Posts tagged yoga for christians
The Power of Meditation

As a Christian I didn’t understand the significance or the power of meditation until I became an adult.  And even as an adult I wasn’t aware that mediation was so deeply rooted in the Bible.  What I heard about mediation was in the context of the New Age movement.  Specifically, Transcendental Meditation (TM).  This type of mediation is rooted in Hindu philosophy and may be a part of mind-body exercises like traditional yoga.  However, upon further research and good bible teaching I learned that God does in fact want us to meditate.

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5 Hidden Benefits of Downward Facing Dog

If you’ve attended a yoga class, you've probably done downward-facing dog pose. Downward-facing dog is a foundational pose found in various vinyasa yoga flows, and for many of us, we initially feel the stretch in the arms, the back, and the legs. That’s the obvious, but there are so many other benefits to exploring downward-facing dog. Downward-facing dog is a very challenging pose, as the muscles are working to hold the pose against gravity.

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What Are Mind Body Exercises?

Do you remember Jane Fonda in the 80s or Step Aerobics in the 90s? It’s interesting to reflect on how things evolve and change in life and the fitness industry is no different. As a society we’ve spent years sculpting muscles, gaining strength, and building our cardiovascular system all in the hopes of looking and feeling healthy.

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