Author: Yoga Guide Magazine

How to do the splits with Yoga

If you want to get the splits, you must commit to working at it everyday. This is a 10 min yoga sequence for you that will target every muscle you need in order to achieve full leg flexibility. Treat this as a 30 Day Challenge, where you will dedicate 10 min each day and practice these stretches. If you commit yourself to that, you will be down in splits in no time. The full split, or hanumanasana, is a tough position and hard for most to attempt. It’s named after Hanuman, the Hindu deity who is said to have taken a...

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Yoga Guide 7 Day Retreat in Thailand | Koh Samui Island

YOGA GUIDE RETREAT | MAY 14th-20th 2017 Come join Yoga Guide Magazine in Thailand for 7 days on Koh Samui Island at Vikasa Resort for an amazing yoga retreat! We have put together a wonderful retreat for you to enjoy. Come relax and explore Thailand with us while we unplug and relax in paradise together. This week long retreat is only $1,500 with discount and includes everything except airfare: -LA Yoga Instructor Katie Nesbitt will be teaching Vinyasa Flow each morning (5x) -Yoga Classes available each day on site with local instructors (3x) -Daily workshops available -One 2 hour...

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Amethyst, The Drug of Choice

When nervous tension is in the air and life feels overwhelming, the craving to reach for what feels comforting to the emotions can emerge. Statistics have risen and millions of people battle drug and alcohol abuse every year. Amethyst has a number of attractive qualities, but it’s most widely recognized as the stone that helps combat addictions. Amethyst calms nerve disorders and clears out old negative patterns that weight down the nervous system. It’s a member of the Quartz family and varies in color from pale to deep purple depending upon its location and where it is found. You...

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Energy on a quantum level

Research at the HeartMath institute suggests that the heart is “an access point to a source of wisdom and intelligence that we can call upon to live our lives with more balance, greater creativity and enhanced intuitive capacities. All of these are important for increasing personal effectiveness, improving health and relationships and achieving greater fulfillment.” I first heard about the institute fifteen years ago when I was publishing a wellness lifestyle magazine and met Gregg Braaden, New York Times best-selling author and scientist who is best known for bridging science, spirituality and the real world. Although yoga is not...

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