Ujjayi Breath & Ujjayi Pranayama – All You Need to Know

How could the exclusivity of ancient yoga practice lead to the invention of a breathing technique? How did a breath get a name that supposedly means victorious uprising?

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What is Raja Yoga?

Raja Yoga is often referred to as royal yoga or yoga of kings, but that only raises more questions - especially if you aren’t familiar with yoga philosophy.Let’s

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What is Jnana Yoga? How to Practice the Yoga of Knowledge

What is Jnana Yoga?You will not see Jnana Yoga on a class list at a Yoga Studio - but you might see examples of the practice, un-named and

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Yoga Exercises – Yoga Asana Guide

An Overview of the Hatha Yoga Postures from the Arhanta Yoga Foundational ClassThe following yoga asanas for beginners was compiled by Arhanta Yoga based on the teachings of

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What is Prana? Definition of Prana & the 5 Vital Energies

You may have heard the word prana in yoga class. Maybe you have read about it in yoga philosophy or came across it while learning about Ayurveda. When

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What is Bhakti Yoga? A Guide to the Practice and Benefits of the Yoga of Devotion

The aim of yoga is to reunite with the ultimate reality. It is the inward journey of realizing what is real and what is unreal in life. Through

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4 Yin Yoga Sequences & How to Sequence Yin Yoga Practices

A Yin Yoga sequence is basically a series of passive yoga poses held anywhere between three to 10 minutes. These Yin Yoga asanas stretch what we call the

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Why You’ll Live Longer and Better with Breathwork & Pranayama

Prana means life-force. This energy flows throughout the body. Using breathing techniques is a means to increase this life-force energy. Some 5000 years ago, eastern medical practitioners propagated that

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Complete Guide to Mudras: Benefits and Use in Yoga & Meditation 

You may have seen hands and fingers take an interesting shape or form during yoga practice or meditation. The likes of hands in prayer position before Surya Namaskar

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Sanskrit Mantras to Uplift Your Practice & Life 

Sound is an invaluable component of a yoga class. This is why a yoga class will typically begin and end with a sound or phrase that you may

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