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Points to mention: Notice the back foot is at 45 degrees throughout the flow. This happens often in sequences that are fast-paced. If you wish to slow this down and turn the foot out to 90 degrees for asanas such as: Triangle and Warrior II, please feel free to do so. The point is: Precise alignment takes time and you will have to slow the pace in order to accomplish it.

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Vinyasa Sequencing Middle Option 2

Here is another option for sequencing during the middle of your class. Whether you are teaching or practicing alone, it's good to have some ideas and options...

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Midweek Specials on Yoga Teacher Training Courses

Midweek Specials on Yoga Teacher Training Courses

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02/24/2017 at 00:29. Facebook
Yogic relaxation resembles sleep, but the conscious mind maintains a state of awareness that is responsive to suggestions – much like the stage between sleep and wakefulness. During this time, negative energy is released, and the mind is susceptible to new beliefs and ideas. This is the time when the seeds for deep-rooted changes are planted.

The Yogic poses, or asanas, were designed to...
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The Value of Yogic Relaxation Techniques

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Mindfulness and meditation techniques are being used in schools across the country.

A recent study by the University of California-Davis and the non-profit organization Mindful Schools shows mindfulness actually triples students' ability to focus and participate in class activities.

Fourth graders meditating? Kindergarteners practicing mindful breathing? It's not a big deal at this...
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Meditation techniques help students focus, study says

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Chronic lower back pain is a serious ailment that can affect the entire body, making every day life difficult if not unbearable.

Pain, especially perpetual pain, causes irritability, dysfunctional movement, and major deviations and imbalances in posture. The practice of yoga, which is designed to help bring the body back into balance, is the ideal way to relieve lower back pain. Static,...
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4 Yoga Poses to Get Rid of Chronic Lower Back Pain Once and for All

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There are many variables in the type of Yoga training each of us might choose to practice and there are many ways to injure one's knee. Let's look at the safest way for a person to enter a class, without slowing down the recovery process or causing self-injury. Therefore, medical clearance in the form of your doctor's approval is imperative before considering asana (posture) practice. A...
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Yoga Practice After Knee Surgery

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The answers you get to this will depend on who formulates the response. The sleek 30-something clad in organic cotton leggings with a healthy glow might answer, while holding “plank pose” for an excruciating length of time, that yoga is about being simultaneously buff and chilled out. Ask a grizzly old Hindu monastic like myself and you’re likely to get a more knotty and byzantine...
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What is yoga? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Swami Ambikananda Saraswati

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02/22/2017 at 12:14. Facebook
Many people avoid meditation simply because they think it is all about ‘oms’ and crunchy mantras. But, at its core, meditation is something so natural and innate that your dog/cat definitely knows how to do it better than you.

Have you ever watched your dog or cat closely? They can sit for great lengths of time, and just stare. They have endless patience with themselves. They aren’t thinking,...
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Your Pet Is Better At Meditating Than You | Care2 Healthy Living

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02/22/2017 at 02:27. Facebook
Is Yoga for leukemia a viable option? Leukemia, or cancer of the blood or bone marrow, is a terrifying disease that strikes both young and old. Damage to the blood stream, from the cancer, results in reduced immune response, anemia from lack of red blood cells, and other conditions. In the U.S., about 245,000 people are affected with some form of leukemia, including those currently in...
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Yoga for Leukemia Patients

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02/22/2017 at 02:02. Facebook
Who hasn’t heard of the far spreading glory of yoga? This ancient form of exercise, which focusses a lot on breathing, is known to bring about various health benefits if performed regularly. It comes equipped with all kinds of asanas for all kinds of issues. There’s something for everyone. Of course the best time to perform these exercises is early morning, but not all of us can stick by it....
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3 Simple Yoga Poses After Dinner That Can Boost Digestion

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02/21/2017 at 21:50. Facebook
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02/21/2017 at 12:23. Facebook
Over the last several years, a considerable body of work has emerged proving what yoga practitioners have known for centuries: Yoga prevents and reverses anxiety, even the most chronic and severe cases.

Acute anxiety is a result of long-term mental stress and tension that results in a near- constant feeling of impending disaster and loss of control, even when there is no outward evidence of...
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Yoga for Chronic Anxiety

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02/21/2017 at 03:15. Facebook
What is the quickest technique for anxiety? Pranayama is the practice of breath control. Pranayama is an extremely important tool, when practiced in Yoga, which can harness one’s anxiety, reduce stress levels, and control energy flow. At the same time, controlling the flow of “prana” (vital energy), throughout one’s body, is important to maintain one’s emotional stability.

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One Yoga Pranayama Technique for Anxiety

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02/20/2017 at 23:06. Facebook
Aerobic activity, characterised by an elevated heart rate and increase in the body’s use of oxygen, is closely linked to improved health and prolonged life spans; current guidelines suggest that people get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise each week.

Scant research has examined whether yoga is exercise under those guidelines, though.

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Can yoga qualify as an aerobic workout?

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02/20/2017 at 22:38. Facebook
With the CBSE and other board exams around the corner, students resort to days and nights of studying, trying to accommodate a year's worth of studying into a couple of weeks. Is it a wonder that the brain and body simply cannot take it and signals to you by making you yawn every few minutes?

Even the last minute cramming becomes very difficult when you are panicking at the back of your head...
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Yoga is the key to score high in CBSE boards: Take a deep breath and follow these simple steps : Featurephilia

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Around 9 am on January 25, Sushila Kugaji got an unusual call from her son, Major Shrihari Kugaji, who was stationed in Sonamarg, in Kashmir's Ganderbal district. Her son told Sushila that he has been given a second chance at life. "At first, I didn't understand what he meant by that. He then told me about the avalanche that had taken the life of many other soldiers, including Major Amit...
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Pranayama helped Major Kugaji survive J&K avalanche - Times of India

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