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There are many benefits of #Sarvangasana "Shoulder Stand".

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If you have ever been with us for the Easter and Passover Symposium, you might know how transformative it is. bit.ly/1vy2QiW

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blog-surya-jan2015 | sivanandabahamas.org

Aging Well with Yoga

Silvia San Miguel (Surya) is an example of how to age beautifully. At 71, she has a straight back, a calm demeanor, a slender figure. All of this, she says, is the result of a lifestyle that focuses on health and is deeply rooted in the culture of yoga. A schoolteacher in Montreal, Canada, for many years, she began her yoga practice 25 years ago, through a chance encounter with one of the world’s great sages, Swami Vishnudevananda. They met when she brought her eight-year-old to the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Camp in Val Morin, Quebec, founded by the Swami in …
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Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda | sivanandabahamas.org

How to Acquire Faith

Question: What is faith, and how does one acquire it? Answer: Faith, first of all, is not blind belief. Faith is a way of knowing, or is a way of knowledge. Faith is a way of knowledge, not through the five senses, not through the intellect, but throug …
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spinach-kitchari

Spinach Kitchari

Recipe from Pranava This is a balancing dish full of health. Light and nutritious, it is popular for cleansing and wonderful for winter dinners. Serves 2-4. INGREDIENTS 1 cup green mung beans 1 cup basmati rice 7-8 cups water 2 cups washed spinach (or …
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Three Hard Lessons I Learned from Karma Yoga (That Were Totally Worth It)

By Katie Papo (Ambika) I started off the New Year of 2011 pretty weak. Not sick. Just weak — little discipline, a few nagging addictions, and a hard time staying with my yoga practice, or any kind of healthful exercise for that matter. A friend told me …
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The Sivananda Daily Chant

Chant with us! Please enjoy this video of the Sivananda Daily Chant, led by Swami Hridyananda and filmed during satsang at the Yoga Retreat in March 2014. We hope you find inspiration and return often.
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welcome-director-2014 | sivanandabahamas.org

Welcome from Swami Swaroopananda

Welcome. It is with great pleasure that I invite you to join us in the Bahamas this year for another season of joy, beauty, and wisdom and the profound teachings of yoga given to us by our teacher, Swami Vishnudevananda and his teacher, Swami Sivananda …
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Community Voices - my first yoga class |sivanandabahamas.org

Community Voices: First Yoga Experiences

Do you remember the details of your first yoga experience?   Yoga came to me unexpected. My first yoga experience was initiated by a close friend. One rainy evening, she asked me to join her at a new studio in Vancouver, Canada. I was very hesitan …
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