Are Some Movements Inherently Bad?

Instead of asking whether a movement is good or bad, a more nuanced and helpful question is: Are one’s tissues adapted to withstand the load of a particular movement? https://yogainternational.com/article/view/are-some-movements-inherently-bad? BY JENNI RAWLINGS We are often taught that there are ways the body can move that are inherently bad for us. We’re told that these movements…

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So What is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra is one of the most powerful practices for meditation and self-healing. Yoga Nidra is a holistic system of healing through every layer of our being. In Sanskrit, Yoga means “Oneness or union” and Nidra means “Sleep.” Often you’ll hear it referred to as “Yogic sleep,” but it is far from simply that. Your…

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Yoga- For Health, Longevity and Peace

Interview with A.G.Mohan from thehindu.com about his practice and study with the Godfather of modern yoga, Krishnamacharya; Engineer-turned A.G. Mohan and his wife Indra have dedicated themselves to the propagation of authentic yoga. Acknowledged by the late Krishnamacharya as his successor, Mohan has authored several works, which underline the legend’s principles. A co-founder of the…

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The Fourth Yama: Brahmacharya (right use of energy)

https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/the-yamas-brahmacharya-right-use-of-energy (Read our introduction to the 8 limbs of yoga here…) The Yamas The word ‘yama’ is often translated as ‘restraint’, ‘moral discipline’ or ‘moral vow’, and Patanjali states that these vows are completely universal, no matter who you are or where you come from, your current situation or where you’re heading. To be ‘moral’ can…

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The Third Yama: Asteya (Non-Stealing)

Explore the third Yama – Asteya (Non-stealing). A part of the first limb of yoga from “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali”. https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/the-yamas-asteya-non-stealing by Emma Newlyn (Read our introduction to the 8 limbs of yoga here…) The Yamas The word ‘yama’ is often translated as ‘restraint’, ‘moral discipline’ or ‘moral vow’, and Patanjali states that these vows are…

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The Second Yama: Satya (Truthfulness)

Explore the second Yama – Satya (Truthfulness). A part of the first limb of yoga from “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali”. http://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/the-yamas-satya-truthfulness (Read our introduction to the 8 limbs of yoga here…) The Yamas The word ‘yama’ is often translated as ‘restraint’, ‘moral discipline’ or ‘moral vow’, and Patanjali states that these vows are completely universal, no matter…

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The First Yama: Ahimsa (Non Violence)

Explore the first Yama – Ahimsa (Non Violence). A part of the first limb of yoga from “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali”. After our introduction to the 8 limbs of yoga (https://theyogaspace.co.uk/blog/PostId/122/get-to-know-the-8-limbs-of-yoga)  lets take a look at the first Yama in more detail… The word ‘Yoga’ is understood differently by many of us; for some it’s…

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Get to know the 8 limbs of Yoga

As described in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, these eight steps act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. BY Mara Carrico – http://www.yogajournal.com/article/beginners/the-eight-limbs/ In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps basically act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful…

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