AHIMSA HEALTH BLOG #1 – 2017

AHIMSA HEALTH BLOG #1 – 2017

When was the last time you thought about how busy you are? Was it two days ago? Two hours ago? Two minutes ago? If you’re anything like me, it probably wasn’t long ago at all, because busyness has become a way of life to most of us. I’m sure everyone you know is busy...
Ahimsa Health Blog #6

Ahimsa Health Blog #6

Experience vs theory. Understanding the concept of something is different to understanding its practical application. In children’s yoga classes instead of saying ‘calm down’ we give practical exercises that make the child feel calm. Instead of saying ‘believe...
Ahimsa Health Blog #5

Ahimsa Health Blog #5

A 2003 study by California State University, Los Angeles found that yoga improved students’ behavior, physical health and academic performance, as well as attitudes toward themselves. That same year, Leipzig University reported that yoga reduces feelings of...
Ahimsa Health Blog #4

Ahimsa Health Blog #4

“Ashtanga Yoga is the washing machine for the mind”, Guruji used to say. It washes the mental patterns of self-doubt and self criticism. With yoga practice children learn to focus on tending a task one breath at a time with a calm concentration. They begin to see a...

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