The Energetic Side of Yoga

The Energetic Side of Yoga

The Energetic Side of Yoga Ok… Energetic? Do you mean running around, jumping up and down, and getting a good sweat going? Well, no. Not really. You can get a really good sweat going with a solid yoga practice, but I’m addressing something different altogether. I’m talking about prana. Chi. Vital energy. Call it what you […]

The Endocrine System and Yoga

Shades of Yoga Power Yoga Immersion Retreat

Seven major chakras sit along the length of the spine. Chakras (vortexes of subtle energy) receive energy from our environment, assimilate this energy and distribute it throughout the body. In yoga we tap into these energy systems through asana, pranayama and meditation.   Each chakra is thought to correspond with a particular nerve plexus and endocrine gland […]