Bringing together opposing qualities and energies.
The interaction of active practice elements such as sun salutations, headstand, backbends or arm balances and gentle sequences such as forward folds, hip opening, shoulder stand or resting pose, characterizes this practice. The conscious alternation of physical tension and relaxation and of concentration and release on a mental level, create harmony and balance.
Hatha yoga is a traditional yoga method and also considers contexts of yoga philosophy. With the help of Pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, mudra (energy locks) and mantra (reciting, chanting) yogic understanding is passed on.