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.
…Its quite a cool story actually, it all started back when my best friend Rosi had asked me and some other friends to join her for a yoga class at the local YMCA. I had been exposed to Yoga when I was younger but had only dabbled a bit, mostly with meditation and breath work, so I was certainly interested in trying out the Physical practice.