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Episode 10 - WTF Are Prana & Nadis?

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What's past your physical self? Your energetic self! Learn about your body's energy (prana) and your #ghostveins. Tune in to find out what the hell ghost veins are.

Show Notes:

Learn more about Kirlian Photography. The pictures are preeeeetty fly.

Download the Insight Timer app for meditation, pranayama practice, or getting the perfect soft-boiled eggs every time.


Sources:

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

Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual 2014

Do You Yoga: What Is Prana?

Episode 9 - WTF Are the Schools of Yoga?

What is your class title telling you? In this episode, we explain what the schools of yoga are and discuss some of the most popular.

Show Notes:

Read Kino MacGregor's response to the accusations against Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. 

Check out David Life and Sharon Gannon's book Jivamukti Yoga (holy crap, the foreword is written by Sting).

Gabriel Halpern is a Chicago-area Iyengar trained teacher. We highly recommend taking a class or workshop with him!

Check out Bernie Clark’s online classes and his book The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga. This book is super green. 

Enjoy this nine-minute meditation that incorporates three-part breathing.
 

Sources:

Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual 2014

Yoga Journal: 5 Kundalini-Inspired Ways to Wear White

American Viniyoga Institute: What Is Viniyoga?

Wikipedia: Yin Yoga

Do You Yoga: What Is Kripalu Yoga?

Wikipedia: Anusara School of Hatha Yoga

Ekhart Yoga: Anusara Yoga

Episode 8 - WTF Are Mantras?

In this episode, we discuss mantras and enjoy a fun case of the #truthbumps.

Show Notes:

Listen to the Gayatri Mantra.

Listen to the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra.

Check out some information on the vagus nerve.

 

Sources:

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

Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual 2014

Gonda, Jan. Vedic literature. (Saṃhitās and brāhmaṇas.). O. Harrassowitz, 1975.

Waking Times: The Science of Mantras: How Sacred Sounds Heal Body, Mind and Spirit

The Chopra Center: What Is a Mantra?

Wikipedia: Om Mani Padme Hum