kriyas

kriyas (krēˑ·yäs),

n.pl brain exercises taught by Yogi Bhajan; they involve regenerating sound currents, breathing, and finger movements to facilitate a state of meditation and to stimulate the central nervous system.
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Taught by a talented team of experienced, senior teacher trainers, the course includes 180 hours of classroom instruction in addition to 40 hours' group work and individual assignments in a well-defined curriculum, which includes: Yogic and Western Anatomy, Kundalini Yoga Kriyas and Postures, Mind and Meditation, Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Yogic Philosophy, The Origin of Kundalini Yoga, Humanology and 3HO Lifestyle.
Each class includes various elements such as breathing exercises (pranayama), kriyas (yoga poses), mudras (hand gestures) chanting, meditation and more.
Yoga: Breathing Practices, Asanas Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas, Kriyas, Meditation, 2nd edn.
But it is possible to improve or avoid these problems through certain yoga postures and kriyas, or cleansing techniques.
Children performed various pranayams, kriyas and mudrasanas.
The program consisted of asanas (physical postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), kriyas (cleansing procedures), mudras (gestures or attitudes), bandhas (locking postures) and relaxation.
inSHAPE 's Yoga Warrior style sessions are a blend of these practices and other yoga traditions, including Kundalini Kriyas, or sets of movements performed rapidly for timed sessions.
Artistic Yoga combines ancient yogic techniques (asanas, pranayam, bandhas, kriyas and mudras) with modern cardiovascular-training and partner-stretches that work on each individual both physically and mentally.
Several other scientific techniques, Kriyas and sessions are an integral part of the Sci-D'vine workshops teaching the participants the science of divine living.
Entre os anos 1920 e 1960, academicos e medicos ocidentais vieram estudar no centro Kaivalyadhama, fundado por Swami Kuvalayananda, que ficou conhecido com as pesquisas sobre os kriyas, tecnicas de purificacao que envolviam exercicios que afetam o movimento peristaltico (uddiyana e nauli), mas foi somente a partir de sua morte que estudos clinicos de doencas especificas foram conduzidos com perspectiva academica.
Kriyas come in a particular structured format not to be changed unless the timings are reduced for each position.
6) Here I am referring to a broadly defined template of embodied practices and techniques (sddhana) that could include kriyas, bandhas, mantra, asana, mudra, prauayama, pratyahara, dharaua, and dhyana, prescribed according to the agamas by a recognized guru or siddha for the purpose of purification and hygiene, physical and psychological training, the prolongation of life, and the attainment of self-knowledge (utmavidya).