YOGA TRAINS

Yoga Trains System Dynamic Hatha - Krama School

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YOGA

Unperturbable sameness in every condition is Yoga - Bhagavad Gita II.48

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IMPROVE

Beyond the veil lies the world of possibilities

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THE INSIDE JOURNEY

Mind is a mirror reflecting eternal structures

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RELAX

When prana ceases its movement the air becomes still. In the same way, when the breath is stilled the mind also become still - Yoga Vashishtha

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Class promotion

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Yoga on your joints

The benefits of yoga for your joints are various. To begin we improve the range of movement of the joints (this is part of the flexibility that yoga will gift you, we'll talk more on it) and the new extended range of movement permits to the synovial fluid (see previous post) to access a bigger surface of the joint thus increasing its lubricating effect and bringing more nutrients and oxygen as well as removing more carbon dioxide and waste material from the areas around the cartilage. This is very easy to comprehend... if the range of movement of the joint expands, the area

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Synovial joints

We understood what a joint is and its importance in our daily movements... now i want to focus your attention to a kind of joint very common in your body, the synovial joint. This his the case of your knee joint, hip joint, shoulder joint, elbow joint, wrist joint and more. Its particularity is to be enveloped in a synovial capsule, on the inside there is a synovial membrane that produces synovial fluid. The synovial capsule envelopes as well the ending part of the bones coming together at the joint and, of course, these bone endings are usually covered by

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Joints – Introduction

It's time to start talking of your body... before we can discuss the effects of yoga on your body! I don't want to write an encyclopedia, well, not all in one post!! To make everything clear every time i will focus on something, omitting other information... so keep in mind that what i'm saying is just a part of the whole, don't expect all the whole coming out all together, follow all the stories and we'll make the puzzle piece by piece! Probably i could organize all this stuff in a better way... but you know, it's my first blog!!!

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Union

Let's try to understand more the concept of yoga as union... I would say that to have a union you need some parts that together form a whole, isn't it? The union of the parts makes the whole, ok? Let's imagine 2 wheels, 2 brakes, 1 handlebar, 1 frame, 1 saddle, 1 chain, 1 crank, 2 pedals and something else... all this stuff can be very nice to see, maybe all new and shining... maybe you can use some of them to prevent a pile of paper sheets from flying away in the wind and maybe those paper sheets are

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What is Yoga?

Ok guys, you are on a yoga blog... probably the first necessary thing is to say is what is yoga! It comes from the Sanskrit verb Yuj meaning 'to unite', 'to join', this is the classic explanation for a series of techniques and methods aiming to unite the individual self to the universal self. Stop now, don't fill your head with hypothesis on the meaning, there is much more to say on this and many ways to deepen these introductive words...  in addition somebody could question that once this union is reached the whole point of yoga will be to

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Here we go!

I had to start this blog now otherwise i would have postponed it more and more and more and maybe eternally... i suppose you know how this kind of attitude goes on!!! I am Alex, i'm italian, i'm a yoga teacher... already 3 labels on me, more to come! This blog is about yoga or, in a simple street language, it's about feeling good with your body, with your mind, with yourself. When i say feeling good i mean feeling GOOD... that's "slightly" different from the "goodness" you get lying on your couch watching your TV after eating a big

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