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Introduction to the Yamas
Yoga is more than asana. Knowing yogic philosophy can help to integrate one's physical practice into other areas of one's life. The yamas are a good place to start.
Yoga Festivals and Conferences
Interested in a multi-day yoga experience this summer? There are many conferences and festivals throughout North America during the spring and summer months.
Using a Yoga Strap
A yoga strap can be used for warming up and cooling down. It is also useful in accessing poses which demand greater flexibility than one has at the present time. Here are some ideas for using a strap.
Equal breathing is a foundational technique useful to both new and seasoned yogis and yoginis.
The spiritual emphasis of yoga can be summed up in a single word. Read on to find out why.
Muladhara, or Root Chakra
Muladhara, or Root Chakra, is the energy center located at the bottom of the torso. Working with this chakra can help one feel more grounded and stable, and help with problems weight gain, anxiety, and panic.
An Opening Sequence for Home Practice
Warming up is as useful in yoga as in any other movement-based discipline. Here is a sequence that will work with the entire core, for yogis and yoginis at any level.
Yoga for Arthritis
Need to exercise but have arthritis? Yoga is an excellent choice. Medical science confirms what the yoga community has always known: yoga is good for both body and soul.
Gratitude Journals and Meditation
Interested in adding meditation to your yoga practice but finding it difficult to spare the time? Keeping a gratitude journal can help to bridge the gap.
Kapalabhati Breath is Not for Beginners!
Yoga is NOT a quick fix. Taking practices out of context can be dangerous. Kapalabhati breath has been touted as a universal panacea, but it is not for new or casual practitioners.
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