Yoga for the Perfectly Imperfect
Radiant Body Yoga is a holistic approach to yoga, which has its roots in the ancient Kundalini and Tantric traditions. These practices are designed to awaken each practitioner to their higher nature through a potent combination of physical posture, breath work, kriya, meditation, and chanting to increase strength, build vitality and create mental clarity.
Why Kundalini Yoga?
Kundalini Yoga is called the Yoga of Awareness. It is a dynamic, powerful tool that is designed to give you an experience of your soul.
In Kundalini Yoga we harness the mental, physical, and nervous energies of the body and put them under the domain of the will, which is the instrument of the soul. This technology precisely and consciously combines breath, mudra, eye-focus, mantra, body locks, and postures to balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, expand lung capacity, and purifiy the blood. It brings balance to the body, mind, and soul.
Kundalini Yoga is a yoga for householders, for people who have to cope with the daily challenges and stresses of holding jobs, raising families, and managing businesses. It is a path for everyone who wants the skills to cope successfully with the challenges of our times.
Hatha Yoga is a great way to work out kinks in the body, get grounded and calm. Kundalini Yoga practice is a place of transformation. The kriyas and meditations are much more specific than a regular flow class. Rather than focusing on physical alignment, the kriyas are a specific set of exercises that generate energy and organize energy into a specific state of consciousness — usually one involving a much greater degree of awareness. Also, within the practice are built-in moments of stillness where we sit quietly and awaken to our Self.
The breath work within the kriyas are so powerful that it starts to strip away the layered veils of consciousness, and in the moments between poses one can sense the fullness of who we are. The kriyas work on strengthening the nervous system, balancing the glandular system, purifying the body and calming the mind.
Before practicing Kundalini Yoga, I tried doing some meditation and it had always seemed elusive for me. Meditations within Kundalini Yoga are multifaceted. One can do the simplest forms, such as breath awareness or simple mantra, or explore more elaborate meditations where there is a specific breath, mantra and mudra that all work together to balance different aspects of the mind and body. When practiced for 40–120 days, the result is pure magic.
Kundalini Yoga is not to be taken lightly. It is like an express train that shakes and wakes you up. I sincerely encourage you to have an experience of Kundalini Yoga for yourself. It will add depth to your existing practice and to your life.
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