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Yoga routine for triathletes

Triathlon season is upon us! Do you want to stay in peak shape without compromising your training? Would you like to recover more easily and avoid injuries during sporting events? Do you want to feel that your body is more supple and powerful? Here are some yoga...

Tap into new energy this spring!

The months of April and May are ideal for doing a little spring cleaning. Some yoga practices, combined with a cleansing routine, will help the body to more easily eliminate toxins accumulated over the winter. Because they help increase blood flow to the internal...

neuroplasticity and yoga

Neuroplasticity is a term that describes the mechanisms by which the brain is able to change while learning. The brain has the ability to create, undo or reorganise the pathways and synapses created by the neurons. It was initially thought that brain development...

Wanderlust festival Tremblant

When we think of people who do yoga, we imagine that they’re all zen and calm. While that may be true, they don’t spend their days in tranquil meditation like the Buddha! People who practice yoga are also known for loving life and being content with very little. They...

The Yogin Cyclist

A friend of mine decided to take up yoga for the stretching and to perform better at his favourite activity, which is cycling. As it turns out, his yoga practice has opened up a world of possibilities! He told me today that after just a few months, he has learned to...

How can we tune in when constantly being solicited outward?

Being a yogi with the discipline of practicing meditation for many years has served me well. I can easily turn the switch off and be in the present moment even when times are hectic. It has served me as a mother, as a business owner and in my daily life. It keeps my...

Ironman yoga

Anyone can practice yoga, and everyone can adapt it to his or her own needs. No matter what you call it – Iron yoga, yoga for cyclists, pre-ski yoga – it is all essentially the same discipline: Hatha yoga. Like Olympic athletes, Ironman participants undergo a rigorous...

Yoga Nidra Helps Recovering From An Injury

After a wrist fracture and surgery for it at the beginning of 2013, I was forced to modify my yoga practice in a way that would help my body to repair itself and recover. The focus of my yoga practice changed to relaxation and breathing to help heal the injury.

Am I Meditation When I Am Running?

Meditation quiets the mind and when the mind is quiet, the body slows down. While you are meditating, your hearth and breath slow down considerably; this allows the experience of oneness that yogis talk about. So technically, in a way, you cannot really meditate while running

Four quick de-stress tips

We look to the New Year with feelings of either enthusiasm or anxiety, depending on what is going on in our life. Yoga gives us tools we can use to cultivate feelings of happiness at any time, regardless of our perceptions of the outside world. Faced with the...

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