Hatha Yoga

Breath-based Hatha Yoga uses awareness of breath to guide your asana practice. Classic yoga poses enveloped in restoring pranayama breath nurture your balance, strength, flexibility, and calm focused centeredness.

With breath-based Hatha Yoga you can:

  • Increase flexibility
  • Strengthen muscles and bones
  • Fine tune balance and stability
  • Improve posture
  • Tone your body
  • Access fuller breath and breath control
  • Relieve stress
  • Promote relaxation and better sleep
  • Quiet your mind
  • Challenge your body
  • Support easy attention and focus
  • Practice self-compassion as you nurture your body’s aptitudes and respect its’ limitations
  • Develop a positive body image
  • Expand your possibilities
  • Promote inner awareness
  • Practice mindfulness in motion
  • Find peacefulness in stillness
  • Drop into your yogic heart center and listen to the wisdom of your heart


The Yoga Alliance®

Recommended Readings

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Edward F. Bryant
  • The Yoga Tradition by Georg Feurstein
  • Yoga Body: the Origins of Modern Posture Practice by Mark Singleton
  • Smart Yoga: Apply the Alexander Technique to Enhance Your Practice, Prevent Injury, and Increase Body Awareness