What good does yoga do your body? Yoga postures are stimulating physical exercise. They develop muscle, stamina and flexibility. Mindful breathing helps you to integrate your movement in and out of the positions (read this article by Wellbeing For All on the physical gains yoga brings you). When you practise yoga, what you’re really doing … Continued
What’s unique about yoga is its ability to settle your mind. Physical yoga sets the scene. It creates the perfect mood for chilling out (read this insightful article from ‘Psychology Today’ called Standup for Yoga). This progresses into meditation which is called Dhyana. In short: meditation is an elixir for the mind and body. It … Continued
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Once we realise that what generates an emotional response comes from us, not the object of our desire or wrath, life becomes more manageable. The even better news is that yoga has been saying this for millennia. It can help you to make the adjustments you may need to empower yourself.
Johnston considers the social, economic and cultural changes that occurred in the 1960s, when the growth of yoga began to take root, and how The Beatles were instrumental in bringing yoga to the West.
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This beautiful opera is sung in Sanskrit and features texts from the Bhagavad Gita. A vista of music, colour, and philosophy which chimes with the philosophy underpinning yoga.
An illuminating discussion linking the ancient wisdom of meditation with neuroscience.