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Yoga at Home Can Relieve the Pressure

If you are interested in participating in yoga, but are turned off by the thought of a traditional class, then yoga at home may be the answer you have been looking for. There are many class settings that will offer yoga resources, but what you may not know is that you may have many more resources at

Branding Mindfulness - Losing the Labels

Can't find the right brand of mindfulness?Looking for the best label of compassion?Here's a cheer for going generic and developing your own favorite kind of human goodness.

5 Body Parts You Didn't Know You Had

Doing a lot of yoga and you'll become way, way more familiar with your own anatomy. Here's an intro to a few body parts you didn't know you had.

How Power Yoga Benefits You

Doing power yoga after you wake up in the morning, gives you energy for the whole day. If you pair it up with short, nightly routines, it would be relaxing for you. A few asana can help you to sleep and also, make you feel energized in the mornings. Because yoga starts with breathing, it helps you t

Hatha Yoga - One of the Best Yoga Methods For All Ages

Are you a young athlete who thrives on power workouts? Are you a baby boomer and stressed? Are you a senior citizen who needs to stretch those hamstrings? Hatha Yoga can be the yoga method for you.

What Material Should Your Ashtanga Yoga Mat Be Made of?

Ellen had just signed up to take her first yoga class at the gym, at the urging of her best friend. Her best friend had been taking yoga for many years, and she had finally convinced Ellen to give it a try. While Ellen was excited to be trying something new, she was also full of questions, so she ca

Practice Guide For Pregnant Yoga Students

Pregnant yoga students will find routines really beneficial, but they need to be careful about the way in which they perform the exercises. The first weeks of pregnancy are not the best time to get into yoga asanas. If presently going through the 8 to13 week of your pregnancy, it is better to avoid

What is a Body Meditation?

A body meditation is the kind of meditation that allows you to focus on your body while being in a comfortable position.Just like any other forms of meditation, there is no right or wrong method in performing it.

What is Meditation? The Answer is in the Question

Meditation is an ancient practice designed to free your mind from the enslavement of your ego. By ego I mean in the way that you identify with your sense of self.In the ordinary world view our sense of self is defined by our ego which feels, acts, has a physical body, a personality and is a separate

Yoga Not For You? Think Again

For beginners, doing yoga may seem an impossible task. It might seem scary for people who have not tried doing this exercise. Yoga is among the oldest practice for self-development. Its approach is gentle, helping even the stiffest bodies to yield and become flexible in a gentle way. The key to yoga

Yoga Retreats - How to Choose the Right One

Do you want to retreat into yourself or have a social outdoor adventure? Some centers have several groups intermingling at meals, at the pool, dance parties, or are centrally located in a town with street noise, music, etc.

Becoming A Professional Kundalini Yoga Instructor

In the year 1969, Master Yogi Brahan brought Kundalini Yoga to the west and since then it has gained immense popularity in all parts of the world. Kundalini is usually associated with a special coiled snake. Kundalini teaching is basically based on the energy reservoir which is located at the base o

Types of Yoga in India

The word Yoga derives from the ancient Sanscrit word "yug," which means unification. According to His Holiness Sri Swami Sivananda, founder of the Divine Life Society, yoga is the unification of the soul with the Divine Reality or the Supreme Soul. Yoga is a philosophy based upon the Laws...

Avoiding Kundalini Meditation Extremes

People have suffered dire consequences of sudden Kundalini awakening. Does this mean you should stay away fromone of the most profound spiritual experience a human being can ever have? There is a method and practice to avoid the extreme of Kundalini energy surge.

Stretches That Help Relieve Back Pain

Exercises are essential for proper body health. That is why they are emphasized for all school going kids and people of all ages. Not only do they help you keep fit, they also improve the way your body responds to certain situations such as attack by diseases. They make your body strong and increase

Attain a Higher Level of Consciousness

Mindfulness meditation is becoming more and more popular because of the many benefits it provides meditators. Mindfulness meditation enables meditators to achieve a higher form of consciousness that allows them to become a happier, relaxed, and stress-free person.

Does Meditation Really Work?

What happens when society is introduced to something new? It's a fad, new religion, for baby boomers it was 'far out man'.