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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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    I'm finally learning how to deeply meditate! I am so happy! I have Ben using guided hypnosis medications and yoga meditation apps for a while now to help myself relax.. Well I was...
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    I've had a bug interest in meditation I researched it for a while and found out it was a great hobby for me it is not for everyone I did it daily before bed and became a pro I don...
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    I started yoga last year and went to a studio for a month, but then I stopped going. This year I tried to do it myself at home, but I almost never feel relaxed or refreshed. I've...
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    Never have done yoga but am interested in partner yoga. It seems like it's a very good bonding exercise.
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    Hot Yoga saved my life! Ok, that's a little dramatic. But hot yoga has been the best anti-depressant/anti-anxiety treatment I've ever had. The focused breathing (I'm an asthmatic...
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    Today's yoga practice was a challenge. I overextended my back when I was bike riding over the weekend. Things were difficult however I greens a greater appreciation of what I...
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    This is from my journal today Yesterday, I was inspired to look into past lives and, a day later, I find myself writing about my meditative experiences. I do not think that I have...
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    Started my morning with some calming, deep breathing yoga! So cleansing, relaxing and healthy. Pairing stretching and deep breathing = a great combination. Yoga is a great way to...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jun 26

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    So beautiful. Moved me to tears of happiness and release today at yoga class. #yoga #theuniverse #nocoincidences
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F Jul 7

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    A little post HIIT workout yoga is so relaxing and really calms my heart rate down. I love getting a good stretch in, feeling calm and building some muscle. Yoga has truly been a...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 12

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    So I was skeptical of how well my "beginners breathing" routine on my yoga app would work for me. Today, I was feeling anxious randomly & I have a hard time breathing when I get...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jul 13

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    My personal journey with yoga began over 25 years ago. Got a book with a set of hatha poses. At the time I was working a stressful job and needed something for exercise. I noticed...
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    I really love the idea of doing yoga, being at one with myself, and being more healthy. I bought one of those yoga apps so that I could do it in my room on my mat. I just started...
    englxnd23 englxnd23 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My guy friend only knows the downward dog...Cliche? Eft. BUT i wanna make yoga friends! HIH O-O I'll stop being silly now...Hmm.
    ThatIsSoJill ThatIsSoJill 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    Namaste! I go to yoga regularly. The exercises are essential for my body. Strength creates a holistic remedy to time and circumstances.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Anyone have personal experience with yoga stretches for improvement of functionality of knee with osteoarthritis? Any poses to avoid or to focus on?
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    So I started doing yoga using the Denise Austin workout DVDs and I already feel amazing. You can mix and match your workout. So far I did the abs and rejuvenate workout for 21...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jul 1

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    Waking up early to do yoga every morning has helped me with so much I feel calm and relaxed throughout the day and find the inner peace and balance that my soul needs to thrive‚ô•
    Christy922 Christy922 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Namaste!! Today was an excellent yoga experience. I'm thankful for teachers who help me get grounded.
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    I want to get more into yoga but don't know where to look, any tips?
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    I've been practicing Bikram Yoga regularly (4-5x/week) now for over a month. In the relatively short amount of time I learned my body can do all sorts of amazing things. I'm kind...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 Jul 14

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    The first time I hear of Bikram Yoga was from one of my clients, he was singing its praises, so me being me, I signed up that same weekend. I was hooked from day one. The instant...
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    It's Sunday and I'm going to wear my favorite yoga pants from old navy. They are so comfortable! Plan to do 10 miles on the ellipitical, 30 minutes of barre, 20 minutes of HIIT...
    theyrereal theyrereal 31-35, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Does anyone do a particular position or focus on a particular image when meditating? I tend to repeat an affirmation, and within, I get visions. My time for meditation is usually...
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    Both are hobbies I love. With writing, even if i don't finish a story, i love the calm words can bring to me and how things in your life can manifest in the stories and characters...
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    I really need to - it would help a ton with my anxiety, but I haven't in a while. Anyone else in the same boat?
    earthquakeweather earthquakeweather 22-25 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Been thinking about this for a while now. Not one for participation in anything much. But I do like the idea of spiritual and slow gentle exercise. Been looking at some on line...
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    What else can you say? Women look great in them!
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    I wanna wear them and I want a girl who loves to wear them be with me and dress me up.
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    I've never actually done this,...But this sounds pretty interesting :p
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Remember taking my first class. Being cool outside. Than stepping into the room. My first class I just about died. Looked like I stepped out of the shower after class. It's...
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    Whenever I feel stressed, annoyed, tired, or bored I close my eyes and hum quietly to myself. I never do it while driving or during a conversation. First I find a space that's...
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