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3 steps to find yourself through your practice again…
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The thing that makes you come back to your mat are those moments of no thoughts, stillness, flowing with the breath…and nothing really beats this experience of yoga. Off course I wanted to experience this every morning BUT sometimes there is so much happening that the mind is over-active even at 6am :-D. There is always way back to that space, to finding yourself...

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4 Ways to Improve your Backbends
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Yes, there are shoulder and back warm ups to improve your backbends and then there are some things you can practice outside the mat. We usually practice yoga, so through the body, the mind can change. But I think, going the other way works equally well. Here are 4 ways to improve your Backbends outside the mat: BACKBENDS= Opening yourself to a huge expanse of life/love/happiness/uncertainty/...

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Applying the principles of Chi Kung and Tai Chi in Yoga
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One of the best things about travelling is that you get to experience new things. When I was travelling earlier this year in Pune, I got the opportunity to attend a Tai Chi and a Chi Kung class from an amazing Canadian instructor. In essence, I think- Yoga, Chi Kung and Tai Chi all have the same end result ‘awareness and conscious movement of...

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An Invitation to Apply for YA500 Research
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I am doing research on how eating correct foods impacts on Ashtanga practice. I am looking for participants who can follow the Ashtanga Diet for the next 4 months. About Ashtanga Diet It combines the best of western super foods with Indian spices. All the meals are dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free and delicious! It consists of eating heavy breakfast, hearty lunch, light dinner and healthy...

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Light on Bandhas- Secret to arm balances and keeping yourself safe in Ashtanga
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This morning, everyone was discussing “Bhujapidasana” at the coconut stand and the level of difficulty involved, time it takes to master the pose, books to read etc etc. I remember my journey with it and according to me it takes essentially only two things to master Bhujapidasana: 1. BANDHAS! 2. Upper-Torso Strength. If you have been doing vinyasa (double jump backs) up-til this point,...

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