• Laura Moser

Music in Yoga

Everyone connects through music, it's the universal language. We listen to music to get us into the right frame of mind, whether it be going out dancing or relaxing in the bath tub.

How does music fit into our yoga practice?

  • It fills the void, the quiet space

  • The tempo helps to build momentum for faster paced practices

  • Calms the nervous system

  • Stimulates the brain

  • Improves memory

Styles of music in yoga:

  • Indian Music

  • Ambient

  • Piano

  • Nature Sounds

  • Acoustic

Instruments:

  • Gongs

  • Shakers

  • Chimes

  • Rain sticks

  • Singing bowls

  • Pan flute

  • Bells

  • Drums

  • Tingshas

  • Hammered Dulcimer

Music on Insight Timer


Sources:

https://blog.yogaallianceprofessionals.org/the-benefits-of-using-music-in-yoga

https://www.healthline.com/health/benefits-of-music

https://www.musicianwave.com/sound-healing-therapy-instruments/

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