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    It is progressively altering my life.

    I am dedicating myself to the practice of yoga and meditation. So far my routine consists of Nauli followed by twenty minutes of Ashtanga. I do other breathing exercises. Ive tried Mudras that cleanse my chakras, balanced my sexual energy, and exercises my intuition. I like to...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Good Morning I do yoga at a local class twice a week and at home a couple times now that I can complete a flow on my own:) I like it outside on the patio the best when the sun is coming up. This winter i tried Yogoglo and I like it except for the cost, they have some good Yogis...
    Stonebar Stonebar 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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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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    That Day By The Bridge.

    I sat there for three hours in the brisk cold. Smoked an entire pack of **** and some. I felt like an absent minded tramp. I'm not sure if I was transitioning between jobs or on break. I don't think university was open. All I remember was my cold *** on a metal bench. Though I...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F Sep 19, 2013

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    I now no why yoga is about discipline because I've been doing asanas off and on for about 8 years but I'd really like to be more on than off and be doing them daily but often times...
    simplycomplex82 simplycomplex82 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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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...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 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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    Tonight, I plan to lay down in bed and meditate. A healing meditation. I think I will leave soon, from this computer desk and wander off in my mind until I fall asleep.
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I Am On a Spiritual Journey THE PATH OF PAUSING The primary focus of this path of choosing wisely, of this training to de-escalate aggression, is learning to stay present. Pausing...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I first learned to meditate I also found it very hard to empty my mind in order to get anywhere with it. The more one tries not to think the more one thinks, its frustrating...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 day ago

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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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days 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 4 days ago

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    I'm just curious to any possible meaning of this. I was meditating earlier and after a while I seen myself (like I was looking at myself from outside my body) and I was sitting in...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    When I do I feel like I am the size of an atom and the size of the earth at the same time. Everything external is so far away. I fall into myself and out of myself. Then I hear the...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I practice Mindfulness every day. Quiet meditation on my breath, which helps me to breathe deeper and nourish my body more. Meditation plays a huge role in the management of my...
    spiritvoyage spiritvoyage 36-40 Sep 11

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    For quite a while I have thought that practicing meditation could help me to control my moods. One minute I can be happy and the next I can feel down and I want to be able to deal...
    lucysnowe lucysnowe 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    At least, I try to. My family is so freaking loud it's unreal.
    LowTheory LowTheory 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    My mind thinks too much. It NEVER stops.
    sonja82 sonja82 31-35, F 5 days 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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    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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    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 5 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 3 days ago

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    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The Fourth DimensionWhat does it mean to be truly enlightened. Wikipedia has dozens of definitions for the word enlightened, not a single one describing what I mean. So I assume...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 10 Responses Sep 7

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    I am a semi-recluse whom lives in semi-darkness and wear earplugs. Why? Because I can't tolerate sunlight. However don't feel ashamed or embarrassed. And I 'sho 'nuff ain't a...
    HarloweRayne2014 HarloweRayne2014 46-50, T 1 day ago

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    There’s little doubt that our military today is in need of lots of yoga.Many returning vets suffer from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), a condition that can cripple a...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Ok. I need to get this one out as a declaration of my new fitness goal. It might be a taboo idea, but my new goal has been inspired by the fact that I am reuniting with a friend of...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Hello, gods and goddesses..... I have struggled with bulimia for over 6 years: daily binging and purging, alcohol abuse, stealing, anxiety, and depression. Before that, it was a...
    ElementYogi ElementYogi 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F a week ago

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