Akhanda classes all use a theme to weave yogic aphorisms through the class and the final meditation or contemplation. In these philosophy sessions, we will explore various aspects of the broader yoga tradition in greater detail, its mystics, poets, and teachers from the Vedas, Ayurveda, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras to modern-day teachings. In short, manageable lessons, you will gain an appreciation of these rich and diverse teachings and how they relate to every-day life and practice.
In this video, you will learn about the Manipura (navel) chakra. This is a powerful chakra for increasing vitality and confidence when it is in balance. Here, Vishva-ji explains how to work with this chakra to work through feelings of jealousy and anger.
The all-important fourth chakra, the heart, is in the centre of our energy system. It integrates the three base chakras with the three upper vortices. A beacon of love and compassion when balanced, when misbalanced this chakra can cause melancholy and jealousy. Learn how to expand and balance its flow and open to giving and receiving love!
The fifth chakra, the throat, is a powerful vortex and essential in expressing who we are in the world. When dis-balanced it wreaks havoc with miscommunication and a shaky sense of identity. Learn more about this centre and how to balance it – you'll drop into a greater sense of self and draw to you people who resonate with what you're putting out into the world.
The Third Eye and Crown work seamlessly to expand your intuition and sense of wholeness. If low, our sense of dharma or inner sense of direction in this life are unclear or inhibited. Learn more about how to expand and balance these chakras and achieve contentment and integration. It's a tall order, but open to all – joy and ease are your birthright!
The Eight-fold Path continues with five points of ethics within the limb of Niyama or the observances. Watch as we outline each and their possible applications in daily life.
In this video, Vishva-ji outlines the theory of the Five Koshas (layers of being) from the Taittirīya Upanishad, and touches on the key tools to enhance the Annamaya Kosha, the physical or food layer.
Join Vishva-ji as he explores the Pranamaya Kosha (Energetic Layer). In this clip, he offers insights on four main ways that we can expand and stabilize our pranic being.
Join Vishva-ji to learn more about the Manomaya Kosha or mental/emotional layer. In this clip Vishva-ji explains why some daily quiet time and mantra practice are helpful in keeping the mind clear.
In the video, Vishva-ji will discuss the Wisdom and Bliss layers and how we can align our layers in order to tap into the final layer and a sense of Wholeness.
In this clip Vishva-ji explains the Akhanda Yoga class style of Classical Kundalini, which he developed in 2003 to teach dynamic pranayama, oscillations and chakra mantras to help practitioners stimulate and expand the field of the chakras and ignite kundalini energy.
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.
In this clip, Vishva-ji explains the Akhanda Yoga class style called Inner Reprogramming, which he developed recently to help students slow down, align their mind, body and breath, and enter a more subtle practice of asana. This class is slow and simple and allows for a reboot of your whole energy system.