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Memoirs of a Novice Meditation – Hari Om Yoga Vidya School

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 Pramod Sahoo (December 04, 2018)  This is my third article in my series about meditation and I would like to tell you some more about my history as a student of the self-help/new age movement, as well as what I have discovered in my neuroscience study and research. I was actually so inspired writing this that I just kept writing and writing! It became such a big post that I have had to split it into two parts. I .. (Yoga)

International Yoga Day - what is Yoga?

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 Archika Sudhanshu (May 15, 2017)  “Yoga is the journey of the self, to the self, through the self”- The Bhagavad Gita The pages of the Hindu mythology have also witnessed the significance of yoga and its positive impacts on our mind, body, and soul. Yoga has its roots starting from Indian and now it’s breezing in different parts of the world. The UN extrapolated the significance of yoga for .. (Yoga)

The Important Health Benefits of Yoga

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 Narender Kumar (April 10, 2017)  Almost every one of us has heard about the innumerable health benefits of yoga retreats, isn’t it? Be that as it may, have you pondered about the benefits apart from the obvious one that yoga is relaxing? We'll let you know various different advantages that you can appreciate from yoga retreats in India. There are places that offer beneficial yoga classes. Here are a few yoga .. (Yoga)

The Secrets to Stay Fit and Live A Healthy Life

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 Narender Kumar (November 04, 2016)  Every person in today’s world has become busy and to continue with the challenging work they do every day, staying fit and motivated is essential. So to help you live a healthy life, here we’ve come with a few effective secrets that will help you in the process. 1. Stay active and enjoy exercises Reducing the amount of calorie intake is not sufficient to live a healthy life . (Yoga)

What a Yoga Retreat in Bali Can Do for You

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 Bruce Markey (July 26, 2014)  Yoga retreats in Bali can only mean this- falling in love with yourself and the world, discovering magic and beauty, releasing fear, and connecting with strangers who can become soul-mates! You've probably heard so much of yoga and its benefits at invigorating and de-stressing your entire mind-body system. Why not enjoy these benefits on your next break? – Simply choose Bali for .. (Yoga)

Best DVDs with Yoga Workouts and Routines

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 Andrey Fidrya (June 10, 2014)  Do you want to do yoga exercises, but don’t have time to attend classes? Actually, it is not a big problem! You can order several yoga DVDs with do-at-home exercises and start classes with a professional instructor right now. A great deal of yoga DVDs are available for sale today. They are divided into different categories. There are yoga training programs with workouts for .. (Yoga)

Why you should Learn Yoga at Home

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 Vick Condecion (November 07, 2013)  One of the biggest changes that have occurred in recent times is the shift in people’s attitudes towards living healthier lives. One such activity that has grown in popularity is Yoga. This change to learn yoga comes as people realise the numerous health benefits that it offers. If you too are considering learning yoga and don’t know where to start, then don’t feel .. (Yoga)

A Response to Anton Drake from Reverend Ed Hird

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 Arran Smith (May 16, 2013)  [USA], May 14th, 2013: Last week I wrote a press release to promote the new book Atheist Yoga by Anton Drake. As part of that press release, which can be found here, I conducted an interview with Mr. Drake, and one of the topics of discussion was a recent article by Reverend Ed Hird that centered on the idea that the practice of yoga is something unsuitable for Christians. Anton had .. (Yoga)

Certified yoga teacher training: Tips to choose a training center

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 Rajib Dam (January 09, 2013)  Be careful about your body regime. And why not be when lots of pollutants are entering your body through foods, breathing and other modes? To keep fit and remain healthy all along, changing your lifestyle would not be adequate. You have to think about doing physical exercises. But, that will largely help you increase your muscles, let alone overall care about your body regime. Yoga and .. (Yoga)

Presence and Our Range of Emotions

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 Philip Knight (December 10, 2012)  This is a lesson about accessing joy. During a recent Yin yoga class, the teacher talked about avoiding pain. She spoke of a study, which revealed women giving birth most often ask for pain medication because women fear that the pain will soon become too great, and not because it is too painful in the moment. Moment-to-moment the women in labor in the study reported their pain was .. (Yoga)

Why to participate in Port Yoga and Pilates Classes?

