The Seven Chakras Beginners Guide

In this beginners guide to the chakra system, our goal is to get you an overview of the different main chakras. There are seven different types of chakras in the human body. Each of the seven chakras has a different type of energy. These seven chakras hold the energies in our bodies and help...
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Hamstrings and Yoga

Hamstring Anatomy and DescriptionBefore looking at the hamstrings and their place in yoga practice, it’s worth considering thigh anatomy and the different muscles that are involved. Hamstrings refer to a group of muscles and their tendons that are located at the back of the upper leg. There...
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Guru - Teacher

The term ‘guru’ literally translates as ‘heavy’ or ‘venerable.’ It refers to a teacher or guide, and in Hindu tradition describes an intimate spiritual teacher, ‘heavy’ with the spiritual knowledge required for spiritual awareness, and worthy of intense devotion and respect....
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Scapula and Yoga

The scapula is commonly called the shoulder blade and is a flat triangular bone. Together with the clavicle and the sternum, the scapula forms part of the shoulder girdle, which attaches the appendicular skeleton (the limbs) to the axial skeleton (the trunk). The scapula is at the back of the...
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Nadi

Nadi is a Sanskrit word which translates as ‘tube,’ ‘channel,’ or ‘flow.’ It is used to describe the network of channels which allow energy to travel through the body. There are three principal nadis in the body which go through the spinal cord and the chakras; the energy centers of...
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