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Relaxed Breathing Practice in Crocodile Pose


Our breath is guided by life-giving energy (prana), which has the intelligence to know where we need nourishment and where we need softening. Settle into a comfortable crocodile pose and follow along as Shari Friedrichsen guides you to gently shape and relax the breath—with every inhale bringing a fresh opportunity for nourishment and every exhale softening the grip of tension.

Format: .mp3 audio file with download
Length: 3 mins

About the Teacher

Shari Friedrichsen

Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for more than 45 years and is a key facilitator of the Himalayan Institute's Vishoka Meditation Course and the Vishoka MeditationTeacher Training program. She conducts classes, seminars and trainings, nationally and internationally, sharing the Wisdom of the Himalayan Tradition, of which she has been a student for over 22 years. Shari has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar. Shari's unique style incorporates asanas, pranayama and meditation with breath awareness and subtle and gross anatomical guidance to draw the student into the inner experience of yoga and the self. Her approach uses yoga as a vital, powerful, and compassionate component in supporting the body, mind, heart and soul. Shari holds the following certifications-C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, and YACEP-and has presented over 100 videos, audio recordings, and courses on YogaInternational.com as well as being a frequent contributor to the Wisdom Library.

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