The Three Key Ways Yoga Enables Flexibility

Yoga stems from a long line of eastern philosophies and practices from stand a platform that believes that a disciplined student of yoga can reach a state of enlightenment though the cultivation of the human vehicle – body. Yoga is known for the strange and sometimes demanding poses that are endowed upon the practitioner. Most of the yoga poses we practice today focus on opening up the body versus the building of muscle. Read more of this post

Powerful Techniques For Transforming Your Health With Your Breath

How would you like to live a more peaceful, calm, happy and balanced life?  

What if I told you that in order to achieve this, all you need to do is spend 15 minutes per day breathing in a simple, rhythmic manner?  

Could you find the time? Read more of this post

Human Motorcycles Formed by Painted Yoga Hotties

Marketing and Promoting are easily two of the most important factors in a successful business. Progressive International Motorcycle Show has the same opinion. They hired an advertising and branding studio called  i.d.e.a. to create a series of human motorcycles from the contorted bodies of yoga experts and circus performers.

The bikes took around 15 hours each to perfect including the body painting, stretching and photography. Poses were held from 15 seconds to 2 full minutes! Imagine the pain and soreness these Yoga gurus went through. This wasn’t a problem considering the two massage therapists on set.

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Kundalini Awakening

Kundalini Shakti

Kundalini Shakti

Kundalini is a dormant energy within most people.

In Hindu mythology, Kundalini is a serpent goddess who lies asleep at the base of the spine, coiled three and a half times around the first chakra.

Under certain circumstances, the Kundalini energy awakens and begins to rise through the body, piercing and opening the chakras. As Kundalini releases stored and blocked energies, the movement can be quite intense, sometimes painful, and often leads to mental states that seem out of this world.

Circumstances that stimulate Kundalini awakening are many and varied, but are usually triggered by such things such as extended periods of meditation, yoga, fasting, stress, trauma, psychedelic drugs, or near death experiences.

Kundalini is a condensed, primal force, similar to the potential energy found in water. When released, it creates a vertical connection between the chakras by opening the subtle channels known as nadi, most specifically, the central channel that moves up the spine called sushumna. If we put water through a small hose at very high pressure, the end of the hose will undulate like a snake. Similarly, the intense energy of Kundalini undulates in the body as it rises through the chakras. Read more of this post