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Bhakti Yoga Memories of My First Yoga Teacher Tan Run Hua

Bhakti Yoga Memories of My First Yoga Teacher Tan Run Hua

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP It has been more than 22 years since my first Yoga class in 1996. After I came back from Tibet in the summer, one of my colleagues gave me a book called “Lotus Fragrance”.  The book introduces the great Tibetan Yogi Milarepa. That was the first time I encountered the […]

April 17, 2019 | By More
Yoga Nidra and Sound Healing for Relaxation

Yoga Nidra and Sound Healing for Relaxation

by Ivy & Stewart Yoga Nidrā is a guided relaxation which helps us to deep sleep. It is used for relaxation, which helps to reduce stress and decrease levels of anxiety. Also, allows the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) to work, which helps to improve digestive function. Śavāsana (Corpse Pose) is the best āsana to experience […]

March 9, 2019 | By More
Partner Yoga

Partner Yoga

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP Practicing Yoga by oneself can be easy. We choose the pace, slow or fast, hard or easy, we can just choose by ourselves. But practicing with a partner can be more challenging. Choose some familiar poses and notice the differences when doing the pose on our own and with a […]

February 16, 2019 | By More
Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP In modern society, the most common and accepted form of Yoga practice is āsana practice. The practice begins with the body and is known as Hatha Yoga. “Ha” refers to the moon, the essence of the Self, the subordinate side; the intangible, receptive and feminine side of the Self, the […]

January 10, 2019 | By More
The Power of Śacī

The Power of Śacī

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP Learning a new language is a good exercise for the mind, like learning Chinese or Sanskrit. The Sanskrit word Śacī means speech, eloquence.  We all know the power of speech. Politicians attain positions through lectures regardless of virtue. A product is sold relying on how much money you put into […]

December 14, 2018 | By More