Tag Archives: hatha yoga

Keeping mindfulness in mind

In modern day practice, Hatha yoga generally refers to a gentle class of slow, measured movements and meditative breathing techniques that evoke a sense of peace and tranquility. While the effects of the ancient yogic poses are powerful and dynamic, Hatha often appeals to beginners as well as those who value yoga’s therapeutic and spiritual […]

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Benefits of Bikram

Hands down the most popular type of hot yoga, Bikram, is a unique set of postures developed by yoga guru, Bikram Choudhury. This form of yoga consists of 90 minute sessions of 26 adapted Hatha yoga exercises, and two breathing exercises, in a heated 105°F. Sound like an exercise ordeal rather than something to look […]

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Why yoga is a man’s pose

There’s no doubt about it that in many countries across the world yoga’s is regarded as a more feminine way to fitness. Years of a certain image of yoga being projected into the mainstream has created a stereotype of a bendy woman sitting in the lotus position in deep meditation or performing a sun salutation. […]

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Yoga myths you really shouldn’t believe

A woman deep in meditation with a look of bliss and total relaxation playing across her face; her limbs gently entwined into the lotus position as she serenely offers a silent namaste with prayer-like gestures. This image of yoga isn’t totally inaccurate but people do often harbor preconceptions about yoga and the people who practice […]

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Total relaxation hatha yoga style

Breathing and meditation are all important in hatha yoga. Bringing awareness to the breath and allowing your mind to actively let go is a way of improving your practice. Postures help you unwind from day-to-day stresses and relax your mind and body. For some people true relaxation takes practice and there is a lot more […]

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