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The Ultimate Guide to Yoga Retreats for 2024

Yoga is an extensive field with various types of practices including Kundalini, Bhakti and Hot Yoga. Before you specialize in an intensive program, make sure to try out all the other types to find the one that most suits your personality and preferences. There’s no telling what you will discover about yourself by attempting other types of yoga before focusing on one.

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Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training

I attended a Yoga teacher intensive in Attleboro, Massachusetts on meditation in 2006. At that intensive, Paul taught us so many different forms of meditation over the course of a Columbus Day weekend that I filled a note book. One method that really stuck to my mind was a mantra meditation…

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Yoga in the Health Care Setting

Yoga ideally could and should be taught to school children as this is the first arena where minds and associated bodily responses are melded in a person’s life. For those fortunate to be unschooled this may not be a problem, but for most the immersion in this “one box fits all” artificial environment can affect the psych in such a way that can last for a life time.

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Yoga Exercises for Tennis Players

Flexing the knees: tennis players tend to move a lot around the court at a fast pace in order to keep up with serving and returning the ball to the opponent. The knee is a hinge joint and therefore a very crucial joint for this game. If the player’s waist is rigid and cannot move to its full potential, all the stress goes to the knees. Loosening the hips and flexing the knee is one of the most important yoga lessons that will help the tennis player prevent injuries. The body must be flexible in order to move in any possible direction.

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Yoga and the Svadisthana Chakra

As the sun travels toward her yearly zenith point, her warmth and energy begin to permeate the earth, coaxing new life to emerge from its winter stasis. With each passing day, we begin to witness the perennial growth of abundant flowers and plants. The sunshine and warm temperatures also bring bears out of hibernation and the bees back to the business of making honey! Traditionally, the Incas worshiped the yellow color of the sun as a symbol of optimism, happiness, pleasure, and wealth.

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