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Health Benefits of Sphinx Pose

Health Benefits of Sphinx Pose

Health Benefits of Sphinx Pose Sphinx pose is also a pose used a lot in Yin yoga. The idea is to hold this pose for minutes at a time in Yin yoga. The benefits being that it creates and maintains a healthy lower back curve. Long periods of sitting and growing older seem to cause […]

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Rishikesh: day 27

Rishikesh: day 27

Rishikesh: day 27. Its official. I can teach ya’ll Hatha & Astanga Vinyasa, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Therapy, Ayurvedic Nutrition, Yoga Philosophy with a little bit of Reiki in the mix.  Okay, that’s a large statement. Yoga Teacher Trainings are designed to be a launch pad of eternal self enquiry and self study. We are always the […]

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Benefits of Noose pose (Pasasana)

Benefits of Noose pose (Pasasana)

The Noose pose, or Pasasana, is a twister. It challenges our faith in what the body can, and should, be able to do. The pose stretches and twists the upper body, and demands a stable foundation. Our sense of balance is challenged when we have to squat and twist at the same time, not to […]

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Benefits Of Happy Baby Pose

Benefits Of Happy Baby Pose

Happy Baby Pose, also known as Dead Bug Pose. When performed correctly, this posture can provide significant relief to lower back pain or discomfort. The best part about it: as you lie there, this supine stretch works out kinks in your hips, back, and buttocks. Precautions should be taken when doing Happy Baby or Dead […]

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Benefits of Low lunge / Anjaneyasana

Benefits of Low lunge / Anjaneyasana

Benefits of Low lunge / Anjaneyasana: Enter from the lunge pose with the hands supporting you at either side of the leading foot. Gently place the back knee down then let the front knee extend over the foot. (Not all the way after a little while passes slowly deepen forward with the knee.) Take the hands […]

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Benefit of Wild Thing (Camatkarasana)

Benefit of Wild Thing (Camatkarasana)

Sometimes it’s fun to do something new and different during your yoga practice, especially when it has a variety of benefits. Whether you call it Wild Thing, Flipped Dog or Dancer’s Bridge, the pose called Camatkarasana is a great heart opener that stretches the thighs and hip flexors, as well as strengthens the shoulders and […]

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Benefits of Firefly Pose

Benefits of Firefly Pose

This is an arm balancing posture that incorporates the legs flexibility with core strength. When the lower body is raised from the mat, the pose strengthens the shoulders and wrists further. The Firefly Pose in yoga gets its name because the position that you come into while performing the pose is similar to that of […]

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Five Qualities Of Good Breathing

Five Qualities Of Good Breathing

Once the mind has begun to track the slow pace of breathing, then the breath needs to be shaped so that physical and mental tensions that have altered breathing can be relieved.The process of giving the breath a new shape requires time and experience. If you try too hard, you may create new problems. With […]

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