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The Purpose of Yoga- The Change We Wish to See

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi once said, “We must be the change we wish to see.” What are the deeper implications and universal meanings of these words? You could spend years analyzing the words of Mahatma Gandhi. In a Yoga class, he is often mentioned as the “shining example” of a Karma Yogi.

Teaching Hatha Yoga – Ethics and Professionalism

Any time you are sitting at the front of the Yoga class, in a teaching capacity, your role must fit comfortably into Yoga teacher / Yoga student relationship guidelines. This concept of “role playing” is a difficult transition for any Yoga intern, regardless of past experience.

The Purpose of Yoga – Problem Solving Skills

So, what is the answer to solving life’s many problems? Firstly, people who consistently solve difficult problems remain calm, even when everyone around them is in “panic mode.” A person, who can react calmly in the face of danger, while everyone else is filled with panic, has a trained mind.

The Purpose of Yoga – Solutions for Depression

Coping with depression is not easy, and severe depression is truly a “tough road to travel.” Yet, Yoga contains many alternative methods to lift your spirits beside “Laughter Yoga.” Hatha Yoga has many aspects, which will aid anyone in times of depression. A Yoga teacher is not a substitute for a psychiatrist, but Yoga practice is beneficial for a holistic approach to mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional health.

How Yoga Can Help You?

Yoga is a highly effective way to gain mental benefits. However, yoga also offers additional physical and psychological benefits that many aren’t aware of.

Learning To Love The Yoga We All Hate

Listen in to conversations after any yoga session, and we’re almost guaranteed to hear someone discussing this or that yoga pose that they hate and wish they never need to do again – ever. But why are there certain poses that we want to avoid, and what can we learn from them?

Teaching Hatha Yoga – Abundance is Under Your Nose

Have you been overlooking opportunities because of “programmed thinking?” Some people, even Yoga teachers, feel they do not deserve opportunities. They scratch out a modest existence because they have been programmed for less than optimum results.

Have a Laugh with Laughter Yoga!

Laughter Yoga is a physically-oriented technique that uses a perfect blend of playful, empowering and otherwise tension-releasing laughter and breathing exercises. These exercises are simple, structured, and based on the philosophy of acting happiness.

Managing Stress with Hatha Yoga

Learn about how to manage your stress with yoga and yoga’s effect on stress.

The Purpose of Yoga- Enhanced Intelligence

Is your intelligence quotient “carved in stone?” Some researchers might believe it, but we know if a person makes up his or her mind to learn, this same person will become more intelligent. The idea of enhanced intelligence comes with the desire to change, learn, and achieve.

Practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Find out what the eight limbs of yoga have to do with ashtanga vinyasa yoga. We also discuss ashtanga’s distinctive form of breathing, and provide an overview of the practice itself.

A Combination Of Yoga And Weight Training Can Provide Men With Vitality And Positive Thinking

I will address the physical aspects of the yoga technique in this article. No attempt will be made to address any so called “spiritual” aspects as that is beyond the scope of this text and can be counter-productive to the yoga experience.

The Highly Complicated Swara Yoga Takes Breathing Exercises To A Higher Level

There are three types of ‘swaras’- the Left Swara (Ida Nadi), the Right Swara (Pingala Nadi) and Sushumna or third Swara. All the ‘swaras’ are influenced by the cycles of the moon. This article discusses all three types of ‘swaras’ and their place in yoga.

Mantra Yoga Focuses On Using Chants To Achieve A Spiritual Balance And Peace Of Mind

Mantras are an effective way to reach super consciousness because they help the mind to calm down and move away from daily distractions. The sole object of meditation is then fully realized and achieved. Chanting mantras have a soothing effect, and the combination of the meaning and rhythm of the mantra helps your thoughts to settle into the meditative state.

The Five Main Yoga Techniques for Beginners Recommended By Yoga Practitioners

Yoga practitioners typically follow five specific Yoga techniques. These yoga techniques are proper posture, proper joint movement, controlled breathing, meditation and total relaxation. This article explores those five yoga techinques.

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