YIN YANG YOGA

Yin relates to the Moon, the lunar qualities of the feminine, cool and passive. Yin poses are done seated or reclining and are held for three to five minutes. This allows for the release of deeply-held tension in the connective tissue between the muscles and the bones.

 Yang relates to the Sun, solar qualities associated with the masculine, heat and active. Yang poses are the more traditional, active postures within a yoga session. In our practice we can integrate effort and ease (Sthira Sukham) by combining the calming effect of Yin relaxing postures with dynamic Yang inspired asana. The balance ignites the glow of our inner divinity, ananda maya kosha, known as the bliss body. It is that sensation of inner stillness and contentment we often feel at the end of a yoga session. With continued practice, month after month, year after year, the subtleties gained become more and more sustained, off the mat, into our Life.

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BREATHING

BREATHING happens all day long but on our yoga mat we are more aware of it. During a yoga session the breath is emphasized to

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MEDITATION First

Historically, the ancient yogis sat in Meditation first and the discovery of Asana followed. They began to imitate what they saw in their environment with

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CHANDRA, The MOON

CHANDRA is a beautiful name. In Hindu it translates as Moon. There are variations of Moon postures in our yoga practice. This evolved from the

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INNER LIGHT

Have you noticed people who are naturally shiny? They radiate a certain inner glow. In Ayurveda, this is associated with the term ojas. It is

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PATANJALI

A long time ago, before the Common Era, between 100 BCE and 500 BCE, an author named Patanjali compiled the well known yogic text called

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THE FEELING TONE

Every time we come onto our yoga mat, there is a reverence for this ancient path. Traditionally it has been passed down verbally from master

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