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Yoga Nidra Meditation

April 3, 2019 12:28 am Published by Comments Off on Yoga Nidra Meditation

My name is Rita Burgos and I practice and teach a method of progressive relaxation that brings you into what can be called a Yoga Nidra state. Yoga Nidra or yogic sleep, is a state of complete awareness in deep relaxation. There is no scientific test that can measure this state of being. An EEG can give some insight, but ultimately, a Yoga Nidra practice is an act of bringing our awareness within that provides... View Article

Practice and Non-Attachment

February 28, 2019 12:32 am Published by 1 Comment

Like most parents, I remember when my son took his very first steps. He was so keen and focused that the moment was charged with electricity. There was no destination. There wasn’t pride with each step or fall. It was magic experienced fully. We can’t become toddlers again but through our Yoga practice we can relearn how to fully experience the present moment with a child-like curiosity without attachments of fears or inhibitions we developed... View Article

Why I Love a Yin Practice.

February 2, 2019 12:11 am Published by Comments Off on Why I Love a Yin Practice.

Part One   There are many benefits of a more gentle Yin Yoga class but what Yin Yoga and how does it compare to a more vigorous Vinyasa FLow or Yang style? Yin and Yang comes from Chinese Philosophy whereby everything in the universe in an inseparable and contradictory opposite. Yin may be described as the coolness of the moon and Yang is like the heat of the sun: for example, light and dark, old... View Article