April 2019 Edition • Yoga Basics

Online Yoga Resource and News

In April, the first waves of summer warmth emerge and we start to feel the new season’s outward and expansive energy. To balance this warm external energy, many of the albums on this month’s list of the best new yoga music feature ambient compositions to encourage introspection and cooling piano …

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20 Science-Based Benefits of Avocado

Avocados are a versatile fruit that you can eat plain, sweet, salty, or savory. It has numerous advantages tucked beneath its vivid green skin. There’s little reason not to enjoy the benefits of avocado in your diet. Each 40 Gram Avocado Serving Provides You With (1): • About 64 calories• Just under …

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Pratyahara Explained: The First Step Toward Meditation

Wondering what all the stillness is about at the beginning and end of your yoga class? You’re actually practicing the first step toward meditation: turning your attention within. This is called Pratyahara (or withdrawal of the senses) in the Yoga Sutras.   Where Do We First Learn About Pratyahara? Written around …

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How To Sequence A Yoga Class: Peak Pose Sequencing

Sequencing is the hidden art of the yoga class. Peak pose sequencing is a sequencing style in which you select a challenging apex pose and then creates a sequence that will sensibly prepare the body to get there. Peak Pose Sequencing: a yoga sequencing style that builds the class progressively …

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21 Positive Quotes To Make Your Life Brighter

Reading quotes to help you through certain times in your life may seem pointless and like it won’t really help, but the opposite has been proven to be true. Judy Belmont, a mental health author, motivational speaker, and psychotherapist explained that quotes have proven to inspire positive thinking, give comfort, remind you …

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