What is Yoga?

 

We are living in a world that conditions us to believe that outer attainments such as social status, titles, and things can give us what we want and help us achieve happiness. Yet again and again, our experiences show us that nothing external can completely fulfill the deep longing within for "something more."  Yoga is a simple process that teaches us how to tap deeper into more subtle levels of awareness that allow us to explore, come to terms with, and solve some of life's enigmas — Who am I? Why am I here? How do I realize my Truth?

 

The word yoga itself means "union" or the yoking together the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. Though many people think of yoga only as physical exercises — the asanas or postures that have gained widespread popularity in recent decades — are actually only the most superficial aspect of this profound science of unfolding the infinite potentials of the human mind and soul. Nevertheless, they are a GREAT place to start your journey.

 

What is Ayurveda ?

 

Literally meaning The Science of Life, Ayurveda is one of the world’s leading and most powerful mind-body health systems. Developed in India thousands of years ago, it serves not only to treat illness but offers wisdom designed to help you stay vibrant and healthy while realizing your fullest human potential.

 

Alleging your diet, daily routine, and life style with your ayurvedic constitution (or your  "type"), will build your immune system, help you achieve your desired weight, reduce stress, cleanse your body, help with common ailments and diseases and increase your overall sense of balance.  Ayurveda is designed to work with practices such as meditation and yoga to bring about physical health as well as increase sense of life fulfillment and joy.

 

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