How To Practice Meditation

Meditation is the most important practice for calming the mind. A calm mind can lead to a healthy, happy and successful life. It can cure diseases and speed up healing processes. We describe the simple technique below called prana-dharana. Prana in Sanskrit stands for the air that we breathe. It is the most basic act of life which starts from birth and goes on till death. But generally, we are not aware of the breath till our attention is drawn close to it. Dharana means its awareness. Prana-dharana means applying the mind to the flow of air when we breathe. The method is as described below: [Read more...]

Miscellaneous Sivananda Yoga Poses

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Miscellaneous Sivananda Yoga Poses

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Folks, we have been going over- in the last several articles in the Yoga Category-the Famed Sivananda style of yoga .

Thus far, here is a re-cap of what we have covered.

1. Sun Salutations.

2. Inversions: The Head and Shoulder Stand and Their Counter-Poses

3. The Forward Bends and Their Counter-Poses

4. The Backward Bends and Their Counter-Poses

5. The Balancing Exercises

and finally,

6. The Sitting & Standing Exercises.

However, there are other poses that I have not discussed and I will now touch briefly on them.

Miscellanous Yoga Poses: [Read more...]

Benefits Of Yoga Meditation Classes

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You have looked at yoga meditation, and it looks like something that can give you benefits. You now have two courses that you can take. Either do meditation at home or go to yoga meditation classes. There are many benefits of yoga meditation classes, and we will be taking a look at them in this article.
In this article on the benefits of yoga meditation classes, you will find:

* Benefits Of Yoga Meditation

* Benefits Of Yoga Meditation Classes Vs Benefits Of Yoga Meditation At Home

* How To Find A Local Meditation Class And Get The Benefits Of Yoga Meditation Classes
* Benefits Of Yoga Meditation

Yoga is a form of meditation which has been practiced in some Asian countries for centuries. The benefits of yoga meditation are immense. Peace of mind is one of them. When you begin meditating, you will find that your thoughts are like a busy highway! You just seem to have so many. You may even be saying you don't have the time to meditate. [Read more...]

Yoga Creates A Balance Between The Body, Mind And Soul

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Yoga is an ancient science that aims to create a balance between the body, mind and soul, thereby curing physical mental and spiritual disorders that are caused by this imbalance. In common language, yoga means union; it's a union of the individual consciousness with the super-consciousness. To be exact, yoga aims at reminding the individual of this union that already exists and has merely been forgotten. To put it simply, yoga is experiencing and knowing what already exists, not inventing anything new.

At the physical level, yoga can create a balance and harmony among the various organs and systems of the body, allowing the healing powers inherent in the body to work and cure physical ailments. At the mental level, yoga is the harmony between mind, heart and hands or between thought, speech and action. At the spiritual level, yoga aims to destroy the individual ego that stands between the individual and the cosmos, thus attaining to the ultimate truth.

Yoga is basically a set of systematically devised physical exercises that lay emphasis on balance and posture. Combined with breathing exercises they have the capacity to cure almost any ailment of the body and mind. The underlying concept of yoga is to create the situation in which the human body can function at its optimum capacity. [Read more...]

The Top 5 Yoga Positions

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The Top 5 Yoga Positions

Often times the right information can change a person's life. This happened with me and yoga.

There are a lot of yoga positions and poses that is built to enhance posture.

All things considered, yoga positions possess a lot of advantage such that it aims to improve our condition and give us a straight figure.

Occasionally, we might not take notice our selves in a crooked figure. If we practice that for a long period and not do anything about it, await to have a crooked bone in the future.

Although it is true, yoga positions are good to strengthen our
body giving focus to the thighs, knees and the ankles. If you get use to practicing yoga positions everyday, it is expected that your bones react immediately. [Read more...]

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