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Ananda Yoga For Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

A research study at The Expanding Light that looked at the effects of a comprehensive, 4-month Ananda Yoga program was recently published in the International Journal of Yoga Therapy.  Twenty-four people with MS participated in an intensive Ananda Yoga training, … Continue reading

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Ananda Yoga – Part 2

Mangala is an Ananda Yoga teacher, a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, a Nurse Practitioner, and an Ananda minister/ lightbearer. Part 1 of this article covered some of the basics of Ayurveda, including sketches of the three doshas, how they are related … Continue reading

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Update on Ananda Yoga Therapist Training

Important: If you’re thinking of becoming an Ananda Yoga Therapist, we recommend that you enroll in the program by December, 2013. Why this year? Read on. Our Ananda Yoga Therapy Training is continuing to grow dynamically. We now have about … Continue reading

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Isometric Strengthening of the Vastus Medialis

Start by sitting against a wall with legs extended in front, and with a blanket or sticky mat rolled up under the knees (see photo). The roll under the knees is very important as it prevents hyperextension while contracting the … Continue reading

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Ananda Yoga – Part 1

Mangala is an Ananda Yoga teacher, a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, a Nurse Practitioner, and an Ananda minister/ lightbearer. Question: Is it time for me to learn more about Ayurveda? How would it enhance my teaching of Ananda Yoga to do … Continue reading

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