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Yoga

The yoga practice is an ancient, transformative practice— with many different paths, styles, and depths of wisdom. To try and define yogic practice in a few words is so difficult because of how vast and boundless the information really is. Here you will find information on all parts of Yoga: the postures, philosophy, energetic body, styles, paths, and tips for anyone who is wanting to deepen their current practice or begin a new one.

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Yoga 101: Beginners Guide To The Practice

Yoga 101: Beginners Guide To The Practice

Vagabond Temple Yoga and Meditation Centre invites you into our spiritual home for a unique experience of healthy living, personal ...
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The Different Styles Of Yoga at The Vagabond Temple

The Different Styles Of Yoga at The Vagabond Temple

There are many different styles of yoga that are practiced across the World. Some are more active, some more passive, ...
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The Truth About Yoga

The Truth About Yoga

So what is Yoga? An attempt to attain spiritual enlightenment through bending the body into a series of increasingly uncomfortable ...
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Which Style Of Yoga Is Right For Me?

Which Style Of Yoga Is Right For Me?

Yoga is a powerful spiritual system, developed over 2500 years ago to bring the mind and body into harmony and ...
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What is Dhyana?

What is Dhyana?

Dhyana is the seventh limb of Patanjali’s Eight Limbed Path, and is the practice of Meditation or Contemplation. According to ...
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What Is Pratyahara?

What Is Pratyahara?

Pratyahara is usually translated into ‘withdrawal of the senses,’ however, like many Sanskrit terms, the meaning is much deeper than ...
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What Is Pranayama?

What Is Pranayama?

Prāṇāyāma is a Sanskrit word often translated into ‘breath control’— however the word itself is compiled with two words. Prana, ...
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What Is Asana?

What Is Asana?

In the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Asana is translated into ‘to be seated in a position that is steady but ...
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Steady Eyes, Steady Mind

Steady Eyes, Steady Mind

Yoga and meditation go hand in hand, in fact Yoga can be viewed as a type of meditation. When practicing ...
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Yoga Warning! Side effects may include spiritual awakening and a more harmonious society.

Yoga Warning! Side effects may include spiritual awakening and a more harmonious society.

In modern society, people increasingly see Yoga as a form of exercise such as going to the gym or attending ...
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Being Nice To Yourself Is The Foundation Of Yoga

Being Nice To Yourself Is The Foundation Of Yoga

If you have ever engaged in a sustained spiritual practice like Yoga, meditation, or anything that brings you face-to- face ...
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The Different Styles Of Yoga at The Vagabond Temple

The Different Styles Of Yoga at The Vagabond Temple

There are many different styles of yoga that are practiced across the World. Some are more active, some more passive, ...
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Yogis Are Flexible, But Not In Just The Way You Think

In the West, for many people religion has very negative connotations. This is not surprising given the history of our ...
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Keep The Fire Burning: 8 Ways To Maintain Your Spiritual Practice At Home

At the Vagabond Temple we have a packed daily schedule of Yoga, meditation, talks and other activities. Our guests are ...
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Power Sequence

Power Sequence

Here is a well rounded 30 minute core-strengthening practice to keep the flow of health and joy going. You can ...
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What is Yin Yoga and Why Should You Do it?

What is Yin Yoga and Why Should You Do it?

Yoga is all about balance. Balance in body, balance in mind, balance in life. Hatha yoga, the yoga commonly practiced ...
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7 Spiritual Symbols to Deepen Your Yoga & Meditation Practice

7 Spiritual Symbols to Deepen Your Yoga & Meditation Practice

Symbols are a significant part of the yoga tradition and play an integral role in yoga practices. Although today many ...
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The Truth About Yoga

The Truth About Yoga

So what is Yoga? An attempt to attain spiritual enlightenment through bending the body into a series of increasingly uncomfortable ...
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5 Ways That Yoga Can Help Us To Live In Modern Society

5 Ways That Yoga Can Help Us To Live In Modern Society

The society we live in often places us under great strain. Many of us feel exhausted and stressed from work, ...
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Niyama – Mastering Our Inner Space

Niyama – Mastering Our Inner Space

Yoga is about so much more than the postures we perform in classes; it is multifaceted system designed to bring ...
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Yoga In Daily Life

Yama: Bringing Yoga Practice To Daily Life

Practising Yoga is about much more than the postures; the main practice goes on “off the mat” in our daily ...
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Using Yoga to Prepare Our Bodies and Minds for Meditation

Using Yoga to Prepare Our Bodies and Minds for Meditation

When people think of Yoga, they are most likely to think about the postures that we see performed in Yoga ...
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Yoga Asana: Cobra Pose

Yoga Asana: Cobra Pose

Cobra pose, also known as Bhujangasana, is a wonderful pose for chest-opening and spine flexibility. First, it allows for deeper ...
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Yoga As A Way of Life

Yoga As A Way of Life

When we truly face the reality of our life, we realize that our life is not optimal – it is ...
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The True Yoga Asana

The True Yoga Asana

Yoga can create freedom of the body and mind. It is a spiritual path that helps us to find refuge, ...
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