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The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga
The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga: Prana

Yogis believe that 'energy' - also known as prana - is the universal life force that makes all our bodies systems work, our mental and emotional systems produce activity, and fully sustains our actual 'aliveness.'…

The Language of Yoga
The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga: Mantra

Letting go of the refrains in your head that are not serving you well, and are in fact, just leading to more anxiety and worry, is a pretty good reason to experiment with mantras. If you're going to have…

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The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga: Shiva & Shakti

The two entities are bound together, both in the folklore and in practice - thinking about how they relate to one another can be helpful, as we try to "undo" old patterns of behavior and lay down new ones,…

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The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga: Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness can help us be more present in a huge number of ways, from actually tasting our food to being able to attend our own internal processes to letting go of those "bad" thoughts when we can't seem…

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The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga: Chitta Vritti

Meditation has been shown to work not only through the millennia that humans have been practicing it, but how it works has also been observed through the brain imaging studies over just the last few years. …

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The Language of Yoga

The Language of Yoga: Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra lets you get so deep into a meditative state, that your thinking mind - all the mind chatter, all your convictions, worries and self-criticisms - falls away, and what you're left with is just pure consciousness. …