6. Harnessing the Tools of Yoga for Optimal Health


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“Yoga is so much more than just the postures. I want to bring into focus the idea that breath and meditation are key components of the practice of yoga.” – Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh

When we think of yoga, we immediately think of moving through physical poses. But yoga is so much more than just exercise! While postures make up a portion of a yoga practice, we can’t forget the other tools: breathing, meditation, visualization, chanting, and more. Yoga isn’t about doing the postures, it’s about undoing what is in the way of the postures.

This week, we’re talking about all of the tools of yoga and how they fit into the Ayurvedic lifestyle. We’ll also go into the vibrational benefits of sound healing and some of the various ways you can use sound to heal yourself. Take a listen and think about how you can vibrate along with the universe.

You can follow Dr. Kumar-Singh on Instagram and LinkedIn. Learn more about Avanti and her mission at https://www.avantikumarsingh.com

Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh, is an Ayurveda Wellness Expert on a mission to show how Ayurveda is a health catalyst to achieve optimal wellness in modern life.

Over the two decades of her training, study, and research, Dr. Kumar-Singh has shared her expertise with Fortune 500 companies, at elite undergraduate and graduate institutions, and at prestigious industry and medical conferences. She has been featured in the Huffington Post, goop, Thrive Global and mindbodygreen, and served as the co-lead facilitator of the Faculty Scholars Program in Integrative Healthcare at the OSHER Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine. Dr. Kumar-Singh is also the author of The Health Catalyst.

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