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The History of Yoga

Stone Seal with Figure in Yogic Posture
The exact origins of yoga are rather unknown. There is little documentation on exactly where and how it started. The practice was traditionally passed down orally from guru to student and any early recordings of it were done on palm leaves which would not have preserved well. Early yoga teachings were also kept very se...
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What is the Meaning of Om?

Depending on the type of yoga classes you try out, you may or may not have attended one where chanting takes place. If you have then you probably would have heard the sound OM chanted either on its own or in a phrase. Om, also written as AUM, is probably the most common symbol seen and used in yoga classes and gets rec...
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Chaturanga Dandasana - Four Limb Staff Pose

 Chaturanga Dandasana-Four Limb Staff Pose
Chaturanga Dandasana is a pose that you will encounter often in Vinyasa yoga and when doing the Sun Salutation sequences. Chatur means four, anga means limb and danda means staff which is why in English it is called Four Limb Staff Pose. The four limbs being referred to are the hands and feet which support the entire b...
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Homemade Herbal Tea

Homemade herbal tea in pot
I’m all about trying natural remedies to stay healthy and keep the immune system strong. Whenever I’m feeling like my body is under the weather or I’m coming down with something I put the coffee on hold and turn to herbal teas. There are so many foods that have positive benefits for our health but many of them do...
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Gentle Hatha Yoga Flow

If you are familiar with the yoga asanas then just follow along as you listen to the cues. If you are new to yoga and are not familiar with the poses, take a moment to watch the video and familiarize yourself with the sequence before you begin so you know what to expect and can flow along. I hope this gentle Hatha Yoga...
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Under the Ocean Guided Imagery Meditation

Ocean waves
Guided imagery meditation is slightly different from traditional meditation in that it involves imagining, visualizing and experiencing a journey through scenes that ask you to access your senses such as what you see, how you feel, how something smells, sounds or tastes. It is kind of like daydreaming where you step in...
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Channel Your Energy Into The Things That Will Serve You

Person looking at the sun
Recognizing that you are energy, that everything around you is energy and becoming aware of it is the first step to taking control of your energy. If you are not living the life you want examine your energy and where you focus it. Take a look at the things currently present in your life, the people, your thoughts, your...
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Take Control of Your Energy and Channel It

Energy all around person
Everything in the universe is energy, every living cell and every physical object is constantly in vibration on a subatomic level. The rate of the vibration determines the frequency. When something is vibrating at a low frequency it is heavier and darker in character and if it is of a high frequency it is lighter and a...
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Adho Mukha Svanasana - Downward Facing Dog

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog Pose
One of the most popular asanas in the yoga practice is definitely Adho Mukha Svanasana or as we know it in English, Downward Facing Dog. The word adho means down, mukha means face and svana means dog. The pose resembles that of a dog stretching with the bum in the air and paws stretched out in front. Adho Mukha Svanasa...
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Yoga Sequence to Ease You Into Your Day

This short peaceful sequence is great for slowly waking up in the morning and bringing some movement into the body. Breathing deeply and consciously while holding the asanas and moving through them will re-energize the body with the added oxygen intake. If you would like more details on this sequence, the names of the ...
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