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Visiting Nevine Michaans Katonah Studio in Bedford Hills, New York

We had the pleasure to go visit Nevine Michaan’s Katonah Studio in Bedford Hills, New York It has been¬†an amazing travel using the body and soul map. Truly Exceptional and unique! Her Technique is giving us an overview of our perimeters and dimensions. It is a new way to approach …

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Camel pose

From Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nasik – India ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†www.yogapoint.com Asana name:¬†Camel Pose Sanskrit name:¬†Ushtrasan Meaning:¬†Camel Pose General Benefits: Efficiency of digestion and reproductive system is increased. It alleviates constipation. Vertebrae are loosened, spinal nerves relaxed. Good for minor back ache, rounded back, drooping shoulder. The front …

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Salutation au Soleil – Sun Salutation

Pratiquez la salutation au soleil tous les matins, pour dynamiser votre m√©tabolisme, votre syst√®me cardio vasculaire, vos articulations, votre respiration… demandez de l’aide √† votre instructeur de yoga pour savoir si toutes les postures peuvent vous convenir. Practice Sun Salutation every morning, to get energy and stimulate your metabolism, your …

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Change of season: what impact?

There are two big directional shifts in the energy of the natural world. The first comes in spring, when winter‚Äôs dormancy ends and growth energy begins. This is when Nature intended you to take a break during the summer months, when food and warmth are abundant. The second big directional …

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Padangushtasan

    By Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nasik   Asana name:¬†Single Toe Balance Pose Sanskrit name:¬†Padangushtasan Meaning:¬†Single Toe Balance Pose General Benefits: Strengthens the legs, especially the ankles and toes. Regulates the reproductive system. Prevents spermatorrhea. Promotes brahmacharya. Trains the nervous system. Benefits for Women: Therapeutic Applications: Anxiety, stress Taking the …

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Viparit Karani

  Posture In ‚ÄėHathapradipika‚Äô an important book on Yoga, accepts this as Mudra rather than asana. But since this very much resembles¬†the asana position, here we have treated this as such. In this asana the body is in an inverted position and so is called Viprit Karani (inverted position).   …

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Mayurasana, Peacock Pose

Stages Pre-pose Hansasana. From Hansasana, bring the shoulders and face downwards and slide (shift) the torso forward to raise the toes above the ground. Maintain the body horizontal and then try to elevate the legs higher. In the final position the weight of the body is balanced by the muscles …

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