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Balance you life and yoga practice with Sthira and Sukha

Patanjali described yoga asana as “Sthira Sukham Asanam” or ‘a steady, comfortable posture.’ Sthira refers to steadiness and firmness in your yoga practise and sukha involves gentleness, softness and ease. Cultivating steadiness and ease in each pose requires a combination of effort and release. These two Sanskrit words are opposite, but equally important. It are …

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Calm Yoga

Yin yoga is a style of yoga founded by Paulie Zink, a Taoist yoga teacher and martial arts expert. It is a combination and mixture of traditional Hatha yoga and several disciplines from the Chinese Taoist tradition – such as Tao Yin, Qi Gong and Kung Fu. In addition, Paulie Zink included yoga postures, variations, visualization …

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Sauna Yoga

I remember my first Bikram yoga experience clearly; it was a cold day and my mom and I were keen to be in a nice warm room while it was pouring rain outside. Several people around me had warned me about Bikram yoga; ‘you can get very dizzy or feel nauseous’ or ‘it stinks and …

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