Intermediate Yoga Sequences

15 Poses to Rev Up Your Metabolism

In an increasingly fast-paced world that demands more of our attention and time, everyone is looking for a way to increase their energy. This Kundalini practice

In an increasingly fast-paced world that demands more of our attention and time, everyone is looking for a way to increase their energy. This Kundalini practice, passed down by Yogi Bhajan, the master of Kundalini Yoga, is designed to do just that—it efficiently activates the endocrine system, boosting your metabolism and creating new levels of youthfulness and balance in your body and mind. Think of Kundalini Yoga as a technology you can use to activate your innate vitality and health through movement, mudra (ritual gesture), and mantra (sacred sound). Practice the poses in order, and try not to skip any one posture. You can, however, modify anything to accommodate any injuries and your level of flexibility.

If you have 10 minutes…

Lion laughter.

Try these four poses to boost your metabolism and find youthful health.

If you have 20 minutes…

guru jaget, Ego Eradicator

Work through these additional five poses to activate your innate vitality.

If you have 30 minutes…

guru jaget, boat pose, navasana

Complete the entire sequence for the full benefits of a Kundalini practice.

About our Pro

guru jaget, Easy Pose, with Gyan Mudra

Teacher and model Guru Jagat is a senior Kundalini Yoga teacher who studied under Yogi Bhajan. She is the founder of the RA MA Institute for Applied Yogic Science and Technology, a Kundalini Yoga school based in Venice, California. She launched RA MA TV, a new media platform devoted to making Kundalini Yoga and the yogic lifestyle more accessible. She is also the creator of the indie yoga-music label RA MA Records, which produces
music that incorporates the power of mantra, and author of the upcoming A Kundalini Yoga Guidebook. Learn more at ramayogainstitute.com.

See also: Q&A with Guru Jagat on Kundalini Yoga