Yoga Video Inspiration List

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6 October 2010 20:45 Added November 21/10

Psychological support for the power of yoga practice in discovering yourself, becoming authentic and developing connection. Focus on fear and shame.

Beliefs:Meditation 19 October 2010 10:02 Added November 12/10
Joseph Goldstein interviewed on abc TV. Interviewer’s testimonial “most exhilirating experience of my life”.

What’s my Core Message?
 30 August 2006 9:42 Added September 23/10
Gangaji an American born non dual teacher and author.

Reality is a Holographic Illusion 19 October 2009 10:10 Added September 6/10
The physics of consciousness and how thoughts shape reality.

As It Is 16 June 2009 7:09 Added September 5/10
Explaination of non dualism by Tom Bolton. Very clear.

No Arms, No Legs, No Worries 30 Oct 2009 4:11 Added Aug 24/10
Inspiring videos about Nick Vujici

A Random act of Consciousness December 2007 1:43
What a wonderful world it could be. Read more here.

World’s Cute Yoga Teacher 0:53
Very fun video.

Satsanga with Mooji 11 February 2009 6:54
An antidote for depression – my personal favourite.

Satsanga with Marlies Cocheret 27 Oct 2009 1:34:20
Never not here with Marlies. “just let it be…

Puppetji on Enlightenment 21 March 2007 1:50
All is an illusion. Lets party! Turn volume down. This video is a little rude.

Puppetji on Seeing 21 March 2007 2:13
Seeing is an illusion don’t you see.

Puppetji Who am I 27 Nov 2007 4:01
Just be in this moment… This is a little crude but life is crude.

Jim Carrey on Awakening 4 June 2009 2:31
A short talk about his personal experience of insight.

Hanuman Chalisa 9:47
Homage to Neem Karoli Baba with Krishna Das

Why Mom’s Can’t do Yoga 9 April 2008 1:09
Very cute video of mom doing headstand and baby…

When the Monks came to Chant at Kripalu 29 April 2009 1:43
Very creative and interesting short poem.

Ksenlya Simonova 8:33
Absolutely amazing sand-drawing.

Flexibility Dance 3:44
Just a fun old-time act.

Inspiration: Ken’s Yoga Book List

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The content here will grow over time. Check back soon.
Ken has classified these resources from his library as Level 1, 2 or 3. The higher the level the more in-depth the material.
Currently reading emptiness dancing Adyashanti

Hatha – Postures & Pranayama
L1 Yoga the Iyengar Way. Silva, Mira & Shyam Mehta
L1 Awakening the Spine. Vanda Scaravelli.
L1 Yoga: The Spirit & Practice of Moving into Stillness. Erich Schiffmann
L1 The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice. TKV Desikachar
L1 Back Care Basics. Mary Pullig Schatz, MD
L1 Relax and Renew. Judith Lasater
L1 The Back Pain Book. Mike Hage
L1 The Yoga of Breath. Richard Rosen
L1 Hatha Yoga: The Hidden Language. Swami Sivananda Radha
L2 Anatomy of Movement. Blandine Calais-Germain
L2 Anatomy of Movement Exercises. Blandine Calais-Germain
L2 Pranayama: The Yoga of Breathing. Andre van Lysebeth
L2 Light on Yoga. BKS Iyengar
L3 Job’s Body: A Handbook for Bodywork. Dean Juhan
L3 Anatomy of Hatha Yoga. H. David Coulter Read More »

Kripalu Yoga

Many of the classes taught at alleyCat focus on Kripalu Yoga. Kripalu Yoga – more than just a stretch…Posture by posture, breath by breath, the mind/body integration that is Kripalu Yoga awakens the deepest levels of self-awareness. For it is through such recognition that a new level of caring and compassion is attained. Kripalu means compassion and this is a yoga of consciousness, practiced not only on the mat, but just as importantly “off the mat,” as well.

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Referred to as a “meditation in motion,” Kripalu Yoga is practiced through a unique combination of disciplines. Asanas (postures), meditation, devotion, and selfless service are intended to establish a conscious communication of body, mind, and spirit.

The practice combines moving through progressive stages of relaxation, absorption of sensation and movement, conscious attunement to experience, and free expression of released energy. Kripalu Yoga begins with listening to the wisdom of your body and then focusing your mind on the awareness of the posture and your internal state, taking into account sensations, emotions, and thoughts. Read More »