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Kaisa Kapanen

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Yoga Basics

Sahasrara Chakra

The seventh and final Chakra brings all of the other chakras together. The Sahasrara chakra is our connection to the divine and it makes us experience the deeper purpose of our lives. It is located on the top of…

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Meditation

What Meditation Does to Your Brain

What meditation does to your brain? The benefits of meditation are well known. You get calmer, you can focus better, your stress levels are reduced and you can sleep better. But the benefits of meditation do not end there.…

ajna chakra
Yoga Basics

Ajna Chakra

There is an inner guidance within that you can feel if you allow it come forth. It is relating to our spirit, to our deepest self and to the information we receive from the universe around us. The sixth…

Vishuddha Chakra
Yoga Basics

Vishuddha Chakra

Vishuddha chakra, the throat Chakra, is located in the neck and throat area. This chakra is important, because it is the gateway between the physical chakras and the spiritual chakras. The throat chakra governs our own, authentic voice, our…

Anahata Chakra
Yoga Basics

Anahata Chakra

Anahata chakra, the Heart Chakra, is located at heart level in your chest. It is a green colored chakra, represented by a lotus with 12 petals. The Sanskrit word of Anahata means unbeaten  or unstruck, and this chakra is…

Manipura Chakra
Yoga Basics

Manipura Chakra

Your Manipura chakra is located a few inches above your navel, and represents who you are. It is the centre of personal power, confidence and identity. The third chakra, also called as the Solar Plexus chakra, is represented by…

Svadhisthana-Chakra
Yoga Basics

Svadhisthana Chakra

The second chakra, also called the Sacral Chakra is related to creativity and it governs the emotional and sensual parts of our lives. The Sanskrit word svadhisthana means “one’s own space“, and this orange colored chakra helps us to find…

Muladhara-Chakra
Yoga Basics

Muladhara Chakra

Chakras, the spinning wheels of energy within, were first mentioned in the Vedas, ancient Hindu texts, and later on in the Yoga Upanishads and  Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. There are altogether seven main chakras, all governing different functions and…

Vinyasa
Yoga Basics

What is Vinyasa

Vinyasa yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga today, sometimes more informally referred to as Flow yoga. It is a movement based yoga practice which synchronizes the breath with a continuous flow of poses, making it…

Hatha yoga
Yoga Basics

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga has almost become synonymous with asana practice, and although it does refer to a set of  physical poses and sequences, in its essence Hatha yoga is so much more than that. The word Hatha originates from Sanskrit,…

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