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The geometric positions and postures seen in the hieroglyphs and temple walls of ancient Egypt are some of the earliest manifestations of yoga. Discover how practicing Kemetic yoga poses can profoundly affect your health, wellbeing and consciousness.


As a boy growing up in the public housing projects on the Southside of Chicago, I was always fascinated by ancient stories of mythology, fantasy and warriors. I watched many programs about the wonders of the ancient world on public television. The most fascinating aspect of the ancient world for me had always been the mysteries of Egypt. From the first time I’d seen the pyramids and the Sphinx in documentaries, movies and in books I wante...

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GOT MILK?


There are a multitude of rationalizations the mind will concoct to continue with horrible lifestyle habits. Milk – whether it is raw and/or natural, comes from grass fed cows or organic – is created to support the body of calves, not human babies or human adults. Just because some groups of people in Africa adopted a reliance on the milk of a cow because they were confronted with hardship and lack of choices in their environment, doesn’t mean the practice should be continued in 2016.
All milk contains queso-morphines that, as the name implies, are addictive. Your craving for dairy is not based upon “it tastes good”, but upon the narcotic that it contains...

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The Pose of Anpu, aka Spiritual Warrior Pose



Anger in the purest sense is a natural response to a PERCEIVED violation against the self. The problem with anger is that it can fuel a positive, reasonable and adaptive response to whatever stimulated it, or it can lead to internal disruption to the body/mind/spirit matrix and cause illogical, irrational and self destructive behavior.


Yoga, which is the SCIENCE of body/mind/spirit integration helps one who CONSCIOUSLY engages in it to perceive the violation, place it in context, and then respond to the external source of this STIMULI without disruption to the internal energy field and vibrational frequency. Most instances of these perceived &ldquo...

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The mainstream culture has reduced the word Yoga to a system of stretching exercises that are good for fitness and perhaps relaxation. There is also reference to the term “Yoga and Meditation” as if they are two separate and distinct things, the implication being that “Yoga” is stretching and “meditation” is something you do for your mind by being still and contemplating. Another gross error of modern dichotomy is to divide Yoga into different “types”. We have “Hatha” Yoga, “Raja” Yoga, “Kundalini” Yoga, “Tantra” Yoga, etc. In reality there should be no separation. These “types” of Yo...

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The function of chronological time is not to allow you to age and deteriorate. It affords you the opportunity to learn the science of longevity, cultivate and enhance your life force and elevate your consciousness. This should all be started early enough in your current life cycle so as you can spend much quality time enjoying the “fruit of your labor”. Spending much of your life enjoying “the good life” and “living high off the hog” all the while slowly losing basic vitality and higher faculties is a waste of this most precious gift of life.



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Men, especially Black men, spend way too much time rationalizing why they don’t practice Yoga, eat right, or continue to smoke and drink. There is a reason why men die sooner than women, and much of it is because in general they ignore signs of illness from their bodies. Men have fatalistic attitudes that say, “You are going to die anyway, so you might as well die enjoying all the things that kill you!!!!” This is the height of western corporate -induced insanity. Yoga can be as simple as learning to breathe slowly, gently move your body and replace a few bad items in your diet with healthy ones. You don’t have to be flexible in order to START practicing Yoga. You wi...

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Why do we practice Rule of Four Breathing? Because it is in complete alignment with the way that energy moves in the body.
• The power in the practice of Yoga is rooted in the movement of energy, life-force, Ankh, Shu, etc., through the energy channels of the body.
• Every other aspect of the practice is subordinate to the movement and circulation of energy.
• In fact your ability to simply live is dependent upon the continued flow of energy. Neither your heart, lungs, nerves, endocrine system, liver nor anything else will not operate without the presence of life-force that is generated by the breath.
• Your ability to be healthy physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritua...

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The YogaSkills Advantage:
We are the premier teacher training and certification program for Kemetic Yoga. Master Teacher Yirser Ra Hotep has almost 40 years of experience as an expert instructor with over 400 certified instructors worldwide. YogaSkills School of Kemetic Yoga is registered with Yoga Alliance.
We have a variety of opportunities to become a certified instructor:
- 4 month trainings in Chicago, or Atlanta
- Training intensives in Jamaica or South Africa.


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4507 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL. 60653
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Email : yirser@yogaskills.com
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House of Hotep
4507 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL. 60653
www.yogaskills.com


Contact:


Yirser Ra Hotep
Tel: (773) 396-6613
Email : yirser@yogaskills.com
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