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The importance of fasting and detoxification programs

One way of changing your lifestyle is through fasting and detoxification. Most health problems are due to our eating habits. Although we tend to neglect this aspect, what we eat and how we prepare our food generates lots of digestive…

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Life as a spiritual journey

Once we understand life is nothing but a spiritual journey, we will be able to live in peace with ourselves and the others. Sometimes we cannot realize the meaning of our existence here on Earth. Many years must pass for…

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Breathing techniques for a healthy life

Breathing techniques are essential to learn how to breathe properly. As we have already proven it, breathing is essential in keeping our life healthy.  That is why Yoga exercises involve various techniques to keep a certain rhythm in breathing. They…

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The benefits of proper breathing

Proper breathing is the most important thing to keep us healthy. You would never say that, would you? You might think that such a common thing as breathing could not be responsible for certain health issues. Well, it really is! Breathing…

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Ashrams – A perfect destination for spiritual seekers

A destination for spiritual seekers is very different from what we call a classical holiday destination. As we have already learned from the Blog section of ashramworldwide.com, Ashrams are special places. This is due to the fact that they invite…

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Surya Namaskar – The Sun Salutation

The Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskar is a warm-up sequence in yoga to prepare the body for the postures. The origins of this concept are to be found in ancient Hindu mythology. The sun was always an essential symbol of…

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Ayurveda healing treatments

Ayurveda healing treatments have become more and more popular in the modern times. People seek for alternatives to deal with various health issues. It is said that Ayurveda as a “whole-body” healing system developed more than 3,000 years ago in…

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Kripalu Yoga – a healthy body for a quiet mind

Kripalu yoga guides its principles based on a very healthy philosophy: your practice needs to be just how you should live your life. This type of yoga derives also from Hatha yoga. Of course, it focuses on breathing exercises and poses…

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Sivananda Yoga Principles

The specific of Sivananda Yoga is that of training the body so that it retains its vitality. This way, the risk of diseases lowers considerably. This is the reason why this type of yoga aims at naturally cultivating the body…

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Yin Yoga for deep meditation practice

Yin yoga is not as popular as other types of yoga. However, it targets the deep connective tissues of the body releasing blockages and increasing the energy flow. Also named “Daoist” yoga, it helps develop flexibility, focusing on the energy centers…