Props can help yoga students with certain challenges to move further into a posture, but traditional yoga didn't require using any. To some, they are just considered the commercialization of yoga. Is the only requirement for practice is an open mind? See To Yoga Prop or Not.
I received a lovely pair of Juil ballet shoes that are flattering and comfortable in one. Juil is known for their copper dots that keep you grounded and connect you with the earth. We all know that walking barefoot as close to the ground as possible has benefits. See Juil Ballet Shoes Review.
Sun Salutations is one of the most unifying and balancing sequences in yoga that will help to bring your chakras into balance. You can perform Surya Namaskar - Sun Salutation sequence quickly or slowly and you can make it more vigorous by jumping instead of stepping from position to position. See Sun Salutation for Beginners.
Through the practices of yoga, we discover that concern for the happiness and well being of others, including animals, must be an essential part of
our own quest for happiness and well being. The fork can be a powerful weapon of mass destruction or a tool to create peace on Earth.
Here are 101 inspirational desire quotes by well known folks like Aristotle, Osho, Confucius and Swami Sivananda. See Desire Quotes.
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind.
It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
Maintaining a yoga practice away from home can be difficult. While traveling, your alone time and transportation might be limited. Here are some tips on how to include yoga when you're out of town. See Take your Yoga with You.
Varaha Upanishads is the fifth niyama in the ethical code of yoga. It means surrender to God and spiritual reflection. Taking notice which yoga poses require surrender and which require strength are simple ways to practice this niyama. See Spiritual Reflection and Yoga.
Yoga etiquette means showing respect for others instead of only focusing on yourself in a yoga class. Here are some tips on maintaining humility that can guide us to the right behaviour leaving ego at the door. See Yoga Etiquette.
Svadhyaya, the fourth niyama means self-reflection and understanding the God within ourselves. Developing spiritual practice, reciting prayers or meditative ponderings are ways that can lead us to self-honesty and God consciousness. See Self-Reflection and Yoga.
Mountain pose is the foundation of all other yoga postures. It promotes the experience of stillness, clarity, strength, relaxation and stability that's associated with mountains. See Mountain Pose - Tadasana.
- Can Yoga Make you Taller?
The fastest and easiest way to look taller and feel better is to change your posture. Yoga can definitely lengthen, tone and stretch your body to improve your posture, increase your self confidence and make you look slimmer.
- Can Yoga Heal a Broken Heart?
Once you've cried over a break up and realize that you can't really cope, even after a long period of time, then you need some kind of method to help you move on. Yoga can help balance your emotions and keep you more positive for the future.
- Yoga For Dating: 5 Practical Benefits
Getting back into the dating scene can be quite overwhelming for some. Yoga can help to improve your confidence, and enhance your attraction not only on a physical level, but also on a spiritual level. Attraction is based on inner and outer beauty.
- Birth Order and Romantic Compatibility
Your birth order is connected to your personality and can predict your best and worst romantic match. Firstborn, middleborn, lastborn and only child all have different qualities. Find out your most compatible and magical match.
- Top 10 Yoga Studios in Toronto
I've had the opportunity to yoga hop all over Toronto, and try out numerous studios. I've listed the top 10 yoga studios in Toronto that are definitely worth checking out. Some are hot, some are not, but each studio will give you a unique experience.
- 101 Yoga Quotes
Here are 101 yoga quotes. "A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves." T. Guillemets