This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass

Yoga, Yoga Blog
This Too Shall Pass When I was growing through my teenage years, with the misguided belief that my suffering was greater than anyone who ever lived, my mother would remind me, “…and this too shall pass.” I never believed her. But the present became the past and along with the passage of time, so too did those imbalanced-hormone-induced emotional meltdowns slip away. Years later, some smell, sound or taste would send me plunging back to those long ago moments and the time, place, sensations would all come rushing back to me in a tidal wave of emotional memory.It fascinated me for some time how I could relive those moments in such detail. Until recently, when I began attending 10-day silent sitting residential courses called Vipassana once a year, where the late…
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4 REASONS TO PRACTICE PRANAYAMA

4 REASONS TO PRACTICE PRANAYAMA

Fitness, Health, Wellness, Yoga, Yoga Blog
Pranayama, loosely translated, means breathing techniques; and, is one of the eight limbs of yoga that sage, Patanjali, explains in the Yoga Sutras, written circa 150 BC.Pranayama is comprised of two root words: prana (vital energy or life force) and ayama (extension or expansion). Pranayama, therefore, means to extend the vital energy. Pranayama provides a way to activate the life force and expand it beyond one’s normal limitations to attain a higher state of vibration.Through a series of breath retentions, known as kumbhaka, pranayama can be described as a method of voluntary hypoventilation, which allows us to normalize our breathing by normalizing the oxygen supplied to brain cells.There are eight distinct varieties of pranayama practices discussed in Hatha Yoga Pradipika to control one’s breathing. These eight pranayama varieties differ based on how kumbhaka is incorporated into…
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Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India — Arogya Yoga School

Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India — Arogya Yoga School

Health, Wellness, Yoga, Yoga Blog
Source: Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh -Arogya yoga school India Arogya Yoga School offers residential 100 Hour, 200 Hour, 300 Hour and 500 Hour Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh, India affiliated by Rishikesh Yogpeeth and registered with the Yoga Alliance, USA. Arogya Yoga School is dedicated to maintain the reputable levels of service and education that our students have come to expect from Affiliated Yoga schools. Arogya Yoga School traces its roots to Rishikesh Yog Peeth. Founded in 2005, Rishikesh Yog Peeth is the brainchild of two visionaries who pioneered the first yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh, designed to preserve the ancient and traditional values of yoga. Our school has designed courses in the most comprehensive and unique way, empowering you to stand apart as…
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