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08
Jun

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga: Philosophy, Practice and Experience

There are different facets of Ashtanga yoga. One is the philosophical aspect. Ashta, means eight, anga,  means limbs. There's a whole philosophical understanding of how this…

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Yoga Practice and diet blog post with image of fruit and nut salad and writer, David Swenson
15
May

The Optimal Yoga Practice Space and Diet

There's a question about in my home what kind of space do I have to practice yoga and when I travel how to create the space? …

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Yoganidrāsana- One of many Yoga Asana that prepare one for deeper meditation
02
Apr

Remembering the Restful State

Lying on the ground as a position in which meditation techniques are practiced is not new to Indian yoga traditions. As early as the 12th century,…

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Mārjārottānāsana: The earliest known 'Cat' Pose
23
Apr

Mārjārottānāsana: The earliest known ‘cat’ pose

The earliest known description of 'Cat' pose (to date) is called Mārjārottānāsana (Upturned Cat Pose), which is described in an eighteenth-century yoga text the Haṭhābhyāsapaddhati. The image seen here is…

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Śvottānāsana- The earliest known 'Dog' Pose
15
Apr

Śvottānāsana- The earliest known ‘dog’ pose

The earliest known description (to date) of 'Dog' Pose is called Śvottānāsana (Up-turned Dog Pose) described in an eighteenth-century yoga text called the Haṭhābhyāsapaddhati.  Śvottānāsana Having…

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19
Feb

The Scientist And The Artist

The first question you might ask yourself on your practice is the obvious one — Does my practice make me better? That is a good question…

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14
Apr

Movement is Transformation: Article by Satoko Horie

“I am hungry, I need to eat. But people are not realising that I need to move now. Because if I don’t move now, in a…

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29
Nov

Optimizing Health Through Yoga

Over the years of dedicated yoga practice, I have experienced my health go through a variety of fluctuations. This eventually took me into a more sensitive…

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01
Nov

The Anatomy of Yoga

Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc (Physiotherapy), Director of Yoga Synergy Bianca Machliss BSc BAppSc (Physiotherapy), Director of Yoga Synergy Modified October 2007 from an article published in…

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