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why practice yoga

 What is Yoga?  Before telling you exactly – why practice yoga – let us simply define the art itself. Simply stated, yoga is a set of poses (asanas) and together with certain breathing techniques help the body to be stronger and more flexibile while helping to balance our mind and thought processes.  Unlike other physical forms of exercises, like  aerobics, by practicing yoga, we not only gain better physical health, but also mental and spiritual well-being. So […]

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Sacral Chakra

The sacral /spleen chakra , known as svadhisthana, is located a couple of inches below the belly button about 2 inches back within this area. This chakra is most often associated with the color orange which looks like the sky at sunset. Our sense of sexuality and pleasure, our reproductive organs, our feelings of abundance […]

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Third Eye/Brow Chakra

The Third Eye (Brow) Chakra is located between the eyes (actually just above the nose between the brows). The color associated with it is indigo and the mantra sound is ‘aum’. It is the center for our intuitive, psychic and imaginative self – the road to wisdom. When well balanced we can distinguish delusions and […]

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Crown Chakra

The Crown Chakra, known as sahasrara, is located at the very top of your head. The color associated with it is violet/white and the mantra sound is ‘ah’ or ‘om’.. It is the center for our intuitive, psychic and imaginative self – the road to wisdom. When well balanced we are able to easily connect […]

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Throat Chakra

Just above our collar bone we find our 5th charka (the throat charka). This chakra helps us to honestly share our thoughts and ideas. Represented by the color blue Our ability to communicate (in every sense) emanates from our Throat Chakra. Our ability to listen, to hear psychically, to speak metaphysically and to communicate clearly […]

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Solar or Navel Chakra

The third charka, the solar or navel charka, is located in the navel just below the ribcage. Our solar plexus chakra influences the limits we set on ourselves and our sense of self . If we wish to change or grow as an individual than meditating on this charka will help us to purify ourselves […]

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Heart Chakra

Our feelings of love (for ourselves as well as others) radiate from the Heart Chakra. Our desire to be generous, our ability to be and our level of generosity as well as our feelings of compassion and empathy emanate from our heart charka. The heart chakra is the one that allows us to connect with […]

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Root Chakra

Before dealing with the health of your root chakra we need to know the simple what / where / why.  At the bottom end of your spine (known as your tailbone) is the charka known as the root chakra. A charka is not physical. It is nothing that can be seen with the human eye […]

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What Are The 7 Chakras – How do they affect our health?

What are the 7 chakras? Chakras consist of 7 energy centers inside our body runing in a straight line down the spine. They are significant in yoga, meditation and mind-body exercises as well as some spiritual practices. The practice of aligning and balancing our chakras has become ever increasingly popular in Western society although originally it […]

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