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Know your asana- Tolasana

Yoga Practice October 10, 2017

Tolasana or scale pose is a seated lifted arm balance, which is also known as Lifted Lotus pose. Besides, getting the benefits of Padmasana, Tolasana helps in building arms and core strength too!! What is so special about Tolasana? Moola bandha and uddiyana bandha will be exercised when practicing tolasana. Because the whole abdomen is …

Yoga Props: To use or Not to use

Yoga Practice October 9, 2017

Timeline of Yoga props Traditionally, yoga could be done anywhere, anytime without anything. No mats, no yoga props, no music. It comprised of asanas to help people sit in meditative postures for a long time. B.K.S Iyengar added props in yoga, to help people benefit from the asanas. Practitioners across all age groups and different …

Know your asana- Ardha Matsyendrasana

Yoga Practice October 7, 2017

Ardha Matsyendrasana is named after the famous yogi and saint Shri Matsyendranath. Every asana teaches us to align our muscles and bones so we can improve our everyday posture. Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, is a spinal twist that lengthens the spine. This asana is a grounding stretch for the outer hips, and creates expansion through …

Know your asana- SARVANGASANA

Yoga Practice October 3, 2017

Coming the “Queen of asanas,” Sarvangasana!! The Sanskrit word Sarv-anga-asana means whole body posture. This is a dynamic inversion, which is held for 1 minute in hatha yoga, 3-5 minutes in yin yoga, up to 10 minutes in restorative yoga and for around 25 minutes in Iyengar yoga!! What is so special about Sarvangasana? Shoulderstand …

What Yoga style is for you?

Yoga Practice October 2, 2017

When I started practicing Yoga, a few people used to ask me, “What yoga style are you practicing?” And, I  was like, “The usual…., where you do Surya Namaskars and fancy postures.” It was only later, I realized there were different types/schools of yoga. And today, new yoga forms keep popping up. But, not all …

Know your asana- Swastikasana

Yoga Practice September 30, 2017

Swastikasana is a meditative posture. The sanskrit word Swastik means auspicious. The asana allows the practitioner to sit straight in stillness. This pose also enhances the hip flexibility. What is so special about Swastikasana This is a meditative posture which stretches the hips and the thighs. The asana balances the lower body alignment, as the …

Yoga cures for Varicose veins

Yoga Practice September 28, 2017

Varicose veins can be cured with yoga asanas and pranayama. It is a condition in which the veins get enlarged and twisted and are visible just under the surface of the skin. Severe long standing varicose veins can lead to leg swelling. This ailment often affect the legs because they are the farthest from the …

Wrong food combinations as per Ayurveda

Yoga Practice September 27, 2017

Why Food Combinations? All the times your stomach was upset or you were suffering from gas, bloating, acidity, indigestion; It could be due to eating wrong combinations of food. According to ayurveda, every food has its’ own rasa (taste), virya (heating or cooling energy) and vipaka (post digestion effect).  So while it is true, every …

Know your asana – PAWANMUKTASANA

Yoga Practice September 26, 2017

Pawanmuktasana is a great asana to release toxins and abdominal gas. It is a great counterpose for Chakrasana. The back is released and relaxed in this Wind-relieving pose. This reclined posture can be done easily by everyone. What is so special about this asana? When hugging your knees, the ascending colon is compressed on the …

Exploring Sankalpa (resolution)

Yoga Practice September 25, 2017

What is Sankalpa? Sankalpa is a sanskrit word which means an intention formed by the heart and mind. A Sankalpa is a resolution  which is made at the beginning of yoga practice, meditation or even as we start our day. The idea of repeating a sankalpa is to create the life we are meant to embrace …

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