Prana is the force of life, the energy that underlies all activity – physical, mental, spiritual, and cosmic. The science of Prana (Prana Vidya) is the knowledge of awakening the fullest potential of yoga and life. These teachings and techniques detailed in ancient scriptures, such as the Vedas, Upanishads, Tantras and many other key texts, empower us at every level. They show us how to change the quality of the Pranic body to affect everything from health, to state of mind, to a deepening of spiritual awareness.
Topics covered include:
The Kosha Model
The Pathways of Prana
The Three Qualities of Energy
Kundalini and the Awakening of the Chakras
Energetics of Asana
Energetics of Pranayama
Diagnosing and Treating Pranic Disorders
Prana and the Mind
Students are required to complete a home practice, case study, and assigned homework.
Required reading: Path of Fire and Light, Volume 1 by Swami Rama, Kundalini Tantra by Swami Satyananda Saraswati, and Yoga & Ayurveda by Dr. David Frawley