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Meditation is one of the most universally prescribed solutions for a variety of problems, but what happens when you physically can’t meditate? As the result of a severe viral infection last year I developed nervous system problems. When the virus first hit, every time I closed my eyes, my eyeballs would literally roll around in
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“Breath is life. We should pay as much attention to it as any other aspect of beingness.” ~ Swami Nostradamus Virato  I’ve battled chronic anxiety, insomnia, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) my entire life. Due to various traumatic events and circumstances in my childhood, my little body and mind became conditioned to operate on a constant state
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Q: I had a pituitary tumor removed (from under my brain in the pituitary chasm, apparently they are quite common!) 7 years ago. It affected my peripheral vision as the tumor was pressing on the optic nerve. I have fully (?) recovered, including my eyesight. I have done yoga for 34 + years… and recently
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This at-home yoga practice from Kristin Calabria will help you improve physical and mental stamina, promote stability in your core, and further your path to self-discovery. Try this home practice to improve physical and mental stamina, promote stability in your core, and further your path to self-discovery. ZEV STARR-TAMBOR We all have the ability to
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Whether you’re looking to find more compassion in your life or simply want to counteract the effects of sitting at your computer all day, this supportive and strengthening yoga sequence will awaken your heart, body, and mind. Looking to improve your posture? Grab these two blocks and try this yoga sequence from Kristin Calabria. Modern
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Image: Stephen Sandian/Unsplash The true essence of yoga is revolutionary. Yoga in itself can be a form of rebellion—to teach and embody connection, authenticity, love, humility, empathy, and understanding goes against all of the most important systems that support our capitalist society. To embrace emotion, energetic awareness, inner reflection, and being human in this day
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Water is everything. However, there are several reports illustrating that 75 percent of Americans will fall short of their daily recommended water serving. Whether you had a few too many glasses of rosé the night before, have a bout of a stomach bug, or just forgot to stop by the water cooler all day, dehydration can
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by Nina There was a request on Facebook today to share photos, which have just been made public, of Pattabhi Jois, founder of the Ashtanga school of yoga, sexual assaulting his student Karen Rain in class. This request was made in the hopes of countering the photos typically seen of him, like the one above,
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Shift your perspective as you move step by step into Salamba Sirsasana II. Flip your perspective and get upside-down in Salamba Sirsasana II. IAN SPANIER PREVIOUS STEP IN YOGAPEDIA 3 Ways to Prep for Salamba Sirsasana IISEE ALL ENTRIES IN YOGAPEDIA Salamba Sirsasana II Sa = With · Alamba = Support · Sirsa = Head · Asana =
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Strengthen your arms and upper back in these prep poses for Salamba Sirsasana II. PREVIOUS STEP IN YOGAPEDIA 3 Steps to Modify Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend) NEXT STEP IN YOGAPEDIA Challenge Pose: Salamba Sirsasana II SEE ALL ENTRIES IN YOGAPEDIA
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Teacher and model Jenny Brill describes the 6 steps to successfully complete Prasarita Padottanasana, or Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend Learn how to master Prasarita Padottanasana in these 6 steps.  Ian Spanier NEXT IN YOGAPEDIA 3 Steps to Modify Prasarita Padottanasana SEE ALL ENTRIES IN YOGAPEDIA Prasarita Padottanasana  Prasarita = Expand/spread out · Pada = Foot · Ut =
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Come practice with us at Wanderlust O’ahu in 2019. Tickets are on sale now! Sea Salt, meet Savasana. See you on the North Shore.   Dear Keiki* Yogis, Aloha! My name is Kailani Dove and I am 10 years old from the north shore of Kauai. I’ve been doing yoga since I was growing in my moms belly.
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There’s a Rumi poem that begins: “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” I’m pretty sure that, there in that field you will find a yoga festival taking place. Yoga defined the first eight years of my thirties. It took me around the world in search of
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by Nina I’ve been seeing the same two dental hygienists, Deb and Gail, for 32 years now. So, when I visit every six months, they check in with me a bit about my life, especially about what my kids are doing these days (they used to treat my kids, too, when they lived at home).