Akhanda Intermediate is designed to inspire intermediate students through more dynamic asana, pranayama, mantra and longer meditations. These techniques work synergistically to deepen your exploration of the body/mind connection, release blockages and cleanse outmoded thought patterns. This practice aims to heighten your energetic awareness, and to balance and expand the flow of prana.
Shivo Ham, I am well being, is the essence of this Akhanda 2 practice. Captured in the hills of Rishikesh, India, this is an energizing and dynamic practice. A variety of pranayama practices are introduced with purifying and uplifting effects and with mudras for concentration. Upon completion of this class, you will feel a heightened sense of your own will power, and well-being.
Improve digestion, will-power, confidence and energy with 6 classical sun salutations, including the 12 mantras traditionally associated with this practice. The sun salute is a profoundly reverential experience and is intended as a morning ritual. This class also opens with kapalabhati and closes with surya bedi pranayama to further purify and strengthen the solar energy.
Improve digestion, will-power, confidence and energy with 12 classical sun salutations, including the 12 mantras traditionally associated with this practice. The sun salute is a profoundly reverential experience and is intended as a morning ritual.
In just 20 minutes, allow Vishva ji to guide you back to your true nature. This flowing class moves through sun salutations, warrior poses, shoulderstand and wheel or bridge, bringing you back towards a restorative final relaxation. All set to the theme Anando Ham, I am bliss.
Give yourself a morning or afternoon boost in just 10 minutes with this energizing practice. Starting with Jaya breathing and closing with Bhastrika, you'll import fresh prana to invigorate your day. Dynamic cat and twisting lunges keep your spine supple and help balance the nervous system. It's never been easier to fit yoga into your day!
Celebrate life with this joyful, invigorating practice. In just 20 minutes, enjoy a low flow of postures and dynamic breathing, including singh mudra (lion), twisting breathing, kapalabhati and bhramari pranayama. It's never been easier to fit yoga into your day!
Bliss in the Hips, Bliss in the Heart radiates grounding energy in its pace and flow with peak hip opening postures like pigeon and cow's face pose. But it also offers warming and invigorating practices like the sun salutation, kapalabhati, ujjai and twisting breathing, making it ideal for a morning or afternoon boost. Thirty minutes to bliss!
Move out darkness and invite in the light with this 30 minute intermediate level Akhanda flow. Themed around the Jyotir Mantra, the intention of this class is to come to your truth and release toxic energy to find your truest self. Start your day with Vishva-ji along the banks of the Ganges River for this gently invigorating practice. Breathe in light, breathe out darkness, and have a happy day.
Find bliss in this 35 minute practice with Vishva-ji. Chanting “Anando Ham”, meaning “I am bliss”, remind yourself with this class that your true nature is blissful and playful. With invigorating pranayama and energizing sun salutations, this class is ideal for a morning practice.
Join Eila Devi on Shivratri (night of Shiva) for a surrendering lunar class with a focus on healing. Shiva means welfare – when we take time to release and embrace healing energy ourselves, this energy extends outward to those around us. This practice begins with kapalabhati and movement in all directions, followed by several longer, passive holds, including the squat, wide-leg forward bend and supported bridge.
Throughout this well-rounded class, Eila Devi explores the five pranas and how they are boosted and balanced through posture, breathing and relaxation. Enjoy this relaxed pace and healing energy and come away with a feeling of expansion and integration.
This 30-minute practice is designed as a prana booster, intended to increase and uplift your life force energy. It is recommended for the early morning or anytime you feel sluggish. Vishva-ji will guide you through series of pranayama practices with movements to energize and uplift your entire system, making space for prana.
Recharge every cell in your body with this energizing morning practice filmed at the old Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram in India that was visited by the Beatles in 1968. The theme of the class is Shivo Ham, I am wellbeing. It includes classical sun salutations and breathing techniques to bring balance and energy. The inspiring paintings combined with Vishva-ji’s messages will provide subtle encouragement to carry love and peace with you after practice.
This uplifting class will help expand and balance all five pranas (subtle energies) in your body and learn which postures influence each of these qualities of energy. It includes kapalabhati, sun salutations, triangle, warrior 1, bow and spinal twisting. Prana sedam vashe sarvam - prana is available for everyone equally!
