Initiation

Things are getting really exciting over here at Shree Hari Yoga School! Just this past Monday we welcomed the 200 hour yoga teacher trainers, and now we are a full house with all of them, along with our 300 hour students and staff. In order to initiate the new students into their yoga teacher training…

We Miss You All Here in Dharamsala

There is undeniably something mystical about the mountain regions of the world, and Dharamsala is no exception.  Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, this area of India is the place where the Dalai Lama chose to live in exile, along with many other Tibetans.  This gem is also home to many Indians from many…

Therapeutic Yoga – healing at the deepest level….

Therapeutic Yoga blends restorative yoga (supported postures), gentle yoga, breathwork, hands-on healing, and guided meditation techniques combined in such a way that it is an excellent choice for those who need something gentle yet effective for bringing the body into balance and reducing stress. Traditional group yoga classes are primarily concerned with personal transcendence (and…

How to be mindful and meditate..?

Mindfulness: Awareness of our Outer Life Mindfulness, by definition is the informal practice of present moment awareness that can be applied to any waking situation. It is a way of being aware. Jon Kabat-Zinn states “When unawareness dominates the mind, all our decisions and actions are affected.” How often have we driven somewhere only to wonder…

‘Am I breathing?’ – The Pranayama Series

‘Am I breathing?’ The Pranayama Series From the moment we are born we gasp for air naturally as we enter this world. But have you ever asked yourself how do you breathe? Am I breathing correctly? Am I breathing too fast? Am I breathing deep enough? Where does my breathe go? Does it go to…

The Quest to maintain the 5 Yogic Personality Developments

‘The Quest to maintain the 5 Yogic Personality Developments’ The search begins – this rewarding quest starts with just one step in the right direction which will unfold a new life of balance and happiness that everyone can find in Yoga. In our last blog ‘The 5 Levels of Yogic Personality Development’ we detailed the…

The 5 levels of Yogic Personality Development

The 5 levels of Yogic Personality Development Yoga offers a conscious process to solve the menacing problems of unhappiness, restlessness, emotional upset, hyperactivity and the other issues that arise in our daily lives which cause unbalance in our bodies. Yoga is helping to evoke the hidden potentialities of man in a systematic and scientific way…

What does Yoga really do to my mind and body?

  Yoga is increasingly becoming more and more popular and the benefits of Yoga are now well known. Many people of all ages are turning to Yoga as a source of release from the daily tensions that arise in our busy lifestyles. Others are utilizing Yoga for physical exercise but what many don’t realize is…