Monday, October 27, 2014

Soul Gazing: Tantra Eye Contact Ritual [VIDEO]

The Soul Gazing exercise in Tantra is a method of communicating with your lover that is completely nonverbal.  As such, it may open new doors to intimacy in your relationship that were previously unexplored.  Use this exercise to communicate on a deeper level with your partner, and to awaken new lines of exchange.  Soul Gazing harmonizes the energy of both partners, creating an open heart space where deeper intimacy may be achieved.

Also Read:  What is tantric sex? 

The eyes are the windows to your soul. The eyes provide the sense of sight. The eyes need to be stretched for your sensual healing.

To learn more join Robin Downes of Yoga Flava live on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Long Beach Marriott, CA for her session on "Sensual Tantra Flow" for the "Going With The Flow: Symposium of Ease. 

Until then ... have a taste of Yoga Flava's Video Snack - Sensual Healing: Sight and Surrender
 



Be sure to REGISTER HERE >>> Going With The Flow:  A Symposium Of Ease 

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

What is tantric sex?

In Tantric sex the point of sex is not orgasm, the point is to feel. There is no clear cut beginning, middle, or end. Most of the exercises related to Tantric sex involve slowing things down, trying not to focus on our external body, or orgasm, or anything outside of our experience of the moment.


Without a focus on orgasm, the goal becomes increased awareness leading to greater understanding of ourselves, which eventually leads to enlightenment. There is no pressure to "get over the top". This doesn't mean that orgasm doesn't exist in Tantra, it just isn't the be all and end all. The spiritual practice and the good sexual feelings are inter-related, each leading back to, and improving the other.

Join Robin Downes of Yoga Flava live on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Long Beach Marriott, CA for her session on "Sensual Tantra Flow" for the "Going With The Flow: Symposium of Ease. 

Until then ... have a taste of Yoga Flava's Video Snack - Sensual Healing: Heartfelt Desire.


Be sure to REGISTER HERE >>> Going With The Flow:  A Symposium Of Ease 

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Yes, Yoga Has Curves 21 Day Instagram Challenge

Yoga is a transformational art designed to bring our mind, body and spirit back into balance. It helps us to appreciate who we are and love the skin that we are in. Yes, Yoga Has Curves has been a dream of author Dana Smith aka “The Yoga Diva” for many years and thanks to friend and photographer Wanakhavi Wakhisi her dream has become reality.

Her practice began when she was in her final trimester of pregnancy and was key in helping her adjust to new motherhood and everyday stresses of life. She learned how to work with her curves and has been teaching to yogis of all body types for over 10 years.

In popular media only one type of yoga body is highlighted and there is little representation for fuller bodied women. Because of this, many women don’t think they have the “yoga body” and hesitate exploring yoga, even though it has countless benefits.

This book serves as a testament that yoga is for EVERYbody and that no one physical size is better suited for practice. It will celebrate beautiful goddesses of all curvy shapes and sizes and finally allow the beauty of our curves to be recognized in this blessed art called yoga.

The true essence of yoga is what you do from your heart, not what you do with your body.

Yoga Flava on Instagram is participating in the 21 day #yesyogahascurves IG challenge!

Be inspired by Dana Smith's latest Curvy Yogini Spotlight with Dianne Bondy!


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Sunday, September 7, 2014

September Is National Yoga Month - FREE Yoga Flava Session!

September is the official National Yoga Month (a national observance designated by the Department of Health and Human Services) designed to educate about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. Yoga Flava is offering FIRST TIME STUDENTS the opportunity to hava a private Yoga session with Robin Downes for National Yoga Month September 2014. Please email to request a date and time that works best for you (in person or on line LIVE) robin@yogaflava.com - Sign up on the Yoga Flava Facebook Event Page

If you are a on-going Yoga Flava Playa and recommend a first time student that signs up for a series then you are also eligible for a FREE session! Let me know when you would like to book your session... inperson or on-line LIVE. Leave a comment here are email: robin@yogaflava.com
Sending positive vibes... Robin Downes, Yoga Flava


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Monday, September 1, 2014

Ayurveda Cafe Celebrates National Yoga Month - FREE Spice Tea !

“Ayurveda is the science and yoga is the practice of the science.” The Ayurveda Cafe is offering a cup of Free Spice Tea, when you purchase a meal -  mention September Is National Yoga Month and Yoga Flava (referred by Mr. Malik).

Ayurveda is the science of life, a 5,000-year-old traditional holistic system of well-being from India. 'ayur' means 'of life' and Veda' means 'knowledge'. Ayurveda is the knowledge of longevity which offers healing, rejuvenation and self-realization through balanced food, herbs, yoga, massage, aroma, and meditation. 

Ayurveda Cafe

706 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10025
(212) 932-2400
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Teaching Guided Relaxation [VIDEO]


I have the opportunity to provide Yoga teacher training for Aubry Bright. Aubry is currently the Recreational Director for NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.  Starting in the Fall she will be the Personal Trainer at Le Soleil d'Or . Golden Sun - Cayman Luxury Rentals.

Due to the fact that I have a limited amount of time with Aubry, I meditated on what would be the most important tools that I can share.

Most people when they go on vacation want to relax and renew.  I wanted to compliment Aubry's solid background in physical fitness with the aspects that make Yoga special which is help with relieving stress, specifically guided relaxation and meditation.

The reference material is of course the DVD Yoga Flava For Relaxation Volume 1 and the Audio CD Exhale With Robin Downes

Have a taste of Yoga Flava For Relaxation and subscribe to Yoga Flava TV

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Let me know if you would like to study with me or if you have any questions or comments - email: robin@yogaflava.com


Friday, May 23, 2014

5 Tips To Spring Into Summer With Yoga!

I confess I need a little more Spring in my step as I make plans to - Spring in Summer 2014 with Yoga Flava. 

Here are 5 tips to help keep you motivated as we prepare our mind, body and spirits for the remainder of Spring, moving into Summer.

1.  Easy does it - Have a taste.

My Yoga Flava YouTube videos offers you the opportunity to observe and learn;  anatomically-correct descriptions of each pose, guided meditation, interviews and news.

2. Find a Yoga Flava Playa
 
Everything is better when you have someone to share it with! Convince a friend at your same experience level to attend some classes with you. This will allow you to let your guard down and enjoy the experience a little more.  Find out more about my private and / or couples session in-person or online.
Email: robin@yogaflava.com

Go virtual via Skype: YogaFlava

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4. Do What You Can

Come to your mat each time with an open mind and a compassionate heart, and you will be surprised at how much easier the poses will come to you!

Lots of students give up their practice when they cannot conquer Crow pose after only two weeks. Understand that when you enter the world of yoga, all the rules about competitiveness, comparison, and deadlines that we are raised with go out the window.


5. Pace yourself and enjoy the journey

Yoga is about simply enjoying the journey. Your journey. Not the journey of the person on the mat next to you. Your uniquely beautiful journey.

For more motivation enjoy the Yoga Flava TV Episode:
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