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10 Best Yoga Meditation Techniques You Need To Experience

Let me tell you something: I love yoga meditation techniques. I mean I’m bound to, right?  Being a yoga practitioner and meditation teacher it’s kinda obvious I’d love all the types of meditation in yoga. Especially given that I wrote basically the net’s best guide to meditation techniques. Thing is: everyone can get something out of these yoga meditation techniques. There Are So Many Benefits Of Yoga Meditation Techniques Yet So Many People Dont Know About Them!  I’ve taught everyone from five-year-old kids to the elderly all the different types of meditation in yoga. They all got something out of…

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Best Yoga Chairs To Buy In 2019 [Picked By Our Expert]

When you’re doing Virabhadrasana II in a yoga chair, you’ve literally got your pelvis rested right on that chair. So, guess what? You’d better have a darned good yoga chair! But what are the best yoga chairs to buy, and what separates the good from the bad. And besides, why on Earth would you want to yoga on a chair, anyway? Let’s investigate, shall we. What is Chair Yoga Anyway? Chair yoga is a new form of yoga that you do while using a chair a prop. You can use the chair while sitting and you can also use it…

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28 Different Types Of Yoga And Their Benefits

You wont believe some of these different types of yoga and their benefits.   There are 28 different types of yoga with benefits that range from fitness to relaxation to weight loss to spiritual awakening.  There are so many different types of yoga. And that's a good thing because there's nothing like yoga for creating positivity in your life. Trouble is, how do you know which type of yoga is best for you? Take a look at all the different types of yoga and their benefits in the list below. Mind-blowing.   How to pick the right one of these different types of…

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Yoga For Trauma Survivors: How You Can Find Strength In Yoga

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Have you heard about the recent miracle that is yoga for trauma survivors? Trauma survivors are using yoga to regain their strength. And science shows it works. Yoga is giving hope to the 7.8% of people who experience symptoms of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) at some time in their life [1] and for the 70% of people who experience traumatic events at least once in their lifetime. Unlike traditional use of the 13 major forms of yoga, when practicing (or teaching) yoga for trauma, the focus is on developing a nonjudgmental, accepting attitude founded on self compassion. Today I had the pleasure…

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A Buyers Guide To The Best Paddle Boards For Yoga

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When you buy a yoga paddle board you're making a smart choice, my friend.  These things rock.  A few weeks ago I was stretching my groin in the regular Downward Dog position when it suddenly hit me: it would be far more fun to do paddle board yoga. Paddle board yoga is one of the top 16 alternative forms of yoga (it’s also the coolest). Paddle-board yoga, which is basically doing yoga while riding a paddle board is probably the most fun way of exercising both body and mind (though these healthy hobbies are great too). I love the beach.…

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How To Do Dhyana Meditation From Yoga Properly
Did you learn dhyana meditation in yoga? If so, was it taught correctly?

How To Do Dhyana Meditation From Yoga Properly

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Dhyana yoga (or "dhyana meditation technique) is the 7th limb of yoga. And it's kind of a big deal in Buddhism and Hinduism too, as I'll explain in just a moment.  If you're into yoga or Buddhism, you really must learn this meditation technique. You may already have heard of it. Dhyana yoga meditation is taught in yoga classes quite commonly. Unfortunately Dhyana meditation is very often taught incorrectly. Many yoga instructors teach Dhyana meditation the wrong way. We asked our Facebook fans how their yoga instructor had explained Dhyana meditation. 43 of them said they had been told that Dhyana…

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Here’s How To Use Meditation And Yoga For Younger Looking Skin And Hair

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Did you know you can use meditation and yoga for younger looking skin and hair? As a meditation teacher my clients often tell me that they feel and look younger. And no surprise, because youthfulness is just one of the 100 benefits of meditation.  Yes, if you want to look  beautiful and young always; if you want beautiful skin that glows, smooth hair, nice nails, and a healthy physique with no (or at least less) wrinkles; then do yoga and meditation.  Why?   Scientific research proves that meditation makes you look younger in the face, skin, hair, and other areas.  And scientific research…

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How To Start Doing Yoga At Home For Beginners

In this guide we'll be looking at how to start doing yoga at home for beginners.. When you make the decision to start doing yoga at home you should feel proud, optimistic, and excited to get started. Choosing to learn yoga is one of the best decisions you can make. After all, there are just so many benefits of doing yoga. And if you already do yoga in a studio class, you can use a home yoga practice for extra training.  For best results, you can combine it with doing meditation at home. Here's how. If you're an absolute newcomer you…

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How You Can Use Yoga For Positive Thoughts And Positive Energy In Your Body

In this tutorial I'll show you how to use yoga for positive thoughts. Plus, how to use yoga for positive energy in your body. There's nothing quite like using yoga for positive energy and happiness.  All the 27 types of yoga can help you to be positive and energised.  And that's just as well, because if we're being honest, it's not always easy to be positive.  Sure, you promised yourself Sunday evening that you would think positive and have positive energy in your body all week. It was easy thinking that when you were sitting in your armchair with your pajamas…

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Yoga For Writers: How Famous Authors Improve Their Writing With Asanas

There are so many benefits of yoga for writers. Did you know that yoga can inspire you, train your creative mind, make you more productive, boost your writing abilities, and stop writer's block? It is in the news today that famous authors are using yoga as a way to improve their writing (see below). And science proves that it works. This flies against convention. Convention tries to tell us that only talented people are creative. Rubbish. Creativity is a state of mind that we can train and develop, just like all other states of mind. With the right exercises, we…

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Bikram Yoga Risks Are Actually “Extremely Disturbing”, Says Science
A woman doing Bikram yoga. Bikram Yoga, or Hot Yoga, is a popular yoga technique. But hot yoga is potentially fatal.

Bikram Yoga Risks Are Actually “Extremely Disturbing”, Says Science

A new study by the American Council on Exercise has found that Bikram yoga's risks are actually very bad. Yes, there are real dangers of hot yoga. And now we're not so sure if Bikram yoga is good or bad. Thankfully there are some tips you can use to make it healthier. If I told you that there are real dangers of Hot Yoga (Bikram Yoga), how would you feel? Well, sorry, but: A new study by the American Council on Exercise has made us question if Bikram Yoga is good or bad. Bikram Yoga (hot yoga) is one of…

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10 Best Relaxation Meditation Techniques To Soothe You

What are the best relaxation meditation techniques? As a meditation teacher, a lot of people ask me that question.  So here goes: Buddha taught mindfulness as the best relaxation meditation technique Mindfulness.  You've probably heard of it. And Buddha taught that it's the best relaxation meditation technique. Buddha taught that good living starts from within and that when we are happy and relaxed we are at our best. And while today there are tons of great tools—see my list of relaxing VR apps— there is still nothing better than meditation for a inner peace and serenity. Science confirms that meditation relaxes the…

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