The heart of yoga is 'yoga postures'. Each of yoga postures has its own physical and mental benefits.
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That is essentially what Yoga is all about, the word yoga means to yoke or join and when you 'get' the centering and grounding experience that is Yoga....joining the mind, body and spirit and becoming whole.
There are some yoga places here that do get more into the spirituality but I haven't been in any of those. Where I go for yoga it's more about the exercise aspect. I do get the centering & the grounding, & I feel that even more if I'm doing...
I don't know about other teachers but when I teach I generally use both Sanskrit and English but I also bring in some Yoga philosophy as well. I don't consider Yoga as just exercise and try to introduce people to other aspects of the practice...
So not like a priest becomes fluent in Latin. I was wondering if yoga sessions where you live are done in Sanskrit like how Mass used to be conducted in Latin.
In the sessions I attend the instructor speaks standard American English, naming...
The course I took we had to know the names of all the poses in Sanskrit and use them in our teaching practice sessions and in the final written exam so we had to be able to spell them as well. It was a 500 hour course and most Yoga teacher tra...
Meghan L 20 Yoga Poses & What They Should Actually Be Called
Alyona T Outdoor yoga in the pavilion every day for a week at 6am left me refreshed and powered up for the day.
during the course of the day we only breathe through one side of the nose at a time. Most commonly in two hour intervals. Practicing alternate nostril breathing helps to improve clarity and focus and if done regularly helps restore balance to an o...
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Peter L Do any of you have a favorite asana or asanas? Mine are headstand,shoulderstand,plough and cobra,practiced in that order. I'll hold these poses for several minutes. They have such a stimulating effect on me that I repeat them several times. I experience withdrawal symptoms if I've missed a session!!
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Peter L Took the 30 second crane pose challenge,maintained posture for 45 seconds! Now aiming for 1 minute.