Tagged: Meditation

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OF FELINE GURUS: LESSONS FROM THE CAT SCHOOL OF YOGA

GLADY ROSALES
Inspire
May 15, 2018

“Now an accomplished Yogi good at sitting still  He ponders ancient mysteries on the window-sill, Now stretches, bares his claws and saunters off to find the thrills of love and hunting, cunningly combined. Acrobat, diplomat, and simple tabby cat, He conjures tangled forests in a furnished flat.” – Michael Hamburger, London Tom-cat It’s been ten years since I…


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PRANAYAMA ON THE GO

JANAKA ORDOÑEZ
Asana 101
July 14, 2017

A short and quick pranayama practice that can be done anytime of the day to get you centered.     Janaka Ordoñez surfs and teaches vinyasa flow, pranayama, meditatiom and FNR at Urban Ashram Yoga. He’s been practicing for over 15 years and has studied Sivananda Hatha Yoga and also is certified under the YogaWorks 200Hr Teacher Training,…


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MINDFULNESS IN TRAFFIC

NEIL SALANG
Yoga Therapy
May 19, 2017

Photo Credit Why Kei | unsplash.com Metro Manila is one of the cities with the most congested streets.  More and more people buy cars while the Government infrastructure programs are not progressing as fast.  A lot of Filipinos have resigned to the fact that going to and from work or school is a challenge, due to the traffic…


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MEDITATION: EXPLORING NEW DEFINITIONS OF STRENGTH

CLARITY WEST
Yoga Philosophy
November 23, 2016

When I think about strength, I don’t immediately think of a yogi sitting still for hours on end engrossed in peaceful serenity. But what is strength? Is it strength of mind, perseverance, will-power and determination? Do all these strengths of character even surpass even the brawn of a bulging bicep. Let us explore. Perseverance as defined is doing…


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KEEP CALM & BREATHE: A DAILY ENERGY PRACTICE (Podcast Included)

MARICAR HOLOPAINEN
Yoga Therapy
July 18, 2016

When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. ~Author Unknown Breathing is a natural physiological process; we take in oxygen (nourishment and good energy) and we expel carbon dioxide (cleansing). Improving how we breathe can improve the quality and length of our lives. Pranayama (or the practice of breath control and extension) allows us to observe…


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GETTING SOME HEAD SPACE: IT JUST TAKES 10 MINUTES

URBAN YOGI
Yoga Therapy
July 18, 2016

The mind moves in different directions and because of the roles we assume as mothers, fathers, managers, students, teachers, etc,  it becomes a demand to think fast, think 10 steps ahead and think of everything all at the same time. The mind moves, so how can we find that head space? City life can be overwhelming and you’re lucky…


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Healthy Habits for Sweet Sleep

BY DHARAM GIAN KAUR
Women's Health
March 22, 2016

As women, often times we need to take care of many things all at once: from our jobs, to our families, doing the groceries, cooking, taking care of running the house, keeping up with your kids, and sometimes pets are even included in the equation. It’s a lot to do, and we can do this and more, given…