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Yoga For Ultimate Heart Health

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Yoga and Healing

Yoga is the ultimate health management system. Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. In fact, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 34 seconds. Talk about a frightening statistic. Many people turn to medication and exercise to reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke. Although both strategies are imperative to preventing the advancement of heart disease, there’s another one most...

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The Meaning of Ujjayi Breathing

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Teacher Training

Ujjayi Infatuation: Falling In Love With The Breath Ashtanga yoga is obsessed with breath. For Ashtangi’s, no movement on the mat is complete without a corresponding inhale or exhale, meticulously executed according to a carefully observed count. Each posture is a study of how the breath moves in the body, finding grace and strength through its effective use. We measure our time in each pose not by musical cues or a stopwatch, but by the passing of breath. Even our led...

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