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The Kriya of Chitta & Prana

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Join Hasu in this 22-minute practice, daily if you can! We begin with the Prayer of Intention, then transition with bowing breath to the Kriya of Chitta Prana.
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This practice reveals the First Key of Consciousness, which is impersonal awareness and impersonal Prana. Sound confusing? That’s because you need to do it to understand it! Swami Kripalu shared this practice many years ago with his student, Yogi Amrit Desai, and called it his Gift to the West. It was intended to show the deep power of yoga to Amrit’s American students in the 1970s, and it has more than stood the test of time.
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When you participate, take note of what shows up when she asks, “notice the contents of your mind.”

Sheetali Breath with Hasu Marney Coulter | Yoga by the Sea

Sheetali Breath

This variation of Sheetali breath is a immediate way to shift our mental, emotional, and contemplative state with one breath. Following the breath to the very end of the exhalation places attention on the moment and removes it from the duality of the mind. Follow this breathing practice anytime you want to shift from thinking and doing to feeling and being. Continue reading