Face Your Fears in Yoga

Taking advantage of the challenges that spring up in yoga can help us face the fears and obstacles that also arise in our everyday lives. https://www.wellbeing.com.au/body/yoga/Face-your-fears.html – By Veronica Joseph Picture this scenario. You’re in a yoga class and the teacher announces that everyone is going to practise a headstand. Do you a) rub your hands…

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Stretching your Stress Out – Meet your Psoas

What is the psoas? One muscle that is still shrouded in mystery is this deep hip flexor. https://www.ekhartyoga.com/articles/stretching-your-stress-out-meet-your-psoas – by Sandra Carson For a long time the importance of this deep core muscle was overlooked, but lately, yoga teachers and body workers are starting to see the relevance of the psoas muscle and its effect on…

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The delicate balance of yoga and life

Cultivating Balance Between Our Yoga Practice And Our Life   https://www.stillpointyogalondon.com/delicate-balance-of-yoga-and-life/ – By Scott Johnson “How one walks through the world, the endless small adjustments of balance, is affected by the shifting weights of beautiful things.” – Elaine Scarry Each day people come in to practice yoga. All have their own reasons. We, as teachers, move…

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The Mind-Body Benefits Of Mindfulness & Meditation

Meditation is actually just a means of moving your mind, intuition, creativity, and even your physical body toward realizing your goals and clarifying your motivations. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/the-mind-body-benefits-of-meditation-styles-mindfulness-healing-walking – by Emily Fletcher, Founder of Ziva Meditation Meditation can be broken into a number of different styles: mindfulness, Zen, self-induced transcendence, Vipassana, Yoga Nidra, and Kundalini, just to name…

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Yoga and Ego

Sophisticated Ego; How to Face Your Inner Self http://www.yogajournal.com/article/yoga-101/sophisticated-ego/ – Sally Kempton Ego, a friend of mine likes to say, is the devil. She talks about ego the way fundamentalists talk about sin, and she blames it for all the qualities she dislikes in herself—envy, the burning need to get credit for every favor she does, and…

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Yoga and What It Is To Me

Yoga is the journey of the self, to the self, through the self.” – From The Bhagavad Gita. For me yoga continues to be a journey into becoming one with myself through the combination of asana and pranayama practice. A moving meditation, Yoga is self-love, a dedication to the self to show up and be accountable for…

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