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Meditation: Create CalmMeditation is a focusing of the mind on a single object with the goal of creating the cessation of all thought. The techniques of meditation are simple and easy to learn, but the ability to keep the mind focused takes time, patience and practice.
Pranayama: Yogic BreathingPranayamas are breathing exercises developed by the ancient yogis for purification and to cultivate “life force energy.”
Yoga 101: the BasicsThroughout the long history of yoga a vast collection of spiritual techniques and practices aimed at integrating mind, body and spirit have been developed. What is normally thought of as “yoga” in the West is really Hatha Yoga, one of the many paths of yoga.
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Explore over 125 yoga asanas in our yoga pose index. All of our posture pages have full instructions and multi-photo illustrations. Our four main categories of yoga poses are listed below, but you can find many others in our main section.
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- “Spirit is the essence of consciousness, the energy of the universe that creates all things. Each one of us is a part of that spirit - a divine entity. So the spirit is the higher self, the eternal being that lives within us.” ⏤ Shakti Gawain
- “The words we use don't matter as much as the emotion behind the words. When we understand this, we have the ability to influence, inspire, persuade and affect others.” ⏤ Darren Hardy
- “As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love – even the most simple action.” ⏤ Eckhart Tolle
- “Though the chamber of the heart is small, it's large enough for the Lord of both worlds to gladly make His home there.” ⏤ Shabistari
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