YOGA

"Yoga is the Yoking of Body, Mind and Spirit through the Breath." 

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WHAT IS YOGA?

A MAP BACK TO YOUR TRUE SELF

Yoga is most commonly described as a combination of physical, mental & spiritual practices, which focuses on strength, flexibility and breath control, to improve overall wellbeing. But here, at Wakeup to Life we also like to describe Yoga as a Map - a map that shows you the way back to your true Self, liberating your body-mind organism from limiting conditioning & beliefs, one breath at a time.

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WHAT DOES YOGA MEAN?

THE YOKING OF BODY, MIND & SPIRIT

The term yoga can be derived from either of two roots, yujir yoga ("to yoke") or yuj samādhau ("to concentrate") - it is commonly described as the union between body, mind & soul. The physical postures known as 'Asana' ("a position that is steady & comfortable"), are only one aspect of Yoga. More on this topic here on The Blog.

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RESHUFFLE YOUR IDEAS ABOUT YOGA

In this section, Wakeup to life invites you to forget everything you think you know about Yoga and to (re)discover this ancient wisdom of Humanity with brand new eyes. Here we have made a selection of Videos, Books & Blogs that we hope will help you see more clearly the underlying message behind Yoga and see it for what it is - a path of Liberation.

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videos

There's so many Videos out there on the subject, and our selection is obviously purely subjective. We thought these little films were all quite well documented and each had a very unique way to present the principles and/or retrace the history of Yoga.

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books

There is a lot of books about Yoga out there. Here we have made a selection of some of the key scriptures that we believe can give you a good idea of what this is all about. Ultimately, trust that YOU are the most luminous book of all, which holds all the answers you are looking for.

blogs

One way to learn more about Yoga is to experience it. Here you will find a selection of blogs about Yoga where you will be able to try out some online Yoga lessons and/or find out more about the asanas, pranayama & meditation.

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THE YOGA JOURNAL

For 40 years, Yoga Journal has been the #1 authority on yoga and the yoga lifestyle. Yoga Journal offers all practitioners—from beginners to masters—expert information on how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life both on and off the mat. 

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EKHART YOGA

Ekhart Yoga is born from Esther's wish to make yoga available to as many people as possible. The new website gives you access to yoga classes, guided programmes and in-depth articles.

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YOGA WITH ADRIENE

Yoga With Adriene provides high quality practices on yoga and mindfulness at no cost to inspire people of all ages, shapes and sizes across the globe.

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BAD YOGI

Bad Yogi is redefining yoga culture, one Bad Yogi at a time. Removing the endless “prerequisites” to fit into this community. Bad Yogi defines itself as yoga’s anti-clique!

 
 

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