Kundalini yoga can be an extremely rewarding and beneficial practice for people looking to maximize their physical, spiritual, and mental well-being. This form of yoga combines traditional yoga postures and exercises, along with meditation and a commitment to self-awareness and personal growth. Many practitioners consider it to be a form of holistic healing, as it focuses on bringing together the mind, body, and soul to promote balance and harmony.
The primary goal of Kundalini yoga is to awaken and elevate the energy within us—known as the kundalini—which can help us to experience a higher level of awareness, understanding, and connection to the divine. As we practice, meditation, healing, and spiritualism come naturally, allowing us to feel joy and contentment while connecting to our higher self.
In Kundalini yoga, postures and movements are combined with pranayama (breathwork) and chanting/singing as well as mantras. During these movements, we focus on channeling internal energy to gain comfort and peace. While specific meditative techniques used in Kundalini classes may vary, a consistent element is focusing on breath and body posture in order to relax our mind and elevate consciousness. This deeper connection can lead to a heightened sense of joy, meditation, self-realization, and healing.
Kundalini is designed to bring physical, emotional, and spiritual healing and balance into our own lives. Many practitioners report that it has helped them feel happier and more fulfilled. Whether you’ve been practicing Kundalini yoga for a while or are just beginning, this practice can really help to bring peace, healing, and comfort into your life.
Through the mindful practice of Kundalini yoga, we can rebalance the body and mind and experience the healing benefits of meditation and healing. It can provide the space to enjoy a greater sense of comfort, joy, and connection – leading to ultimate happiness.
Gail Allen and Danielle Schwartz are both 500-RYT yoga professionals trained in Hatha and Kundalini Yoga. They specialize in Holistic, Trauma-Informed Counseling, Chakra Healing, Curvy Yoga, Reiki | Energy Healing, Ayurvedic Science, and other modalities of healing.