By Suzana Altero Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.” ~Krishnamacharya Pranayama (breathing techniques) are a key practice of Hatha Yoga, the mother of all physical or postural yoga. They are such a core tool in this […]
Apparently the National Sleep Foundation is onto something. 65% of all Americans have trouble sleeping. Here are some yoga solutions for sleep that I’ve shared along the way to help non-sleepers become dreamy sleepers. I hope they help you, too.
[Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kalavati Viv Williams, a long-time yoga practitioner, who shares three simple exercises for releasing tension and stress from our crazy lives.] Try the first technique to help manifest your positive intentions for change and as an adjunct to meditation. The second and third techniques are great for quickly […]
He who binds the breath, binds the mind. – Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika Yoga works primarily with the energy in the body, through the science of pranayama, or energy-control. Prana means also ‘breath.’ Yoga teaches how, through breath-control, to still the mind and attain higher states of awareness. The higher teachings of yoga take one […]