Life is about balance. In Yoga one of the most fundamental balancing acts is between the upward force of motivation and upliftment and the downward force of detoxification and grounding. In this class, Vishva-ji leads you though postures and breathing techniques, such as Kapalabhati, Jaya breathing, wide-leg forward bend and shoulderstand/fish to harmonize these two poles and leave feeling integrated and refreshed.
Join Vishva-ji for a 20-minute boost of movement and breathing, including kapalabhati, twisting breathing and brahmari. Spinal twisting and oscillations are among the most beneficial yoga postures – in this class we get maximum benefit from a simple and accessible flow. It's never been easier to feel the yoga glow!
Specifically designed for the morning, this class offers a wonderful incentive to roll out of bed and go straight to your mat. Vishva-ji will guide you through an energizing 30-minute practice, including sun salutations, uplifting pranayama, and a few giggles! As always, class closes with a relaxing meditation. After class, meet your day with a proud spirit, purified breath, and strong body.
This class aimed at balancing the navel chakra begins with chanting the bija mantra Om Ram. Postures and breathwork for the navel help to increase confidence and vitality while giving a positive direction to your energy and emotions. This flowing sequence includes kapalabhati, half and full sun salutations, twisting breathing, chair pose, camel, boat, bow and more.
Join this heart-opening class rich with breathing techniques, back bends and twists to increase our sense of compassion and self-acceptance. With Ujjai breathing throughout, this practice is waming and invigorating, and has a lovely internal focus. It concludes with the chanting of the bija mantra Om Yam.
This contemplative class works directly on the throat chakra to balance metabolism and inspire authentic speech with stimulating breathwork, throat lock, sounding and postures that expand and compress the area of the throat. The class closes with the chanting of the bija mantra Om Ham.
This contemplative class focusses on the third eye chakra to develop intuition and prevent insomnia or sleep disturbances. Including several balancing postures and bhramaree pranayama, it hones your concentration and draws you into a calm, balanced state. This practice closes with the chanting of So Ham (I am That).
In this 50-minute gentle Akhanda yoga sequence, Vishva-ji guides you through all of the chakras. Slow postures, Vedic mantras, pranayama, and a long, relaxing savasana are all sequenced together to balance the chakras and balance your energies. This practice is wonderful for anytime of day to find balance, happy, and calm energy.
Join in this 60-minute Akhanda 2 class designed to bring balance to the solar and lunar energies of the body through movement, mantra, breathwork and meditation. When these energies are in balance, you experience the wellbeing invoked by the mantra Shivo Ham. Sun salutations and a warrior sequence will enhance your vitality, while the forward bends and inversions inspire calm and peace.
Cultivate inner strength with this 1-hour Akhanda 2 class set to the theme Sthira Sukham Asanam (postures held in steadiness and ease). This is a reminder that even during strong postures, we can find a point of stability and ease. Woven through the sun salutations, this class includes a triangle sequence, side plank and purifying pranayama that will leave you invigorated and full of life. Throughout the practice, listen to your body and maintain a natural light hearted attitude.
In this 60-minute hip opening practice, Vishva-ji will guide you to release any emotional blockages held in the pelvis. The mantra Om Lam will help cleanse and balance your root chakra, cultivating grounding and stability. With a variety of hip openers in each part of the balanced class, this practice will be freeing and uplifting to the whole energy system. Hip opening ican also help to prevent knee joint and back issues.
In this hour of practice, Vishva-ji guides you through asana and pranayama to balance the five pranas according to the theme Prana Sedam Vashe Sarvam (prana is available for everyone equally). In this class you will create space for expanded prana in all areas of the body, bringing a refreshed and uplifted sense of energy.
Take your practice outside and experience the bliss of connecting with nature. This Akhanda 2 class is a supportive morning practice to invigorate your body and ground your thoughts. Inspired by the theme Anando Ham, I am bliss, let Vishva-ji’s encouraging voice guide you through 60-minutes of blissful and empowering yoga including breathwork, chanting, and meditation. As Akhanda 2 classes are more dynamic, always listen to your body, as it is your ultimate teacher.
