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YOGA AND STRESS : HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO LIVE STRESS FREE   The role of the adrenals in the stress response The adrenal or suprarenal glands are two important stress response pathways. The adrenal glands are located on top of the kidneys and secrete a few different types of hormones related to...
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This blog series consists of three articles: #1 – The Root of Fear of Death #2 – Turn Unhealthy Fear into Healthy Fear through Meditation #3 – Asana & Meditation to Overcome Fear of Death #2 – Turn Unhealthy Fear into Healthy Fear through Meditation In the previous blog I introduced the concept of healthy and unhealthy fears. Today...
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This article consists of three parts: #1 – The Root of Fear of Death #2 – Turn Unhealthy Fear into Healthy Fear through Meditation #3 – Yin Yoga Sequence to Overcome Fear of Death #1 – Root of Fear of Death  Even the Wise Men Fear Death Fear and anxiety are interesting themes to work with in a...
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Yesterday I introduced lifestyle diseases and their prevalence in (Western) high-income countries. Common lifestyle diseases are for example burn-out, obesity, depression, anxiety disorder, diabetes mellitus type 2, allergies, arthritis. And this is only a few. The most common underlaying cause for development of these diseases is stress: (perceived) stress triggered by our way of life....
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Next week we will start the second module of the Parimukti Yoga Therapy Training with a focus on ‘Yoga Therapy for Common Lifestyle Diseases. In the following series you will read more about what common lifestyle diseases are and how yoga can be used in a therapeutical setting. We choose to focus on lifestyle diseases,...
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Strong developed ‘glutes’ not only look nice in yoga pants, there is a good reason why we would want to train our gluteus maximus. Today Anna-Carin, massage therapist and anatomy teacher at Parimukti, hold a workshop about the importance of a well developed gluteus maximus muscle. Where to find the gluteus maximus Quick review about...
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This article is written by Emily Curtis for Parimukti and consists of two parts. Today part 2  So in the previous post I introduced you to my idea for re-defining currency. How? Imagine if we all came from the lens of equality, and were encouraged to trade our unique values from that base. This would make how...
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This blog is written by Emily Curtis for Parimukti When I look for a yoga class to take, where I’ll spend any appreciable amount of time—I care a lot about the teacher. My connection, my trust, and my respect all form potential roadblocks; as well they form potential clearings to my learning, to my practice flourishing. I...
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So, philosophy. The subject that got our attention from the first class onward. Yoga philosophy focuses on the history of yoga and the way its set out by Patanjali ” the father of yoga”. We also discussed chakra’s and its system. All this is part of the yoga philosophy. Manjeet, our teacher, came up with...
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Every day after breakfast we had art of teaching class. This subject underlines a complete explanation of all the asanas, alignment, physiology and also covers the method of teaching in general. We started the training with basic information and we worked our way through all the asana poses. It’s very nice to get to know every pose, step by...
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