There are many different kinds of yoga popular in the West. Some of the most popular kinds are the Ashtanga yoga,  Hatha yoga, Hollywood Yoga, , Vinyasa Yoga, Flow Yoga,  Power Yoga,  Yoga of Bliss, Tantric yoga, Yoga of Concentration, Yoga of Meditation and Yoga of Self-realization.

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STAMFORD - Gene F. Muthig, 86, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 8, 2019, at his home. He was born on July 8, 1933, in Liberty, son of Catherine Muthig. He married Mary Skidmore on Sept. 20, 1953. She was his beloved wife for 59 years until her passing on Nov. 21, 2012. Gene is survived…

WEST WINFIELD - Gisela Hofmeister, of West Winfield, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Nov. 7, 2019. She was born Feb. 19, 1944. She was a former resident of Brewster. She later retired with her husband to West Winfield. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Adolf Hofmeister; so…

GILBOA - Karl Leo Kohler Sr., 72, formerly of Gilboa, who was living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away on Nov. 8, 2019, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 27, 1947, in Gilboa, the son of Miles and Hazel (Brownell) Kohler. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1967 to …

Along with the popular varieties of Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga, there is another one that can be called Harvard yoga. It constitutes a group of researchers from various universities who might not be personally involved in doing physical postures or indulging in the breathing exercises or i…

There are more than 20 million Americans who practice some form of yoga and meditation. This staggering number has taken the esoteric spiritual discipline from the caves of the Himalayas and brought it to the doorsteps of every American.

The ancient sage Patanjali uses the phrase “mental fluctuations” (chitta-vrittis) for all disturbances in the ordinary mind and the term “afflictions” (kleshas) as imperfections embedded in one’s personality. These together hinder the full expression of the real self. He suggests Kriya yoga …

Yoga has been with us for at least 2,500 years. As the present century opened with the dawning of the new millenium, yoga’s popularity picked up speed as never before. People of all ages are drawn to it for reasons of physical health, mental contentment and spiritual enrichment.