yoga primer

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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This is part one of a two-part series on Intuition. Written by Emily Curtis for Parimukti Part 1: Addicted to wanting to know When learning a trade, a language, or perhaps when we’re next in line to carry the torch of a lineage such as yoga, or other spiritual tradition, it makes sense to have a...
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Written by Emily Curtis for Parimukti I live in a yoga class desert in Goa. There are lots of teacher training programs, but as far as I know, the closest public asana class is 40 minutes away, at 7am, twice per week. Unfortunately for me, I find it difficult to maintain a personal daily asana practice....
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I am very happy to finally announce the new Parimukti Yoga Therapy Training for yoga teachers and health professionals. Many people over the years have come to me asking to treat them for migraine, or pain or some other problems which they were not completely happy treating with western medicine. While we continue offering Level 1, 200hrs Yoga...
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I have often been asked the question; Whats your favourite yoga style? I would initially think of my favourite school of practice-ashtanga yoga. Then yesterday I was with a friend that I haven’t seen in a long time. We decided to go and swim at the temple. I had never seen a female bathing there...
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One of the most amazing things about organising the yoga & meditation teacher trainings is the great variety of people from many amazing cultures that come together. For one month, going through a life changing experience together. It is great to learn about other cultures and realising certain conditioning, behaviour and thought patterns that you...
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Loving one’s body can be a difficult task. Media, culture and social surroundings create norms about how we all should look and how our bodies should be. In reality, people come with different body shapes, sizes and capabilities. Some are more sportive, some more artistic. Some are more feminine, some are more masculine. Some have...
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“Yog” or popularly known term “yoga” means union or process of joining.  Yoga is joining of awareness which is otherwise fragmented due to constant interference of thoughts emotions and ego. With integration of awareness, yoga brings about corresponding integration in body and it’s chemistry.  Thus yoga works on you not only on physical level through...
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Our lives are emotional roller coasters,sometimes full of ecstatic moments of excitement and joy and at other times filled with  endless valleys of mind numbing sadness. Some of these emotions tend to stay and disturb our minds and moods and control our daily lives, even to the extent of interfering with our well-being and happiness. When the...
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I myself am one of those who did it and i am actually helping others on that path as well, because it is the most beautiful thing that can happen: practice your hobby, make your living with it and then help others getting there as well. I studied Medicine and International Public Health and worked for...
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