Breathing is important to us, maybe the most important thing and it is a fact that we begin and end our lives with a breath. In yoga the breath is prana and we use pranayama to manage and control the breathing.
Pranayama are yogic breathing exercises we use to clear and enhance prana flow and presence in the body. With pranayama we can learn how to tap into this life force energy. Some high yogis say pranayama is the most important part of the yoga practice since with it we can clear up the physical and emotional obstacles in our body to free the breath and boost overall body functioning. Continue Reading >>
Loving kindness is a concept that comes from the Buddha and is meant for the benefit of all sentient beings. It is a central pillar to our relating with people and helps to make things run smoothly.
Loving kindness means being caring and considerate to all beings and we do this so often when we try in many ways to share love, understanding and our feelings with others.
Since we often do yoga with others it is good for us to include being loving and considerate in our practice and in our dealings with all people. Continue Reading >>
It’s a busy world that we all live in. Our lives are filled with activity like email, texting and social media, so we are constantly doing something. In a world that is always on the go, the benefits of slowing down look very attractive.
When we are so often connected to technology, rarely alone with just our thoughts, it is understandable why there is a growing movement in the world to train people to get around the stresses of daily life. To help with this we offer here some helpful mindfulness meditation tips.
Ayurveda is a system of health and wellness that originated in ancient India over 5,000 years ago. It uses primarily diet and lifestyle regulation to balance the body-mind connection and promote healthy living.
Ayurveda is basically a holistic approach to health as it looks at the whole person and studies their makeup in determining what each person needs for good health and balance.
It is a Sanskrit word that means “Knowledge of life” and this wise old practice is a powerful healing tool that can benefit you in many ways and promote a better whole person. Continue Reading >>
Yoga during the formative period for youths is useful for developing healthy exercise habits and so, for the youth, looking towards yoga is a natural progression. So we see a good match between yoga and youth.
In the yoga world today there are many classes offered covering so many types and styles of yoga. Sometimes people are so busy and on-the-go that they find it difficult to attend regular classes at a studio or gym.
If you are a busy yogi who does not have the time to commute to and from a yoga class at a local studio, online yoga videos may be what you are looking for.
Here we have the good Reclining Buddha Meditation. When the Great Buddha lived He would sometime lay down and do meditation in that position. It can be very calming to lay down and the mind is then in a good position or mood to do meditation.
So let’s get started. First find a quiet place as far as possible from the noise and commotion of the world, where you can lay down to practice lying meditation. A place where the air is pure and the surroundings soothing and pleasant.
Here we have 3 FREE ebooks dealing with Divine love and yoga practice. They explain many aspects on the topic of yoga with beautiful insights and revelations for all the readers to enjoy. These 3 books are available in two formats, both PDF and EPUB for the phone. Choose the one you want and download them here, they are FREE.
In Sanskrit bandha means to lock, to hold, or to tighten and these locks are engaged to gain control and lock your energy, leading to a heightened experience. One of these bandhas is the Uddiyana Bandha and here we want to talk about Uddiyana Bandha benefits. Continue Reading >>
Yoga is a great method for relaxing and finding yourself plus we know that it is a trend that is here to stay. When starting a yoga class one of the toughest things to decide, besides which mat to get, is what yoga clothes are you supposed to wear.
Some forms of yoga are quite vigorous and demand that you dress in something to absorb sweat. Other forms like Bikram yoga are done in a heated room and so you might want to wear less clothing.
The right yoga top has to hit on all the important points to keep you supported, breathing well and, if you want, make a fashion statement too. Continue Reading >>
Now there is a good program of meditation teachings called 3-Minute Meditations. It provides breakthrough meditation methods that are super-short, super-simple, uncomplicated introductions to the art and science of meditation. This program is for beginners or folks short on time.
3-Minute Meditations is a four week program designed to jumpstart you to the life-changing practice of meditation for beginners. It teaches you the number one secret to have more peace, tranquility and balance in your life. Continue Reading >>
Everybody wants to be happy. When a person is unhappy he seeks for happiness, having known it before. If there was a certain way to find happiness, probably everyone would take it. So we ask what are the “ways of happiness?”
Many people have many ideas what happiness is so let us start out by finding out what happiness is.
Happiness is a feeling of joy, like a fullness. It manifests in different ways and people find various types of happiness. It is a state we strive for, but we don’t always know how to begin. We can do this when we find its nature.
Some people think it is a car or a house. Many people think it lies in having possessions, or in status and fame. Whichever way it comes we all want happiness for ourselves, and if we can, for our friends and family too. Continue Reading >>
Here we present the Motivational Speaker Dr Wayne Dyer who expounds the truth and has been seen by many on videos and TV shows around the world. We cover Dr Dyers birth and life accomplishments with included video and a few of his top selling books.
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was an internationally renowned author, speaker, and pioneer in the field of self-development and spirituality who was known to many as a great teacher.