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Heidrun Kolb

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Pranayama
« on: July 23, 2004, 01:11:40 PM »
Hallo David

My freund has been at your workshop and says that Guruji (Pattabhi Jois) originally showed you pranayama exercises.

Can you tell me a little about these and how I start to practise also?


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David Williams

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Re: Pranayama
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2004, 07:39:32 PM »
Dear Heidi,

Yes, Pattabhi Jois showed me the Ashtanga Yoga pranayama in 1973, and I have been enjoying practicing it everyday since.  The pranayama can only be taught in person.  For the present, let your 3 finishing postures be your pranayama and do them with more mental focus, stronger mulabandha, and deep, but comfortable breathing.  "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear".

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David