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The Health Benefits of Hugging

The average length of a hug between two people is 3 seconds. But hold on for longer, around 20 seconds, and the body releases oxytocin, the love hormone. This is known to have a profound ...
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Vanda Scaravelli Yoga Quote: Bring Freedom to the Body

“Yoga should not be a training for body control; on the contrary it must bring freedom to the body.” ~  Vanda Scaravelli Vanda Scaravelli has inspired many people, and continues to do so even to this very ...
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NEW Human ‘Organ’: The Mesentery

  A NEW 'organ' has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body. Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few fragmented structures in the digestive system. But ...
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Brain Cells That Respond to Meditation

A link between breathing and meditation has been confirmed!  Well, we all know this already, but it's interesting to have it explained scientifically. Scientists Think They've Pinpointed the Group of Brain Cells That Respond to Meditation ...

The Secret History of Yoga – BBC Radio 4

  The History of Yoga? Like millions of people across the world, Mukti attends regular yoga classes and enjoys its many physical and mental benefits while believing it to be the "timeless Indian discipline" so ...

Consistent Practice Helps Us Move More Efficiently

Another video from TED explaining how consistent practice helps us move more efficiently. Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us ...
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Triyoga Shoreditch Workshop: Pelvic Balance

Triyoga Shoreditch Workshop: Pelvic Balance Have you ever wondered why one side of your body is easier to access than the other in your yoga practice?  Or why some “hip openers” are more challenging than ...
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Online Yoga Class: Demystifying the Psoas Muscle

Online Videos: Private yoga in your living room! For those of you who can't get to a regular class, or who would like to build a stronger connection with their personal practice, why not check ...
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Triyoga Ealing Workshop: Unlock the Power of the Vagus Nerve

Triyoga Ealing Workshop: Unlock the Power of the Vagus Nerve   Have you ever wondered what the Vagus nerve is and why it’s so important? Playing a fundamental role in the parasympathetic nervous system, the so-called ...
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Testimonials: Yoga Teacher Training Course (ttc) in London

Are you looking for a yoga teacher training course based in London?  Then check out Intelligent Yoga Teacher Training (iytt) to learn more. The team, including Catherine Annis, Tanya Love, Gary Carter, Peter Blackaby, Neville Cregan and ...
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Vanda Scaravelli Yoga Quote: Breath & Gravity Dance

“Yoga is an effortless dance with breath and gravity.” ~  Vanda Scaravelli Vanda Scaravelli has inspired many people, and continues to do so even to this very day. Her style of yoga was pioneering, and many yoga ...
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Yoga Workshop: The Spine as an Organ of Breath

Yoga workshop alert: The Spine as an Organ of Breath. Our spines area spectacular piece of engineering.  With 33 interlocking bones, 24 moving vertebrae and 139 synovial joints, it has an amazing capacity to respond and react ...