Defining the Five Yamas and Putting Them Into Practice

Yama and Niyama in a nutshell, enjoy reading.

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One of the most beautiful aspects of yoga is that it is non-discriminating; it can be practiced anytime, anywhere, by anyone. And this practice can mean a lot of things. The first thought that comes to mind for most when they hear the term yoga is the asanas (postures), but this is only one aspect of yoga; one limb on a tree full of possibility. Actually, living a yogic lifestyle means you are seeking peace with the world and with self. These two ideas are known as yama and niyama. The way I would describe this to myself during my teacher training was: observe thyself and seek restraint with the world. Easier said than done, but this is supposed to be a journey so take it easy on yourself.

For this article I want to focus on Patanjali’s five yamas, what they represent and how we can begin to incorporate them into…

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Yoga vs. Yoga Therapy, who knows difference?

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How I Became A Yoga Therapist In The Time of Covid-19.

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5 Favorite Asana from 2019 Yoga Classes.

Each yoga student has a personal reason for coming to my yoga class. It varies from: stretching, releasing the tension, exploring their inner landscape, balancing, decreasing stress, feeling joyful, moving with breath, being a part of the yoga community, or simply sitting with their hoodies on in stillness alone, but being seen and noticed by … Continue reading 5 Favorite Asana from 2019 Yoga Classes.