build up from simple to more complex. These skills are broken down each week and linked with lifestyle integration. The techniques are the building blocks of these skills and vary from Yoga Nidra to body based meditation. Some techniques include breath & energy as the main focus. More advanced practices work more directly with the mind & psychic bodies.
  • Where is your studio located?
    Pure Yoga Home studio is located in Torbay, Long Bay on the North Shore of Auckland. It is a fully equipped studio space next to the ocean with high quality Manduka Yoga Mats, custom hand-made bolsters, blankets & meditation cushions. Pure Yoga strives to source eco friendly, natural based products and support local businesses.
  • Do you offer one to one yoga guidance?
    Yes, Pure Yoga has experience working with clients with health challenges, psycho-somatic based imbalances, anxiety, depression, common injuries, beginners through to advanced practitioners. I have trained Yoga teachers since 2009. I combine my vast yogic knowledge and experience plus 20 years of dedicated practice and yogic living to create a session that works for you.
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