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The Importance of Om & How To Chant It Effectively

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If you practice yoga, you are likely familiar with the ancient mantra OM. Often repeated three times at the start and sometimes at the end of a yoga practice, it is said to be the first sound from the beginning of time, encompassing the past, present and future. In yoga, it also represents the union of the mind, body and spirit and by chanting it together with others in a class, it serves to unify the group and signifies the start of your practice together. Did you know chanting om can also have an important physiological effect? A small study...

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