Category: Yoga

Yoga helping prisoners in South Africa [video]

The Prison Freedom Project (SevaUnite) has been seeing tremendous success by offering yoga to inmates in South African prisons. “Yoga in its greatest form has such benefit to a human being as an individual and in particular in an environment like this it has tremendous potential for rehabilitation.” Brian Bergman “I was curious to push

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Chandra Namaskar – Moon Salutation To Honour The Feminine

Chandra Namaskar (moon salutation sequence in yoga) offers a soothing alternative to the warming and energising Surya Namaskar that is widely practised today around the world, especially in the West. The moon salutation honors the more quiet, nurturing “yin” or “female” energy in all of us and creates a perfect counter balance to our overactive

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Russell Brand Explains To Us What It Means To Live An Awakened Life! Incredible video!

In this great video, you’ll see a selection of interviews with comedian and activist Russell Brand delivering the radical truth about what it means to wake up and really live! For those of you who don’t know him, Russell has come a long way from a drug addict seeking fame and fortune to his current

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Anjali Mudra Meditation – For Peace & Healing

If you have attended even just one yoga class, you will probably have seen the familiar gesture of drawing one’s palms together at the (spiritual) heart. Often yoga teachers will bring their hands together while saying “Namaste” at the beginning or end of a class. Placing the hands in front of the third eye, bowing

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This one pose can help compensate for all those hours spent hunched in front of a computer!

Imagine that you want to learn to play an instrument, say, the violin. When you sit down for your first lesson, do you start with the basic notes or a complex song? The answer, of course, is you start with the basics. If you launched into a complex song during those first couple of lesssons,

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7 Awesome Crystals To Help Your Yoga Practice

Being a lover of all things crystal, I instinctively took a little pile of crystals to my very first yoga class and placed them around my mat. Ever since then, my crystals have worked together side by side in my yoga practice. Here are seven fabulous crystals that can compliment any yoga practice! As we

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The Secret Five Tibetans: Slow Aging, Increase Your Energy, Improve Breathing!

The Five Tibetan Rites is a system of exercises reported to be more than 2,500 years old which were first publicized by Peter Kelder in a 1939 publication titled “The Eye of Revelation” and later popularised by Chris Kilham’s book, “The Five Tibetans” in the mid 1990s. The Five Tibetan Rites are also referred to

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Break out of your slump! Fix your back pain, fast!

“My middle back is tense and hurts almost all the time,” said the young man slumped in my office chair. “I’d like you to show me how to stretch it out.” He was quite surprised when I told him his back needed to be strengthened, not stretched, and he needed to stretch his front body,

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The One Supplement That Will Put You Asleep in Seconds Without Making You Wake Up Drowsy

In America alone, over 9 million people use meds to get to sleep, so what’s wrong with THAT picture? Read on to find out how this ONE natural supplement can put you to sleep in seconds without making you drowsy! Our bodies are undoubtedly affected by the cumulative effects of our daily habits, for example

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Easy Yoga Stretches! Undo problems that cause sciatica, lower back pain and knee trouble!

September 2, 2016
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Most often, the buttock muscles get overly tight when you spend a lot of time sitting. The solution is to do stretches and yoga poses that lengthen these muscles and teach them to relax. The muscles of the buttock can be divided into two layers: the gluteus maximus (often called ‘the glutes’), which forms the

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