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 Rajib Dam (October 30, 2012)  Sticking to a single fitness program is similar to committing to never smoke again by a smoker used to smoke like a chimney. If it is sounding uncanny, then recall how many times you have made a shift of your allegiance to a specific fitness program. Instructors opine of it as natural. Funny what they say? But, it is a fact majority of the fitness freaks usually do it. Often, they .. (Yoga)

10 Tips for Living Radiantly Alive

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 Philip Knight (September 26, 2012)  The quality of life starts to improve by experiencing positive energy and harmony in our lives. Doing things we love, adding variety, passionate living, selfless love, ‘can-do’ attitude – all go a long way in making your life a truly delightful journey. Here are 10 tips for living radiantly alive each day of your life. 1. Set goals: Imagine what is possible. Dream .. (Yoga)

Jewish Assisted Living Facilities for Those of the Faith

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 Bruce Markey (August 27, 2012)  The Jewish culture and long standing family tradition of Jewish people go hand in hand. Jewish children honor their elderly and their parents by showing complete respect for their life experiences. They work hard to keep communication lines open with their aging adults. There is an extraordinarily strong knit community and sense of belonging within Jewish families. There are times when .. (Yoga)

No Nonsense Muscle Building Review for Your Body Building Needs

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 Bruce Markey (August 24, 2012)  If you read the No Nonsense Muscle Building review online, you will get a detailed idea about the muscle building plan of Vince Del Monte. From meal plans to muscle building workouts, you will certainly benefit from the complete muscle building review. The No Nonsense Muscle Building plan covers some of the vital aspects that any muscle builder will benefit. Below is a list of topics .. (Yoga)

Study Yoga At A Gym In Toronto

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 Emily Lange (July 18, 2012)  Joining a gym in Toronto can be a great way to workout with others and to have access to the best equipment available. There are a variety of different workout facilities that are located in the greater Toronto area. Many of these facilities will offer new users a free day or week trial, so that they can attain a sense of the gym and decide whether or not they like it before they join. .. (Yoga)

How Pilates and Yoga Can Make You Fit

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 Anju Arora (March 17, 2012)  According to a report from a leading business news channel, Pilates is our country's fastest growing activity, with almost 9 million participants. Since 2000, the time when it became popular Pilates, has shown fairly steady growth. The number of burgeoning users have grown 450% since the year 2000 and thus proves the stability of Pilates as a workout regime. In recent years it has .. (Yoga)

Online Yoga Classes for All Your Health Woes

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 Albert Miller (December 30, 2011)  Good health is something that each of us, right from the twenty-something youngster to the elderly individual who is low on energy, wishes to possess. However, when it comes to working towards it, few of us have the patience to take out the time required to exercise and keep fit. After all, with the hectic office schedules and time-consuming household chores, there is hardly any time .. (Yoga)

Yoga and Health Benefits Of Breathing Techniques For A Healthier Body

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 Tony Chopp (December 22, 2011)  There are numerous yoga and health benefits of a regular practice ranging from your overall appearance to fitness. Apart from practicing yoga positions, there is one aspect of yoga that can really benefit you, even if you do not have time for a regular practice of yoga positions for beginners, and that is the practice of Pranayama breathing exercises. According to Patanjali's Sutras, .. (Yoga)

Yoga Health Benefits For Your Mind and Body

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 Tony Chopp (December 12, 2011)  The spiritual practice of Yoga has been around for over five thousand years. However, it was quite recently that mass awareness about yoga and health benefits spread around the globe. This ancient form of physical movement and spiritual practice involves mind and body together. In this article we are going to discuss some of the health benefits that can be achieved with the daily .. (Yoga)

Guided Meditation Script - What Type Do You Like Best?

