Archive for October, 2008

Stress… It’s a fact of life; there’s really no getting around it. How you manage the stress though can mean the difference.

The body’s natural relaxation response is a powerful antidote to stress. Relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, and yoga can help you activate this relaxation response. When practiced regularly, these activities lead to a reduction in your everyday stress level and boost your feelings of peace and calm. They also help by teaching you how to stay calm

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A Remedy For Worry – Yoga Posted By : vishal k

How could Yoga be a remedy for worry? Yoga teaches you to be completely, and consciously, aware of the present moment. The first time a friend of mine heard the words “consciously aware,” he laughed because it was a pre-requisite for a potential date.

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It increases muscular strength. It reduces tension and stress. It has a low potential for injury, and it doesn’t even look like exercise.

Why, then, don’t more people practice yoga.

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Strict changes in diet and lifestyle can not only prevent heart attacks, but can reverse the clogging of the arteries, according to a small but pioneering study.

The study showed that a vegetarian diet, moderate exercise and an hour a day of yoga and meditation could produce a reversal of atherosclerosis, a blockage of the arteries that can lead to a heart attack, in men and women who were strict in following the daily regimen.

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Whether you might be staying home with a new baby or working too many hours at the office, anytime is a good time for yoga. You can do yoga stretches and postures in bed or even while driving to work.

Hundreds of fitness seekers use their lunch hour to squeeze in exercise and take off extra pounds.

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Married and single spouses alike are so busy dealing with the daily challenge of maintaining a home they do not have time to take care of themselves! Good news. The basics of Yoga provide a great opportunity, for wellness no matter how much housework the stay-at-home mom or dad is tasked with.

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With more than 100 yoga videos on the market, you can imagine the diversity among them – everything from nude yoga to postnatal yoga.

Healing Yoga for Common Conditions
This video promises to improve circulation, promote weight loss and manage the symptoms of diabetes and high cholesterol. Without a medical study it’s hard to say if it can really deliver, but the hosts, Lisa and Charles Matkin, come with good credentials.

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As we enter a new millennium, more and more people are seeking lifestyle changes that foster mental and spiritual well-being as well as physical fitness. As a result of this trend, the ancient discipline of yoga is currently undergoing a widespread renaissance. We are dedicated to bringing the benefits of yoga to the widest possible audience through the Internet.

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Mindfulness does not accept labels and face values. Someone who looks good, speaks well, and wears a nice suit might be a scam artist. A seemingly sympathetic, soft-spoken politician may be a warmonger. But if he belongs to your community or political party, will you be able to see it? Learn to become mindful in your meditation and daily life.

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Yoga with its mystical enigma and allure proves to be a rather difficult subject to discuss in today’s modern world. The real concept of this ancient art has long been forgotten, buried within the demanding lifestyle of modern day globalization. Most people choose to describe yoga as a simple concept rather than a complex philosophy in order to help people understand better. Western civilization may find its contents to be mystical and complex, thus finds it hard to understand. It is wrong to assume a position of authority on a particular subject when you have only grasped the basics of the matter. The West tends to focus on the physical aspects of yoga. Today, the spiritual aspects of yoga have been diminished into a superficial understanding that places too much emphasized on achieving inner balance and meditative states.

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In reality, yoga practice is a very sacred journey that has roots buried deep within the scriptures of an ancient Holy book. Yoga as a part of India’s diverse culture and philosophy is actually a spiritual experience that includes some complicated physical moves. It is unfortunate that the western world would approach yoga as a mere physical activity. The hidden intricacies of this mysterious practice with its strange looking symbols may be successful in making the average westerner aware that there are more to yoga than physical moves alone, but nevertheless they are often misunderstood. This discipline is practiced as a popular sport. Additionally, people who desire inner tranquility would often find this practice to be beneficial.

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People are fascinated by the claims made by the yoga masters who often come with these promises. Outside of India, that there is a high level of misunderstanding of its true nature, hence the monumental amount of mistakes that can be found in its implementation. Different groups practicing yoga have its own cultural structure and these influences are responsible for those fatal errors detected in the practice of this ancient art. The western busy lifestyles certainly do not provide much space to contemplate on this philosophy. For instance, meditation is the crux of this philosophy but busy Americans do not possess the time to spend in a few hours of relative sessions every day. The principle of Hinduism that governs the yoga practice does not recognize the greed for power and wealth, which is obviously a value of prime importance in the western world. True wisdom, as defined by the parameters of the Hindu religion would be an impossible feat to achieve when this paradigm is adopted. It takes patience and time to experience a successful meditative session. Obviously, the people from the west have no endurance to fulfill such demands.

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Yoga becomes a stylish endeavor instead of a spiritual experience. If you are interested to take up yoga as a part of your lifestyle, you can get hold of some of those materials that are available, promoting this practice as a form of sports. Fans of famous people who later become fake gurus are adamant about supporting their idol and his practice. The disciples of these fake gurus are responsible for spreading the influence of the wrong philosophy pertaining to yoga practice.

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