Yoga And Brain Function

Posted by on Oct 16, 2016 in Meditation, Yoga and Brain, Yoga and Healing

Can a consistent yoga practice change the brain? I’ve heard many spiritual teachers claim just that in regards to this still mysterious organ. It’s apparent in my Ashtanga practice, that the benefits have been plentiful. Yoga has improved my clarity of mind, tremendously reduced anxiety and depression, and all but eliminated my chronic insomnia. This is no small accomplishment considering I tried many alternative therapies for years with no avail. The Research Says… An...

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Detox During A Yoga Teacher Training

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Yoga and Food

While attending a yoga teacher training in Nicaragua you will naturally detox your body and mind. First and foremost trough the yoga practice which will help you release stress but also by staying in an environment perfectly clean and rich with prana, life force energy. The proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the salty air and the sun helps to boost you immunsystem and replenish you with good pure energy. We get to live in harmony with nature, we go to bed early and rice with...

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Rocket Yoga – The First Power Yoga

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Ashtanga Yoga

Rocket Yoga is a part of what Larry Schultz, the founder of It’s Yoga, called a system or a holistic approach to the traditional Ashtanga Yoga. The system is based on a 6 days a week practice schedule that targets different parts of the body and challenges the practitioner differently through out the week. Rocket Yoga was one of the first styles of Power Yoga. Power Yoga a Vinyasa Style Yoga The general term Power Yoga describes a vinyasa style yoga, inspired by...

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Having a Personal Yoga Philosophy

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Teacher Training

The philosophy of yoga gives meaning to the practice as it guides the seeker inwards towards the wisdom and peace inside. By studying the ancient texts of yoga philosophy we learn that the mind, body and spirit are all one, inseparable. We learn that there are many different tools like meditation, pranyama, asana practice and certain rules of living, Yamas and Niyamas, we can use when we explore our inner world. With a constant yoga practice we will connect to that inner...

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3 Ways To Get Your Focus Back

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Yoga Philosophy

Do you believe yourself to be a multitasking master? Being on the internet and browsing trough your social media while simultaneously doing something else. We have all been there, smartphone in hand, and at the end of the day wondering what did I do today exactly and where did all the hours go. The truth is that we didn’t really accomplish anything and the multitasking in fact was harming our brain. The most important thing in your life is how to stay focused. It is...

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