Integrating Yoga Into Your Ayahuasca Practice

Integrating Yoga Into Your Ayahuasca Practice

In the past, I’ve written about how a complete yoga practice that includes postures, breath and meditation can help you integrate the ayahuasca experience into your regular life. In this article, I’ll offer ways you can integrate the practices of Classical Yoga into the ceremonial ayahuasca experience to minimize discomfort and maximize benefit.

Be Your Own Shaman

In one of his presentations Dr. Joe Tafur, an American medical doctor and co-founder of Peruvian healing center Nihue Rao, relates that from the indigenous shamanic perspective, issues such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction, autoimmune disease and psychosomatic illness are caused by an accumulation of negative energies due to physical and emotional traumas, environmental toxins, poor diet, grief, sadness, anger and related blockages.