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Yoga Poses For Restoration of Mind, Body And Soul

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Yoga Asanas

Life never slows down, does it? With all the things that need to get done, it seems like we can never stop running. Life is a constant race, and sometimes it feels like we’re losing. We want (and need) time for ourselves, but many of us feel that the pressures of life do not allow us to take this time. However, despite the constant busyness, tiredness and defeat do not have to be a part of our lifestyle. It is essential that we take a moment recover and regain our...

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6 Ways To Use a Wall in Your Yoga Practice

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Yoga Asanas

By: Sally Michell When we think of yoga props the first things that come to mind are usually yoga straps, blocks, and bolsters, and while these are among the most popular aids in deepening your practice, we often fail to take advantage of the props that are literally all around us: our walls! Also Yoga is one of the most effective exercises people can do to help skin to stay glowing. There are so many variety of poses that you can benefit from as yoga improves digestion and...

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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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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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Pranayama The Art Of Breathing

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Yoga and Healing, Yoga Asanas

Pranayama holds a special place in yoga. Yoga practitioners, whether at a beginner or an advanced level, have all implemented breath control as an essential part of their practice. In fact, being aware of the breath and synchronizing with it sets yoga apart from other practices. Breath gives us the gift of life. We draw in “Prana” or life force with each breath that allows universal energy to pulsate through us. Breathing is a subconscious act and and most of us take it...

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