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It's tough to be human. Unless you've reached enlightenment, stress causes disease in your mind, body and spirit. Yoga releases stress from the body, increases energy and brings practitioners happiness and health.
Yoga and Weight Loss
Excess weight gain has become a phenomenon in today's age, when lifestyles have become sedentary, and food more liberal with extra calories. Yoga is a time-proven way to lose weight, reduce stress, and increase overall health and fitness.
Insights into the Benefits of Yoga
An interesting article on the physical and spiritual benefits of practicing Yoga.
Krisnamacharya Yoga Film 1938
This is a video made in 1938 showing the Great yoga teacher demonstrating asana and pranyama. He was the teacher of BKS Iyengar and Sri K. Pattahbi Jois, founder the Astanga style of yoga. No sound.
A short videos about Bikram Yoga.
Advanced Flow Yoga Combination
Performed by Sébastien Van de Walle of Practical Wellness.
Yoga Posture Index
Index includes Sanskrit name and English translation. Illustrations and detailed instructions included for each posture.
Top Yoga Sites
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Marcia Galleher/Yoga teacher
="display:none">edf40wrjww2links:ShortDescriptionmarcia Galleher began her practice of Hatha Yoga in 1969. Currently, she offers 6 classes a week in Bisbee and Sierra Vista, Arizona, teaching since 1993. Marcia's inspirations are her husband, John Galleher, a jnana yogi, Swami Satchidananda, Ram Dass, Amrit Desai, Sri Chinmoy, Lilias Folan and Erich Schiffmann. Marcia's teaching style is meditative with asanas flowing in spontanoeus sequence based on being guided from within.Marcia Galleher has produced two audio tapes for beginning and contiuing students,with a reference poster of the postures. Classes are offered to beginning students, mixed level and intermediate students.
Living Wisdom Schools for k-12th grade
="display:none">edf40wrjww2links:ShortDescriptionA resource of schools offering yoga, meditation, holistic education and uplifting values for kids of all ages, through high school. Site offers helpful articles for teachers and parents too. If you're looking for a progressive education that includes yoga, meditation and non-sectarian spiritulaity, these schools can help. Visit "Living Wisdom High School" and see what teens are saying about yoga and meditation, and more.
="display:none">edf40wrjww2links:ShortDescriptionAnimated exercises to do at your desk to reduce repetitive strain injuries and carpal tunnel sysdrome.
Lithe & Easy Yoga
="display:none">edf40wrjww2links:ShortDescriptionGentle, traditional Hatha Yoga classes for beginning & intermediate students.
Meditation classes offered as well. Certified instructor.
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Types of Yoga
Translation: eight-limbed yoga. Seeks to cleanse the mind and body through 8 spiritual practices.
Created by Bikram Choudhury. Also called "Hot Yoga," it is practiced in a heated room.
Created by Yogi Swatmarama in the 15th Century. Hatha yoga represents opposing energies, and seeks to balance the mind and body through physical exercise, controlled breathing, and meditation.
This type of Yoga is based on teachings by B.K.S Igengar and concentrates on the correct alignment and form of the body.
Specifically intended as a means of exercise for pregnant women. Breathing and relaxation exercises also help women face the physical demands of childbirth.
Also known as Classical Yoga, it is one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy.
Founded by Nirmala Srivastava, it is a form of meditation that seeks to balance the chakras by awakening the Kundalini.
Seeks to control the movement of prana through breathing exercises.
A broad term that describes several esoteric traditions. Deeply rooted in the religions of India, it exists in Hindu, Bönpo, Buddhist, and Jain forms.
Vinyasa means breath synchronized movement and is another fast paced type of Yoga, with an emphasis on breathing.
Yoga and Kayaking Weekend
Aug. 31 to Sept. 3
Near Halifax, NS
Hosted by The Yoga Loft
16-day India Yoga Tour
Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kundalini
Inland Yoga Centers
India Tour 2008
Yoga Tour of the Northern States of India
Feb. 15 to March 15
Hosted by The Yoga Loft