The Importance of Breath in Yoga

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

Awareness of breath in yoga and synchronizing breathing and movement is what makes yoga, yoga; and not gymnastics or any other physical practice. In this article from Ekhart Yoga, Esther Ekhart explains the different ways the breath influences our yoga practice; how...
Discover the bliss of Sound Baths

Discover the bliss of Sound Baths

As Sound Baths grow more popular in the West, Inner Sounds Yoga takes a closer look at the appeal of this once niche, now, ever-more mainstream form of therapy. About Sound Baths Consider the concentric circles as a pebble lands on a still lake. Our bodies are made of...
What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga ‘Yin yoga’ is derived from the word ‘yin’ and comes from the Chinese philosophy of Taoism, where all is composed of the complementary elements of yin and yang. While yang is faster, hotter and more active, yin is slower, cooler and passive...
What is Lu Jong?

What is Lu Jong?

What is Lu Jong? Lu Jong is a practice of Tibetan Buddhism involving a simple series of body movements done in conjunction with rhythmic breathing, which is thought to have profound effects on the health of the body, mind and spirit. Many people are not aware that...
A Meditation on Connection

A Meditation on Connection

Meditating on a mantra, whether a simple phrase or an ancient sutra, can bring new and surprising depths to your meditation practice. The following is a guided meditation on the Sanskrit sutra of Aham Brahmasmi from chopra.com. So find a comfortable seat, quiet the...