0-6 months yoga experience. Taught as 6 week courses to provide a foundation with the basic movements. Classes cover joint warm up sequences, basic stances for strength and flexibility, and coordination with the breath to develop mental focus.
6 months to 1 year of Shadow Yoga experience. These classes focus on learning the stances and developing the breathing rhythm of the first prelude, the Balakrama.
1-2 years Shadow yoga experience. These classes focus on either the Balakrama or Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam, the second Shadow Yoga prelude and introduce the practice of the basic seats
Minimum 2 years’ yoga experience with knowledge of the Balakrama and Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam preludes. These classes focus on the third prelude, Kartikkeya Mandalam and introduce yoga-asana practice.
Knowledge of all 3 preludes
For students to work on developing the rhythm of the preludes with guidance.