The first step of teaching Yoga for weight loss is to give students a practice that allows them to feel relaxation and peace
The Bhagavad Gita deﬁnes Yoga as a condition of perfect balance. Restorative Yoga practices enable one to return to this natural state of balance physically, mentally, and emotionally.
By practicing the breathing techniques of pranayama, the mind becomes clear and fit for concentration. Pranayama purifies the nervous system and eliminates toxins from the body and blood.
The heart of this practice is simply repeating the Name over and over again. Everything comes from that because it is said that everything is contained within the Name.
As Yoga teachers, we tend to believe in the benefits of meditation–either from our own experience or from our faith in the words of the great Yogis. Yet when the time comes to sit still on our pillow, we may find that the mind is not very enthusiastic about the practice.
Our entire experience of life is determined by the condition of our mind.
A wise man once said, “Seriousness is a disease.” And, laughter can go a long way in curing it. Modern science is discovering the wonderful benefits of laughter and humor.
Key Teaching of the Month – April 2013 Work is Worship. “How do you “spiritualize” your duties, job, as well as any responsibilities in life? How do you experience the joy of service in what you do?”
Integral Yoga Key Teaching of the Month – March 2013 – Success comes from the practice of: Discipline, Devotion and Dedication.
Have faith that your life is purposeful. There is nothing wasted in the Universe. Sri Gurudev explains in this video post.