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 Tony Chopp (November 19, 2011)  The images one associates with meditation are the ones you see on the cover of a yoga DVD usually of monks dressed in their saffron robes meditating in temples or of people in yoga classes or individuals practicing at their homes, all listening from a tape. These people are using a guided meditation script to enhance their experience and achieve a deeper level of concentration. People .. (Yoga)

Yoga Poses for Sciatica Pain - Which Are Useful

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 Lovel Rose (September 21, 2011)  This is yet another aspect that definitely should always be emphasized upon regularly. Sciatica pain is most at times noted to be very detrimental when appropriate remedies are not being applied. This is truly very interesting and for this reason implies how important it can be and as such should never be taken as a joke in any way whatsoever. This is truly very imperative and as such .. (Yoga)

How to Increase Energy Naturally - Yoga to Boost Energy

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 Lovel Rose (June 13, 2011)  Yoga has several health benefits include boost your energy levels and improved overall health. You don't need to set aside a special time of the day to do yoga. In fact, can do yoga at any time you want. Try these simple tips energy boosting yoga poses that you can do at home when you feel tired. This article discusses some yoga positions you can incorporate into your daily yoga .. (Yoga)

The Importance of Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Yoga Clothing

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 Manali P (May 02, 2011)  Being “green” has become a considerably popular movement to follow as more and more people are beginning to choose lifestyles that are friendlier to mother earth. You can support making eco-friendly choices by investing in sustainable fabric including the clothes you choose to exercise in on a daily basis. If exercise and sustainability are important to you, eco conscious .. (Yoga)

Guide to Kundalini Yoga

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 Philip Wilson (February 05, 2011)  History of Kundalini Yoga: Kundalini Yoga sometimes called the Royal or Raja Yoga is assumed to be emerged thousands of years ago and it belongs to tantra tradition. The Yoga is based on the fact that the energy that exists outside our body also exists within us in the form of goddess called “Kundalini”. In short, relating ourselves to the universe in the form of Shakti or .. (Yoga)

How To Heal Skin With Yoga Mudras

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 Acharya Vikrmaditya (January 27, 2011)  Heal your skin with yoga mudras Yoga gives your skin a healthy glow by balancing your hormones and boosting the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your skin. This keeps your skin resilient and prevents dryness and excessive sagging. Yoga also tones the muscles of your face and neck. These poses target your facial skin. Medically Poor diet and poor stimulation of the circulatory and excretory . (Yoga)

Pilates Classes NYC: The Beginning To A New You

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 Brad Roberts (January 04, 2011)  Pilates NYC is a place where all are welcome. For training enthusiasts it's the ideal place to refine your game. Positioned centrally in New York, even those from nearby towns, cities and states can have quick access by truck, subway, or taxi cab. Despite the fact that Pilates is definitely the foundation of the programs available, there are additional services offered. People are able . (Yoga)

Know the Benefits of Yoga

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 Kapil Garg (December 23, 2010)  Yoga is one of the most fundamental needs to keep body hit and fit. This is also ultimate and effective therapy to various incurable diseases. Performing yoga on regular basis is said to rejuvenate overall beauty of physique. Many of yoga performers experience salient health improvement especially in terms of removal of several diseases which don’t have difficult medical solution. . (Yoga)

Home remedies and Yoga can be a source of natural health tips

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 Kapil Garg (December 09, 2010)  Health is invaluable and there are certain things that money can’t buy at all. Health comes without price tag. Changing lifestyle has changed our living and eating habits. Consequently, it has augmented the health related issues and problems among human beings. Medicines might not be suitable for everyone and it might cause side-effects. But natural remedies and yoga are bound to .. (Yoga)

With Leading Entrepreneur & Women's Coach Marina J

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 Marina J (November 23, 2010)  I'll let you in on a little secret. You already are a goddess who has enormous power at her fingertips, just by the very virtue of being born a woman. But you weren't taught how to live like a goddess because your school didn't have it on the curriculum. It wasn't important. Your husband/boyfriend/partner didn't learn about it behind the bike-shed at school and your mother didn't learn .. (Yoga)

Hmm...How do you keep your GLOW this month so you don't slide into ill-health?

