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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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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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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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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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5 Yoga Poses to Keep You Safe

You have just finished your first big hike, you’re starting to feel your muscles shorten and your back is screaming for a soothing bath or massage. Maybe the bath and massage is a far cry away, but here are some poses to allow your mind, body and soul reap the full benefits of your journey [...]
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#YogaAnywhere

Ok, maybe you’ve all seen the trending hashtag #yogaanywhere making its way across Instagram and other social media channels.  But now its time to break this hashtag down to its literal meaning and I’ll start by giving you a few yoga poses that you can can actually do anywhere.  No mat, no studio, no problem. Get serenity [...]
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So You Want to Be a Yoga Teacher?

Teaching yoga is a great way to share a mutually loved passion with others who are curious about yoga, intermediate students, or lifetime devoted yogis.  There are many different ways to become a certified yoga teacher and many different opinions on what “qualifies” a person to teach this ancient practice.  In this article, we’ll take [...]
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Create Your Own Yoga Flow!

  And every day, the world will drag you by the hand, yelling, 'This is important! And this is important! And this is important! You need to worry about this! And this! And this!' And each day, it’s up to you to yank your hand back, put it on your heart and say, 'No. This [...]
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Meditation at Work: Yes, You Can!

We can't deny it, wellness at work is big! As a matter of fact, some of the world's top companies like Google, Apple, Intel and many more, have incorporated meditation into their mindfulness programs. We see it a lot in tech companies and startups who promise fun benefits like in-office yoga and meditation. In more traditional [...]
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Meditation: Breaking it Down

Nowadays, it's no secret meditation is becoming ever so popular in the western world. It is not only a tool for self-healing but it is also said to help live life more mindfully. So what is meditation actually all about? What are the different types of techniques and what makes people more and more inclined [...]
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Vipassana, “a universal technique to eradicate your sufferings”

Whether you are Christian, Muslim, atheist / agnostic, Hindu, or any other confession, Vipassana will suit you. There is nothing to do with religion here, except if you think that religion must be about spirituality first. It is all about spirituality, mind health, and happiness. That’s what seduced me, when I decided – in a [...]
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