A style or school of hatha yoga. It is a path centered around awakening and employing kundalini energy stored at the base of the spine. It uses the breath, postures, chanting and meditation to stimulate and move this energy up the spine.
An intense form of Hatha Yoga, that places a great deal of emphasis on powerful pranayama techniques to heat up the body, which in turn is believed to awaken the sleeping shakti energy (Kundalini) that resides at the base of the spine. Once a guarded secret in India, kundalini yoga arrived in the West in 1969, when Sikh Yogi Bhajan challenged tradition and began to teach it publicly.
the meditation used to awaken the energy of awareness, which permits you to envision the content of your higher vehicles and to gain full awareness of the Soul.
A mystical form of yoga centered around awakening and employing kundalini energy. Kundalini Literally meaning "she who is coiled," kundalini refers to an energy force in the body that lies inactive at the base of the spine but can be awakened. Often compared to a sleeping snake, when awakened it is said to ravel up through the chakras to the crown of the head where it can effect spiritual changes such as enlightenment, and even, according to some, physical changes in the body, such as the ability to control previously involuntary bodily function. It is the energy of self-actualization.
A system of practices designed primarily to awaken kundalini energy throughout the body. Techniques used are taken mainly from hatha yoga, focusing more on the use of pranayama, kumbhaka, and mudras and bandhas, and less on asanas.
Form of yoga that aligns the chakras (energy centers), then draws up a stream of energy called the Kundalini (loosely translates as Snake) from the root chakra at the bottom of the spine up the crown chakra at the top of the head. It's recommended that this is done slowly and carefully while learning it as the Kundalini can cause shock to the nervous system.
philosophy expounding the awakening of potential energy and inherent consciousness within the human body and mind.
If you feel you have not reached your full potential in life, maybe this is the yoga style for you. Kundalini translates as "The Curl of the Hair of the Beloved". Through postures, chanting, meditation, and breathing exercises, energy rises up the spine and in the process your undiscovered potential is awoken.
Chanting and breathing are emphasized over postures in this ancient practice designed to awaken and control the release of kundalini energy.
(Shakti Yoga, tantra yoga) : A means of activating kundalini. When kundalini is awake, it enriches human lives emotionally, intellectually, physically, and spiritually. Moreover, its arousal allegedly contributes to the cure of many intractable diseases. abyrinth : An ancient mystical tradition for walking meditation with varied configurations of winding paths, all of which lead to the center and back out again. The idea is to trust the path and to relinquish control. The process of slowing down and reflecting is said to foster insight, clarity and peace of mind.
Kundalini yoga is a physical and meditative discipline, comprising a set of simple techniques that uses the mind, senses and body to create a communication between "mind" and "body". Kundalini yoga focuses on psycho-spiritual growth and the body's potential for maturation, giving special consideration to the role of the spine and the endocrine system in the understanding of yogic awakening (Sovatsky, 1998).