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What Exactly Is Kundalini Yoga, Anyways?

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What Exactly Is Kundalini Yoga, Anyways?

Namaste, Yogis! Dan the Yoga Man here bringing love and light to you on this beautiful Monday. I have been getting a lot of people asking me about Kundalini lately. Questions such as, "What is Kundalini Yoga?", "What is Kundalini Energy?", or "What is a Kundalini Awakening?". Since the universe has been bringing Kundalini Energy to me lately, I think it is appropriate to bring it to you Funky Yogis :) Although I am master of none, especially when it comes to Kundalini, I do try to share what I have learned.    "What is Kundalini Yoga?" To break it down simply,...

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The Simple, Guilt-Free, 3 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

The Simple, Guilt-Free, 3 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

  Namaste, and Happy Monday! Here at Funky Yoga we try to help all yogis understand that asanas [poses] are only one of the steps of the 8 of the ashtanga system enlightenment. Although they are important, asanas are not the only way to practice yoga. In fact, the first layer of yoga is Yama, which is made of 5 codes of ethics and control. The first of these ethics is Ahimsa, or non-violence. This is why yogis make a daily effort to lead a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle; their eating habits do not contribute to violence towards animals. Having...

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A Simple, Easy, & Effective Yoga Pose [Asana] For Lower Back Pain

A Simple, Easy, & Effective Yoga Pose [Asana] For Lower Back Pain

Before I begin this article, drink a tall glass of water! It is very frequent that lower back pain is actually kidney pain due to dehydration. So get up, get a tall glass of high quality H20, and let's get to it! Everybody is different, but a lot of my students tell me this simple pose really helps with their lower back pain. It is called Half Bridge Pose, and I'm going to walk you thru it!  Please note: Consult your physician before performing this pose to ensure it is suitable for you. This pose is not meant to cure, treat, or prevent...

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5 Ways Practicing Yoga Every Day Will Improve Your Life

5 Ways Practicing Yoga Every Day Will Improve Your Life

  We all know or have heard that Yoga improves the lives of those who practice it. Although this is true, most don't really know how practicing Yoga every day will improve your life. So, I compiled a short list of some of the many benefits of everyday Yoga.   Confidence Yoga is not a competitive activity; the only person you have to work against is yourself. By testing your own boundaries and expectations, you become more in tune with yourself, therefore seeing your true potential and what you are capable of. Seeing this naturally increases self-confidence, leading to a happier...

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How To Start Your Week Like a Yogi

How To Start Your Week Like a Yogi

  Happy Monday! Often mistaken as the most miserable day of the week, Monday should be every Yogi's favorite day! It's the chance to refresh yourself and become better than you were the week before. It is often joked that Monday is the worst day and everyone should dread its arrival. However, even joking about having a miserable day brings negative energy into your life. So, here are some ways to make Monday, and every day, better than the day before!   Wake Up Early Some devotees wake up as early as 4 am every day. Although this may be extreme...

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