More than just postures, set into a sequence, followed by savasana (corpse pose), Yoga is complex. It weaves together inner and outer disciplines, physical practice, and breath work while guiding us through the ups and downs of emotions, thoughts, and interactions with others. Yoga is also a guide for how to live free from suffering and… Continue reading A Deeper Look at the 8 Limbs of Yoga
This breathing is a voluntary doorway to the involuntary body, a conscious doorway to the subconscious mind. ~A.G. Mohan Nadi Shodhana, commonly referred to as alternate nostril breathing, is a simple but highly effective practice that cultivates a feeling of centered calm in the mind and body. It is clinically shown to have a beneficial… Continue reading Channel Clearing Breath – A Basic Introduction to Alternate Nostril Breathing
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Check out these 7 very shareable quotes on breath and pranayama from TKV Desikachar, Max Strom, Sylvia Plath, Rodney Yee, and more!
Read the 8/1/14 #yogachat transcript here Breathing at Work Every other week we host a Yoga Chat on Twitter with the hashtag #yogachat. This Friday, we will be discussing the topic “Pranayama at work: How Breathing Changes Everything”. Our intention is to provide some tips and techniques you can integrate into your work day, whether… Continue reading Pranayama at Work: How Breathing Changes Everything #yogachat
Pranayama – 2 Simple Breathing Practices Something we do every minute of every day can actually change our lives. Most of us pay little or no attention to the breath and yet just 3-5 minutes a day is enough to notice a difference. Here is a simple technique to create balance, ease your mind and… Continue reading Pranayama – 2 Simple Breathing Practices – Lesley Hobbs Yoga
Update 3/27/10: Max Strom’s book is now available. Click on the book cover image below to order via Amazon. Yoga master Max Strom’s highly anticipated first book, A Life Worth Breathing, is now available for pre-order on Amazon and will ship out April 2010. Reserve your copy on Amazon: A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga… Continue reading Max Strom’s First Book: A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga Master’s Handbook of Strength, Grace, and Healing
Yoga master Max Strom is one of the world’s leading proponents of healing with breath. This clip is the introduction to Max’s groundbreaking DVD entitled: Learn to Breathe, to Heal Yourself and Your Relationships.