Kundalini Yoga is one of the numerous sub-forms in yoga. The aim of Kundalini is to release existing blockages in the body, to release energy and to achieve a complete harmonization of the body, the mind and the soul. Kundalini Yoga is one of the dynamic types of yoga. Particular focus is placed on breathing and breathing techniques.
Facts about Kundalini Yoga
Kundalini means power or energy. Kundalini Yoga is a complete yoga system. Because it includes the martial arts Gatka, a yogic diet and lifestyle, the healing technique Sat Nam Rasayan, special yoga exercises for pregnant women and meditation.
Kundalini Yoga has a century-long tradition. In 1968, it was introduced by yoga instructor Yogi Bahan of North India in the Western world. More than one million people worldwide practice Kundalini Yoga on a regular basis. However, Kundalini Yoga has only been associated with a high profile in Germany for several years.
To find inner peace with meditation
The regular practice of Kundalini Yoga should be able to achieve many positive effects on one's own health. Especially in case of stress, insomnia, concentration problems or nervousness Kundalini should be able to help inner balance and new energy. Very important in this type of yoga is the Concentration on the breath.
With long, deep breathing, Kundalini is supposed to induce holistic relaxation and fresh energy in the body. With the so-called Feueratem a purifying effect for the body should be achieved.
Kandalini Yoga is characterized by a mixture of calm and dynamic yoga exercises. Meditation with the support of mantras is also part of Kundalini. Each Kundalini Yoga exercise is composed of three different areas.
- Through the body posture (Asna)
- Through intense and conscious breathing (Paranayama)
- Through meditation (Dhyan)
Meditation - the mantra
By the meditation should it be possible to hide the stress of everyday life. In order for this to be successful, the entire concentration should focus on one point (about the navel point) or on certain words during meditation.
Such concentration words are used in yoga Mantra designated. The mantras in the Kundalini are based on the tradition of Sikh Darma. At the beginning as well as at the end of a Kundalini Yoga lesson, certain mantras in the group are sung for meditation.
Gain new energy with Kundalini
Kundalini describes the power and energy of our body that rises from the lower part of the spine to the head. Here are also the seven chakras. Every single chakra is assigned to a certain state of one's own personality. In order to be in complete harmony with your own body with Kundalini, it is necessary to solve any existing blockages on the chakras.
The individual chakras are distributed along the spine: they are defined in the lower part of the spine, on the genitals, at the navel point, on the sternum, on the throat, between the eyebrows and at the apex. At the end of the spine, the energy, the so-called "Serpent power" which is to be awakened by Kundalini Yoga and meditation. This should also be the individual way to self-discovery and physical well-being can be opened.
Best time for Kundalini Yoga
Best practice times for Kundalini Yoga are very early morning hours, to prepare for a successful start to the day, as well late evening hours as a conclusion of a day.
During meditation and exercises it is important to drink a lot so that the body cleansing you can achieve is supported by water. However, food should be dispensed two hours earlier.
What yoga is about
Because in Kundalini Yoga the basic techniques are very straightforward and easy to remember, this type of yoga is basically suitable for people of all ages. Yoga is composed of the following components: