Category: Yoga 101

What is Qigong

An Introduction to Taoist Yoga You might have heard of this mysterious practice from China called “Qigong” (pronounced chee-gong), but what is it? Qigong is the yoga of China; or, perhaps more accurately, yoga is the qigong of India! Why would that be? Qigong comes from two words – qi, meaning energy, and gong, meaning work or effort.
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What is Yoga Therapy?

ANCIENT TOOLS FOR MODERN HEALING Yoga Therapy is the practice of applying the art and science of yoga, Ayurveda, as well as research-based anatomy and kinesiology principles to optimize wellness for the individual. By integrating yoga philosophy, effective assessment methods, and the application of therapeutic yoga techniques, yoga therapy successfully addresses a wide variety of
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What is it About Larry Payne?

I have to admit, when I first started writing this blog about Larry Payne, I didn’t know much about him except that he is the co-author of my Yoga Therapy textbook, Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine. Upon my research of Larry,  learned that  L.A. Times named Larry “One of America’s most respected Yoga teachers”. This is
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Yoga and Astrology

Yoga and astrology are the oldest knowledge systems developed by the human mind and they show up universally throughout all cultures. Yet it is in the Vedas, or the ancient wisdom of India, that yoga and astrology have enjoyed their most intimate and sophisticated association. Both were practiced side by side by the ancient seers
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