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 Marina J (November 23, 2010)  I'm going to set the scene: Imagine I walk into your home at 6.30pm tonight and watch you. Here's what might be happening for you: At 6.30pm its’ all systems go. You've just got home and you start cooking dinner. Your ingredients are strewn across the kitchen bench, cutlery and cups are in the sink, and your children (if you have them) are wanting your help with everything from .. (Yoga)

How are you today? From Marina J Coaching Club

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 Marina J (November 23, 2010)  When was the last time you woke up in the morning and decided to have a day that would make your pleasure important? Does even the thought make you laugh out loud?!!As women we like to have a “to do" list running through our heads first thing in the morning, because we like to be efficient. Having a shower, running through the day's events in our minds - tick, tick, tick. Yes we . (Yoga)

The Principle behind Christian Yoga

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 Matt Wiggins (October 14, 2010)  Christian yoga is a spiritual practice of Christians most common in Eastern and Western Countries. It is a discipline that one practices to be much closer to God. Taking the path of Christian yoga can lead to healing of the mind and body. But perhaps even more important than that, it can lead to the discovery of what at the moment is only a potential within you. Many of classes in the .. (Yoga)

Common Types of Yoga - What Is The Difference

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 Matt Wiggins (October 14, 2010)  What is the difference between common yoga and the not so common yoga, nothing only one is practiced on a wider scale than the other. It is up to each individual and their preferences to what form of exercise they choose to practise. Some common types of yoga are performed by people for health reasons. If starting out to practice yoga for the first time then be sure to find out what is . (Yoga)

Confessions of a Yoga Teacher

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 Matt Wiggins (October 14, 2010)  The following are questions that Yoga teachers still need to answer, despite overwhelming evidence that Yoga is “the mother of all health maintenance systems. ” Mainstream thought is finally catching up, with the progress Yoga is making, but it has taken 5,000 years for us to get this far. Seriously, How Can Yoga Make You Lose Weight? Finally, some of the “Yoga and .. (Yoga)

Need power? Try Core Power Yoga

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 Matt Wiggins (October 14, 2010)  Core power yoga is an energetic yoga exercise that physically and mentally challenges to help connect to inner power without stopping and accompanied by a heated, climate controlled Vinyasa. It heals, detoxifies and stimulates the body and mind through balance and intention. Power yoga has created a dynamic, challenging program that combines strength, sweat and spirituality. It .. (Yoga)

Best Yoga Position?

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 Matt Wiggins (October 11, 2010)  Yoga has simple and effective body movements that strengthen one's back, firm the stomach, and redistribute body weight. Yoga exercises stretch and tone the body muscles. They increase endurance and improve flexibility. Yoga Asanas or positions are the best among all exercises for toning muscles, lubricating joints and massaging the body. Yoga postures bring physical as well as mental .. (Yoga)

Bhakti Yoga – The Science Of Devotion

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 Matt Wiggins (October 11, 2010)  Bhakti means devotion to the Almighty. Bhakti yoga deals with devotion to God and achieving the union with Him. This is the easiest of all yoga types. This branch of yoga teaches the relation between the devotee and the divine. It does not involve any technical or complicated procedures. There is no need of any intellectual capacity to master this yoga. It has appealed to the common man . (Yoga)

The Seven Chakras

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 Matt Wiggins (October 11, 2010)  Chakra is a Sanskrit word meaning spinning wheel. These are a system of seven energy centers located along the spine. Each chakra corresponds to an area of the body, a set of behavioral characteristics and stages of spiritual growth. Practicing yoga and focusing your energies during different postures can help you to align your chakras and get all the wheels spinning in the same .. (Yoga)

Chase away the Blahs with Yoga

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 Matt Wiggins (October 11, 2010)  Yoga is a great disposition enhancer and it does it naturally. Any kind of exercise releases hormones that help ease the stress that often leads to the blahs, blues, or outright depression. Activity keeps your mind far from negative thoughts and allows you to gain insight on dilemmas in your life. People who are depressed or “down” often lack the stimulus to exercise. It .. (Yoga)

Christian Yoga?

