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Importance of Yoga Props
Think props are just for beginners? Think again. Props allow the body to move farther into a pose and learn alignment more easily. Here is an overview of why props are important.
Introduction to the Chakras
The chakras, or energy centers of Ayurvedic medicine, are increasingly being verified by modern medicine. These seven energy centers help to regulate the endocrine system and thus improve mental and physical health.
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.
Introduction to the Yoga Vayus
The vayus, or winds, are subdivisions of prana, or the life force in the body. This article gives a brief overview of the vayus and how to experience them for oneself.
Is Yoga Teacher Training for You?
Should you enroll in a yoga teacher training? It's important to be clear about one's reasons for doing so before one begins.
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.
Low Cost Yoga
Can't afford the cost of studio classes? There are other options for learning yoga. Here are suggestions for searching out something that works for you.
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.
The spiritual emphasis of yoga can be summed up in a single word. Read on to find out why.
One Yoga, Many Styles
Want to move further into the world of yoga? This article is an introduction to some of the more popular styles available in the yoga world at present.
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