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Sukha Practise

Sukha is a beautiful sanskrit word. Su=agreeable and kha=space sukha means agreeable (internal) space and in contrast dukkha would mean intolerable (internal) space. Yoga leads to satwa and it leads to sustainable sukha.- Ramaswami Srivatsa

At Sukha Yoga our aim is to share the benefits to body and mind of the ancient art of Yoga based on method of Svastha Yoga which is aligned with ancient system of Ashtanga Yoga by Sage Patanjali. The word Svastha in Sanskrit literally means “to stay as your self” and refers to the state of complete health and balance in body and mind.

In the classes, we will be sharing the knowledge of the ancient art of Yoga and how its benefits to body and mind that is applicable and functional in modern lifestyle.These system of Yoga is base on the legendary yogi, Sri T. Krishnamacharya ( The same teacher for Iyengar and Asthanga Yoga founder ) as passed on to us by his long term students A.G. and Indra Mohan (founders of Svastha Yoga and Ayurveda, Chennai, India).

Svastha Yoga  focus on mindful awareness of breath with syncronise slow movement and the emphasis is on individual attention and postures are adapted to suit individual needs. It is not a matter of different “styles” for different kinds of people, but rather a question of the most appropriate practice for each individual. To ensure the most benefit, the asana postures, breathing and meditation always depends on the person or the group, the purpose and the type of practice. It can be tailor from a gentle to invigoratiing practise based on the goals.

Benefits of practising.

  • Movements synchronised with breath that aid and maintain the health of the spine
  • The proper use of breath and its effect on mind and body
  • Intelligent sequencing of postures to ensure maximum benefit of the practice (vinyasa krama)
  • Maintaining steadiness and comfort within the practice.
  • Increasing both strength and flexibility
  • Adapting postures to address the specific needs and goals of the individual.
For more information regarding Svastha Yoga: http://svastha.net/
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