breathing techniques

Episode 27 - WTF Is Samadhi? With Erin Motz of Bad Yogi

We made it! Hello, samadhi! We're discussing the 8th and final limb with Erin Motz of Bad Yogi today!

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SOURCES:

Desikachar, T.K.V. The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice. Inner Traditions International, 1999.

Kraftsow, Gary. Yoga for Transformation: Ancient Teachings and Practices for Healing Body, Mind, and Heart. Penguin Compass, 2002.

Rama. The Royal Path: Practical Lessons on Yoga. Himalayan Institute India, 2007.

Schiffman, Erich. Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness. Pocket Books, 1996.

 

Episode 26 - WTF Is Dhyana?

Almost there! We're talking about the 7th limb today, dhyana, which means meditation. Y'all ready for this?

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SOURCES:

Iyengar, B.K.S. Light on Yoga: The Definitive Guide to Yoga Practice. Harper Thorsons, 2015.

Schiffman, Erich. Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness. Pocket Books, 1996.

 

Episode 25 - WTF Is Dharana?

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Woo! We're on the 6th limb, dharana! Let's talk about concentration and how that leads you into meditation.

SOURCES:

Iyengar, B.K.S. Light on Yoga: The Definitive Guide to Yoga Practice. Harper Thorsons, 2015.

Clara Roberts-Oss and Carolyn Anne Budgell. Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual. 2014.

 

Episode 24 - WTF Is Pratyahara?

Today we're diving into pratyahara, the 5th limb of the 8 limbs of yoga! How does one do the pratyahara? We'll tell you alllll about it.

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SOURCES:

Desikachar, T.K.V. The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice. Inner Traditions International, 1999.

Rama. The Royal Path: Practical Lessons on Yoga. Himalayan Institute India, 2007.

Yoga International: Pratyahara: Yoga's Forgotten Limb

Episode 23 - WTF Is Pranayama?

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Think you know how to breathe? Wrong! Listen in to learn all about the 4th limb of the 8 limbs of yoga, pranayamaPranayama is all about manipulating the flow of energy. How do we do that? We breeeeaaaathe. 

SOURCES:

Clara Roberts-Oss and Carolyn Anne Budgell. Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual. 2014.

Feuerstein, Georg. The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice. Hohm Press, 2008.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: How the Lungs Work