Yoga

Jenny and Ian are the owners of two yoga studios in the Detroit, Michigan area. They also practice the Transcendental Meditation technique and have found that the experience of transcendence is a powerful compliment to experience gained through yoga practice. Read more

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The largest international congress on yoga in contemporary society held in February in Bangalore, India, featured a plenary presentation by Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, Director, Institute for Natural Medicine & Prevention at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa. Dr. Schneider… Read more

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In the Yoga Sutra, the first of the eight limbs of yoga is called yama. Yama has five aspects, beginning with ahiṁsā, which means ‘non-injury’ or ‘non-violence.’ Mahatma Gandhi made ahiṁsā famous when he mobilized all of India to free itself from British domination without firing a shot. Martin Luther King, Jr., the head of the civil rights movement in the U.S., was one of many who were influenced by Gandhi… Read more

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While yoga is generally understood in America to be a diverse array of bending and stretching exercises that originated in India, the word yoga has a much wider connotation, and includes sitting with the eyes closed in silent, deep meditation. In India, yoga is a state of mind, not just an exercise for the body. Read more

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Yoga

This article is for yoga people—for the throngs who have re-discovered this ancient yet very sophisticated approach to exercise. Tens of millions have taken up yoga because it’s gentler and kinder to the body, yet fun and challenging, and effective in promoting overall fitness. Read More

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During an international news conference held in 2007 from Maharishi European Research University in Holland, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi answered a question from a reporter on the widespread practice of physical yoga postures, which has become a trend throughout the world. Maharishi was asked his advice for people who practice this physical form of Yoga. Read more

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As I have frequently reported on this blog site, I taught Russell Simmons to meditate and he is really enjoying it… He never misses, and he inspired his ex-wife Kimora to learn, as well as his two delightful young daughters, Ming and Aoki. Read more

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