Akhanda Foundations classes offer a moderate sequence of the most familiar and accessible postures and breathing techniques, and can be enjoyed by both beginning and continuing students. These classes introduce the basic principles of alignment, breath, sound, yogic thought and relaxation. You will come away with tools to help you move with greater ease, and use breath both to uplift and calm your whole system.
Find your well being and peace along the shores of the sacred Ganges River. This Akhanda 1 class will ease you into a state of happiness and tranquility inspired by the theme Shivo Ham (I am wellbeing). You will finish this practice with happiness subtly flowing through your body, breath, smile, and heart. This 20-minute practice is appropriate for anytime of day.
Join Vishva-ji for this calm and slow class to put you in touch with your inner light! A mindful sequence of strengthening and opening postures, this practice closes with brahmaree pranayama and a short relaxation and contemplation on bringing light into your life and letting go of what you no longer need.
Practice with Vishva-ji along the banks of the Ganges River to the theme Shivo Ham (I am well being). This practice is designed to improve your overall body function with increased circulation and fulfilling prana. It is a subtly strengthening class that can be practiced at any time of day. Ground yourself and practice this class with self care in mind.
Join Vishva-ji for a relaxing class where you'll stay low to the ground, hunkering into the hip area with horse lunge, wide-angle forward bend, figure 4 and more. Experience the release of bhramari in some of the postures like baby pose. Come away feeling grounded and at ease.
This calm and contemplative Akhanda 1 practice is suitable for both beginning and continuing students who want to delve into stillness while performing foundational postures and breathing techniques. Beginning with the Jyoti Mantra, this class focusses on the light that is revealed when we let go of what is no longer needed.
Practice with Vishva-ji as he guides you through a 30-minute Akhanda 1 practice. This class is designed to bring awareness to your inner self through movement, meditation, and breath work and the theme Yatha Shuddho (Inner harmony or purity). As you continue to immerse yourself deeply in your practice, negative emotions, self talk and stories will be released and you will tap into the natural harmony that exists beneath.
Join this uplifting Akhanda 1 class set to the theme Anando-ham (I am bliss). The gentle, flowing sequence includes yoga mudra, seated twisting, half moon, standing forward bend and bridge pose. This practice closes with the calming Bhramaree pranayama leaving you with a feeling of peace.
Wake up with this powerful and uplifting practice. With a classic sun salutation sequence and multiple breathing techniques, this class is perfect to add into your morning routine to bring a sense of stamina and willpower. Infuse your day with joy and vigor inspired by the theme Anando Ham (I am bliss).
Enjoy a holistic yoga experience with Vishva-ji in this one hour practice. With the Jyotir Mantra as the theme of the class, allow this practice to uplift you, bringing light and happiness into your soul and your day. Find peace, bliss, and balance with this level one practice featuring mantra, movement, meditation, and breathwork.
Follow along as Vishva-ji guides you through a 60-minute Akhanda 1 practice, set in a lush outdoor space. The theme Sthira Sukham Asanam (posture held in steadiness and ease) is a reminder that with each pose we seek to find a point of stability and comfort, both in the body and in the mind. Featuring gentle poses and easy instruction, this class is great for beginning students and those who want a mindful flow.
Join Vishva-ji for this grounding and strengthening class in the lush Arboretum. This practice starts with Jaya breathing and moves into a low flow of holistic core strengtheners on all fours, on the belly and on the back. It is ideal for those who sit for prolonged periods or for practitioners wanting to build stability before moving into flowing sequences.
In this meditative flow, Vishva-ji stays close to the ground for spinal oscillations and postures in all directions, interspersed with shoulder breathing and jaya breathing. This is a wonderful practice if you're feeling low on energy or are just getting back into movement. It offers an opportunity to import motivating prana and savour each micro-movement.
Achieve full balance in body and mind with this Akhanda 1 practice. This hour-long class contains a gentle and steady sequence to the theme Shivo Ham (I am wellbeing). In alignment with this theme, Vishva-ji reminds you that your true nature is joyful, playful, fearless and expandable. It is an ideal class for any time of day, but may be preferred in the evening or before bed.
Had a rough day at work? This practice is here to support you and bring you back to the now with the theme Atha Yoga Anushasanam (Yoga guides you to the now). This one-hour, level one class is helpful in releasing yourself from negative emotions or energies. Use this practice at the end of the work day or before bed to feel relaxed and nurture your well being.
Join Vishva-ji for this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram as the sun rises. In this sublte and profound class, you will reprogram your body's harmony by paying extra attention to moving with the speed of your breath. The verse prana sedam vashe sarvam reminds us that prana is available for everyone everywhere! Even you -- yes, you!
Join Vishva-ji for this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram as the sun rises. In this sublte and profound class, you will reprogram your body's harmony by paying extra attention to moving with the speed of your breath. Patanjali's third Sutra, Tada Drashtu Swarupe Avastanam, reminds us that then, we will rest in our true nature.
The time is now – Atha Yoga Anushasanam. This first of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Yoga provides a direction and inspiration, but it takes commitment. In this holistic Akhanda class, you'll find the encouragement to step into a daily practice, complete with exhilarating postures and pranayama. It's such a great way to start your day.
Vishva-ji opens this 90-minute foundational Akhanda Yoga class by sharing his wisdom on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, in particular, the first sutra. Atha Yoga Anushasanam is a call for commitment to the practice and to yourself. Answer that call now with this holistic practice highlighting asana, pranayama, meditation, and mantra.
Join Vishva-ji for a grounding foundational class of matching breath with movement and staying in the present. The theme is Patanjali's first Yoga Sutra, Atha Yoga Anushasanam – Yoga guides you to the now. The first step in yoga is to commit to yourself; then intention and inner guidance come. This class will allow you the time to savour each moment with intention and commitment.