Thursday, 13 December, 2018

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A Yogi is like a baby

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Babies are naturally little yogis. These little yogis have welcomed yogasana from the time they opened their eyes and let out a screech for milk. They have been doing their “baby yoga” so to speak in a very involuntary sense. We are somewhat hypnotized when we observe babies sleeping with their fat little fingers closed together, a closed thumb lying ... Read More »

A Life Lover’s Guide to Wellness

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Ancient wisdom – Today’s fuel Yoga, an ancient, well thought system can be used not only for healing, relaxation and general wellbeing but can help to reboot the body’s natural energetic flows too. I am often amazed at how actors, celebrities and the rest of the west have adopted yoga into their daily routines, a practice that has a history ... Read More »

Dhyana

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  Almost everyone has experienced the fact that when one starts concentrating his mind on any immediate object or an idea, the mind starts wandering. It is very difficult to keep the mind busy with a single thought. The ancient sages too encountered the same problems. Arjuna, in Gita had mentioned that controlling the mind is an impossible thing on ... Read More »

Common Types of Yoga – What Is The Difference

What is the difference between common yoga and the not so common yoga, nothing only one is practiced on a wider scale than the other.  It is up to each individual and their preferences to what form of exercise they choose to practise. Some common types of yoga are performed by people for health reasons. If starting out to practice ... Read More »

Common Types of Yoga – What Is The Difference

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  What is the difference between common yoga and the not so common yoga, nothing only one is practiced on a wider scale than the other.  It is up to each individual and their preferences to what form of exercise they choose to practise. Some common types of yoga are performed by people for health reasons. If starting out to ... Read More »

Benefits And Importance Of Adho Mukha Svanasana

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  When we take each word of this asana and look for the meaning it comes out to be a very simple word. “Adho Mukh” means facing downwards and “Svana” means a dog. This would mean facing downwards dog pose. This pose matches to a dog that stretches himself with its front and back legs. Therefore this name has been ... Read More »

Benefiting From Your Yoga Practice

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  Yoga is not only an extremely popular form of exercise, but depending on the form you practice, can be exciting or calming, social or meditative, energizing or relaxing. No matter which of these best describes your yoga class, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of every class you attend. * Go to yoga ... Read More »

Benefit of Yoga – The Christian Viewpoint

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  The benefit of yoga is twofold – increased health and unification of the spirit with the body.  It is accomplished through the use of many different aspects, but mainly through the combination of Asanas, or postures, and breathing/meditation practices. This raises many question in the Christian community.  In my research for this article, I was very surprised at the ... Read More »

Ashtanga Yoga – Is it right for you?

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  Ashtanga Yoga is the type of yoga which was urbanized and founded by K. Pattabhi Jois. This kind of yoga is known as the Eight Limb Yoga which has revolved in Pattanjali’s massive idea. It presented that the path of purification is made up of the eight spiritual practices. The first four limbs that represent Ashtanga Yoga are – ... Read More »

And you thought Yoga Was Just Stretching.

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  While on the way to spot a friend of mine at the local YMCA, he asked why I didn’t just join the gym and I explained to him that I practice Yoga and occasional calisthenics at home for my exercises and really didn’t feel the need for a gym membership. His response was predictable: “Yoga…isn’t that just stretching?” I ... Read More »

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