Posts in Practical Articles
Debunking Yoga Myths That Keep You from Practicing

While yoga has been gaining mainstream popularity, there are many who are hesitant to try it out because of misconceptions around the practice. Some think it isn’t for them because of their preconceptions about yoga. Hesitation to try out yoga may arise due to many reasons, and it’s good to sort through them and decipher which of them are fact and which are fiction. Today, we’ll be debunking the most popular yoga myths that keep you from practicing.

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Aging with Wisdom and Grace

This article explores what yoga calls the Kosha model (the framework of layers) with some discussion about the Vijnanamaya Kosha; our intuitive mind, wisdom and clarity. It is the witness consciousness that illuminates all aspects of ourselves – the pleasant, the unpleasant the beautiful and the ugly. With practice we can gain understanding, acceptance and integration of all parts of our being.

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How Chanting Can Improve Your Energy, Mood and Health

Have you ever noticed how good you feel after singing along to your favorite song? Singing acts as a conduit to mindfulness, similar to the state you would obtain through the practice of yoga poses or meditation. It has a sneaky way of making you completely present as you focus on the song you are singing, the catchy melody and the emotions that you feel at the time. This state of mindfulness is key to reducing stress and increasing our energy.

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Study shows a robust relationship between frequency of yoga practice and psychological wellness in older women.

Since the mind and body make decisions together about how we respond to our internal and external environments, intellectually understanding the science behind why yoga works can help it be even more effectively in increasing the health of our whole being

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