It is the most known style of Yoga. The aim of Hatha is to mobilize the body - through asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), relaxation and meditation you can calm mind and emotions.
Vinyasa Yoga is another dynamic style of yoga that comes from hatha. With the same goal as Hatha of wanting to balance mind-body-emotions. The practice is much more vigorous than the traditional hatha, since you have to synchronize the breathing with the movement in the sequences of asanas.
Kundalini is the energy that we all have inside. The practice of Kundalini Yoga allows to unblock this energy and expand it in our body. By letting it flow, our consciousness rises to ourselves and we are healed from within. In India it was always considered a clandestine practice because of its enormous transforming potential. Today we learn the Kundalini thanks to the transmission of Yogi Bhajan, who took this discipline to the West in 1969. Through kriyas (series of asanas, postures) physical exercise and breathing are combined with meditation and the chanting of mantras. Kundalini Yoga is a serious, fast, effective and profound practice. It is the yoga of the Now to become more aware of oneself.
Is a method was created in 1984 by Sharon Gannon and David Life. This style of Yoga reintegrates physical and intellectual aspects of yoga leading to spiritual awareness.
The name Jivamukti is taken from the Sanskrit term” jivan” (individual soul) and “mukti” (liberation) and means Liberation while living, which is the ultimate aim of the practice.
Jivamukti is a form of Hatha Yoga taught in a vinyasa style where each movement is linked to the breath. Each Open class focuses on a theme drawn from the Focus of the Month, written by Jivamukti Yoga founders. The spiritual teachings are supported by ancient scriptures of yogic philosophy such as Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita, and Hatha Yoga Pradipika. Sanskrit chanting, uplifting music, yogic breathing practices and meditation are part of every Open class. The Jivamukti method expounds upon five tenets: Ahimsa (non-harming), Shastra (study of scriptures), Nada (sound current), Bhakti (devotion), Dhyana (meditation). The Jivamukti method of Yoga is one of the nine internationally recognized styles of Hatha Yoga with the other eight being: Ashtanga, Iyengar, Viniyoga, Sivananda, Integral, Bikram, Kripalu, and Kundalini.
Today Jivamukti Yoga is practiced around the world with the main center in New York City and its affiliates in the US, Canada, England, Germany, Russia, and Australia. People love this style of Yoga for the way it brings together the philosophical, intellectual, spiritual and physical aspects of yoga, having as its aim nothing less than enlightenment.
Yoga on the swing gives you the opportunity to move faster in that flow. It allows you to stay longer in the posture and feel it on a deeper level, it allows you to adjust, reposition and breathe the new "asana". The swing has the advantage of being able to perform yoga with a therapeutic work for the joints at the same time that guarantees the physical deepening in a safe way.