Join in on a live practice at the Ashram in Rishikesh, filmed at sunrise. Inspired by the phrase Yatha Shuddhau, this class is themed as a reminder that our True Nature is stainless. Through this mantra and purifying asana, Vishva-ji reminds you that, regardless of the challenges in your way, your essential self is untarnished.
Start your day with sun salutations, invigorating pranayama, and a focus on your second chakra in this 90 minute intermediate Akhanda Yoga practice. The second chakra, Swadhistana, is your energetic house of creativity and inspiration. Wrap up your efforts and enjoy Vishva-ji’s humor with a playful kriya and a bit of laughter!
Join Vishva-ji for this inspiring intermediate practice. By practicing sun salutations, balancing postures, and chanting the Gayatri Mantra, Vishva-ji guides you through a class to stimulate and balance the brain. In doing so, we harmonize our inner and outer worlds, bring grounded presence and insight to our daily interactions.
Join Vishva-ji for this uplifting intermediate class with the theme of the Jyoti Mantra. In this practice you'll shake things up, cast off the sluggishness of Tamas and open up to luminescence and fresh enthusiasm. Get ready to let your inner light shine!
Open up to ease, joy and playfulness with this Akhanda 2 class set to the theme Anando-ham (I am bliss). Live from Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram, this practice aims to help you peel off the layers of stress and judgement to uncover your inner peace and spaciousness. Settle in and press play! Ahhhh!
Filmed on Deewali, this class is set to the theme Appo Deepo Bhav - You are light! Light of compassion, gratitude, fearlessness and joy. This uplifting yet grounding class takes you through a sequence of dynamic pranayama and asana, including the sun salutation, warming and motivating your whole being.
Join Vishva-ji in this live recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh for a class dedicated to resting in the luminous consciousness of the heart (Hridaye Chitta Samvit). This practice will include the invigorating sun salutation with its mantras and a holistic sequence of uplifting solar practices helping you tap into the radiant energy of the heart.
This grounding full moon yoga class will help to channel your creativity towards fullness and fruition. Set to the theme Om Som Somaye Namah, this class will help you to build Ojas/Soma, the unctuous, stabilizing energy of earth and water that are associated with the juicy energy of the full moon.
Join Vishva-ji by candlelight at the Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh where he will guide you in a practice devoted to your first teacher who guided you to awaken your spirituality and connect to the light within on your yogic journey. The Mantra for this class is Om Gurvaye Namaha which means respect and gratefulness.
This practice invites you to create an intention of gratitude and allow it to blossom. Expressing gratitude is very healing and opens you to the gift of the present moment. The class will allow you to cultivate those feelings of gratitude that will touch every other aspect of your life and those around you.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you in this class for hip opening and emotional release. This practice will consist of chanting, breathing and poses to balance your muladhara (root chakra). This chakra is the energy centre for grounding, finding stability, and being able to trust yourself and others. When this chakra is grounded and balanced it allows harmony to flow within you. and your life and release any emotional blockages that may have been stored in your hips. The mantra used is Om Bhuh directly connected with the root chakra.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you in this flowing Akhanda Yoga class focussing on the love within. Jagdambe-ma means universal divine mother. During this class you are invited to connect with the unconditional love that flows within and share that love and light with those around you.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you through this grounding class dedicated to the Root Chakra symbolized by a yellow square and four lotus petals. The practice begins with a sequence of grounding postures and visualization of the chakra and a powerful combination of four mantras: Jyoti Mantra, Gayatri Mantra, Healing Mantra and Akhanda Mantra.
Let Vishva-ji guide you with this happy toes practice. In yoga one of the best things we learn to do is connect to our feet, our roots, our foundation. Nourishing this grounding foundation creates a stable base and is essential to your practice. Practicing with happy toes draws attention to and expands your foundation. The Mantra for this class is Shivo Shivo-Ham meaning I am well being.
