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Spring Cleaning Is As Old As Time

 an excerpt from Light On Yoga from B.K.S. Iyengar about the topic cleanliness “Purity of body is essential for well-being.  While good habits like bathing purify the body externally, asana (yoga poses) and pranayama (regulation of the breath) cleanse it internally.  The practice of asanas tones the entire body and removes the toxins and impurities caused by …

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The Eight Limbs of Yoga

The important yoga text that most yoga teachers refer to is the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali.   Patanjali was a sage that was credited with The Yoga Sutra, the Mahabhasya (a classical treatise on grammar), and a treatise on medicine.  He was believed to have lived some time between 2nd century BCE to 4th century CE.  …

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