Blog - Yoga India Foundation

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December 11, 20180

Yoga is a lifestyle and practice that can help any woman have an empowered birth experience. By living a yoga lifestyle, the body and mind are prepared for one of the most important and exciting times in a woman’s life. As a birth worker, I gained an interest in yoga when I learned about prenatal yoga at a local studio. I began my personal yoga practice with a goal to better help my clients and friends with their birthing experiences, and I have found that yoga can be a great tool in achieving a wonderful birth!

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November 27, 20180

In this essay I’ll try to point out few important things that you should know about transformation which could be experienced through yoga. Why it is important? Because nowadays everyone is seeking for some kind of transformation and I think people alwas did. Because it looks like the people are never happy with what they have, they still want something different.

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November 10, 2018

Rishikesh, auch die heilige Stadt gennant, ist ein Ort voller Magie,  Spiritualitaet und Wunder. Waehrend meiner Yogalehrer Ausbildung bei der Yoga India Foundation, habe ich nicht nur unendlich viel ueber Yoga und mich selbst gelernt, sondern auch Umgebung, Leute und Kultur kennenlernen duerfen. Falls du auch bald nach Rishikesh reist, du wirst auf jeden Fall eine wundervolle Zeit in Rishikesh haben und wahrscheinlich jede Menge coole Orte selbst entdecken.

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November 8, 2018

Literally translated from Sanskrit, the word means ‘connection’. One of the texts most widely associated with yoga is Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (compiled around the time of the 5 th century). Therein Patanjali defines yoga as a method by which the seeker can learn to control the power of their own thoughts in order to understand and connect with their true self.

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October 29, 2018

In the western world, yoga is rather known for its physical practice. Practising asanas helps getting to know your own body better and improves your strength and flexibility. Also it improves the concentration and relaxes. Doing a yoga teacher training in India, I got to know so much more about yoga: yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, anatomy, Shatkarma, pranayama and meditation. The yoga philosophy teaches how to be a better yogi

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October 17, 2018

Dualism refers to two entities (e.g. mind and body) which are in opposition and are separate to each other in some essential, irrevocable way. “‘Non-duality’ is a translation of the Sanskrit word ‘Advaita’, which simply means ‘not two’ and points to the opposite of duality: an essential oneness, wholeness, completeness and unity).

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October 7, 2018

Many people in our world today struggle daily with the looming dark clouds of depression. The World Health Organization reports that more than 300 million people suffer from depression across the globe. With an estimated $17 billion USD growth projection over the next two years (according to the New York Times) the pharmaceutical antidepressant industry continues to grow exponentially

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September 27, 2018

In today’s world, whilst managing the work and the personal life, we do not really think much about our eating habits or eating schedule. Due to which the majority of people go through digestive disorders like Constipation, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gallstones, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, etc.

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September 2, 2018

Yoga is a moving meditation allowing us to find stillness of the mind. Our stream of consciousness is constantly jolting from one thought to another initiating moments of fear, anxiety, and stress. If you are faced with daily bouts of anxiety and stress, a regular practice of pranayama, asana and meditation may help to calm the mind and soothe moments of negative thought processes and tendencies towards catastrophic thinking.