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Old 05-06-2011, 08:29 PM   #1

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Yoga - Relax, Refocus and Make More Money!

I've gone a few times here and there over the years but am always busy and stop going before I get into a routine... Practicing yoga is so calming and releases tension yet leaves you energized with more focus and patience which is so important to us traders! Sitting at the computer all day gives me a sore neck and frequent headaches so yoga will be beneficial for the mind and body.

I've read that there are quite a few big money management companies who have incorporated yoga classes for their traders.

I'm going to start going regularly a couple times a week and go for walks to get some fresh air too. Actually, I think I should make a goal to go regularly for 1 month so I can see the results.

Anyone do yoga regularly?
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Re: Yoga - Relax, Refocus and Make More Money!

What do you mean by doing yoga though? Like exercise in general, I am pretty sure there are lots of different exercises which are designed to achieve certain desired effects. Some of these have got to be more useful for trading. Or do you think it's more about balancing the individual?
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Old 05-08-2011, 12:01 PM   #3
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Re: Yoga - Relax, Refocus and Make More Money!

tradergurl re: "Anyone do yoga regularly?"
Bikram Yoga once or twice a week
Prasara Yoga once or twice a week

Indispensible to health and performance - period.

btw, those two forms are among the most physically demanding yogas...
ie if you settle for less ( like for some tame little 'western' yoga class) ,
then less is about all you can expect...

TN, See Yoga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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btw, (and evidenced in that article to some degree) the ‘west’ has so bought into the ‘nameste’ / peace and light images of yoga that the ‘fighting’ part is rarely mentioned. Any of the yoga’s, (whether it be the hatha yogas for a more secular day to day flow or the highest spiritual yoga’s) when properly practiced, involve bringing the just right for the moment balance of extertion and surrender. hth
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Yoga or Autotrading?

I am not sure if hatha yoga or the autotrading platform of Zulutrade keeps me calm. This platform's Signal Providers have saved me from a lot of stress which I had trying to deciding about the right trade. Now they do the hard work and I can have time for my yoga.
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Re: Yoga - Relax, Refocus and Make More Money!

Zdo, when do you do practice your yoga? Whenever you can fit it in or do you find it more beneficial to do it consistently in the am or pm?

I've been so busy that I haven't started yet but next week is the week!!!
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Re: Yoga - Relax, Refocus and Make More Money!

I used to incorporate Yoga into my regimen when training for Marathons. Worked great preventing my legs from tightening up.
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Re: Yoga - Relax, Refocus and Make More Money!

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Zdo, when do you do practice your yoga? Whenever you can fit it in or do you find it more beneficial to do it consistently in the am or pm?

I've been so busy that I haven't started yet but next week is the week!!!
I have tried both ypes in the morning and neither are right for me AM. I suspect there are some TCM type reasons...
The best time I have found so far is circa 6 PM by an hour or + or -. For me, later than that and the risk of not being able to fall immediately asleep starts to rise. hth
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I use a stretching routine from the Egosque organization that I found on a dvd ordered from Amazon. There are some sample exercises on youtube.
This is indespensible for my old broken down body. LOL
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