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Posts by Ishan Tigunait

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Classes / Yoga
Restoring Your Breath’s Rhythm (Crocodile Pose)
The diaphragm is one the most important muscles of the body due to the influence it has on our breathing patterns. Cultivating effortless breathing is a prerequisite for moving inward and deepening our yoga sadhana, and in this guided practice, Ishan Tigunait walks you through the quintessential breath training practice of makarasana—the crocodile pose. Format: .mp3 audio file with download Length: 8 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Classes / Yoga
Uniting the Body and Mind
According to the yoga tradition, our body is the physical manifestation of the much more subtle reality of mind. and these two aspects of being are united by the force known as prana. In this lecture and class, Ishan Tigunait explains how working with the body in a conscious way allows us to experience an effortless breath, which lays the foundation for uniting body and mind. Format: Video with audio download Length: 101 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Classes / Yoga
Befriending the Body
Why is working with the body such an important part of yoga sadhana? In this insightful class and lecture, Ishan Tigunait explains why understanding the nature of our body is crucial to understanding the nature of our mind. By accessing the body and experiencing its relationship to the mind, we gain an awareness of the underlying force that underpin both—prana. Format: Video with audio download Length: 94 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Talks / Yoga Practice
The Role of Relaxation in Preparing for Meditation
In the final lecture of Ishan Tigunait’s series on preparing the body for Vishoka Meditation, learn about the role of relaxation, and how relaxation practices reveal inner space. Through this inner space, we cultivate pranic awareness—the foundation upon which the journey inwards through Vishoka Meditation can unfold. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
5
Talks / Yoga Practice
Finding Steadiness and Comfort: Golden Rule #2
As our journey on the path of asana and meditation deepens, we become aware of two golden rules: effortless effort and discovering inner space. In this lecture on preparing the body for Vishoka Meditation, Ishan Tigunait expounds upon golden rule #2: discovering inner space. Learn how our relationship with the inner energetics of the body lays the foundation for moving inward through Vishoka Meditation. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
5
Talks / Yoga Practice
The Role of Asana in Preparing for Meditation
What is the relationship between asana and meditation, and how do physical postures support the profound journey of Vishoka Meditation? Learn how applying effortless effort in asana enables us to remove physical discomfort so that we grow more steady in our seated posture, as well as prepare for the journey inward through Vishoka Meditation. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
5
Talks / Yoga Practice
Finding Steadiness and Comfort: Golden Rule #1
Ishan Tigunait continues his series of talks on preparing the body for Vishoka Meditation, this time focusing on golden rule #1 of steadiness and comfort—effortless effort. Learn how the concept of effortlessness enables us to move into more subtle levels of self-awareness, and helps prepare the foundation for a fulfilling experience of Vishoka Meditation. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Talks / Yoga Practice
Finding Steadiness and Comfort
In the first video of this new series for Vishoka Meditation, Ishan Tigunait gives an introduction to the concepts of steadiness and comfort, and how these essential tenets allow us to prepare the body for Vishoka Meditation. Learn the importance of creating a physical foundation for an effective meditation practice with these simple but profound concepts. Format: Video with audio download Length: 3 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Classes / Relaxation
Flow of Awareness Relaxation
Flow of awareness relaxation practices allow us to take our inner awareness to the next level and become aware of the underlying lifeforce itself—prana. In this guided relaxation by Ishan Tigunait, learn how to connect to the thread of prana, and allow that sacred thread to facilitate rest and nourishment on every level. Format: Audio streaming with audio download Length: 14 min
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Ishan Tigunait
10
Classes / Relaxation
Breathe Into Resistance
An effortless, healthy breath is a prerequisite for effective meditation. In this guided practice, Ishan Tigunait walks you through the quintessential breath training practice of sandbag breathing—one of the most effective methods to rediscover an effortless breath. Learn how sandbag breathing connects us to the five qualities of yogic breathing and facilitates profound relaxation of the nervous system. Format: Audio streaming with audio download Length: 10 min
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Ishan Tigunait
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Meditations / Breath & Prana
Breath Awareness Meditation (Short Form)
In this short breath awareness meditation, Ishan Tigunait guides you through a simple but profound practice to awaken inner strength and clarity. Learn how to connect with the effortless flow of inner awareness and experience how this thread of prana has the ability to infuse the mind with vitality and joy. Format: Audio streaming with audio download Length: 6 min
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Ishan Tigunait
15
Meditations / Breath & Prana
Breath Awareness Meditation (Long Form)
Learn how to connect to the subtle realm of your being with this guided breath awareness meditation. Balance and connect to the effortless flow of awareness that engenders a deep sense of calm and profound relaxation for the nervous system. Experience breath as the gateway to inner unfoldment and acknowledge the extraordinary potential of breath to awaken the mind. Format: Audio streaming with audio download Length: 15 min
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Ishan Tigunait