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A Yoga Guide to Winter Wellness

By Madya Lila | July 31, 2019

In our plans about how to keep well for winter how many of us consider the lymphatic system? Many of us don’t really know what it does! Well here’s some info on how lymph fights off the foreign invaders and some techniques to help it along! Lymph is a pale opaque liquid like that found …

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5 Tips for Becoming More Flexible

By Madya Lila | June 27, 2019

You may have noticed that some people are naturally very flexible. They swoop into their lunges with effortless ease, their forward bends are deep folds and their back bends are nearing a full circle. If once, as they might claim, they didn’t have the same degree of flexibility, it certainly didn’t take them long to …

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Hamstring PNF Stretching

By Madya Lila | June 27, 2019

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a way of stretching, which involves both the stretching and contracting of the muscle group being targeted. It is said to be one of the most effective forms of stretching for the improvement of our flexibility and range of movement. The process is to gently take the target muscle or muscles …

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Stay Well This Winter

By Madya Lila | May 27, 2019

Now that winter has officially started we can expect a lot of coughing and sneezing going on around us. In fact there’s a high possibility that someone either in your workplace, or at the supermarket, on public transport or even in your family will be inadvertently sharing their germs. But we don’t need to be …

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Dynamic Extended Mountain

By Madya Lila | May 27, 2019

This exercise is great to do out in the fresh air first thing in the morning or it can be used as an energy recharge throughout the day. It not only charges us with big fresh lungfuls of oxygen but helps to release tension from the shoulders and chest and assist in strengthening our immune …

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Subtleties in Yoga Breathing

By Madya Lila | April 29, 2019

This week I made the discovery that simply blocking the ears during a particular breathing pose had an almost opposite result to the same breathing pose done without blocking the ears. The pose is Brahmari, a breathing pose where we repeatedly hum on the outward breath. The traditional Brahmari is to inhale, block the ears …

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Accepting and Moving Forward from Life’s Lemons

By Madya Lila | March 28, 2019

Good things happen to us in life but as we all have probably found out… bad things happen too.  We lose someone we love, or maybe we lose our income, our health, our ability to do things we love, or we can’t cope with our work load, our responsibilities, our situation in life. The possibilities …

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Five Tibetan Rites Part 2

By Madya Lila | February 26, 2019

Find Part 1 here!   5 Tibetan Rites Full Version Traditionally attributed to ancient monks living in the harsh conditions of the cold rocky Tibetan mountains, these five poses will undoubtedly get your circulation flowing, your spine flexible and boost your energy. The poses are a simple and great way to start the day! Practice …

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Let’s Gain Some Clarity in Our Life – Part 2

By Madya Lila | February 26, 2019

If you haven’t read Part 1 you can find it here! Exercise to Feed the Brain In recent times the notion that the brain can’t change has been debunked. It has been discovered that the human brain has the amazing ability to reorganize itself by forming new connections between brain cells. This ability is known …

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Five Tibetan Rites – Yoga Asanas for Clarity

By Madya Lila | January 26, 2019

Tradition has it that these 5 poses were adopted by Tibetan monks to keep them strong and living long. Whether that’s true or not they certainly are a great energy booster which bring clarity to the mind. They also keep the back bones supple and the core strong. The recommendation is to start with 3 …

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