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The Art of Breath: Pranayama Series

Practice prānāyāma and study the art of breathing and how it affects and regulates the body, energies of the body, the mind/emotions. Prānāyāma brings clarity, heightening our sensitivity and awareness of deeper levels of being within. Fall is an ideal time to establish a pranayama practice. 
Jennifer Beaumont is teaching a series of 4 classes at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids on Saturdays 8:30am - 9:30am, October 13 - November 3.  Cost is $55. Advance Registration required at  Prerequisite: 6 months Iyengar Yoga consistent study, some āsana practice established.  This series is progressive.
Jennifer, a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher at the Intermediate Jr. III level, has kept a daily prānāyāma practice in the Iyengar tradition since 2001.

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Prāna means energy. Cosmic energy, individual energy, sexual energy, intellectual energy, are all prāna... Prāna is universal. It permeates each individual as well as the universe at all levels. All that vibrates is Prāna—heat, light, gravity, magnetism, vigor, power, vitality, electricity, life, breath, spirit, all are forms of Prāna. Prāna is the hub of the wheel of life. All beings are born through it and live by it, and when they die, their individual breath dissolved into the cosmic breath. It is potent in all beings and is a prime mover of all activity.
— Yogācārya B.K.S. Iyengar, Tree of Yoga, p. 124.