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Nov 11
2015

The Six Gems of ParaYoga

The foundation of ParaYoga© rests in its Six Gems. In this video I outline The Six Gems of ParaYoga in general terms to give you a better understanding of this modern style of yoga. ParaYoga synthesizes and systematically applies these six ancient yogic concepts to guide students to improve their lives and realize their highest […]

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Nov 4
2015

What is ParaYoga?

As I worked on both my written and teaching examination for ParaYoga© certification, I was continually asked “What is ParaYoga?”. In this video I answer that question in general terms. Over the coming months I plan to help you get a better understanding of ParaYoga and how it can help you on and off the […]

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Aug 7
2015

Cool Down with Sitali Pranayama

Summer temperatures can be hot, hot, hot in the South! You can quickly cool down with Sitali pranayama, a yogic breathing technique. Be forewarned, Sitali looks funny at first but it leaves you feeling cool and collected. Use the pranayama practice of Sitali or Sitkari (if you don’t have the genes that allow you to […]

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Jun 11
2015

Calm Your Nerves with these Yoga and Coaching Tools

I’ve taught well over 1,000 yoga classes, yet I’m a little nervous about a class that I’ll be video taping for my ParaYoga certification exam.

To ensure that my nerves don’t get the best of me, I’ll be incorporating some yoga and coaching tools into my schedule. I’m passing these tools on to you. Use them to calm your nerves or cure a case of stage fright before a big event.

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Jun 4
2015

4 Ways to Beat Resistance to Practice

Have you ever felt like there’s a brick wall between you and your yoga or meditation practice? Even the most devout yoga students and teachers face resistance to getting on their mat or sitting on their meditation cushion from time to time. If you have been meaning to practice lately, but just haven’t quite made it, here are some tips that can help you beat your own resistance to yoga and meditation practice.

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Mar 27
2014

3 Easy Yoga Tools for Happiness

Did you know that using the tools of yoga can not only make you more physically fit, but it can actually make you happier as well? In this video you will learn 3 easy yoga tools for happiness. I'll teach you the power of diaphragmatic breathing, meditation and building Sangha (community). These three simple techniques [...]
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Mar 11
2014

What are the Four Desires?

What are the four desires? The Four Desires is the title of a book written by ParaYoga© Founder, Rod Stryker. You may not have heard of the book before, but I can bet that you have at one time or another considered your own purpose in life. Through principles Rod learned from his in-depth study of  ancient […]

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Jan 17
2014

5 Yoga Poses to Do at Work

These 5 simple yoga poses to do at work will help undo the negative effects sitting at a desk all day can have on your body, breath and mood. While going to a yoga class a couple of times a week or more is a wonderful way to undo the stress of the workday, it's [...]
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