Thierry Ananda: Kundalini yoga

Kundalini yoga: Thierry Ananda – all levels

sundays 10:00- 11:30

Kundalini yoga is practiced as a way to awaken the latent power of the nervous system (kundalini) by focusing on energy centers (chakras). Dynamic body exercises are used in combination with different breathing techniques, especially with the breath of fire or the Kapalabhati. The breath is central in this form of yoga.

Kundalini yoga is also called the yoga of consciousness. With regular practice of Kundalini Yoga we become aware of our being human; awareness of our own actions and their consequences. As a result we enhance our communication from the here and now.

Kundalini yoga has a very direct effect on both the nervous system and the glandular system of the human being.  We immediately experience the effect of the exercises in the form of increased relaxation, vitality and alertness.

Thierry: “My yoga journey starts 20 years ago, at the Iyengar Yoga studio in Amsterdam. Never could I have imagined the healing effect J experienced and the peace I felt after the class. I had 8 years of Korean martial arts training and yoga brought my practice to the next level. My body awareness increased and the world of conscious awareness revealed itself to me. I never stopped. In 2010 I discovered the Ashtanga practice and only a few years later I got my license to teach Vinyasa and Yin yoga.

In my search for refinement and a more complete practice I discovered Kundalini Yoga in Barcelona in 2014. I was completely taken by the potency and completeness of the practice.

I was impressed with the variety of the exercises, the different Pranayamas (breathing techniques), the postures (asana’s), the clear focus on the mental and energetic benefits of the postures and the beautiful meditations at the end of the practice to ‘seal’ the impact of what we did in class, at times even including the usage of our voice, reciting mantra’s.

My intention is to share with you the beauty of this powerful of yoga, accompanying you on the journey of discovering what potential resides inside of you. The practice will show you the bealjng quality of your breath, work on strengthening your nervous system, increase your awareness and your mental balance, build your stamina and resilience, so you can go through life with your heart as the compass for your choices and the place where you can always return to and find your rest. That is what it did for me.

I invite you wholeheartedly to my classes to get a taste of the practice and if you choose so, fully immerse yourself into it”.