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Y100: Vinyasa To Practice Moving Meditation With Ujayi Breath And The Bandhas (locks)

 

A few years ago I went to a Vipassana meditation retreat. There was minimal food. No talking. No yoga. Only Vipassana (“insight meditation”) - 10 hours a day for 10 days.
 
I have always loved seated meditation. It was my first mindfulness practice and it has been the one I come back to the most. It helps me center, gain perspective, clear my mind and refocus. This...
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Y97: Vinyasa To Strengthen Core And Support The Lower Back

core lower back vinyasa Nov 16, 2019

This episode is brought to you by Mindful New Year - an online & in person retreat - Jan 17th - Yoga, Ayurveda & Vedic Astrology - Learn more at http://www.mindfulnewyear.com
 
In last week’s episode I shared about how to establish your center, today we strengthen that center.
 
In today's episode I share about low back pain. EIGHTY percent of people in studies...
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Y95: Gentle Yoga For Back Tension Release And Back Strengthening

In today's episode I discuss ways to release tension in the back and strengthen the back. This is a commonly UNDER trained area for many yoga students, and a commonly under emphasized aspect of yoga practice. Yoga tends to OVER emphasize pushing movements like Chaturanga and updog - which are awesome and important postures - AND it's equally important to balance them out with pulling actions...

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Y94: Strong Vinyasa For Centering + Whole Body Strength, Flexibility & Balance

Today's practice is a strong vinyasa practice recommended for anyone with 1 or more year of experience.  This is a strong well rounded practice that includes strength, flexibility and balance. 

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Y88: Vinyasa For Whole Body - Emphasis On Shoulders And Hips

Want to build confidence in your yoga practice? Curious about teaching yoga? Visit https://www.quietmind.yoga/confidence to attend my FREE live training called "3 Mindset Shifts to Build Confidence in Teaching Yoga." - I'll be sharing the most valuable lessons ive learned from my 2000+ hours of yoga trainings, 4000+ hours of yoga teaching and 15+ years in health and wellness. 
 
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Y85: Beginners Vinyasa For Upper Back + Pranayama

Today's practice is a full body well-rounded practice as always. We'll do some strengthening, stretching, and balance. And will emphasize working with the upper back and doing some pranayama practice at the end. If you enjoy this podcast leave a review on Apple podcasts or wherever you listen.

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Y82: Slow Vinyasa For Grounding And Recharging - Emphasis On Hips



If you've had a day where you are "go, go, go" and putting your attention in several directions this is increasing the Vata Dosha, the air element. Repeated over time, this leads to an excess of Vata Dosha which shows up as anxiety, worry, fear, dryness, itchiness, digestive distress, IBS, cold limbs and similar issues. To help reduce this excess and avoid these negative effects of excess Vata...

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Y79: Vinyasa For Shoulders, Handstand, Crow And Side Crow (Advanced)

Want to improve your Headstand? This was one of the first more challenging poses I was able to do when I started yoga but it was scary as hell when I first saw people doing it in classes. I thought I’d never be able to do it. I keep this in mind when I teach step by step how to get into it.

1) If you use a wall you are more likely to use momentum and put your neck at greater risk.

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