Yoga is a complete system designed to unite mind, body, and spirit. Exercise is only one aspect of the Yoga system. This category introduces you to aspects of Yoga beyond just the poses.
3rd Chakra Solar Plexus-Chakra Primer
Next in the series “Chakra Primer” is the third Chakra. This yellow Chakra is the solar plexus also known as Manipura. Each Chakra is very unique, read this article for some characteristics: associated colors, main issues involved, glands and body parts affected, astrological sign, and sense.
8 Guidelines to Developing Intuition
If you have practiced yoga and are ready to deepen your practice, you may want to consider Patanjaliï¿½s eight limbs of yoga to develop your intuition.
A Yoga Primer Chakras - Root Chakra
Chakras are energy centers throughout the body each with their own distinct characteristics. There are 7 Chakras running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. I will be taking you on a tour of each chakra for the next few weeks.
Fourth Chakra Anahata – The Heart
This article is the next in the series “Chakra Primer”. The fourth Chakra, Anahata, is the heart. This green chakra is the center of love and compassion.
Most Popular Styles of Yoga
There are many styles of yoga to choose from. The most important thing is to pick a style that suits you, physically and mentally. Here are some of the most popular styles of yoga to try out.
Patanjali 8 Limb Path [offsite link]
Want some deeper insight to yoga history? Learn about Patanjali´s eight limb path. It´s a way of life!
Second Chakra Sacral –Chakra Primer
Chakras are energy centers throughout the body each with their own distinct characteristics. There are 7 Chakras running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. This is the second Chakra the Sacral Chakra. It is part of my series – Chakra Primer.
The Path of Yoga
Yoga is a whole and complete practice which can lead you towards Self realization. By following Patanjali's Sutras and persistent practice, liberation may be achieved.
The Six Branches of Yoga
It is thought that originally yoga was a practice to prepare the body for extended meditation as well as the mind. There are many styles of yoga but there are only six branches of the original tradition.
Why Practice Sun Salutations
We do Sun Salutations for many reasons such as our physical health. The poses involved are excellent for the whole body. Sun Salutations can also have a resounding affect on you mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Here are some thoughts for the physical and mental sides of the practice.
Yoga For Self-Realization
Yoga has been practiced for centuries as a way of liberating the mind and to find our true nature. In this article I address the age old question of "who am I" and how Yoga can help us discover an answer.
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