Dahn Yoga Life’s “Learn Korean” Segment Explores Cultural Significance and Meaning of the Word "Han”

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Dahn Yoga & Health Centers, Inc., a national leader in health and wellness, continues their special “Learn Korean” segment with tips on the true meaning behind a word or phrase that adds to understanding about Korean culture. This month’s issue explores the cultural significance and meaning of the word “Han.”

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Dahn Yoga Life's Learn Korean Segment Explores the Meaning of "Han"

The word, Han, is much used in Dahn Yoga, Korea’s traditional system of mind-body training. Dahn Yoga members are able to experience the meaning of the word, Han—not through thought or knowledge—but through Dahn Yoga training.

Dahn Yoga & Health Centers, Inc., a national leader in health and wellness, continues their special “Learn Korean” segment for practitioners in their newsletter, Dahn Yoga Life. Every monthly issue offers definitions of the meaning behind a Korean word or phrase, and adds to understanding about the Korean culture. This month’s issue explores the profound cultural significance and meaning of the word, “Han.”

The October 2013 article, “Learn Korean: Han” introduces readers to the meanings of this multifaceted word and to the fundamental idea that the word “Han” represents Korea by also introducing words that include the character “Han.”

With explanations that connect the concept to Dahn Yoga practice, one can begin to understand the greater meanings of “Han”. The article explains, “The word, Han, is much used in Dahn Yoga, Korea’s traditional system of mind-body training. Dahn Yoga members are able to experience the meaning of the word, Han—not through thought or knowledge—but through Dahn Yoga training.”

The article further explains, “The vision of Dahn Yoga, in short, is the “World of Han” (Han Segye in Korean), a world manifesting a great, wide, bright consciousness, a world where the life energy of individuals is manifested brightly and powerfully in the massive world of life, and a world where it realizes balance with all life.”

Definitions offered in the monthly “Learn Korean” segment of Dahn Yoga Life include the energetic meanings of words from Korean culture and the ideas behind Dahn Yoga principles. For those eager to learn more, a treasure of back issues can be found on the Dahn Yoga website.

About Dahn Yoga:
Dahn Yoga is a dynamic mind-body practice originating in Korea. A national leader in health and wellness, Dahn Yoga practice combines stretching, flowing movement, deep breathing exercises and meditation in a simple and easy to learn format that focuses on the development of the body’s core strength as the basis of physical, mental, and spiritual health. Dahn Yoga includes a unique emphasis on the brain as the determiner of health and wellbeing and classes may include brain exercises that challenge and sharpen the mind and help practitioners develop greater awareness and sensitivity to the well-being of their bodies.

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