Month: July 2015

Yoga Rule: The Power of Breathing

  Breath is our source of energy. Breath is the fountain of life. Breathing is very important in yoga practice. It is easy to move when you breath normally and properly. But sometimes in some poses especially advance poses, our breathing is changing, it’s becoming shallow and if the body is not producing enough oxygen, […]

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The Magic of Music and Meditation

I remember last year one of my teachers in Real Yoga Singapore sings meditation song after the class and he is always encouraging us to sing with him  or repeat after him. I will never forget the first time I heard him singing, I feel like I want to disappear because I can not follow the song […]

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Carnivore to Herbivore

Going meat-free can make a huge difference. Studies show that vegetarians are, on average, 10 to 20 pounds lighter than meat-eaters and that a vegetarian diet reduces our risk of heart disease by 40 percent and adds seven or more years to our lifespan. -Ingrid Newkirk Growing up I always get scolded by my parents for […]

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Why Back Bend?

If there are those who love to do back bend asanas, for sure there is an equivalent number of people who are afraid to execute these poses. Why? Because they feel all the ‘pain’ in their bodies, others can’t breath well and some don’t feel comfortable. Back bend is very beneficial, it builds flexibility and confidence. Practicing […]

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Travel Bites: Rishikesh, India – The Yoga Capital Of The World

Two years ago in the studio, I saw a poster about a yoga retreat in Rishikesh – “The yoga capital of the world.” Because of the description of the place, I became curious and checked the internet why they called it a yoga capital. I found out that the mountainous region is very holy because […]

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