15 Min Twisty Total Body Yoga Flow – Day 7

Easy Ways to Practice Yoga at Home

Yoga is beneficial for health as well as for mind. Doing yoga at home is very easy if you make sure you have right tools and a separate place to practice yoga.

Learn the Power of Yoga

Yoga is a group of ancient spiritual practices originating in India. It has been defined as “technologies or disciplines of asceticism and meditation which are thought to lead to spiritual experience and profound understanding or insight into the nature of existence.”

Breathing – The Essence of Yoga

It’s been said that if you can breathe, you can practice yoga. A fundamental aim of yoga is to help you learn to calm your mind through your breathing.

Back Pain and Meditation Part 1

Yoga is an excellent therapy for healing sore and injured back muscles, reducing recovery time, preventing re-injury, and reducing the risk of disability from back pain. Yoga helps alleviate lower back pain by strengthening and stretching the muscles of the lower back, reducing inflammation and increasing circulation of blood and prana. Regular yoga practice also improves posture and body mechanics, relieving pain and preventing injury by keeping the spine in proper alignment.

Three Ways to Learn Hatha Yoga

Much like any other subject, there are three basic ways to learn Hatha Yoga. In order to effectively process information, it is best to understand our strong or weak points. Each of us learns Yoga in a different way, but it all comes back to the senses of sight, sound, and touch.

Yoga in Practice – The Yama For Peaceful Co-Existence

Within Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, you learn many things, such as the Yamas and Niyamas. Yet, the moral ethics found within the Yamas and Niyamas are not always easy to apply to your daily life. The following is an example of using one Yama and applying it to your life.

Bikram Yoga – My Experience As a Tall Long Macho Man

But, there I was, 30 minutes into the class, having gone from thinking, “yoga’s for girls,” to wanting to cry like a little school girl on the inside at that very moment. At 6’3″ with long limbs and a serious lack of flexibility, I never thought I would find myself twisted up in some awkward yoga pose.

Yoga Not For You? Think Again

For beginners, doing yoga may seem an impossible task. It might seem scary for people who have not tried doing this exercise. Yoga is among the oldest practice for self-development. Its approach is gentle, helping even the stiffest bodies to yield and become flexible in a gentle way. The key to yoga is the non-competitive way of practice.

Back Pain and Chakras Part 4

If you join Yoga a class, you will find many multifold benefits of Yoga Postures over gym fitness exercises. These Yogic benefits have been featured here.

Karma Yoga For Complete Happiness

There is no need to wait for someone else to be friendly first. By taking positive action, we are setting the wheels of karma in motion, and the end result is our own happiness.

Real Yoga – Voyage Into the Self!

What’s Yoga really about? Sure, it’s a great way to get in shape, but are there more benefits than this? Let’s take a look at some methods to super-charge your practice of Yoga!

Yoga in Practice – Ishvara Pranidhana

Ishvara Pranidhana means to surrender to a “Higher Power.” Some Yoga teacher training courses skim over this subject to avoid potential conflicts. Why should the concept of surrender to a higher power be a potential source of conflict?

Swinging Yoga Style – The Ultimate Prop

Have you ever heard of a Yoga Swing? This is a swing that can hang from any sturdy surface, made a little like a hammock and used for thousands of years in the east. This is an ideal way to safely practice inversion therapy and for a gentle stretch of the spine. Inversion boosts brain power. Added to this is the use of the Yoga Swing, to further your Yoga practice.

Back Pain and Chakras Part 3

Besides increasing the physical and psychological performances, this method of psychomotor rehabilitation brings a durable relief to back pain and to the numerous illness bound related to the posture. Its first objective is to change the stereotyped habits. Its addresses those who suffer from stress and from chronic pain, but also to the pregnant women who feel motor difficulties.

Yoga in Practice – The Secret Arts of Yoga and Meditation

Yoga is a lifelong journey, which for some Hatha Yoga students may start much like a gymnastic event. Then, over years of study, Yoga training evolves into self-realization and transformation. Below is a question and answer session, with a student, who is seeking to find the answers to the mysteries of Yoga and meditation.

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