What is Vinyasa Flow Yoga?
CHAKRA VINYASA FLOW YOGA
Vinyasa Flow describes a creative style of yoga that intelligently sequences poses to come together in a blended and smooth synergy of movement and breath. This class offers an uplifting exploration of the polarities inherent in the bio-mechanics of movement, breath and mindfulness: Inhalation/exhalation, strength/flexibility, contraction/extension, power/agility, concentration/proprioception, etc. Guided visualization and precise instruction concentrate the attention in the body, which, in conjunction with vinyasa-inspired movements and ujjayi breath, increase the internal fires/heat that serve to move stagnating energy, enhance metabolic processes and raise the level of endorphins in the brain.
Chakras are designated as wheels of energy that align with the spine where matter and consciousness meet. Eastern spiritual traditions consider the seven primary chakras the basis of our human existence. Similarly, today’s Western approaches place an emphasis on the seven chakras as representations of different aspects of our life and describe their function in various terms encompassing the psychological, physical, energetic and spiritual. Chakra vinyasa yoga describes a practice that is sequenced according to the chakras to balance and best meet the needs of Mind, Body, Soul and Spirit. All levels welcome.