Yogrishi Vishvketu designed this profound class style in 2005. Five Koshas classes explore and deepen your connection to the five layers of being, physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive, and pure awareness. By repeating a short sequence three times, these classes focus on individual layers, gradually bringing your awareness inside and allowing you to go deeper and deeper until all that remains is bliss.
In this clip, Vishva-ji explains the Akhanda Yoga class style called Five Koshas, which he developed to make students aware of Yoga Anatomy and guide them on an inner journey through repeating a short sequence three times that are experienced on an increasingly subtle level.
Let Vishva-ji guide you on a journey through the 5 Koshas or layers of being. This 20-minute holistic practice will help you expand your awareness of each layer creating harmony between the physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive and bliss layers, helping you to access your inner truth and pure happiness. The mantra used is Anando Ham, I am bliss.
Practice with Vishva-ji inside Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh, India. Anando Ham, I am bliss, is the theme of this class and is repeated to encourage the understanding that your true nature is blissful. This sequence is designed to address each of your energetic bodies. This class will leave you feeling refreshed and calm with the understanding that joy already exists within you.
Practice with Vishva-ji on the grounds of the old Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram that was visited by the Beatles in 1968. This class invites you to consider that your true nature is blissful and that joy already exists within you. Including dynamic cat posture, twisting warrior, side plank, camel, shoulder stand and fish pose, this vigorous class will leave you with prana pulsing throughout your entire body and all layers of your being.
Let Vishva-ji guide you on a journey through the 5 Koshas. This 30-minute practice will help you purify and expand your awareness of each layer creating harmony between the physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive and bliss layers, allowing you to resting in expansive beingness. The mantra used is Anando Asmi meaning I am bliss.
Spend 45 minutes with Vishva-ji building your awareness of he five Koshas or five different layers of being: physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive, and pure awareness to the theme Anando Ham (I am Bliss). This is a dynamic class Including twisting breathing, a standing forward bend, a balancing squat, triangle pose, camel, threading the needle, shoulderstand and fish. Then you will move into relaxation to enjoy a feeling of bliss through your entire being.
Join Vishva-ji in a peaceful setting for this 30-minute Five Koshas practice focussing on the five different layers of our being: physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive, and pure awareness. Including dynamic pranayama, deep forward bending, standing extended leg pose, a bound side angle pose, bow and headstand or shoulderstand, you will complete this class with expanded energy and a feeling of bliss through your entire being, Anando Ham.
Bliss out with Vishva-ji along the banks of the Ganges River in Rishikesh, India to the theme Anando Ham (I am Bliss). This class is designed to address each of your energetic bodies through a short repeated sequence. Including Kapalabhati, moon pose, twisting breathing, standing forward bend, chair breathing, crane pose, mountain, bow pose, shoulderstand and fish or wheel, this class will get prana pulsing throughout your entire body. You will be refreshed and balanced with the understanding that bliss already exists within you.
Find bliss and balance in this 60-minute Five Koshas class. Allow Vishva-ji to guide you through all layers of your being – physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive, and pure awareness. Through a short repeated sequence that draws you to an ever deeper level of awareness (including Kabalabhati, dynamic cat pose, triangle, warrior 1, boat pose, inclined plane, full spinal twist, shoulderstand and wheel) reaffirm that your true nature is blissful and joyful.
In this 60 minute 5 Koshas Level 3 class, Vishva-ji will guide you on a deepening journey through the 5 Koshas layers. This practice will help you purify and expand your awareness of each layer creating harmony between the physical, pranic, mental/emotional, intuitive and bliss layer holding the space within yourself to connect with your true nature and resting in expansive beingness. The Mantra used is Anando Asmi meaning I am Bliss
Join Vishva-ji as he teaches a 5 Koshas class at the International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh, India. This practice will help you align the five layers of the self by using the breath. By energizing these 5 layers of the self, you will be able to connect to the divine light within and attain a state of bliss. The Mantra used in this practice is Anando Asmi meaning I am bliss.
This Five Koshas practice will help you deepen your journey through the 5 layers of being to purify and expand your awareness of each: Anamaya Kosha (physical layer), Pranamaya Kosha (pranic layer), Manomaya Kosha (mental/emotional layer), Vijnanamaya Kosha (intuitive layer), Anandamaya Kosha (bliss layer). Allow yourself to savour the bliss of just being.
Join Vishva-ji as he guides you through this Five Koshas yoga class. During this practice you will be able to purify and expand awareness of each layer, physical, pranic, mental-emotional, intuitive and bliss, and end by resting in expansive beingness.
Expand your energetic life force in this two-hour class filmed live during the 2016 Akhanda Yoga Festival in Harrington, Quebec, Canada. This class opens with chanting of the Jyothi Mantra, Gayatri Mantra, and Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra to call for healing, illumination, and guidance. It is focused on the Pranamaya Kosha and the five pranas within, and the theme from the Upanishads, Prana Sedam Vashe Sarvam -- prana is available to everyone equally. Full of pranayama techniques, practice in the morning to expand and purify your pranic body.
Filmed live during the 2016 Akhanda Yoga Festival in Harrington, Quebec, Canada, this class highlights Vishva-ji’s joyful, playful nature. During this 90 minute Five Koshas class, you will gain a deeper understanding of the Koshas through Vishva-ji’s guidance and wisdom. Use this practice as a tool to discover your most expansive state and share it with others.
Join in this live-recorded Five Koshas 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. Isha vasham idam Brahmananda swarupam - Divinity is everywhere, to feel this is bliss!
Filmed live at Anand Prakash Ashram, this 90-minute Five Koshas class will guide you on a journey through the energetic layers of your being (koshas). Set to the theme Om Anando Asmi, the entire practice serves as a reminder that you are pure and blissful vibration. With sun salutations and energizing kapalbhati, this short, repeated sequence is the recipe for a beautiful day!
Move from the physical body, to the pranic, mental, and intuitive layers, landing in the deepest aspect of your being, bliss. These five pieces are know as koshas and are the subtle, energetic layers of the self. During the practice, you'll be reminded with the mantra Anando Asmi that your true nature is bliss.
This class begins with a short discourse on the Five Koshas and the True Nature as expansive, joyful, playful and fearless. Set to the theme Ananday-ne jatani jeevanti (glimpses of bliss fuel life) this practice opens with several sun salutations and continues with an uplifting sequence repeated three times for the physical, energetic and mental layers, and ending with relaxation and meditation offering you a glimpse of bliss.