Chakra Yoga (7) – Crown Chakra – عربي

The Crown Chakra or the Sahasrara chakra is the topic of the last session of the Chakra Yoga Program

The class begins with information about the chakra and ways to activate it, followed by 6 minutes of visualization (meditation), and finally a yoga class that includes inversions suitable for beginners such as the child pose, the dolphin pose and the rabbit pose.

Ashtanga 1 – Surya Namaskar A & B – عربي

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners Program – Class 1:  “Surya Namaskara” A and B.

We start the primary series of Ashtanga yoga with “Surya Namaskara” A and B.

This sequence helps prepare and warm the entire body.

These movements help to achieve harmony between breathing and movement, as well as increase flexibility, and put the person in a state of meditation.

Recommended Props: blocks, strap

Ashtanga 2 – Standing Postures – عربي

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners Program – Class 2: Standing postures

Poses include: the triangle pose and the side rounded corner pose.

These poses help you to strengthen the legs and upper body.

Recommended Props: blocks, strap

Ashtanga 3 – Balancing Postures & Warriors – عربي

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners Program – Class 3: Balancing and Warrior Poses

Practicing these poses will increase your feeling of steadiness and self-confidence.

The most important thing in balancing poses is to focus your gaze on a fixed point. This is known as drishti in Ashtanga Yoga.

Recommended Props: blocks, strap

Ashtanga 4 – Seated Sequence – Part 1 – عربي

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners – Class 4: Seated Sequence- Part 1

Many of the poses in this series focus on forward bends.

Recommended Props: blocks, strap

Ashtanga 5 – Seated Sequence – عربي

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners Program – Class 5: Seated Sequence – Part 2

In the fifth session of the Ashtanga Yoga program we practice the remaining seated positions.

In addition to the forward bending positions, this class includes the boat pose that strengthens the muscles of the abdomen, thigh and spine as well as improves digestion and relieves tension.

Recommended Props: blocks, strap

Ashtanga 6 – Finishing Sequence – عربي

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners Program – Class 6: Finishing Sequence

We close the  Ashtanga Yoga program for beginners with the Finishing sequence

The sequence is adjusted in order to be suitable for beginners.

We will practice during this sequence poses such as scale pose, bridge pose, fish pose, dolphin pose.

Recommended Props: blocks, strap

Mindfulness Meditation – Introduction (Arabic)

Explore in the introduction of the Mindfulness Program about meditation and its many benefits, as well as tips for taking full advantage of this program. This program will help you calm your feelings, find peace within you, and relieve stress from your body and psyche.

The mindfulness program consists of four stages: Presence in the body and senses, heart, soul and silence. To take full advantage, we recommend that you follow the given sequence and practice each meditation for 7-10 days before moving on to the next stage.

1 – Mindfulness in the Body & Senses (Arabic)

Mindfulness Meditation Program – Class 1 – Mindfulness in the Body & Senses

The first session of the mindfulness meditation program focuses on activating your senses and feeling present in your body and in your surrounding . This meditation will help you relax all the muscles in your body and clear your mind by focusing on your breathing. At the end of this session, you will feel fully present in your body and senses.

2 – Mindfulness in the Heart (Arabic)

Mindfulness Meditation Program – Class 2 – Mindfulness in the Heart

The second session of the mindfulness meditation program focuses on being present in your heart, listening to your heartbeat and noticing your feelings allowing your emotions to float.

3 – Mindfulness in the Breath (Arabic)

Mindfulness Meditation Program – Class 3 – Mindfulness in the Breath 

The third session of the mindfulness meditation program focuses on being present in your breath by paying attention to the details of your breathing, the natural rhythm and synchronization of your breath. At the end of this session, you will feel a sense of clarity and focus.

4 – Mindfulness in the Silence (Arabic)

Mindfulness Meditation – Class 4 – Mindfulness in the Silence

The fourth session of the mindfulness meditation program focuses on sensing your presence in the silence. We will practice a simple visualisation exercise that will teach you how to observe your thoughts without being affected by them.