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By Vimala McClure

Frequently fallacious as exclusively the "yoga of sex," Tantra Yoga is extra effectively defined because the "yoga of everything," during which the religious is united with each element of lifestyles. This e-book deals step by step directions and illustrations to give an explanation for the perform and philosophy of Tantra Yoga — tailored to the explicit actual, emotional, and non secular issues of girls. the writer explains differing tools of meditation and mantras, respiring and rest, yoga positions, visualization, and affirmations — demonstrating how an everyday regimen of meditation and yoga can deliver concentration and power either bodily and spiritually. greater than a consultant to health, A Woman's consultant to Tantra Yoga brilliantly adapts essentially the most venerable japanese practices to the calls for of recent lifestyles.

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T h e r e are a large number of factors that influence our breathing. For example, if we take a cold shower, automatically we must breathe deeply; it is a conditioned response. Yet most modern people rarely have a cold shower; instead they take a hot bath. Ancient man had no choice. A cold brisk atmosphere encourages deep breathing, yet modern man spends as little time as possible in the open, preferring to hibernate in air-conditioned and heated apartments. As such he loses touch with a natural stimulator of rhythmic breathing.

T h e r e are a large number of factors that influence our breathing. For example, if we take a cold shower, automatically we must breathe deeply; it is a conditioned response. Yet most modern people rarely have a cold shower; instead they take a hot bath. Ancient man had no choice. A cold brisk atmosphere encourages deep breathing, yet modern man spends as little time as possible in the open, preferring to hibernate in air-conditioned and heated apartments. As such he loses touch with a natural stimulator of rhythmic breathing.

O u r health can suffer. This is another reason why jala neti is so important; it cleans both nostrils and allows the breath to alternate freely between the two. 18 Notes 1 See the index of practices at the end of the book. 2 See Topic 3 of this lesson. Topic 1 Asanas: Pre-Meditative Exercises Most people today are physically very stiff. you can test this for yourself: from a standing position, keep your legs straight and bending forwards try to touch your toes with your hands. If you can't (please do not force or strain), then this shows that your body is stiff.

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