We’re so excited to host Vishvaji for his only workshop in Edmonton in 2019! Vishvaji is the teacher of Prana’s teachers. Many of us have trained with him and visited his ashram in Rishikesh, India.
Join Yogrishi Vishvketu (Vishva-ji) for this deeply restorative workshop to release stress at a cellular level and reboot your body’s natural harmony.
The program will include an introductory discussion of the process of harmonizing movement, breath and thought, a blended Inner Reprogramming and Hatha-Raja class, followed by a Yoga Nidra and meditation.
Inner Reprogramming is an ultra slow series of movements in which the breath and movements are matched at a very subtle level. It deeply resets and harmonizes the whole system. The Hatha-Raja class includes a sequence of moderate postures practiced in conjunction with Brahmaree Pranayama (honey bee breath). This sound vibration releases stress and balances the five elements of your body. There is a focus on postures that influence the pineal and pituitary glands of the brain helping to bring the mind to a calm and uplifted state.
Yoga Nidra is an intentional relaxation like Savasana, but with a specially guided process for scanning and releasing tension from each part of the body. Vishva-ji has a special method of Yoga Nidra that harnesses the power of intentional relaxation across the central axis of the body to maximize the benefits to the right and left hemispheres.
Vishva-ji looks forward to being at Prana Yoga again for this special workshop journey.
Yogrishi Vishvketu has studied and practiced Hatha and Raja yoga and the Vedic healing arts in northern India since childhood. From the age of 8, he studied Vedic wisdom at Kanvashram in the foothills of the Himalayas. With its historic temple and Ayurvedic clinic, Kanvashram attracts many yogic saints and Ayurvedic masters and was an ideal place to absorb these ancient healing and consciousness-raising traditions. Vishva went on to attain a Bachelor’s degree in Sports and Humanities with a specialization in yoga, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in Yoga Philosophy. While at the University of Haridwar, he also pursued courses in Naturopathy, Reike, Pranic Healing, and Yoga Therapy. In 1992 and 1995, he won the All India Inter-University Yoga Championships. Internationally, he offers holistic yoga workshops including asana, pranayama, cleansing kriyas, Ayurveda and Vedic chanting. He also offers yoga teacher training programs, and retreats for dedicated practitioners in Canada and at Anand Prakash, his ashram in the foothills of the Himalayas. The teacher training programs are recognized by the Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level. Vishvaji visits Prana Yoga Studio once yearly for workshops and a retreats in Alberta.