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Yoga + Breathing - Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

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Yoga + Breathing -  Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

Go to one of the many yoga classes on offer and you’ve probably noticed how many times you get reminded to breath. The link between yoga and breathing is a big deal in the yoga world, but why exactly?! You may be thinking at this point, ‘well breathing is a pretty big deal to me in general, you know, to avoid unpleasant side effects such as dying’. So why is this already involuntary reflex highlighted as such an important element to any self respecting yoga practice? Why is there so much focus on breathing in yoga? A lot of yoga...

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The 5 ways yoga helps you to control your crazy!

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The 5 ways yoga helps you to control your crazy!

Let’s be honest, there’s a little bit of crazy in all of us. Far from the common yoga misconceptions about those of us who practice, we certainly haven’t got it all figured out in life. In fact, many of us are using yoga as an effective tool to control the crazy. Thanks to the many positive mental benefits of yoga, yoga can be your best friend when it comes to tackling negative thoughts, emotions and feelings. Here are the 5 ways that yoga helps to control your inner crazy…   via GIPHY 1. Yoga Reduces Stress and Anxiety  There’s a...

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Meditation made easy: 6 alternatives for people who hate to sit still and meditate

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Meditation made easy: 6 alternatives for people who hate to sit still and meditate

How can doing nothing be so utterly challenging?! If you find meditation perplexingly difficult, rest assured that you are not alone. As our brains are so used to playing a constant loop of thoughts, it’s no wonder that asking it to stop is about as difficult as trying to put a dog lead on a loose tiger. Yet at their core, both mindfulness and meditation are essentially about paying attention. Luckily there are other ways to do that, than just sitting on the floor crossed legged in silence.     6 simple ways towards more mindfulness every day...   #Solve...

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