Posts made in March, 2015

40 Day Sadhana Challenge: Laya Yoga

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Healing, Yoga, Yoga Kriya Sets | Comments Off on 40 Day Sadhana Challenge: Laya Yoga

40 Day Sadhana Challenge: Laya Yoga

Friday we started our next 40 day home practice challenge. I wanted to post a copy of the pdf here for students that would like to join us. I am attaching the music we used as well.  Remember to practice 3, 5, 11, 22, 31, or 62 minutes for most benefit.  Have fun and keep up! LayaYogaMantra Laya Yoga Mantra Music:  Gurucharan Singh Khalsa: Laya Yoga and Long Ek Ong Karrs. Enjoy! Please join us online to keep up with students posting and keeping up for the next forty days.  And remember that this meditation is really fun to do without music too. Blessings and Light, Sandra Vanatko Owner...

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Ra Ma Da Sa Sa Say So Hung: The Ultimate Healing Tool

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Healing, Mantras for Healing, Yoga | Comments Off on Ra Ma Da Sa Sa Say So Hung: The Ultimate Healing Tool

Ra Ma Da Sa Sa Say So Hung: The Ultimate Healing Tool

I really enjoyed teaching Hope on Friday.  Please incorporate a gentle 4-4 segmented breath as practiced in class.  Also we practiced the relaxing breath with one stroke inhale and eight part exhale thru the mouth to relax and focus. We also worked with mantra last Friday. I was delighted that everyone was so interested in learning the Siri Gaitri Mantra.  This healing meditation is used to pray for healing energy for our friends, family, and ourselves. Mantra: This mantra consists of 8 basic sounds: Ra Ma Da Sa, Sa Say So Hung Translation: Ra – Sun Ma – Moon Daa –...

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Office Yoga: Working Out at Work Saturday April 18th

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Workshops, Yoga | Comments Off on Office Yoga: Working Out at Work Saturday April 18th

Office Yoga: Working Out at Work Saturday April 18th

The human body simply isn’t built to sit still for long periods of time and by now, many of us have heard about the damage we’re doing in sedentary desk jobs, sedentary pastime pursuits and long hours behind the wheel. Emerging evidence has shown that sitting for long periods of time contributes to a host of serious health issues and can even be lethal for our bodies. Sitting expends almost no energy and contributes to tight hips, hamstrings and weak gluteals.  Eye strain, neck and shoulder tension and a sore back become routine complaints from the hardworking desk jockey. The...

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Gentle Yoga Through Somatic Exploration: Saturday May 9th

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Workshops, Yoga | Comments Off on Gentle Yoga Through Somatic Exploration: Saturday May 9th

Gentle Yoga Through Somatic Exploration: Saturday May 9th

We live in a non-stop busy world and to cope we often turn on the auto-pilot and disconnect from the intricate workings of our bodies, eventually leading to unhealthy movement patterns and habitual and chronic tension. Somatic exploration and movement seeks to re-acquaint the brain with the muscles, allowing chronically tight muscles to finally fully relax.   Somatic movement also seeks to re-pattern the muscle to brain connection to promote a full range of muscular movement. Somatic movement when combined with yoga asana, breath work and mindfulness helps to relieve chronic pain and...

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Rewind Yoga Teacher Training May 15-17th

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Workshops, Yoga, yoga teacher training | Comments Off on Rewind Yoga Teacher Training May 15-17th

Rewind Yoga Teacher Training May 15-17th

Indra’s Grace is honored to be hosting a YMEDICA Yoga Teacher Training: Senior Yoga this May 15-17th. Seniors aged 65 and older represent the fastest growing sector of the U.S. population. By 2050, there will be over 80 million seniors, with one quarter of them being over 85. Most biomedical theories define successful aging as the optimization of life expectancy while minimizing physical disability and mental decline. Research has shown that by continuing an active lifestyle, seniors can add an additional 10 years to their independence and quality of life. YMEDICA has developed a yoga...

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