4 Keys to Serenity According to the Yoga Sutras

We all want to feel a little more peaceful right? Well, the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali have a formula to help us find this ease and calm in our lives. Here’s what Patanjali offers:

“In relationships, the mind becomes purified by cultivating feelings of friendliness towards those who are happy, compassion for those who are suffering, goodwill towards those who are virtuous, and indifference or neutrality towards those we perceive as wicked or evil.”

Today we’re breaking down those four different situations – why they’re not so easy to do, and how we can find a more virtuous response.

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20 Minute Yoga: Wake up your upper back

Today’s yoga practice is a joyful, brief 20-minute practice designed to help you turn on the muscles of the upper back. If you get a tense, tight spine or sore shoulders, this is the practice for you!

Enjoy!

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samantha attard happy healthy humanSamantha Attard, PhD, is the founder of Happy Healthy Human. Sam is a performance coach and yoga instructor who helps people eat, move, and live with intention. Learn more here.

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40 minute vinyasa yoga – Basic Goodness

Today, a sweet vinyasa yoga practice to remember your basic goodness. It’s a beginner-intermediate level class with a lot of great hip work. Please use a yoga block (or a Harry Potter book) as a prop!

If you like to practice with music, try this playlist I created.

For more information on basic goodness – check out my podcast on the topic!

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samantha attard happy healthy humanSamantha Attard, PhD, is the founder of Happy Healthy Human. Sam is a performance coach and yoga instructor who helps people eat, move, and live with intention. Learn more here.

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Why the warrior poses are named as they are and how to embody hero virtues

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Today let’s talk about one of the great mysteries of yoga: WHY, in this peace-loving, joyous, kumbahyah yoga culture are our iconic poses named after warriors?

It’s always been an interesting paradox to me – the point of our yoga poses is to exemplify different animals, shapes, and beings. Why are some of the most popular poses named after war?

Well, as it often happens, this name is a case of mistranslation. In Sanskrit, the warrior poses at called Virbhadrasana. Literally – “the poses of the sage Virbhadra”.

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30 minute yoga for opening the heart chakra

This yoga podcast is a simple yoga flow to open up the shoulders and heart. It will open your heart chakra. It’s perfect if you’ve been sitting or slouching at your desk, and will leave you feeling open and calm.

 

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Vinyasa Yoga – Continuous Movement

Today’s yoga sequence is a short, continuous, and circular flow. Use this sequence to reset your energy and find smooth, continuous movement.

 

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