Taming the mind can be the work of a lifetime. It streams a looping inner monologue that often grows so loud it blocks out the beauty of what’s happening right now. Yet truth exists in the present moment. The sensation of an object, the temperature of a room, the rhythm of your breath. When you hone in on what’s happening right now, the monologue falls silent. Here are five Live in the Moment Quotes to help anchor you to the present.
Slow Flow Yoga (also known as Gentle Flow Yoga) is a calming, restorative way to experience some of the best parts of yoga. A great slow flow yoga sequence can help you build mindfulness, presence and tranquility.
Gentle Flow Yoga is a slow-paced practice that features calming poses and an emphasis on stretching and breathing without intensity or rigorous movement. Yogis hold a series of restorative postures in a quiet, meditative state and concentrate on lingering and lengthening versus a vinyasa-style linkage of breath to movement. In this post, we’ll discuss all of the gentle flow yoga benefits that make this a great practice!
So, you’re ready to turn up the heat and try Bikram Yoga. But what should you wear? To help you prepare, we put together a list of what to wear to Bikram yoga, so you can sweat it out in style!
Ashtanga yoga is a highly-structured practice that links powerful breath with a progressive sequence of postures. It’s designed to ignite an intense inner heat that detoxifies and purifies the body and mind. To reap the many benefits of Ashtanga yoga, it’s advised to observe an Ayurvedic diet that boosts the digestive system and provides enriching and invigorating nutrients that stimulate energy. Here’s an Ashtanga yoga diet plan to help support your practice and healthy lifestyle!
Yoga is for everybody. It doesn’t care about your dress size, what you had for a “cheat meal” or whether you fit into last year’s skinny jeans. It cares about your breath. It wants to know your intention. It values mindfulness and self-growth and how your enlightened existence opens doors for the entire world. Here’s our guide to yoga for bigger bodies, full of tips and top plus size yoga poses.
Let’s face it: the cadence of yoga is sensual by nature. The body creates its own rhythm through breath, motion and heartbeat. The yogi is offered a powerful space for release… of stuck energy, of limiting thoughts, of obstacles and barriers to peace. If your typical vinyasa practice is already feeling a little sensual, we think this honey-like sensual yoga flow will turn up the heat a few degrees.
An imbalance, or worse, a blockage in your heart chakra can prevent you from living and loving freely and without constriction. In this post, we’ll cover heart chakra imbalance symptoms. We’ll also walk you through some of our favorite transformative asanas and mudras for clearing your heart center and evicting negativity from your body.
Kundalini yoga is an invigorating blend of meditative and physical practices. It includes mudras, drishti, dynamic prana or breathwork, guided meditation and the chanting of mantras to increase consciousness and spark physical release. Those who practice Kundalini yoga are often brought into a state of calmness and focus that can eliminate the effects of anxiety. In this post, we’ll discuss the practice and benefits of Kundalini yoga for anxiety and depression.
Have you ever wondered how to choose a mantra for transcendental meditation? While many people are lucky enough to receive a personalized mantra from a guru, teacher or mentor, this is not the only way to obtain one. In this post, we’ll walk you through some tips on choosing a mantra and highlight some popular transcendental meditation mantras.
The Hakini Mudra, which means “power gesture” in Sanskrit, is just that—a powerful seal or lock of the fingers that evokes the strength and fortitude of the mind. When practiced, the Hakini Mudra summons energy from the Third Eye, the spiritual space between the eyebrows that is seen as the gate to enlightenment. In this post, we’ll walk you through how to do this mudra as well as some benefits it may have throughout your daily life.
Are you searching for a way to stay active while carrying your little one(s)? Many pregnant women would like to continue the fitness activities and exercises they loved before becoming pregnant—as long as they are safe and healthy for both you and the baby. The good news is that yoga can be a great activity for pregnant women. Learn more about Bikram yoga pregnancy poses that could be the perfect way for you to stay active, inspired, and in-tune with your body while pregnant.