Does it Come Back to Breathing?

My very first yoga class was with an Iyenga teacher in Pitt St, Sydney back in 1986 and she said to me "the answer Zoe is in the breath".... Given the smooth muscle properties and the control that the autonomic nervous system may have over the fascial network, perhaps a potential window into effectively dealing …

Jane

1) Lie on your back concentrate on your breathing count the length of the inhale - hold 1 for the pause between the breaths and count the exhale Focus on extending your exhale expand your rubs with the inhale and go down with the exhale Do 6 conscious round of breaths 2)  Standing feet hip …

Ayurveda Everyday 

ayurveda bondi

When we hear Ayurveda, we quickly associate Ayurveda with herbs and ‘jaddi-puddi’, don’t we? But it isn’t all true. In fact, the truth about Ayurveda is that it is governed by the fact of what we eat, how we live, in which environment we live, and the state of our mental health. Ayurveda tells us …

Fat Yoga

At ‘Fat Yoga,’ Bucking Stigma And Embracing Body Positivity Korin MillerApril 18, 2015 A fat yoga class at New York City’s Buddha Body Yoga. (Photo: Facebook)  At its core, yoga is a practice that promotes acceptance and a mind-body connection. But for people of a certain size … it can be anything but. Enter “fat yoga.” This …

Sleepasana

Sleepasana: Yoga Can Help You Sleep  You’ve tried chamomile tea and melatonin, you’ve even sprayed your pillow with lavender oil, but you still can’t sleep. Believe it or not, yoga can help. A Harvard study on insomnia found that people who consistently practiced yoga for just eight weeks enjoyed significantly better sleep—both their length of slumber and its …

Yoga benefits empathy, communication & spirituality 

naturalnews.comprintable article Originally published March 14 2015   Yoga benefits empathy, nonverbal communication skills, and spiritual purpose by Lance Johnson There are many physical reasons to begin practicing yoga. Yoga will increase your flexibility, strengthen and condition your muscles, and give you better balance and posture. That's the good news but the good news gets …

Tongue scraping

Tongue Scraping: The Many Benefits of an Ancient Practice BY DANIELLE |  “The tongue should be scraped gently and comfortably, this removes dirt of the tongue, bad taste and smell from the mouth and sluggishness.” Bhavaprakasha Ch5 V15 Although tongue scraping has recently become a new topic here in the west, this simple morning practice dates back …

Remarkable qualities of Triphala

Why reinvent the wheel? That is what happens over & over - when Dhanwantari transcribed from the Gods the gift of Ayurveda 5,000 years ago - it's too complicated for some but really it's all very simple Triphala - A Famous and Revered Ayurvedic Formula In this special edition of the Total Health News, world-renowned …

Acne Ayurveda treatments

Other than knowing your dosha ( Ayurvedic body type) through an Ayurvedic consultation to treat skin disorders, below are 3,useful herbs Three Herbs for that Perfect, Glowing Skin Want to have that perfectly glowing skin but not sure what to do about it? Well, the answer lies in your own surroundings! We often fail to …