Why Practice Sun Salutations
We do Sun Salutations for many reasons such as our physical health. The poses involved are excellent for the whole body. Sun Salutations can also have a resounding affect on you mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Here are some thoughts for the physical and mental sides of the practice.
Sun Salutation B for Yoga Challenge
Sun Salutation B, Surya Namaskara B. is a vinyasa, flowing movement of connected poses, however there are additional poses that make it a little more challenging. These poses work almost every muscle in your body and are very strengthening as well as providing an optimum stretch.
Thirty Day Sun Salutation Challenge
Welcome to a "Thirty Day Sun Salutation Challenge" I invite everyone to join me in this challenge. All it takes is one Sun Salutation a day. This is such a great way to practice yoga regularly, learn new Sun Salutations, and have fun encouraging each other.
The Basics of Kriya Yoga
The basics of Kriya Yoga are represented as reaching back to the beginning of yogic life itself. The basic practice of Kriya Yoga is a union between pranayama (breathing) and meditation. Many different pranayama techniques are included in the practices which seek to hasten spiritual growth.
Inhale and Exhale During Yoga
Your breath is in tandem with the yoga postures that you practice. Each pose has the same distinct pattern and once you have practiced yoga for awhile you will feel the pattern emerge. Here are several examples to practice your breathing with the pose.
The Six Branches of Yoga
It is thought that originally yoga was a practice to prepare the body for extended meditation as well as the mind. There are many styles of yoga but there are only six branches of the original tradition.
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