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To Sit or Not to Sit? What Sitting in Bikram Yoga Says About You

Ok, you are no longer a beginner to this yoga thing. Or, maybe you are, but you struggle every day to continue pushing through every posture.   My question to you is, “Why are you struggling?” The second you begin to struggle, you are forgetting the first step of every posture, which is normal breathing.  Yes, this breathing rate might …

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Yoga Mantras: Tips to Improve Your Yoga Practice

We have heard over and over again that having a mantra can help you, making your performance stronger.  Often times, positive affirmation allows us to do things we didn’t believe were possible.  Mantras can also help us do something as simple as clearing the mind.   We as humans are great multi-taskers.  We are constantly thinking of multiple things at once:  our …

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Focus

Focus.  Focus is a very small word with a large implication.  The meaning isn’t really that heavy.  Focus (cognitive process), as defined by wikipedia means, “Attention…The cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things.”  The action of focus though is much harder than the definition would make it out to be.  When was the last …