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How Meditation Helps Your Health

How Meditation Helps Your Health

A health problem is your body’s way of saying, “I’m out of balance.” And it’s likely to be accompanied by negative thinking, sadness, anxiety and/or nervousness. When you get sick, your mind is as affected as your body is. And you can’t actually meditate if you can’t...
Dinacharya: Āyurvedic Rituals for Good Health

Dinacharya: Āyurvedic Rituals for Good Health

Āyurveda’s main pursuit is a long, healthy life.  In support of this, it suggests principles and practices that apply to almost every aspect of our life. Dinacharya (spelled dinacaryā in Sanskrit) are rituals that promote good health, both physical and mental.  They...
An Introduction to the Yogasutra

An Introduction to the Yogasutra

A Guide for Everyday Life   ‘Yoga is more than āsana, it is a state of being.The Yogasūtras are a guide to help us operate at our highest potential and create a deep sense of peace and contentment.’   What is Patañjali’s Yoga Sutra? Patañjali’s Yogasūtra is...
Importance of Lineage in Yoga

Importance of Lineage in Yoga

At the beginning of every Yoga Well Institute class we chant in a Vedic style in honor and remembrance of our teachers. We do this because we acknowledge Yoga’s long and distinguished history. And we value the Tradition and Lineages that have passed these precious...