Prana

The Winds of Prana

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Prana is the all pervasive energy of the Universe. It’s the secret, subtle thing at work which makes gravity draw inwards, propulsion push out, and life expand and contract. These movements are derived from that source energy and they are called the Vayus (winds) in Yoga.

Abdominal Breathing

Abdominal Breathing

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Going to bed still feeling fresh is the first step. A nice cool shower or even just washing your face and brushing your teeth is perfect. Then laying down on your back for some deep breathing to “power down” for a peaceful night.

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My Take on Yoga Therapy

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Let me first tell you that the applications of Yoga for therapy are limitless really. Look at any kind of yoga practice; poses, breathing, or meditation. What is really happening there? You are practicing being consciously aware of yourself and choosing how to be in that environment.

Sunset Boat

Yoga and the sun

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Nestled on the steep tropical cliffs and beautiful rugged coastline and within easy walking reach to the beautiful popular beaches, it is one of those very rare and special places where you can also very easily get away and disappear into the delightful presence of only pure undisturbed nature.

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Becoming a Global Yogi

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Thailand based yoga teacher Lisa Kerry reviews the Becoming a Global Yogi Guide: A How-To Guide to Building an International Yoga Teaching Career by Michelle Taffe, founder of TheGlobalYogi.com. Wow. This book was not what I expected…. Whew, am I glad.