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Bandha Breath®

Bandha Breath®
Bandha Breath®: excerpt from upcoming book. This new technique will merge my 3 favorite things. The Breath, The Bandhas and Asana. For the past 40 years I have been sharing these aspects of Hatha Yoga separately, and I think it gets overly complicated. And with so much attention placed on asanas, the breath and bandhas seem to then have a lesser im...
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What is Yoga and Why Practice?

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What is Yoga? Why Practice it? Step 1 This is a very hard question to answer. Yoga is a lifestyle. When you begin to act consciously and create a daily routine that supports and nurtures all aspects of your multi-dimensional experience you are practicing yoga. Of course most people, when they are thinking or asking what is yoga?.... they are mostly...
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#3 Bring Real Candles and Real Flowers back into your Lifestyle.

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Oh! Those electric candles and plastic flowers! How I dislike them. I know I am supposed to learn to accept things as they are, but I refuse to like those little battery candles, and those dust collecting plastic flowers. Let me tell you why: 1. More trash for our landfills and oceans. Remember where they end up when they no longer work, which is o...
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#2 Preparing Yourself For Sleep

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How you prepare yourself to go to bed at night has an impact on how easily you fall asleep, how deeply you remain asleep, and how rejuvenated you feel when you wake up. The modern western culture shows very little regard to sleep in general, as if it was a waste of time. You can't make any money sleeping, and where time is money, the fewer hours yo...
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#1: Wake Up Before The Sun Rises

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One aspect of Yoga is becoming aware of your daily routine. How do you create little rituals to keep your flame of consciousness burning brightly. For me the way I wake up in the morning and the way I go to bed at night are extremely important. For some reason these two times of day can either break or make my day. Wish I wasn't so fragile and coul...
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