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Tradition vs. Style
Restorative, Vinyasa, Bikram—the modern yoga world is full of different styles that support and guide our practice. The tradition of yoga, however, is more fundamental and enduring than any style. Join Judy Moulton as she explores the meaning of a living tradition and how it serves as an inexhaustible source of inspiration and nourishment for our growth. Format: Video with audio download Length: 4 mins
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Judy Moulton
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Rivers of Consciousness: Three Nadis in Yoga
The life force (prana) that animates and supports our bodies flows in a complex network of countless nadis (channels of energy in the subtle body). Join Sandra Anderson as she discusses the three major nadis: ida, pingala, and sushumna. Learn how their unique characteristics shape our lives and practice. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Yoga & Stress
Everything in nature undergoes change—our lives are no exception. Yet we often struggle against the flow, regarding the unknown with fear and confusion. Sarah Guglielmi encourages us to see the wisdom and beauty in the cycles of transformation within and all around us, so that we can greet the next chapter with peace and openness. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Sarah Guglielmi
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Jalandhara Bandha: Chin Lock
Our neck takes a lot of strain from daily activities such as driving, reading, and working on the computer. The yogic practice of jalandhara bandha (chin lock) provides it with a much-needed alignment and stabilization. In this video, Sandra Anderson explains the technique’s benefits on our endocrine and nervous systems, as well as its role in restoring and integrating our subtle energies. Find out how you can incorporate this essential lock into your own asana and meditation routine. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Uddiyana Bandha: Navel Lock
The energetic network at the abdomen is our powerhouse—our source of vitality and willpower. In this video, Sandra Anderson explains the wide-ranging benefits of regulating this center through the yogic technique of uddiyana bandha (navel lock). Whether you are asserting yourself in the external world or seeking true knowledge in the inner realm, discover how this practice can help you soar to new heights. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Mula Bandha: Root Lock
A healthy pelvic floor is fundamental to our well-being, from allowing healthy elimination to supporting emotional stability. In this video, Sandra Anderson shares how engaging this area in the yogic practice of mula bandha (root lock) not only boosts our physical vitality but facilitates higher states of awareness. Learn how to channel your energy upward—to direct your mind toward the center of your being. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Maha Bandha: The Great Lock
Just as a tree branches out into leaves and fruits, we spread our energy out into the external world through our senses. What do we do, however, when we want to explore the inner realm? In this video, Sandra Anderson introduces the technique of maha bandha (great lock), which yogis use to direct their life force inward. Find out about this powerful practice and its role in your quest for full awakening. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Talks / Yoga Practice
What Is a Bandha?
The yogic practice of bandha, or “lock,” is far richer and more complex than its English name suggests. Sandra Anderson dives into the deeper dimensions of the technique—connecting the practitioner not only to the physical body but to higher states of consciousness. Learn how you can awaken to new realities by working with your energetic flow. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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The Traveling Yogi: Tips to Maintain Your Practice
Traveling is a reality of life for many people, often bringing hours of sitting in uncomfortable seats, time changes, and unfamiliar surroundings that put stress on the body. Even under such conditions, we can maintain our physical and mental health by turning to our yoga practice. Luke Ketterhagen offers practical and creative ways—using asana, breathing, and relaxation—to build a sustainable, travel-friendly wellness program. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Kundalini: The Path to Transcendence
Through the practices of hatha yoga, we can tap into the extraordinary force of creativity and potential energy that lies within. Creating an inward-flowing mind whose roaming tendencies are completely attenuated is the intention behind hatha yoga, and this goal is synonymous with awakening kundalini, Sandra Anderson explains. Inspire your practice as you learn to access the “channel of fire,” gain freedom from mental turmoil, and find greater connection to your innermost self. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Shat Kriyas: The Cleansing Practices
The shat kriyas (six actions) are perhaps the least widely adopted in today’s hatha yoga, but these purifying practices offer wide-ranging health benefits confirmed by modern science. By bringing balance to the pranic body, these six cleansing actions can positively affect the vagus nerve to calm the central nervous system and aid digestion. Sandra Anderson demystifies the shat kriyas and offers advice for how and when they should be implemented in a yoga routine. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Sandra Anderson
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Bandhas: The Awakening of Prana
The bandhas (locks) connect the work of the body in hatha yoga practice to the energy flow happening on a more subtle level. In this video, Sandra Anderson describes the three foundational maha bandhas and how their activation supports an integrated, expansive, and stable yoga practice. Learn how to incorporate these techniques, and awaken the inherent intelligence contained within the body’s energetic centers. Format: Video with audio download Length: 4 mins
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Sandra Anderson