The 8 Limbs of Yoga
Yoga is a lot more than just holding an awkward pose for what seems like forever. Yoga actually has 8 different steps that make the practice of yoga one of the most powerful life changing experiences I've ever gone through. What are these 8 Limbs of Yoga? Yama - The "don'ts" Niyama - The "dos" Asana - Postures Pranayama - Breath and Circulation Pratyahara - Turning Inwards Dharana - Concentration Dhyana - Meditation Samadhi – Spirituality Now that we know what the 8 limbs are
Meditation Practice 101
When I first started out on my yoga journey years ago, I came across this practice called 'meditation'. Back then, I had a hard time really grasping the point and idea behind meditation. I just kept hearing people say how good it is for you, how much it has affected their lives in a positive fashion. However I still didn't have a good idea on what it actually WAS. Due to my curiosity and love of knowledge, I set off on a journey to play around with this concept of meditation.