15 min Evening Yoga Flow – Day #15 (BEFORE BED YOGA)

What Is Hatha Yoga?

Hatha yoga is a system of yoga that focuses on the union of prana and mind to attain a state of spiritual perfection. This article explains which physical, mental, preventative, and therapeutic benefits gives you Hatha Yoga.

What To Consider When Doing Yoga During Pregnancy?

If you are pregnant or planning a child, don’t think you cannot practice yoga. But remember that not all yoga asanas are meant for pregnant women. This article explains which asanas are not meant for pregnant women.

Yoga Improves Calm Heartbeat and Cuts Anxiety

Apart from being an effective means of lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, the ancient art of yoga is being hailed as a fantastic way to slow erratic heartbeat and restore it to its normal rhythm. US researchers found that the practice of yogic exercises not only helps reduce episodes of irregular heartbeat but also lifts depression and anxiety in people ailing from the condition. According to experts, a racing and skipping heart is a signal of a heart rhythm abnormality – atrial fibrillation (AF), which not only reduces the amount of blood pumped with each heartbeat but…

Yoga and Leaving the Past Behind

Yoga teachers constantly remind their students to live in the present moment. As Yoga practitioners, we learn to focus on the present, while the future twists, and turns, in front of us. By focusing on the present, the details of the future may become an optimist’s dream. Yet, how do we deal with our past?

The Value of Yogic Relaxation Techniques

Yogic relaxation resembles sleep, but the conscious mind maintains a state of awareness that is responsive to suggestions – much like the stage between sleep and wakefulness. During this time, negative energy is released, and the mind is susceptible to new beliefs and ideas. This is the time when the seeds for deep-rooted changes are planted.

The Drama of Dharma: The Yogic Training of Duty, Action and Freedom

It’s two days after the Balinese holy day of Galungan, which celebrates the victory of dharma (virtue, right action) over adharma (evil, chaos). In astrology, Saturn best represents the concept of dharma, a principal of primary importance to the yogi.

Advantages of Flow Yoga

The term “flow Yoga” is an abbreviated form of the phrase “Vinyasa Flow Yoga.” This form of Yoga is based on movements synchronized with breath. The word ‘flow’ refers to the way the poses are strung together gracefully, and how the Yoga practitioner moves with each breath, while the sequence of movements come together like a dance.

Inner Peace With Yogic Breath Awareness

In Yoga, there are many paths to inner peace. The one path most often taken for granted is pranayama. Many people assume pranayama is just breathing, but it can stand alone as a science and a path toward inner peace. The difference between simply breathing and pranayama is vast.

Yoga Fitness in Our Schools

One option for public schools is “Yoga Fitness” or “Stretch and Breathe Classes.” At the very least, our children will learn to be fit, focus on their studies, and deal with daily stress.

Five Objections to Yoga Class

If you are a regular practitioner, it is hard to imagine an objection to Yoga. Let’s think outside the box toward the most common objections to Yoga, for us to consider, when welcoming new students to yoga class.

Yoga for Self-Acceptance

Dedicate any part of yourself to Yoga and you are sure to be a healthier, more relaxed, and happier person overall. Take each technique at your own pace, and commend yourself for what you have accomplished. Your mind will learn to appreciate you, and you will accept yourself. In truth, we are all…

Yoga Stretches for Sciatica – Get Rid Of That Pain

Most adults will experience some form of sciatica at some point in their lives. For some it will be a brief occurrence never repeated again. For others it will be a persistent, painful reminder of the frailty of the human body. In all cases, stretches for sciatica based on yoga can provide both timely and long term relief.

Benefits of Yoga For Men

Yoga is a form of exercise with an ancient heritage. It will not only make your body healthier, but also give you peace of mind, greater powers of concentration, and help fight off various diseases. In this article, we will look at a few major benefits of yoga for men.

30 Day Yoga Teacher Training Can Change Your Life

30 day yoga teacher training programs give you over a full year’s training condensed into an intensive one month program. While this is a lot to learn in a short amount of time, the experience is highly rewarding for many who have attended. If you are living on campus during the courses, you will get a chance to live with others who will be sharing your profession. This usually leads to building life-long friendships with others in your profession.

Yoga Breathing to Silence the Mind

When the first Yogi practiced pranayama (Yoga breathing) to silence the mind, the results must have seemed magical. At times, calming the mind seems to be a miracle. The mind chatters so much during the course of a day, by creating waves of random and senseless thoughts.

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