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Title:
Yoga chant [opening the heart center through chanting & flow yoga]
Author:
Rea, Shiva.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Boulder, Colo. : Sounds True, [2002]

℗2002
Physical Description:
2 audio discs (2 hrs.) : digital, ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Experience Chant (kirtan), India's ecstatic sacred sound tradition for opening ourselves to love and devotion; Vinyasa Flow Yoga, a flowing sequence of asanas (postures) focused on backbends and hip openers to provide the foundation for enbodying an open heart and strong spine; Meditation and Breathwork (pranayama), specific meditations and breathing cycles to nourish the heart center with prana (vital life energy).
General Note:
Compact discs.

Subtitle from container.
Language:
English
Contents:
Disc one. Energizing Sadhana. Invocation (2:36) -- Body prayer: Surya Namaskar A (5:46) -- Surya Namaskar B (4:35) -- Standing poses with Vinyasa (10:24) -- Standing poses II (5:48) -- Preparations for backbends (11:33) -- Backbends for opening the heart (16:06) -- Om Namah Shivaya Kirtan (10:36) -- Disc two. Meditative Sadhana. Invocation (1:29) -- Surya Namaskar with traditional mantras (9:37) -- Lunar yoga (15:26) -- Inner Sanctum of the heart meditation (8:37) -- Breathing into the heart: Pranayama (10:26) -- Resting with the self: Shavasana/Deep relaxation (6:54) -- Sita Ram Kirtan (10:16).
ISBN:
9781564559241
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Summary

Summary

The journey of all yogas, in every tradition, leads us to a single destination: an open and loving heart connected to the Source.

On Yoga Chant, instructor Shiva Rea, with acclaimed world music artist Jai Uttal and musician Ben Leinbach, guides you into a transformative inner yoga practice of the heart where you will experience:

Kirtan Chant--India's ecstatic, sacred sound tradition for opening ourselves to love and devotion Vinyasa Flow Yoga--India's flowing sequence of asanas (postures), which are focused on backbends and hip openers to provide the foundation for embodying an open heart and strong spine Meditation and Breathwork (pranayama)--India's specific meditations and breathing cycles to nourish the heart center with prana (vital life energy) Use Yoga Chant's tracks individually or as one continuous sequence to rejuvenate yourself morning or night, release tension and constrictions, and connect to the current of unconditional love. Disc one is a dynamic session, and disc two offers a contemplative sessions. These sessions are suitable for beginners with some yoga experience as well as for intermediate students. Includes a study guide.

Featuring recording artist Jai Uttal performing kirtan chant and playing dotar, harmonium, and guitar. Produced by Ben Leinbach.


Author Notes

Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea teaches vinyasa flow yoga worldwide. She has studied many forms of yoga and dance in India, Africa, Nepal, Jamaica, and Bali. She is a well-known contributor to Yoga Journal and holds an MA in Dance from UCLA's World Arts and Cultures Program, where she also teaches.


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