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Inspirational Quotes from Namaste: Crane

  Among the most intriguing of Seasons 1 & 2 of Namaste Yoga, Crane is a challenging practice that builds upper body strength and calls you to really tune in to your practice. Moving in and out of Crane/Crow posture allows for tiny adjustments to be made while the memory of the pose is still alive in your mind and body. Remember not to worry if you fall — it's all part of the practice. Are you ready to reveal a new sense of strength? Use our Companion Guide to study the phrase of poses. Explore our Journey into Crane for an experiential account of the sequence. To explore this posture flow, download it from iTunes. Namaste   At Namaste...

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Inspirational Quotes from Namaste: Head to Knee

  The consummate sequence for runners, Head to Knee is a restorative sequence that releases tension in tight calves and hamstrings. When practiced regularly, the sequence is excellent for instilling a memory of what proper alignment in the body feels like. With a similar feel to a Sun Salutation, Head to Knee will light the way to an easy, more comfortable stance. Are you ready to find the balance of your body? Use our Companion Guide to study the phrase of poses Explore our Journey into Revolved Triangle for an experiential account of the sequence. To experience this posture flow, download it from iTunes. Namaste   At Namaste TV, we know that it can be difficult to navigate the world...

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Inspirational Quotes from Namaste: Gate Opening

Gate Opening "As if to vow to ourselves, to become ourselves, again and again." ~ Kate Potter The Gate Opening sequence introduces practitioners of Namaste Yoga to the significance of the side body during balancing poses. The practice has a very welcome and open feeling. By staying low to the earth, a grounding, restorative energy is cultivated. The balancing moments provide an opportunity to welcome a new energy and even brighter, more confident outlook. Find the brightest version of you today. Use our Companion Guide to study the phrase of poses. Explore our journey into Gate Opening for an experiential account of the sequence. To uncover your personal revelation, download it from iTunes. Namaste   For more information on this...

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Kelly Mcaleer is Living Namaste

A self-described "fit 55-year-old," Kelly McAleer has been a practicing yoga since her mother introduced her to it as a child. The Ontario native stumbled upon an advertisement for Namaste Yoga several years ago. She tried it and was immediately hooked. "I really enjoy the settings chosen for the programme and the narrator's voice is just perfect — so calm and soothing," Kelly explains. Always a health-conscious person who also lives with asthma, Kelly was caught off guard one day when she felt as though she was having a severe asthma attack. The freelance photographer, mother of two and grandmother of three, found no relief from her usual treatment with an inhaler. Kelly experienced intense chest pain and found even...

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Diane Wolcott is Living Namaste

This post is part of our Viewer Journeys series, in which we introduce you to a yogi or yogini from our community whose story has inspired us. We feel that sharing their stories will enrich your own journey. In this post, Namaste Yogini, Heather Gregory, interviews Diane Wolcott about her recent Namaste experience. A yoga practice that feels as though it has grown cumbersome or stagnant can be so disheartening. This is a point in which many people abandon yoga, not because it is no longer needed, but because there is an obstacle that hinders their ability to enjoy and gain enrichment from their time on the mat. Our newest Namaste Yogini, Diane Wolcott, has encountered some of these obstacles,...

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