The Community Spirit of Yoga

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Did you know that the yoga was originally believed not to better the individual so much as the community? The early days of yoga have been lost to time.  The first recorded poses on seals and paintings date to around 3000 years ago.  However, many yoga scholars believe that yoga has the same roots as shamanism.  Shamanism is an ancient …

How Yoga Can Cause Injury?

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Well, we know that yoga can help you recover more quickly from most injuries because it improves blood flow and warms up your muscles.  But what can heal can also harm if it’s done incorrectly.  This reality has been writ large in headlines proclaiming all of the injuries which can result from practicing yoga and often with a dire warning …

How To Choose A Good Yoga Instructor

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In the old days of yoga, an instructor in yoga would train a student one-on-one, and then the student would go on to train someone else, and so on.  Things have certainly changed.  It’s not always affordable or convenient to take private lessons, so most of us drop into a class when we can.  This can be problematic because the …