Tag Archives: pranayama

Choosing the best yoga style for you

December 23, 2013

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by Meagan McCrary —  We are heading into the darkest days of winter with the promise of a new year on the not-so-distant horizon. As we make the transition, we have the opportunity to reflect on the closing year and set intentions for the upcoming one. Whether you want to become lithe and toned, address […]

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A yogic view of the chakras

February 28, 2013

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by Kathleen Bryant —  An 11th-century Islamic mystic said, “The body should be studied, not only by those who wish to be doctors, but by those who wish to attain a more intimate knowledge of God.” We can study the body via books and lectures, but it is through yoga practices that the body becomes […]

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Establishing a daily sadhana

January 31, 2013

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by Kathleen Bryant —  Many yoga practitioners begin with asana, the physical postures of Hatha Yoga. Gradually, as asana opens the physical body, a person’s mind and heart open and there is a desire to expand “the yoga zone” into other areas of life. Philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said, “We are not human beings […]

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Just breathe

February 23, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Just breathe. We hear that a lot lately. There are a number of popular songs telling you to “just breathe,” and this is good advice. Breathing is something we take for granted. Adults breathe approximately 21,600 times a day without giving a single thought to the process. And yet, it is […]

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