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Svadhyaya: The Benefits of Self-Study

Throughout our lives, we spend so many hours in the classroom of our school. From a young age we sit at our desks, read our books, listen to the teachers, and learn about subjects that are purely academic in nature. While formal education is extraordinarily important, beneficial, and rewarding, what about the time we spend [...]
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Ethically Created Fitness and Yoga Brands: 14 Top Companies and How to Work With Them

Do you often think about the products we purchase and where they’ve come from? So many of us are incredibly busy, and thinking about the items we consume on a daily basis and their origins may be thoughts that we lack in our day-to-day lives. Before we go judging others, or ourselves however, it is [...]
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Our Protein Problem: The Misconception About a Balanced Diet

The biggest and strongest animals on our earth - elephants, gorillas and bisons - have one thing in common: they are all herbivores. These majestic animals are able to thrive, only eating plants, while we were always taught to eat a lot of meat in order to be “strong” and “muscular.” Why do we worry [...]
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The 3 Doshas: What They Are and How You Can Incorporate Them in Teaching Yoga

Our energy within us is everything. Our environments, through interpersonal experiences, have carefully nurtured features that we possess, such as temperament, preference for morning or evening, hygienic habits, and appetite. While we are born with energies already swirling inside of us through a multitude of channels, it is when we grow and learn that some [...]
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What are the Best Ways to Start Practicing Yoga?

Yoga is a complete lifestyle that encompasses the mind, body and spirit. My first instructor used to say, “It’s a work-in, not a workout.” It is all about harmonizing the body with the mind and breath through the practice of various breathing exercises (pranayamas), yoga poses (asanas) and meditation (dhyana). Many people often ask me what is the best [...]
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The Yogic Principle of Ahimsa

Ahimsa, directly translated from the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, means non-violence and compassion towards all living beings, including plants and animals. Ahimsa is founded on the principle that all living beings hold within them the energy of the divine. Thus, if we commit an act of violence towards another, we are only dimming theirs, [...]
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What is Healing?

We commonly refer to the end of all symptoms of illness or disease as healing. Yet true healing is a complex subject. We can go to visit an alternative therapist for treatment, maybe hoping for a miracle. But do miracles really exist in today’s world? Let’s take a look at your options when you are [...]
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All You Need to Know about Tibetan Singing Bowls

What is a singing bowl? It is a bowl made of a mix of metals that, when played with a stick, produces a resonant sound that can bring health and wellbeing to your body and mind. Although they are normally called Tibetan singing bowls they are more commonly made in India and Nepal, with some [...]
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All About Aromatherapy

Next time you spray your favourite perfume you might like to think about what is in it that creates that smell! The creams you put on your skin and the sprays you use to clean your home all have been created with an aroma of some kind, often deliberately. The bottle will tell you the [...]
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The Bach Flower Remedies

In 1920s and 1930s Doctor Edward Bach began investigating the effects of various plants upon the human body and the human emotions. He tested thousands of different plants before he settled upon the final choice of just 38 remedies. At the time, this was ground-breaking medicine. But these days you will find flower essences being [...]
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The Healing Practice of Reiki

This energy healing therapy connects the practitioner to the natural life force that is available all around us. The most commonly known Reiki is called Usui Reiki, named after the man who discovered how to connect to the energy. It has no connection to any religion. It does not rely upon belief, faith or suggestion. [...]
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The Universal Language of Yoga

Here at Booking Yoga; we love yoga, and we love travel! But the one thing that makes these experiences that little bit more special, is sharing them with like minded people from all walks of life, all over the world. And, you can be sure that no matter where in the world you are, you [...]
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3 Breathing Exercises to Do Before Sleeping

For this blog, I would like to describe the benefits of Pranayama techniques, especially before bedtime. It really has helped me a lot those past few months, as I was struggling to fall asleep. I've heard of Pranayama for the first time when I did my yoga teacher training, so don't feel ashamed if don't [...]
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How to Create a Good Yoga Playlist?

Yoga is definitely a practice which has the capacity to change your mood, your emotions, so does music. By combining both of them, you might be able to reach a certain state of fullness. When you talk about making a yoga playlist, people are immediately thinking of "sanskrit songs". This is absolutely cliché! If you [...]
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Top 5 Articles – Fasting and Detox

We have been super busy researching more benefits associated with not just detoxing but also cleansing and food fasting. We have put the best of the best articles together especially for our readers. From Ted Talks, documentaries, blogs, videos and infographics, all delivering interesting facts on detox, cleansing, and fasting benefits. Here are our Top [...]
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Career and Yoga: Top 5 influential Yogi’s

Yoga is for everybody and anybody. No matter your age, gender, political views, religious beliefs, or social status. You don't need a fancy mat and by no means is yoga limited to having a great body or being able to swing your feet around your head. Rather, yoga is about finding space in your mind [...]
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Sustainable Living Solutions: DIY Home Composting

Here at BookingYoga.com, we care about the environment and we want to share some tips on how we can all help care for mother nature by taking a few small steps to reuse waste through home composting. So, lets 'go green' with these sustainable living solutions which will help you to improve the quality of [...]
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How to Deepen Your Relationships Through Transcendent Listening

When we engage in our day to day lives, we often forgot about the unspoken dimension of our relationships with each other. The issue of maintaining healthy relationships by way of conscious interactions tends to come second, third of fourth to other daily priority. Of course for many of us this makes sense; a healthy [...]
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Why juicing is good for your body + DIY Recipes

So you’ve heard or read all about the wonderful benefits of juicing or going on a ‘juice detox’. When you think of juice detox, what pops into your mind? Maybe you associate it with all the commonly known benefits such as its ability to help boost your immune system !?? … Energy boosting? …. Maybe [...]
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The Art of Giving & the Gift of Receiving

It can be hard in our modern society. People concentrate on their life, their family, maybe some very good friends… and for sure somehow they are right, it’s hard to give to all of the world. Learning to give Have you ever given to someone you don’t know ? Like giving a smile and receiving [...]
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