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List the 6 Categories of Poses

Twists
Laterals
Forward Folds
Backbends
inversions
extension

2

Ida
Side of brain
Side of body it controls
Gender
Celestial Body
Describe its Qualities/Function

left Side of brain
Right Side of body
female Gender
Moon
grounding

3

Pingala
Side of brain
Side of body it controls
Gender
Celestial Body
Describe its Qualities/Function

Right Side of brain
Left Side of body
Male Gender
Sun
energizing

4

How to access Sushumna Nadi - What needs to happen in the ida and pingala nadis? What needs to happen in the chakras?

Balance ida and pingala and open chakras

5

Brahmana
with examples of two categories of poses that best support each one
Identifying breath patterns

"To Move Towards"
Sympathetic nervous system
Exaggerate the inhale or holding at the top
energy, fullness, vitality
4:4:4:0 breathing longer inhale
lateral and backbends

6

Langhana
with examples of two categories of poses that best support each one
Identifying breath patterns

"to reduce" cooling
Parasympathetic
Rest and digest
Lengthening the exhale or holding at the bottom
4:0:8:0
inversion and forward folds

7

Samana
with examples of two categories of poses that best support each one
Identifying breath patterns

Balancing or centering
Equal inhale and exhale
1:1:1:1 or 4:4:8:0
twists and backbends from the belly

8

Root chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Muladara (red)
Earth
"I need"
Survival

9

sacral chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Svadhistana (orange)
water
"I Want"
Senses and creativity
little i

10

Solar Plexis chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Manipura (yellow)
fire
"I am"
digestion and ego
gateway to lower chakras and feelings

11

Heart chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Anahata (Green)
Air
"its not about me"
compassion and unconditional love
gateway to higher chakras and feelings

12

Throat chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Vissudhi (blue)
Space
"I speak my truth"
expression of truth and self
Big I

13

Third eye chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Ajna (indigo)
No element or the element of mind
willpower and awareness/perception
command center

14

Crown chakra listed, name the element that it governs, and give two examples of the chakra’s functioning

Sahasrara (Violate to White)
Beyond mind
"there is no I"
wisdom and understanding

15

Prana Vayu
Fill in the arrows to show how the energy moves.
Name where in the body it is located
Describe the function of each vayu
Name a category of pose that strongly builds each vayu.

arrows go in and up
chest and head
to take in prana thro the senses
extension

16

Samana Vayu
Fill in the arrows to show how the energy moves.
Name where in the body it is located
Describe the function of each vayu
Name a category of pose that strongly builds each vayu.

equal sign
the energy of digestion, balancing
learning from life lessons
belly
Twists

17

Vyana Vayu
Fill in the arrows to show how the energy moves.
Name where in the body it is located
Describe the function of each vayu
Name a category of pose that strongly builds each vayu.

arrows go around and out
the energy of circulation
the whole body and goes outside the body
inversions

18

Udana Vayu
Fill in the arrows to show how the energy moves.
Name where in the body it is located
Describe the function of each vayu
Name a category of pose that strongly builds each vayu.

arrows go up and out
the throat
inspiration/aspiration, enthusiasm for grown and creativity
backbends and inversions specifically shoulder stand

19

Apana Vayu
Fill in the arrows to show how the energy moves.
Name where in the body it is located
Describe the function of each vayu
Name a category of pose that strongly builds each vayu.

The arrows go down and out
pelvis and legs and feet.
energy of elimination.
forward folds.