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May 2011 Blog Posts (12)

Yogi Spotlight: Becca Chopra

Becca Chopra

Location:  Big Island of Hawaii

Yoga Discipline:  Ananda Yoga

Website: http://www.thechakras.org/

 

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Added by Administrator on May 31, 2011 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Top Yoga Quotes...Ever!

I love quotes.  I find so much inspiration in them.  I have a couple books of quotations, and when I’m having an especially trying day, I pick up one of these books, turn to a random page and read the quote on that page. …

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Added by Marina on May 30, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Yoga History in a Flowchart

Check out this beautifully created yoga history flowchart by Allison Hinks.  Here's the… Continue

Added by Marina on May 29, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

Achieving the Gap Between Your Thoughts

Do you ever struggle with stillness?  Do you find it challenging to have an empty mind?  Do you find it difficult to meditate?  I certainly do.  I ask myself why – why is it arduous sometimes to clear my mind and sit with stillness? I found this quote: 

 

"Man finds nothing so intolerable as to…

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Added by Marina on May 26, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Create Yoga Sequences Easily and Learn the Sanskrit Names with Yoga Pose Drawings

Do you want to learn the name of yoga poses in both English and Sanskrit easily?

Are you a yoga teacher who sometimes find it difficult creating yoga sequences for your yoga…

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Added by Marina on May 22, 2011 at 1:30am — 9 Comments

ADVICE TO SOMEONE NEW TO YOGA

“My advice to someone who is new to yoga is to sample a variety of classes to find one that fits your needs – both your physical condition and schedule, so that you don’t experience any injuries or time constraints. If you are going to deeply explore Chakra healing work, make sure you are working with someone with much experience and training, as some might open their Kundalini…

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Added by Becca Chopra on May 19, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Chakra Balancing leads to "The Chakra Diaries"



Leading Chakra Workshops came out of my work doing Yoga Health Retreats in Hawaii, starting 10 years ago. At the end of every yoga class, we would finish with a chakra meditation. Often, after class, my students would want to discuss specific problems in their lives that were clearly related to one chakra or another. So, in addition to using chakra meditations in my yoga classes, I decided to try 8-week chakra workshops for local students. Each week, we would focus on balancing one of…

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Added by Becca Chopra on May 19, 2011 at 2:49pm — 1 Comment

yoga art video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4FGTyRBdn4

Added by karmym on May 15, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

If today were the last day of your life...

It's raining and grey outside...what a perfect day to catch up on email, update the United Yogis website, do laundry and clean my place before friends come over later. I was surfing the Internet and came across a Steve Jobs quote he made in 2007:

 

When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in…

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Added by Marina on May 14, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

You Could Win a Yoga Mat!

Wow, it’s been three years since United Yogis Yoga Community was launched and thank you to all of you for being part of this amazing community. Once in awhile we’d like to survey our members to get their feedback about the site so we can continue to make the site useful and helpful.

 

The survey will only take a couple of minutes to complete and we encourage you to take part as we value our members’…

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Added by Marina on May 11, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Looking Glass: Seeing My Own Nature

Looking Glass



Yoga Sutra 1.3



Then the Seer abides in its own nature.



The brief moments when we are truly present represent the seer. When we are completely comfortable in our own skin, yet have deepened our awareness pass the skin into the raw layers of who we really are. We no longer identify ourselves with the…

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Added by Michelle Muttart on May 11, 2011 at 9:44am — 3 Comments

Antimicrobial Yoga Mat Made of Silver

Once in awhile I search the Internet for innovative ideas related to yoga and I came across the SilverSport SilverMat.   What is it? It’s a thick and lightweight yoga mat that contains bacteria-resistant nanosilver particles.

 

The idea came about when Thomas Davis,…

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Added by Marina on May 5, 2011 at 9:24pm — No Comments

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