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I Am Interested In Yoga And Meditation

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    I Am Although I Am Not Sure How To Start

    In recent weeks, I have been looking into yoga and meditation. My reasons for this have mainly been to increase my fitness and to find a way to unwind (and relax), but also because I find it really interesting and spiritual.I am not sure how to get started though, and there is so...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Life Without Yoga

    I could not think of a life without yoga. I started Practicing yoga in my early fifties and up to last Oct. before my cancer surgery, I have practiced yoga at least once a week. It has helped me so much with my surfing with flexibility and balance. Right now I'm in Nicaragua...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 12, 2013

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    Today is my first day wearing women's yoga pants and so far, I love it. I love how snug they are everywhere and I would love to find a girlfriend who doesn't mind me wearing yoga...
    Mikayla2rose Mikayla2rose 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Today is my first day wearing women's yoga pants and so far, I love it. I love how snug they are everywhere and I would love to find a girlfriend who doesn't mind me wearing yoga...
    Mikayla2rose Mikayla2rose 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Today is my first day wearing women's yoga pants and so far, I love it. I love how snug they are everywhere and I would love to find a girlfriend who doesn't mind me wearing yoga...
    Mikayla2rose Mikayla2rose 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I am certified by YogaWorks. Love the mind body connection. Yoga citti vritti nirodah. Yoga removes mind clutter.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 14

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    I began doing yoga with my teacher girlfriend in her salon de jour. I have begun using a gym here in Paris, near the theatre, and they have yoga classes.
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Just had the most amazing yoga session in my own bedroom! I did it to the sound of the rain outside and had my small paper lantern lit up for some dim, relaxing light. I really...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 Sep 6

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    I got into yoga around 2000. It's incredible how fusing breath with movement can change your life. In 2008, I became certified with YogaWorks. Love my flexibility and calm mind...
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Can't say I've done yoga but I love yoga pants
    24chris24 24chris24 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Love yoga so much! There is very little that can bring so much peace into my life, I love it especially after a long busy day at work. I am just recently getting into acro yoga...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 10

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    As I've said before, I'm a 55 year old single yoga mom and my 26 year old son lives at home and tries to control my life. He tries to tell me that I can't wear yoga pants/shorts...
    yogamom55 yogamom55 51-55, F 9 Responses Sep 11

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    Starting my 200 hour yoga teacher training in January of 2015. Something I have been wanting to do for awhile now. I'm doing a Bhakti style training. Share your own story of your...
    sokoari sokoari 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    After a long, fun day with my crazy family, a relaxing yoga session is much needed! Lana Del Ray Pandora playing with watermelon candle burning! What are some relaxing yoga moves...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 13

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    Meditation has really done wonders for me in my life. When I was younger I used to have a hard time being able to focus on things and constantly was struggling to pay attention in...
    Nybjar Nybjar 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    to be honest, earlier today is my first experience of joining a yoga class! and i actually love it X) it felt really weird, doing all the pose, bending and twisting here and there...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I tried yoga nidra last night after a flow class. What an amazingly, zenful experience. Simplicity can be a beautiful and enlightening.
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I am going for the second time to a male nude yoga class.
    landyboy landyboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Yoga exercises are excellent; the speaker does them every day, for an hour or more; but that is merely physical exercise, to keep the body healthy, and so on.” Krishnamurti:
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Lazy day for me<3 if only I had the confidence to go out in public with yoga pants!! Lol.
    JusttThatGirl JusttThatGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I really wish there was a nude yoga class near me.
    i4it4t i4it4t 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    My gym is under new ownership. They lowered the pay for all instructors. Now, our Yoga Master is gone as well as two of the best instructors.
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    That's the good thing about Fyber Fitness. They have all the classes and facilities I need! Yoga classes are excellent, as are the boxing, and then the gym is fully equipped too!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    My yoga instructor told me I had very flexible hips ... I have a hard time staying in one place or a certain move sometimes
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F a week ago

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    I just want to rent a cottage out by the lake, wake up early in the morning and do yoga while the sun rises.. Is this too much to ask?!! I just need some time alone by myself to...
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I meditate whenever I can, it helps me have a clear mind and allows to me to think calmly. I don't think of a image when I am meditating. When I meditate, I see nothing. I just...
    TenguMomiji TenguMomiji 16-17, F Sep 9

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    Skypename please to voice chat and relax Imagine how you would feel if you could Lead a healthier life: control your weight, exercise regularly, stop smoking, lower your blood...
    Markus001 Markus001 41-45, M Sep 14

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    I need to do a meditation tonight.Beside my wild and crazy mind. I also have another part of me that love and yearn for the tranquility. No, this is not for any wisdom nor...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 19

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    For anyone that's interested, in Casper, Wyoming this weekend there is going to be a holistic fair. There will be vendors, tarot readers, oracle card readers, energy therapy...
    MeenKalag MeenKalag 22-25, F Sep 7

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    If i were interested in "dating" on this site i would be interested in guys in my general age range. but im not so im not looking to date ANYONE on this site, whether you are old...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Sep 14

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    Is it normal that I'm not interested in gay guys?
    86Funsize 86Funsize 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    No kid play. Looking for similarly interested female. I'm in Utah County and mid 20s.
    ready2flow ready2flow 22-25, M Sep 12

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    I am interested in Age Gap Love
    Lily710 Lily710 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    The human mind and thought patterns always peaked my interests. I'm sure thats the same for everyone but the more relationships I develop, sexual or aim-inhibited, I'm constantly...
    delilahcruz delilahcruz 18-21, F Sep 18

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    I have a thirst for knowledge about everything and how everything in existence work. I'm always open for new things and new experiences. It's not about things that I like or don't...
    Stripkip Stripkip 26-30 Sep 22

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    Is anyone else? would anyone like to discuss mysteries, human origins? philosophies and what not? I am always interested in hearing philosophies.
    Artimas Artimas 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    How do other mom's do it with two children and a household to maintain? Between breastfeeding and potty training and trying to keep my house organized I can't even contemplate when...
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    October 2, 2006 Charles Roberts enters the West Nickel Mines Amish School in Nickel Mines,Pennsylvania, where he fatally shoots five female students and wounds five more before...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 39 mins ago

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    The mind frame that comes with it is priceless and lovely to start the day with
    SingingHeartsNow SingingHeartsNow 36-40, F Sep 3

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    The mind frame that comes with it is priceless and lovely to start the day with
    SingingHeartsNow SingingHeartsNow 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Just started today and I will be doing it regularly. It was so relaxing. I hope I can stick with it. :)
    Lonelyone19 Lonelyone19 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    It's relaxing and gives you a work out without feeling like you are working out
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I never even thought of this before now but now I HAVE to do it! It's goes on the bucket list!
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    They are the only thing that fit me, and even those are tight! :)
    GrowingGirl98 GrowingGirl98 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Been doing the Sphinx, followed by The Pidgeon and Thread The Needle. Trying to get rid of the pain in my butt. All good stretches, but not quite working. Any other yogis out there...
    enlightenme2 enlightenme2 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Slowly but surely. I try and do it for at least 15 minutes a day. I've not felt the positive effects yet, but I guess they'll start to happen soon. Well, I hope so.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Sep 11

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    Its difficult, its really difficult, its really very difficult, How it feels at top? Anybody experienced?
    BoySmart BoySmart 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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