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Yoga: Yes You Can Be Enligthened

If you are reading this then you are ready to learn secrets of yoga that have been kept for thousands of years, not so much because they were locked away, but because getting to the core of them was too hard. Too many books to read, too many different schools and practices.

I am creating a new bookclub (chapter by chapter exploration) of the book Samadhi.  See the bottom of this article for the book club I did on his pranayama book.

I wish I was

It is possible to attain the highest freedom

It is possible to attain the highest freedom, click on the book to read with me

free from thoughts, and that nothing woul bother me, I wish I was what people say is enlightened, a state of flow, or Samadhi, but life has a way to give us experiences so that we learn what we need to learn when we are ready.… Read the rest

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Get Your Body to Be 16 Years Old Again! A Yoga Secret

This is a series I’ve come to call: Claudia’s Book Club, yes I am borrowing from Oprah, but you already knew that.

The first one I am exploring is Pranayama Breath Of Yoga by Gregor Maehle, an extraordinary book that comes at a time where we need to move on from the obsession on asana, and start paying attention to the miracle of the breath and meditation. Timely!

This early chapter on Prana [life force] has so much in it that I had to break leanings and discoveries it into two parts!  (here is last week’s part where you can see if you are a master of yoga or not)

Gregor has asked for reviews, and I am sure you, just like me,  would love to keep him on the writing chair!

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Keeping it Real: 8 Things You Need to Know About the Eight Limbs of Yoga (As Per Patanjali)

I get bored when I read a post with the title “the 8 limbs of yoga” yet, I find that it is necessary for a blog to have such a conversation in a down-to-earth: “telling it like it is”, kind of form. So here I come, and this is not your 2003 eight limb’s post. So, first things first:

8 things you need to know about the eight limbs:

1.- Sage and genius yogi Patanjali compiled the Yoga Sutras, a book he called “On Traditional Yoga” and which was subsequently translated as “the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali“, about 2000 years ago.
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