Vinyasa Krama Building Blocks

Vinyasa Krama Building Blocks

13 Seasons

Vinyasa Krama in the tradition of Krishnamacharya is a beautiful and highly adaptable system. The āsana practice involves hundreds of shorter sub series inside 11 major umbrella series plus winding down procedures and mudras. This section guides you through some of those key sub series for personal exploration in your own practice.

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Vinyasa Krama Building Blocks
  • Sūrya Namaskāra: Introduction to kumbhaka

    Episode 1

    This tutorial introduces breath retention after exhale as a preparation for Samantraka Sūrya Namaskāra (or Sūrya Namaskāra with mantra). If the holds create tension take an extra breath. Move at your own pace.

  • Ding Namaskar- Introductory

    Episode 2

    "Ding Namaskar" (Dik+Namaskara) is the salutation to the directions and is a daily practice for many in India. It warms the body and brings awareness and gratitude to our surroundings. Begin by facing east and as you bow offer gratitude to each cardinal directions and then the upper direction, do...

  • Paścimottānāsana - Halāsana Viśeṣa Vinyasa

    Episode 3

    This video illustrates the Paścimottānāsana - Halāsana Viśeṣa Vinyasa from the Vinyasa Krama method. A Viśeṣa Vinyasa is one practiced with care and regularity. Modify for your body, take it slow and enjoy the journey!