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Embodied Breath

Foundations | An Intimate Guide Through the Inner Architecture of Pranayama

Transform your breath.  your practice...

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BUILD FOUNDATIONS

& gain clarity, confidence and inspiration 

The Embodied Breath is comprehensive foundations program that opens us to the inner architecture of Pranayama. 

This course will give you the clarity, inspiration and support to expand your understanding

of the transformative power of Pranayama.

PRANAYAMA IS FAR MORE THAN A BREATHING PRACTICE.

 

Pranayama expands and refines our capacity for feeling.

It is through the intelligent refinement of feeling we open a unique sensitivity t

o the essential qualities of our inner life.


Pranayama expands and refines our capacity for feeling.

This deeper relational intimacy with the living contours of our

body and heart and mind has a profound effect on

the way we approach our yoga practice.

 

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Pranayama practice is about the cultivation of intimacy as much as it is about the breath.

Prana is life energy

pranayama is about the cultivation of and refining our relationship with the living contours of life, the direct living current of life freed from habitual patterns of the past

Build and learn a deeper working understanding of Prana (life energy/ universal life force) and how to work with it.

Beyond the just the breath, you will gain a refined sensitivity to the rich and responsive contours of  energy and feeling.

Pranayama expands and refines our capacity for feeling. This deeper relational intimacy with the living contours of our body and heart and mind has a profound effect on the way we approach our yoga practice.

Pranayama practice is about the cultivation of intimacy as much as it is about the breath.

Pranayama helps us cultivate a responsive intelligence within the living terrain of feeling itself.

PRANAYAMA IS FAR MORE THAN A BREATHING PRACTICE

This 6 week course will guide you through the rich and subtle terrain of pranayama. 

Pranayam is far more than a breathing practice.

 Step by step, using both theory and practice, we will build a solid foundation by refining your understanding of the breath and feeling and help you gain clarity and confidence in working with energy and the breath.

 

We are not only refining our understanding or what pranayama is we are actually cultivating a responsive intelligence within the living terrain of feeling itself.

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beyond technique

PRANAYAMA EXPANDS AND REFINES OUR CAPACITY FOR FEELING 



n this training you will gain a deeper working understanding of Prana (life energy) and how to work with it.

You will gain a refined sensitivity to the rich and responsive contours of feeling.

This deeper relational intimacy with the living contours of our body and heart and mind has a profound effect on the way we approach our yoga practice and our lives.

Pranayama practice is about the cultivation of intimacy as much as it is about the breath.

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integrate and transform

PRANAYAMA EXPANDS AND REFINES OUR CAPACITY FOR FEELING 

While it is proven that breathing exercises provide tremendous benefits and are great additions to asana and meditation practices, pranayama is so much more than just breathing techniques. It expands and refines our capacity for feeling.  

The practice of pranayama is as much about the cultivation of intimacy as it is about the breath.  This deeper relational intimacy with the living contours of our body, heart and mind has a profound ef

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The Embodied breath course if as much about cultivating the responsive intelligence of feeling and intimacy as it is about the breath.

Feeling is how we make contact with prana, we know it by feeling it.

Our pranyama practice deepens our relationship with feeling itself, the rich and subtle and endlessly malleable dynamics of feeling.

If we practice intelligently we are exploring ways to lubricate our feeling habits and open the possibility for a more refined sensitivity to life.

This will open you to a whole new world of possibilities.

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Pranayama

is an intimate process of apprenticing ourselves to

the subtle and responsive intelligence of life

Pranayama is much more than

a breathing practice.

This unique training that blends theory and practice designed to awaken in you a deeply personal and embodied encounter with the intimate dynamics of your subtle energy body.

 This training is step by step process helping you discover, through experience, the living contours of the mind-body-environment connection.

Pranayama is much more than a breathing practice.

It is an intimate process of apprenticing ourselves to the rich and subtle intelligence of life,.

It is pointing us toward investigating our relationship with life itself, the living current of life freed from the habitual self contracting tendencies of the past. 

some of the themes

we will cover

EMBODIMENT -Inhabiting the body beyond body image

safety -How safety effects our energy body

Boundaries -Bandhas, habitual and natural

Theory -Understanding energy and mind

grounding -The 5 pillars of grounding

prana as nourishment - life as a sensual banquet

intimacy - The guidance of responsive intelligence

befriending feeling - Trusting  life

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By the end of this course you will have established a simple yet deeply personal pranayama practice

What students say.

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The opportunity to attend one of Paul’s events is an opportunity for me to deepen my practice and embody the ancient teachings of Yoga. Paul’s amazing wisdom and depth of knowledge allows me to release into his care and let go of all pretensions and expectations.

Paul has a wonderful way of making each student feel special and valued and allows them to ‘start where they are at’.

As a Yoga Teacher myself, attending Paul’s retreats are part of

my ongoing personal development and teacher training as I find I learn so much from him and my fellow retreat participants.

I give Paul’s retreats my highest recommendation.

Gina Macaulay  --  Owner/ Director of Yogahara

What students say.

Paul Wooden is a yoga teachers’ teacher. He offers a wonderful, eclectic blend of yoga traditions.

 It’s hard to convey the deep richness of his teaching, nor the exceptional skills and mastery that he uses in his work. Paul has a massive depth of theoretical and practical knowledge in all areas of yogic study.

He teaches with an open heart and humility, honouring each student with deep respect, and delicately nurtures each student’s development.

Personally, I consider being Paul’s student to be essential to my ongoing training and development as a yoga student, yoga teacher and student of life!

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Claire Heywood - Director of Sun Yoga

About Paul

Paul Wooden has been practicing and studying yoga and meditation for 35 years and teaching for 30 years.

He draws from his experience in many different styles and traditions and, through a practical understanding of their underlying unifying principles, weaves together a cohesive and integrated approach to yoga. 

Paul is a unique voice in the world of yoga.  He has a way of bringing the sometimes abstract teaching of yoga into ordinary language making them accessible and workable in our lives.

For Paul, yoga is first and foremost a relational process, with technique being a way to serve a deepening and more intimate relationship with ongoing moment to moment reality of our lives.

Working with Paul is an invitation to the deeper dimensions of practice. His particular way of working opens us to the sensitivity and receptivity necessary for the subtler inner practices. 

 

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