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Yoga and Running

To me running and yoga are inseparable. Both connected with a common thread. The breath. The first thing I bring to my yoga practice is the breath. Soothing, calming and centering. It prepares [...]

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Power of the Breath. May the Prana be with you.

Just breathe. We look at the power of the breath and how it can help you deal with whatever life throws at you. Stress-causing life events I’m moving house. There’s a phrase strong enough to [...]

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Uncover the Mystery of Ujjayi Breath

Ujjayi has been used for thousands of years to enhance hatha yoga practice. The sound that Ujjayi provides helps us to synchronize breath with movements during yoga, making the entire yoga [...]

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Begin At The Beginning

There’s so much to learn in this life. How to be, what to be, when to be. It all gets a bit much. Sometimes we start down one path of being and soon discover that it’s the wrong way and we want [...]

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The Science of Breathing

Western research is now proving what yogis have known all along: Breathwork can deliver powerful mind and body benefits. In this three-part series, learn how and why to take better advantage of [...]

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Transform Your Practice With Better Breathing

In part two of this three-part series on The Science of Breathing, learn how to take advantage of the power of the breath on the mat in various types of poses and with five different pranayama [...]

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The Breath is Boss

The importance of focusing on the breath when practicing Yoga. I’ve been considering that more and more my teaching and practice is dominated by focusing on the breath. I don’t think [...]

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Pranayama: The Breath of Life

http://swamisatchidananda.org/pranayama-breath-life/ – By Swami Satchidananda For breath is the life of beings and so is called “the life of all.” —Taittiriya Upanishad, 11.2 Prana is the [...]

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Pranayama: The Fourth limb of Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga

The breath truly is the key in moving distractions from the mind. (Read our introduction to the 8 limbs of yoga here…) What is Pranayama? Pranayama is the fourth limb of the eightfold path [...]