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Gettin' your Om on and the benefits of Yin Yoga.

photo credit: There are soooo many variations of yoga.  We have the Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtaga, Bikirm, the list goes on, to the obscure for example anyone of Yoga raves??  Harmonica Yoga, Karaoke Yoga, Laughing Yoga, which sounds amazing to me!!( find more unconventional Yoga here)    and then there is Yin Yoga, the softer Om Shanti of yoga...   A slower style that includes many meditative poses, promoting mental and physical awareness.  Calming, lowers stress and increases stamina are just a few benefits of Yin yoga. photo credit:   Yin yoga targets the deep connective tissues and the fascia that covers the body. This type of yoga helps regulate the flow of energy in the body, lubricating the joints and helping flexibility.    A great practice...

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What is Ayurveda?

Photo   With our up coming Sip & Dip Yin Yoga by the pool event, I thought I'd talk abit about Ayurveda for those who aren't familiar with it.  Although Ayurveda is becoming more and more  popular is western holistic medicine, is thought to be over  5000 years old. An Indian natural healing system that consists of a number of disciplines, including aromatherapy, diet, herbal medicine, acupuncture, yoga, massage, meditation and balancing of energies.    Ayurvedic medicine is entirely holistic and creates harmony between the body, mind, and spirit.  Ayurveda translated from Sanskrit means "the science of life"   Ayurveda reminds us that our health is all balanced and a direct connection between our environment, body, mind, and spirit. photo credit: ...

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