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The Lotus Symbol in Yoga Philosophy and Practice

Why is Lotus flower imagery so common in yoga? A look at the origins of Lotus symbolism in Buddhism and Hinduism and modern interpretations. 

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Sun Salutations: Origins & A Step-by-Step Guide

When you’re new to yoga home practice, Sun Salutations are your best friend. Our step-by-step guide (with breathing instructions) will set you up for success.

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What Is Hatha Yoga? The Evolution & Benefits of Hatha

Hatha Yoga describes any physical yoga practices, but its purpose was once quite different. Hatha Yoga’s origins, evolutions, meaning, benefits, and poses.

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Yoga Pride: Liforme is Proud to Support GLAAD and LGBTQ Acceptance All Year

In honour of Pride Month, a look at how yoga embraces our shared humanity and our brilliant diversity. Liforme is proud to support GLAAD's LGBTQ advocacy.

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How Yoga Can Help You Find Balance During Times of Stress and Uncertainty

Uncertainty is part of the human condition, but that doesn't mean that most people find it comfortable. Yoga has tools to help you handle those feelings.

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How Yoga Improves Your Mental Health in 4 Surprising Ways

The mental benefits of yoga include stress reduction, healthy brain breaks, being uplifted by a community, and establishing a growth mindset.

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How to Meditate: Home Meditation for Beginners

If you're curious about meditation but don't know exactly what it is or how to get started, this beginners' guide is for you. Learn how to do a breath-centred meditation...

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How to Start a Daily Gratitude Practice in 3 Easy Steps

Developing a gratitude practice is a wonderful way to make sure you stay focused on all the good things in your life. Here’s how to get started.

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London Yoga Teacher Stewart Gilchrist on Teaching Yoga Philosophy

We asked popular London Yoga teacher Stewart Gilchrist how he incorporates Patanjali’s 8-limbed path into his teaching and his life.

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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The 8 Limbs of Yoga Explained

The 8 limbs of Yoga described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are the most enduring part of this classic work of philosophy. While delving into their original context, we...

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The Real Truth About the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are often cited in modern Yoga classes, but how much do you really know about the origin and purpose of this work of philosophy? The...

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Lokah Samastah Sukinho Bhavantu (May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy and Free)

Lokah Samastah Sukinho Bhavantu means May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy and Free. We take a deeper look at this popular Yoga mantra, including its origins and how you can...

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