Yoga

During a Yin Yoga session we want to connect to our meridian flow and a Dan Tien breath will facilitate this. Here is a guided instruction to help your students to find their Dan Tien Breath: “First pay attention to your exhalation. Exhale all the way out to clear out the lungs. During normal breathing...
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In the Daoist tradition there are said to be Three Treasures housed in the three Dan Tiens that in effect constitute our life. These are known as jing, chi and shen. The ultimate goal of all of the Oriental healing and health-promoting arts is to cultivate, balance and expand the Three Treasures. At the highest...
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If mindfulness is a different state than our normal default way of being, how can we develop it? There are many different practices that can support the development of mindfulness, including different types of sitting meditation, movement, or even simply being in nature. The more you formally practice mindfulness, the more you will begin to...
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The following acronym that is often taught to direct your attentive awareness. R-A-I-N R – Recognize As we open to bare attention we notice what arises perhaps there are sounds, feelings, sensations in the body, or thoughts in the mind. As these various phenomenon pass through our consciousness we take the opportunity to pause, soften...
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Here is a suggestion of the qualities needed to integrate mindfulness in our lives: Focus on the Here & Now—Too often thoughts get lost in thinking about the past or worrying about the future. Always come back to what we are experiencing right now. We try to remain open to how things unfold in the...
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Mindfulness methods can be traced back to the yoga traditions of Hinduism. Buddha refined its practice some 2,600 years ago as part of a spiritual discipline leading to enlightenment, where the mind is free of suffering and in a state of complete wisdom and compassion. Mindfulness is the main element in Vipassana or Insight and...
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The mind indeed is the cause of one’s bondage and one’s liberation. Yogic scriptures describe the mind as an inner instrument. It stockpiles our memories, manifests our hopes and desires, and manages our daily activities. Yet despite the central role it plays in our lives, we rarely think about the mind itself. It is difficult...
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Parimukti Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) through Yoga Alliance USA. We are dedicated to teaching yoga and meditation to every single individual who wants to explore themselves through this wonderful ancient practice in-depth. Parimukti is a sanskrit word which means the path to freedom through realisation of who we are. Using the teachings...
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300 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Dharamshala On successful completion of the 300 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Dharamshala, students will receive a 300 hours Certificate from Parimukti Yoga. The Principles of Astana Yoga Astana yoga is known as the yoga of heart was found in the 1990s by John Friend. Many say...
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We love playing with yoga on the beach, getting our feet sandy and just having some fun in the sun J. Every week we discuss a different asana here, breaking it down from the root to the crown, telling you the what, why and how! This week’s pose is the Warrior I.     What?...
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