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YOGA POSES also called Asanas

Yoga poses (also called Asanas) are physical postures that exercise your entire body, stretch and tone the muscles and joints, the spine and entire skeletal system. They have a beneficial effect not only on the body frame, but also on the internal organs, glands and nerves, keeping all...
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YOGA FOR BEGINNERS

YOGA is an ancient system for health of mind and body developed over the centuries by the Sages of India. Yoga practice has been around for over 5,000 years. The goal of yoga, or of the person practicing yoga, is the attainment of a state of perfect spiritual...
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Prenatal yoga classes are more popular than ever?

Prenatal yoga classes are more popular than ever. When paired with a cardiovascular exercise such as walking, yoga can be an ideal way to stay in shape during your pregnancy. This age-old practice keeps you limber, tones your muscles, and improves your balance and circulation, with little, if...
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IYENGAR YOGA bringing the East to the West

The Iyengar approach to yoga is firmly based on the traditional eight limbs of yoga expounded by Patanjali in his classic treatise, The Yoga Sutras, written over 2,500 years go. It is a disciplined and deeply research system developed over 75 years by Yogacharya BKS Iyengar who still...
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With ha meaning sun and tha meaning moon Hatha Yoga

With ha meaning “sun” and tha meaning “moon,” Hatha Yoga is commonly translated as the yoga that brings union “of the pairs of opposites.” Sometimes Hatha Yoga is also translated as the “forcefull yoga”, because it requires a lot of physical effort. Hatha Yoga is certainly the yoga...
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Kundalini Yoga is called the Yoga of Awareness

Kundalini Yoga is called the Yoga of Awareness. It is a dynamic, powerful tool that is designed to give you an experience of your soul The primary objective is to awaken the full potential of human awareness in each individual; that is, recognize our awareness, refine that awareness, and expand...
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Vinyasa means is it to move with the breath

Vinyasa means ‘to move with the breath.’ Some of the most popular yoga styles, including Ashtanga and Power Yoga, are taught in a vinyasa style – meaning the series of poses flows purposefully with the breath. The classes in Yoga Download’s Vinyasa Flow category blend ancient wisdom across...
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