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Yoga while travelling

How to Maintain Your Yoga Practice While You Travel

Spirit, Yoga June 29, 2018 No Comments

Travelling helps you find yourself and acquire broad, wholesome views of humanity. While exciting and inspiring, it can shake up your yoga routine. Of course, the benefits of the adventure outweigh its downsides, but straying away from your regular yoga practice can be stressful. So, for all you yoginis out there who would prefer not to be thrown off track…

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Benefits of Yoga in Relieving Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety, Body, Depression, Mind, Stress, Yoga May 19, 2017 No Comments

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders. The underlying mechanism of depression are still poorly understood, but we do know that stress can be the principal cause in the development of depression. Standard medication treatment is still rather ineffective and only partially alleviates the symptoms. On the other hand, the correlation between yoga and reduced symptoms of…

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Overcoming Perfectionism with Yoga and Meditation

Overcoming Perfectionism with Yoga and Meditation

Body, Meditation, Spirit, Yoga July 12, 2016 No Comments

Young people’s minds in the 21st century seem to differ from the mental state of people 10 years ago. By seeing “perfect” bodies or lives, carved and presented to us via different marketing techniques and channels (such as social media), those “images of perfection” are being implemented in our minds subconsciously. Thus, people who cannot achieve those images that their…

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Achieving Without Efforting

Body, Yoga February 28, 2016 No Comments

“The next pose is called Caterpillar.” My imagination goes wild trying to imagine what the pose might look like as I am waiting for my yoga instructor to show us what we need to do. This is my first time to a Yin yoga class, and I am not quite sure what to expect. The instructor sits on the mat,…

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The Practice of Practicing

The Practice of Practicing

Body, Yoga October 13, 2015 No Comments

After many years of yoga practice, I have come to a conclusion: It takes practice to fall in love, even with yoga. I began my yoga practice in New York City during the winter of 2008. One of the first people I met after moving into the city, was an intriguing man who had just come out of a zen…

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