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Mireya Semelas

How long should you meditate
Meditation

How Long Should You Meditate

There are numerous publications and studies around the limitless benefits of maintaining a constant meditation practice. There is however not a detailed guidance on how to incorporate this Eastern ancestral practice into our busy Western lives. More importantly, our…

pranayamas for beginners
Yoga Basics

3 Pranayamas for Beginners

Pranayama is the 4th limb of yoga after the Yamas, Niyamas and the Asana. “Prana” is “vital energy” in the body and it represents the pranic energy responsible for life or life force. “Ayama” means control. Pranayama is often…

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Yoga Poses

5 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

The body needs from six to eight hours of sleep to be able to repair our cellular level and remove any toxins that might otherwise damage us. Sleep deprivation therefore affects our bodies negatively. There are studies showing that…

yogablogs
Yoga Inspiration

Top Yoga Blogs 2015

There seem to be an endless amount of blogs on the yoga ‘blogesphere’. Get inspired with the selection below of the 15 most popular wellbeing, lifestyle and yoga blogs 2015. Happy browsing! Elephant Journal – a guide that helps…

Lotus pose
Yoga Poses

How lotus pose makes you calmer

Padmasana is derived from the Sanskrit words “Padma” (‘lotus’) and “asana”(posture or pose), hence being commonly referred to as ‘Lotus Pose’. The practitioner resembles the greatness of the petals of a lotus flower sitting in a cross-legged position, with…

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Yoga Inspiration

Top 10 YouTube Yoga Videos for Beginners

Yoga on Youtube. With the world becoming more and more digital, the number of activities performed online is actively growing. From grocery shopping to learning a new language, to cooking an exotic meal from scratch. Everything is possible at…

Yoga Poses for Beginners
Yoga Poses

Yoga Poses for Beginners

With the growing number of articles and studies published around the benefits of yoga, this ancient Indian discipline is gaining more and more followers in the West. Even doctors are prescribing regular attendance to yoga classes as therapy for…

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Yoga Basics

5 True Facts About Being a Yoga Teacher

Yoga teacher training is incredibly demanding and intense. It requires a significant commitment of both money (let’s say that it is not available to everyone!) and time. Those who have taken the training can confirm that it demands the…

Yoga Instagram
Yoga Inspiration

15 Yoga Instagram Accounts to Follow

Searching for the tag #yoga in Instagram results in thousand and thousand of pictures. Instagram allows yogis all around the world to share their yoga journey one snapshot at a time. The photographic quality might vary, but they all…

Sun Salutation Benefits
Yoga Basics

Benefits Of Sun Salutation

It is not by coincidence that most yoga classes incorporate several rounds of Surya Namaskara, or Sun Salutations. The sequence of movements is known to, not only strengthen the physical body, but also contribute greatly to the mental and…

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