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 Matt Wiggins (October 11, 2010)  There is an interesting article in the September 5th issue of Time magazine. This particular article covers a spectrum of opinions about mixing Christianity with Yoga. Even, if you don’t agree with a single opinion, it’s a good read, as long as you remain objective. Over the course of time, I have been lucky enough to teach, or practice, with someone from every known .. (Yoga)

Things I've Learned in Bikram Yoga

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 Matt Wiggins (October 08, 2010)  There are many reasons why you should use Bikram Yoga. The advantages of Bikram Yoga can totally change your life. It’s amazing how Yoga can trigger your life and change your perspectives. Bikram Yoga is widely known as the “hot yoga”. It was also called the Bikram Method Yoga. This aims to build your mental and physical strength. Improving your flexibility and .. (Yoga)

Breathing and Relaxing

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 Matt Wiggins (October 08, 2010)  You don't need to fall into the stress mode of life. You can use breath to relax, rather than stress, your mind and body. Yoga helps you to relearn that natural state that your body and mind want to be in: relaxation. Deep breathing is both calming and energizing. The energy you feel from a few minutes of careful breathe is not nervous or hyper, but that calm, steady energy we all .. (Yoga)

Building stronger arms through Yoga

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 Matt Wiggins (October 08, 2010)  I was at work the other day and a co-worker of mine who takes Yoga classes suddenly started pumping a 20 pound dumbbell he had nestled in his cubicle. Being that he does this rather frequently, I asked why and his response was“Oh, my yoga classes don’t do anything for my arms. ” I looked at him puzzled and luckily for me, I had a draft of a book with photos of some .. (Yoga)

Benefits of Chair Yoga – Part 2

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 Matt Wiggins (October 03, 2010)  We have all heard the saying, “Rome wasn’t built in a day. ” Those words are extremely profound, when thinking about correcting poor posture and alignment. It takes years to create poor alignment. Therefore, poor posture cannot be corrected in a single day. A more appropriate saying, when thinking about posture and alignment might be, “The leaning tower of Pisa .. (Yoga)

Benefits of Chair Yoga – Part 3

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 Matt Wiggins (October 03, 2010)  Flexibility is considered to be a “by product” of Yoga practice, but in the case of Chair Yoga, it is often “down played” or taken for granted. Since most Chair Yoga enthusiasts are seniors, the true value of flexibility is mobility. When you consider that mobility for seniors can be the difference between dependence and independence, flexibility is now of .. (Yoga)

Benefits of Chair Yoga – Part 4

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 Matt Wiggins (October 03, 2010)  Chair Yoga can easily work in harmony with most physical rehabilitation prescriptions. Many physical therapists have knowledge of Yoga or are teachers of Yoga. Many doctors, physical therapists, and medical professionals recommend Yoga to patients who are making a “come back. ” Yoga gives these patients the strength to move ahead, when many would be discouraged. The .. (Yoga)

Benefits Of Performing - Standing Head To Knee Yoga Pose

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 Matt Wiggins (October 03, 2010)  Dandayamana Janushirasana is also known as Standing Head to Knee Pose. The core need for this asana is to maintain balance. With the sense of balance you tend to be a determined person from within. Your level of patience is also kept in check by doing this asana. It is a mind and body unison which creates greater impact. A state of balance is brought in your life. A cool and calm mind .. (Yoga)

Benefits of Yoga

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 Matt Wiggins (October 03, 2010)  Yoga through meditation works remarkably to accomplish harmony and helps the mind work in synchronization with the body. How often do we find that we are unable to perform our activities properly and in a satisfying manner because of the confusions and conflicts in our mind weigh down heavily upon us? Stress is the number one suspect affecting all parts of our physical, endocrinal and .. (Yoga)

Beginners’ Yoga Video Offers Good Instruction

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 Matt Wiggins (September 30, 2010)  Trying to find well-produced fitness videos that are truly suitable for beginners can be a daunting challenge. Most tapes these days aim at intermediate exercisers, the ones who know a grapevine from a box step and a lateral raise from a biceps curl. These tapes may offer a few easier moves here and there, but the instruction clearly is geared to people who already know what to do. .. (Yoga)

Benefit of Yoga - The Christian Viewpoint

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 Matt Wiggins (September 30, 2010)  The benefit of yoga is twofold - increased health and unification of the spirit with the body. It is accomplished through the use of many different aspects, but mainly through the combination of Asanas, or postures, and breathing/meditation practices. This raises many question in the Christian community. In my research for this article, I was very surprised at the viewpoint of the .. (Yoga)




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