Essential Kundalini Yoga is a practical guidance in Kundalini Yoga for new and experienced students and teachers, for happiness, health, and fulfillment.
Kundalini is a universal life force within each of us that, once awakened, holds the power to transform every facet of our lives. Kundalini Yoga is the art and practice of activating this radiant energy. With their book Essential Kundalini Yoga, Karena Virginia and Dharm Khalsa present the core principles and practices of this revered tradition in an inviting and accessible guide.
Karena and Dharm say:
“Kundalini Yoga opens a joyous space for connecting deeply with the energy states of our being,. It brings vital health to the body and opens our consciousness to new potentials of awareness.”
Highlights of this book include:
Gorgeous photos, illuminating step-by-step instructions
Detailed instructions, explanations, and illustrations for core kundalini practices—mantra, pranayama, bhanda, asana, kriya, meditation, and more
Seven traditional Kundalini Yoga routines, including a pituitary gland series for intuition, yoga for the immune system, and detoxing for radiance
Understand the science of the practice, including its effects on the glandular system, spine, nervous system, and skeleton
Meditations, mantras, and yoga postures to activate each of the chakras and bring health to your energetic body
Remedies for common emotional challenges—dealing with fear, shame, and depression, among others
Kundalini secrets for getting better sleep, aging gracefully, enhancing fertility, cultivating vitality, and more
Rooted in the tradition of Kundalini yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, and infused with a sense of infinite possibility, Essential Kundalini Yoga is a joyful invitation for yoga practitioners of all levels to awaken the vital energy within and receive the gifts that emerge from connecting more deeply with your own potential for creativity, abundance and joy.
Soft cover, format approximately 20,3 x 25,4 cm
330 pages, many illustrations
Karena Virginia is a certified healer and registered yoga instructor who has taught in the Kundalini and Hatha schools for nearly 20 years. Before her career as a spiritual teacher, she worked in the entertainment industry as an actor and model. Karena’s work encourages us to connect with our own personal truth through love, compassion, inner beauty, and radiance.
Dharm Singh Khalsa has been teaching Kundalini Yoga since 1980 and spent many years as a close student and staff member of Yogi Bhajan, serving as his personal assistant for nearly a decade. He is on the board of trustees of the 3HO Foundation and Unto Infinity, as well as the Siri Singh Sahib Corporation, the non-profit organization that has overseen Kundalini Yoga in the United States since the passing of Yogi Bhajan in 2004. Dharm is a minister of the Sikh faith and has recorded four albums of mantra music, for example the Sadhana album Angels of Awakening. He teaches Kundalini Yoga workshops throughout the United States and Europe and currently resides at the Kundalini Ashram Community in Espanola, New Mexico.
Created for the modern yoga practitioner, Essential Kundalini Yoga offers clear, comprehensive instruction in the key insights and practices of Kundalini Yoga. From philosophy and lifestyle, to working with anatomy and physical asana, to activating our energy bodies, Essential Kundalini Yoga is a uniquely practical and in-depth yoga manual.