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Podcast 60 - The Victorious Breath

In Podcast 55 - Meditation Breathing Exercises, I discussed two breathing exercises from yoga that are useful in improving your emotional and physical state and preparing for meditation, alternate nostril breathing and the skull shine breath. There is a third breathing exercise that falls into this category, the victorious breath. Read more

Podcast 55 - Meditation Breathing Exercises

Not all exercises require us to hit the gym. Sometimes the most effective techniques are also the most simple. Yoga long ago developed techniques that ask you to just sit quietly and breathe in a predetermined manner to experience changes in your health, improve your emotional well-being, and heighten your mental faculties. Read more

What Are the Four Yogas?

In a recent comment on Shards leisha asked what differentiates raja yoga from other forms of yoga. My answer is really too long to fit in a comment, so I'm creating this post.
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Using Breathing to Normalize Weight

Do you want to gain weight? Breathe.

Do you want to lose weight? Breathe. Read more

Exploring Pathways to Freedom

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