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10 01, 2016

YOGA AND IMMUNE SYSTEM

A healthy immune system is the pillar to living with vibrance while the regular practice of yoga can strengthen the immune system in a powerful way. Yoga is widely known for its proven benefits on the physical body: flexibility, lean muscle tone and definition, better posture ­ hence looking slimmer and taller with more energy. Moreover, yoga practitioners […]

9 09, 2015

YOGA EXPLORATION: TRIANGLE POSE (Utthita Trikonasana)

Principles of Pose — Jules

from Mountain Pose (Samasthiti),

inhale, turn to right and step or hop right foot 3-4 feet apart, arms extended out parallel to the floor, palms down 

(shoulders relaxed but shoulder blades wide and actively drawing down into back body)

turn right foot so the toes face back of the mat & left foot […]

15 12, 2014

YOGA EXPLORATION: WARRIOR I

Principles of Pose –- Jules

from Downward Facing Dog as you inhale

Pivot left heel to about 45 degrees in toward center and step the right foot forward – placed inside of right thumb

align left heel to right heel

Lift torso

outer edge of left foot firmly rooted, right knee over ankle
left hip moves forward, right hip moves back […]

5 12, 2014

YOGA EXPLORATION: DOWNWARD FACING DOG

Yoga Exploration: Sun Salutation A:VINYASA SIX – Downward Facing Dog
(Adho Mukha Shvanasana) – as we exhale

Principles of Pose – Jules
(from upwardfacing dog / urdhva mukha shvanasana)

alignment: hands shoulder width apart, feet hip width apart from upward facing dog

engage your navel to draw strength and begin lifting the hips up
firmly press hands into the floor as […]

1 12, 2014

YOGA EXPLORATION: UPWARD FACING DOG

Yoga Exploration: Sun Salutation A: VINYASA FIVE – Upward Facing Dog (Urdhva Mukha Savanasana) – as we inhale

Principles of Pose – Jules (from lowered plank / chaturanga dandasana)

straighten arms and lead chest forward as you roll onto tops of the toes
press down through tops of feet, legs engaged, knee remains lifted off the floor
alignment:

hands shoulder width apart, […]

12 10, 2014

BLOSSOMING SOULS OF MONTENEGRO

Yoga Immersion – 1 Month – Montenegro
We came together in mornings and evenings to practice.  The energy generated from asanas, pranayama and meditation on the mat were translating into these beautiful souls’ daily lives, off the mat.  That is the beauty of yoga- the perception of walking into a  room with a mere expectation of stretching, […]

11 10, 2014

GANGSTER YOGA WITH ALEXANDER MEDIN

Thank you dear Alexander for your contribution to the world, bringing lost souls into the light through yoga.

Yoga heals.

Yoga is a loving way of life.

Yoga is a divine union.