Archive for June, 2013

Pranayama – Just Breathe

JUST BREATHE. Breathing is an essential part of practicing yoga. The Sanskrit word  “pranayama” means control of life force (the breath).Your breath unifies your mind and body, balances opposing energies, and helps your body move safely into yoga poses. Through proper breathing, your metabolism and health begin to improve. You become more centered and deepen […]

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A Brief History of Modern Yoga

The word “yoga” was first mentioned in the ancient India Rig Veda text around 3,000 B.C.  Most of the 5,000 years since then, yoga was primarily a meditative practice.  The yoga that you and I know really only dates back about 100 years.  Even though there are now countless types of yoga, they all relate […]

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