Yoga: A Legacy That Enriches Your Well Being
Well regarded as the oldest practice of self-development, Yoga received a legacy status in India about 500 years ago. Yoga beautifies your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Moreover, Yoga motivates you to focus on your potentials as well as self-awareness. Yoga has several methods to start with and to carry on a healthy life.Breath Awareness
The act of breathing is so natural we often take it for granted.Understanding Patanajali’s Yoga Sutras (11-15)
Patanjali seems to indicate that Yoga is a gateway to freedom from attachment. As Yoga has flourished worldwide, we are becoming aware that his insight is true.Power Yoga: Great For Core Fitness
Power yoga is a great discipline to help you stay in good shape as you grow older. It is a physical art that teaches the body how to age gracefully, not quickly. Power yoga also requires a lot of devotion, just like a martial art or indeed any fitness program in general. You need to not only learn and master the techniques of power yoga but put them into continuous practice.There is Spiritualism in My Yoga Class
Whether you’re a Yoga newcomer or not, find out if you know this about your Yoga class!Give Yourself A Boost At Work With These Simple, Refreshing Tips
The demands placed on you at work can leave you feeling stressed and drained – leading to reduced performance. However, following this simple 5 minute yoga practice can freshen you up for enhanced performanceRelaxing With Yogic Breath
When a person is stressed or fearful, it causes a person’s breathing to become shallow. Many times we even hold our breath as a reaction to stress or fear. After the holidays, we all need a breath of fresh air! Learn to breathe correctly and with intention.Ancient Wisdom in Modern Yoga
Thankfully, our modern society has realized its need for peaceful breaks in between cell phone calls. Especially in the last decade or so, perhaps after first stumbling over our own two feet, we have willingly reached into the past to scoop up what was once understood by the ancients—the mindful practice of yoga.Yoga is a Fun Way of Promoting a Healthier Looking Body
Yoga has been called a science or technology of liberation. This is because, unlike purely theoretical philosophies, yoga seeks to provide the student with a practical path towards the common goal of liberation. The word yoga can be roughly translated (from its India origins) as “the ability to focus the mind on a single point without distraction”.The Benefits And Joys Of Yoga
If you haven’t tried Yoga yet, its high time you did. Yoga has become so popular now that it is no longer the domain of bored housewives.Getting To Know Hatha Yoga
There are various types of yoga and each type has its own methods and purposes. One type of yoga is the Hatha Yoga which literally means sun and moon, coming from two Sanskrit words Ha which means sun and Tha which means moon.Teaching Hatha Yoga: Help! My Students Do Not Want to Practice Pranayama
Recently, a Yoga teacher contacted me with the problem of students who have closed their minds to the benefits of Pranayama. She teaches classes in her own Yoga studio and has a very warm relationship with all of her students. To give you a little background on this Yoga teacher and her class:Teaching Hatha Yoga: My Yoga Students Do Not Want to Practice Pranayama
Your value, as a Yoga teacher, is that you know the proper direction the class is going in, and why your Yoga class is going in a particular direction. You, and your Yoga students, should not lose sight of this fact. This would be similar to the pilot of a jetliner turning control over to the passengers because of a change in altitude.Spice Up the Winter Doldrums With a New Yoga Program and Watch the Pounds Come Off
People often say that yoga isn’t aerobic therefore it won’t help you lose weight, but this isn’t the case at all. Any exercise speeds up your metabolism, which helps your body burn more calories and thus lose weight.Keep on Laughing – Inside the World of Laughter Yoga!
When you attend your first Laughter Yoga session you will be greeted by the Laughter Yoga Leader or sometimes referred to as the “Club Anchor.” Attendees are encouraged to leave their worries, both physical and emotional at the door and try to connect with their child-like playful spriit. This individual will ask all members to stand in a circle or semi-circle. He or she will then give commands to initiate different types of laughter and exercises, while maintaining eye contact and moving closer to interact with each other. This is done to create a sense of closeness or intimacy among the group members.