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Asana of the week: Palm tree (Tadasana)

Stand with feet together or about 10 cm apart Raise your arms above the head, interlock the fingers and turn the palms upward Place the hands on top of your head Inhale, stretch the arms upward and raise the heels coming up on your toes Hold the position for a few seconds Exhale, lower the heels and bring the hands back on top of your head :)Yogi pro tip: Look at a fixed point in front of you, it will help you maintain balance You can practice up to 10 rounds Need a challenge

The 5 points of yoga

The yogis consider that we are not born only to live, suffer and die; there is a greater purpose to life. And in order for us to be able to explore life's purpose, we need a healthy body and mind. Therefor, the ancient sages developed a system, to help us keep our physical and mental abilities strong. This system of yoga is simple, natural and involves five main principles: Proper exercise Our body is the vehicle of the soul, so we want to keep it healthy. It is said that our

Let's shatter some yoga myths!

There are many ways to define and explain yoga, but in this post I want to focus on what yoga is not. Let's shatter some yoga myths: "Yoga is a religion" - Yoga is a thousands year old discipline. Even though it originates from India, one doesn't have to be a Hindu to practice yoga. You can be of any religion, or no religion for that matter, and still be a yogi. It doesn't matter to what form of divinity you pray to, or what your beliefs are, it is more about showing kindness