Posted by in Meditation, Pranayama

  Puja means honour and devotion and homage. It’s the Hindu worship of gods. If you ever travel to Bali, you’ll see thousands of little baskets left at opened doors of shops and homes with flowers and food and incense left as puja for the gods. You can do a sunrise puja to welcome the day or a puja to your own personal deity. Catholics also love to do puja, leaving offerings at the feet of statues of Jesus and lighting candles then kneeling to pray in front of their…read more

Nadi Shodhana-Alternate Nostril Breathing

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I got the rad pic above from Kaitlyn Roland’s site, YogaDopa. Alternate nostril breathing, or nadi shodhana is the true pranayama ish. I like to do it at the end of a yoga practice, especially if I’m teaching. It takes about 5 minutes to get a little session in and it completely balances the brain and focuses the mind in a way that will leave you with that sweet chilled out feeling like you’ve just smoked the yoga joint. I learned it initially in my 200 hour training with Tribe Yoga…read more