Anyone on here practicing the Five Tibetan Rites?

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    Jul 17, 2012 5:55 AM GMT
    They are 5 yoga like postures performed in order corresponding to the body's energy centers that are reputed to have a rejuvenating effect.
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    Jul 17, 2012 12:32 PM GMT
    Yes, I do them in the morning on weekends as part of my wake up routine.

    The movement is a continuous flow, I believe very similar to vinyasa yoga- and leave me with an energised feeling .. perfect before a run or swim at the beach in summer.

    Many of the general movements are similar to pilates movement also - it can be quite invigorating... The first rite in particular does clear the head ;)
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    Jul 17, 2012 2:47 PM GMT
    Sorry, I've got a cult of my own already. ;-)
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    Jul 17, 2012 5:46 PM GMT
    sc69 saidYes, I do them in the morning on weekends as part of my wake up routine.

    The movement is a continuous flow, I believe very similar to vinyasa yoga- and leave me with an energised feeling .. perfect before a run or swim at the beach in summer.

    Many of the general movements are similar to pilates movement also - it can be quite invigorating... The first rite in particular does clear the head ;)


    How long have you been doing them? I do Vinyasa Yoga so they are similar but done in a sequence the feeling afterward lasts the whole day. I just started them and use them as a warm up as well.
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    Jul 20, 2012 1:39 PM GMT
    Been doing them for about 6 months, knew of them for years, but for some reason never really thought about them as as regular thing...

    I also use them when I'm travelling to combat fatigue and keep me flexible when I can't work out.

    One of my yoga teachers used to recommend the Tibetans to overweight students as a primer to get their metabolism started again (along with a cup of hot water and lemon), and help with a little flexibility..

    It does work for weight loss too...
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    Jul 20, 2012 2:00 PM GMT
    No, but I did go to Tibet earlier this year. I do not believe that Tibetans have any special insight into life or anying else, for that matter.

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    Jul 20, 2012 2:09 PM GMT
    Crankyella saidOy.


    Vey.

    Anyway, the whole Western romanticization of all things Tibetan is kind of annoying.
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    Jul 20, 2012 2:17 PM GMT
    One of the Five Tibetan Wrongs

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    Jul 20, 2012 2:57 PM GMT
    Crankyella said
    showme said
    Crankyella saidOy.


    Vey.

    Anyway, the whole Western romanticization of all things Tibetan is kind of annoying.

    Don't get me started. That goes for Eastern alternative medicine, stinky teas, Buddhism, and pad thai.


    OY!
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    Jul 20, 2012 3:19 PM GMT
    GonzoTheGreat said
    Crankyella said
    showme said
    Crankyella saidOy.


    Vey.

    Anyway, the whole Western romanticization of all things Tibetan is kind of annoying.

    Don't get me started. That goes for Eastern alternative medicine, stinky teas, Buddhism, and pad thai.


    OY!


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