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Nicklas Johansson

Co-Founder Yogateket and studio owner of Hot Yoga Uppsala

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How to do Kumbhaka Pranayama - Full Breath Retention

Kumbhaka pranayama is one of the traditional pranayama's breathing exercises of Hatha yoga. Kumbhaka (kuhm-BAH-kah) is Sanskrit word that means pot. This is not just any pot but the human torso as seen as a pot with two interiors (one at the throat and the other at the base of the...
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Bikrams beginning yoga class

The sequence of the Bikram yoga poses sometimes referred to as the 26+2, is a system of hatha yoga poses and was created sometime in the early seventies by Bikram Choudhury. The 26 postures are picked from the classic 84 series by Bikram Choudhury's guru "Yogindra"  Bishnu Ghosh...
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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Primary Series postures

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Primary Series Yoga Chikitsa (योग चिकित्सा, Yoga Cikitsā) is the Sanskrit (संक्सृत्, Saṁksr̥t) name for the primary series and it can be translated as Yoga Therapy. The benefits of Ashtanga yoga primary series is that it supposed...
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Bikram Yoga Advanced class of 84

In the Bikram yoga tradition from Bishnu Ghosh lineage, there are two yoga series, Bikrams class that was designed by Bikram Choudhury, the beginners class that is sometimes referred to as the 26+2 (yoga poses + pranayamas) and there is the advanced series that sometimes that is referred to as...
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