The Origin of Meditation

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The Origin of Meditation Although the practice of Meditation and Yoga may be closely related in many ways, Meditation as a formal and separate practice that did not arise until much later in history. In fact, a little more than 5,000 years ago. However, it is most likely that human beings have been practicing, to…

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The Origin of Pilates

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The Origin of Pilates Developed in the 1920’s by Joseph Pilates, the original purpose of Pilates was to rehabilitate prisoners of war. Joseph Pilates has described his system of exercises as “contrology”. In other words, practicing Pilates requires intense concentration that is centered around a strong abdomen (core), deep stretching, and focused breathing. After realizing…

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The Origin of Yoga

Origin of yoga

Origin of Yoga Traditional Yoga, also known as classical Yoga, arose during the 2nd century and encompasses a wide variety of techniques and teachings. It was preceded by a nearly 2,000 year period that is generally known as pre-classical. This style of Yoga is referred to as traditional because it has remained unchanged in form…

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