What is Kundalini Yoga?

Kundalini Yoga is a physical and meditative discipline that combines postures (asana), breath (pranayama), body locks (bandhas), hand positions (mudra), eye-focus (drishti) and the use of sound current (mantra).

Kundalini refers to the energy of the body. When that energy is circulated in a specific way, it provides the practitioner with a real experience of their true nature which is that of total physical health and well being, of peace and bliss, of energy and vitality, of love and connectedness and of heightened awareness, intuition and consciousness. This is why Kundalini has been called "the Yoga of Awareness." Not only is physical strength and flexibility gained but through the combination of the above tools, Kundalini balances the glandular system, strengthens the nervous system, expands lung capacity and purifies the blood bringing balance to the body, mind and soul.

"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

A 75 minute Intro to Kundalini class will be offered spring of 2018 every other Saturday at 4:30pm. Teacher Shelli Welch weaves in powerful self knowledge and inspiration in every class. This powerful practice will leave you feeling integrated, calm, clear and utterly energized. Kundalini involves chant, meditation, powerful breathe work, and deep yogic movement.

Spring Guest Teacher Anne Lowell from Asheville, NC

Visiting Asheville-area yoga teacher Anne Lowell will offer a 3-hour workshop, Yoga Beyond the Mat, at Breathe Yoga & Wellness on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 11am to 2pm. Cost is $30 for Breathe Yoga & Wellness monthly Members, $35 for non-Members. Reserve your spot by following this link.

The Importance of Selecting a Meditation Cushion

There are as many ways to meditate as there are people. You could try sitting on a chair for starters, or simply sit on the floor if you want. The whole idea is to find a sitting position that’s most comfortable for you.

Powerful Yoga for Athletes

It’s all over the news; top athletes are professing that yoga is a vital part of their all-over conditioning, both during their training regimens and off-season. At Breathe, we are committed to helping you find yoga classes and training tips that are perfect for YOU!

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Certified Iyengar instructor Randy Loftis will bring an Iyengar Yoga Workshop to Breathe Yoga & Wellness on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

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