Kundalini Yoga is an ancient scientific technology, developed over thousands of years, which holds potential to heal, uplift and transform any one's life for the better.
Kundalini Yoga was first taught publicly in the United States in January 1969 by Yogi Bhajan, when he through his compassionated wisdom challenged the age old tradition of secrecy. His reasoning, given in his own words was, "I am sharing these teachings to create a science of the total self....it is the birthright of every human being to be healthy, happy and holy."
Kundalini Yoga is the most ancient form of yoga, that gives you an opportunity to acquire the mental, physical and spiritual capacity to enjoy your life to the fullest. Instead of becoming stressed from the intensifying energy and rapid changes occurring on our planet, you will be able to move smoothly through the transition to the New Age.
Kundalini Yoga practice will balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, and give awareness to live the life with harmony.
In every living being resides a life force that is called kundalini energy. The purpose of all yogas is to raise kundalini energy up the spine through energy centers called chakras, balancing and activating them to their highest capacity. Each chakra not only holds a particular talent that is assimilated and consolidated into the practitioner, but also is associated with a specific gland and a body organ.
In Kundalini Yoga we use:
ASANAS which are poses or exercises intended to stimulate glands, organs and quiet the mind for meditation. Asanas often apply pressure on nerves or accupressure points for certain effects.
BHANDAS or body locks are certain combinations of muscle contractions. They help concentrate the body's energy for use in raising consciousness and self healing.
PRANAYAMA are breathing exercises. Prana means breath, and yama means control, so pranayama means breath control. When we learn how to control our breath, we are able to cotrol our life.
KRIYAS are a series of one or more exercises, in specific sequences and combinations, designed to produce certain effects. The total effect of a kriya is greater then the sum of its parts.
MUDRAS are hand positions that apply pressure on the different areas of the hands and fingers, providing clear messages to the body and mind energy systems.
MANTRAS are repetitive sounds. Whether it is for prosperity or peace of mind, any of the possible benefits are inherent in mantras. By chanting them, we are setting a vibration into motion that have an effect. The vibratory frequency ofthese positive affirmations draws you to whatever you are vibrating.