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bridge pose – half wheel (setu bandha sarvangasana) A solid backbend for all levels of practice.

Bridge Pose, or Setu Bandha Sarvangasana in Sanskrit, is a backbend and a mild inversion, which means you bring your bottom half above your top half so the heart is above the head. While this pose is much easier to

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dinacharya (part xii) udvartana – care for the body with a powder massage and herbal bath

All humans are primarily pleasure seeking. However this basic human nature should not prompt one to ignore his or her health. One should always be vigilant about their routine and try to include the activities which favor health. This in

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combine a love for yoga and a love for reading with yoga literature

If you’re a fan of yoga, you might have picked up a book on yoga from time to time – probably a reference book with pictures of yoga poses and information on the benefits of yoga. But now you can

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five meditation quotes to inspire your practice

This week, we shift gears from technique to inspiration by examining selected quotations from a few people with exceptional talent for expressing their ideas about meditation. Meditation is a discipline. And like any discipline, it requires commitment and a good

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finish the day up strong with these hearty pitta dinner recipes

It’s dinner time for the happy folks with a dominant pitta dosha. Have you been trying all the amazing recipes we’ve posted? They’re designed keeping your dominant dosha in mind! Try them and tell us if they feel different than

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wheel pose (urdhva dhanurasana) Open up the shoulders and work the core with this intense backbend.

Wheel Pose, also known as Upward Bow or Urdhva Dhanurasana in Sanskrit, is an advanced backbend. You can use other backbends like Cobra Pose, Upward-Facing Dog Pose and Bridge Pose to work up to this one. Also, it’s beneficial to stretch

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top 10 yoga poses that may encourage embarrassment..

Some poses are just meant to be performed at home in private. But if we all do them together, they don’t have to be embarrassing! 1. Wind-Relieving Pose You can’t get much more embarrassing than farting in front of a

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rounding out sensory meditation with taste and smell, trigger your state of mind..

We conclude our series on meditating with the five senses by looking at taste and smell together, and introduce a technique for incorporating them into a five-sense meditation practice. The sense of smell may seem an odd choice as a

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open your hips and strengthen your legs with a lunge series

If you have tight hips and you’re looking to stretch and strengthen your legs, this exercise will be great for you. Since you work on one side at a time, this exercise can also improve your balance and encourage proper

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top 10 yoga poses to do with your kids (making the practice fun!)

Yoga is great for kids! It gives them non-competitive exercise, it boosts their self-esteem and it can help their mental, physical and spiritual health for life! It gives you strength, helps you maintain a healthy weight, reduces stress, helps your

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