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HUMMING OUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Blog | 2 comments

HUMMING OUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH

Humming Our Way To Better Health The Yogic Breathing Exercise of humming is called ‘Brahmari’ or Bee Breath.  As implied the sound is like that of a bee and it creates a healing vibration in the body. This brilliant breath exercise benefits the body by increasing Nitric Oxide. Humming also calms the mind due to the mind/body connection cultivated by sound vibration. “With regular practice of this pranayama (Bhramari) bliss arises in the yogi’s heart”. (Hatha Yoga Pradipika) Physiological Benefits: ” Nitric oxide plays an important role in...

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Why We Practice Ujjayi or Victorious Breath In Class

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

Why We Practice Ujjayi or Victorious Breath In Class

Why We Practice ‘Ujjayi’ or Victorious Breath Let’s look at the foundation of our practice ‘the breath’ and our relationship with this breath: A seasoned Yoga Practitioner is able to focus on his/her breath, with full awareness, from the beginning to the end of practice.  Furthermore, this awareness will permeate into daily life away from the yoga mat.  Such a practitioner will notice themselves being more centered and tuned into the pleasure of simple moments.  They also find themselves better able to respond as opposed to reacting when under...

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An Outline Of A Comprehensive Yoga Practice

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

An Outline Of A Comprehensive Yoga Practice

An Outline Of A Comprehensive Yoga Practice Yoga is so much greater than just an exercise regimen.  It is a Science for understanding ourselves and our connection with all else in existence.  It is a way to explore the inner workings of our mind, body and essence.  It is a path for freedom.  For realization of these great possibilities much more is required than just exercise.  The physical postures and specialized breathing are merely the groundwork for MEDITATION.  They open the energetic channels and clear the way for higher pursuits.  If a yogi never ventures in that direction...

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The Five Modern Day Phases Of Embracing A Yogic Path

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The Five Modern Day Phases Of Embracing A Yogic Path

The Five Phases Of Embracing The Yogic Path   Searching For A Way To Feel Better: Maybe, simple chores have become burdensome due to an aching back or chronic headaches.  The ability to concentrate for more than five or ten minutes might be completely out of the question.  There could be bloating, troublesome digestion, poor sleep cycles, chronic aches and pains, or simply a lack of joy.  A nagging feeling may arise that there must be more to the gift of life  So, this is where it all begins, a realization that one does not feel all that great, and a strong desire to fix the...

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How Changing Our Thoughts Can Change Our Lives

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

How Changing Our Thoughts Can Change Our Lives

How Changing Our Thoughts Can Change Our Lives According to my understanding this concept asks us to realize that circumstances do not create our lives. Rather it is our thoughts that dictate our reality.  This is good news because while we cannot always change or control our circumstances we can learn to manage our thoughts. In their work ‘Words Can Change Your Brain’ doctors Andrew Newberg and Robert Waldman say, “Imagination has great power – it can trap us in a downward spiral of negative thoughts or we can use it to change decades of habituated behaviors...

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