Join Vishva-ji by candlelight at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram for this heart opening Akhanda 2 class. The heart chakra is the vortex that allows you to give and receive love. By activating this centre through sounding, posture and breath, you can increase your capacity to sustain loving connections in your life. The Mantra of this class is Hridaya Akashe Chid Aditye, the heart is vast and boundless like consciousness itself.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you in this Akhanda 2 practice focussig on the purifying power of the solar energy. This class will ingite your inner fire and discipline (tapas) beginning with kapalbhati breath to help you purify the pranic body. The Mantra is Om tejoasi tejo mahi dhehi meaning my inner radiance is transforming me. By chanting this mantra you will be able to burn away obstacles in your life.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you in this Akhanda 2 practice focussing on the lunar energy. Chanting Om Som Somaaye Namah will allow you to connect to the restorative moon energy within. When the lunar energy is developed you are able to connect to your heart centre bringing unconditional abundance into your life and radiating it to others.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you in this very special Akhanda Yoga class dedicated to his Guru Baba Prem Nath. Dedicate your practice to your first teacher, with thanks for the wonderful gift of yoga and guidance through your yogic journey. The Mantra is Om mangalam omkar mangalam and it will allow you to connect to your heart centre and attain an attitude of gratitude.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you through this Akhanda 2 class focusing on emotional release. In this practice you will work with the Saman Prana which will help in releasing emotional patterns created within the physical body and healing and balancing the energy within the chakras, all set to the vibration of the healing mantra.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you in this hip and heart opening class. The theme of this class is Apo Deepo Bav meaning youare self lightening. This practice will ground you to allow the flow of emotional release, creating spaciousness in your body and heart, connecting you to the light of your soul.
Let Vishva-ji guide you in this Melody of Mantra Akhanda Yoga Class. During this practice you will chant a combination of four mantras which are the Jyothi Mantra, Gayatri Mantra, Healing Mantra and the Akhanda Mantra, combining these mantras with your practice will allow you to connect to your true authentic self and be in a state of love and light vibration. Try to incorporate these chants in your yoga practice frequently helping you to maintain a blissful, balanced and grounded state of being.
Delve into this 2-hour Akhanda II practice filmed live during the 2016 Akhanda Yoga Festival in Harrington, Quebec, Canada. Rise to greet the sun with this complete morning practice - move, chant, breathe, and experience an unfurling of the layers of socialization until you reach undisturbed, pure vibration, Anando-asmi.
Gently flow through this 90-minute Akhanda Yoga class filmed live during the 2016 Akhanda Yoga Festival in Harrington, Quebec, Canada. Using the last line of the Gayatri Mantra (“Dhiyo Yo Nah Prachodayat”) as inspiration, the theme of this practice is finding strength to hold onto your happiness and blessings. If you have never taken a live class with Vishva-ji, you will gain insight into his blissful nature. In keeping with the theme of this class, you may find his laughter an inspiration for sustaining your own joy.
Find light within yourself through this two-hour Akhanda Yoga class filmed live during the 2016 Akhanda Yoga Festival in Harrington, Quebec, Canada. This practice is themed Apo Deepo Bhav (you are light) to assist you in locating your own light and allowing it to shine. Beginning with the Jyoti mantra, Gayatri mantra and Healing mantra, enjoy the full Akhanda Yoga experience fueled by Vishva-ji’s playful nature.
Join Vishva-ji for this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram. This class begins by candle light with the chanting of three Vedic mantras and continues to the theme Anando Asmi, I am bliss. Enjoy this full-length class and let your inner light shine!
Join in this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram. These classes begin before dawn by candle light. Feel a part of the experience in this morning sessions at the sun rises on your practice. The verse from the Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Karmasu Kaushalam reminds us that when you're seated in yourself, everything you do is perfection!
Join in this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram. These classes begin before dawn by candle light. Feel a part of the experience in this morning sessions at the sun rises on your practice. The verse Yatha Shuddhau reminds us that our innermost nature is always pure and perfect.
Join in this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram. These classes begin before dawn by candle light. Feel a part of the experience in this morning sessions at the sun rises on your practice. The first Yoga Sutra, Atha Yoga Anushasanam, reminds us to experience the present moment fully. Enjoy your practice - savour the now!
Join in this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram. These classes begin before dawn by candle light. Feel a part of the experience in this morning sessions at the sun rises on your practice. This class will focus on stilling our reactions and remembering that we all have an inner light that is still, calm, peaceful, Apo Deepo Bhav.
Join in this live-recorded class at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram. These classes begin before dawn by candle light. Feel a part of the experience in this morning sessions at the sun rises on your practice. This class is for balancing, especially for jetlag after travelling.