The Ten Living Principles – Yamas and Niyamas By Donna Farhi (Excerpted with permission – Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness) Although there are many branches to the tree of yoga, from devotional methods to more intellectual approaches, from schools that emphasize service towards others to those that focus on physical purification, Patanjali Sutras, clearly defines an
Today, athletes are discovering a multitude of benefits from incorporating yoga into their training programs. As the many dimensions of peak performance are being enhanced, athletes are not only improving their overall state of wellbeing, but they are gaining an edge over their competition.
When the body is “out of alignment”, the weight of the body is no longer supported by the bones. Coupled with the force of gravity pulling us downward, the weight of the body can cause severe unnatural stress to the muscular-skeletal system. Many aches, pains and injuries stem from an already tight, misaligned body. With the body in this state, it doesn’t take much more stress, to cause more pain or, to seriously injure oneself.
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