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.

Tadasana

Tadasana or Samasthiti

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Mountain pose is often touted as the prime posture for experiencing the inherent poise of properly performed Asana. What is poise, first? We should perhaps consider. Poise comes when we feel present in every fiber of our being.

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.