Tag Archives: practice yoga

Regularity

One way to be successful in yoga is to practice regularly.  It is better to practice yoga for 20 minutes each day then to practice yoga for hours sporadically. Over time you will see the yoga benefits and your understanding of yoga will deepen. To help stay on track attend at least one weekly yoga …

Yogic Ways

What makes something yogic versus non-yogic? Yoga is an experience generated by yoga. So, how do we begin the yogic process of transformation? Notice your emotions, thoughts, and physical reactions to the idea of yoga. What comes up for you? What helps you put you in the frame of mind to practice yoga? Are you …

Yoga Space

A yoga space is any place where we practice yoga. We can create room in our minds and hearts for yoga. Sharing a yoga space with others may mean we send others positive and welcoming messages.  Having a yoga space requires us to take time to clear out clutter in our homes. We may even …

Yoga Mat

When was the last time you rolled out a yoga mat? Were in a group yoga class, private yoga lesson, or in an at home yoga practice session? Did you put away your own yoga prop? When will your next yoga time be? Schedule a time to practice yoga and pencil it into your schedule. …

Masquerade

How does wearing a mask over our face relate to yoga? The deepest part of ourselves, the seer, is enmeshed within the world of phenomenon.  The false self, what we tend to mistakenly identify as our real self is composed of material and perishable ingredients. We think we are what our senses tell us. Our …

Alone Time

Yoga has become tremendously popular. There are many yoga classes available on the internet, television. Also found live at boutique studios and fitness centers. How do we select which classes to take or when to practice? Some tips include being regular and consistent in yoga practice. Better to practice  yoga 20 minutes every day  versus …

Why Do Yoga?

There are many health benefits to yoga. Practicing 20 minutes of gentle yoga each day can improve one’s mood and boost energy. When developing a yogic path it’s important to check in with yourself and ask what are you aiming for. While in yoga we do work to become unattached to our fruits of practice …

Uplift

Take your chest upwards, bring your gaze up, and take your arms high to the sky. These actions can make you feel lighter and happier. Practicing contentment is known as santosha in sanskrit. Facilitating a benevolent consciousness is needed for the yogic journey.  We can practice yoga poses to generate positivity.  How we act socially …