Category: Total Yogis

Shatkarma: Six Cleansing Techniques

Yoga Practice March 16, 2018

Body Elements and Cleansing Our body is made of  earth, water, fire, air, and space. The Shatkarmas or the Six Cleansing Techniques are described in the Yoga Upanishads. It balances the five elements of the body. While cleansing and detoxifying the body. The internal organs, which come into contact with the external matters  need to be …

Find your fire: Agnisar Kriya

Yoga Practice March 15, 2018

The word “Agni” means “fire” and “Sara” means “Essence.” The essence of fire is attributed to the digestive process. Agnisar kriya is performed in the morning, on an empty and clean stomach. What is so special about Agnisar Kriya The exercise stimulates the immune system, increases the power of digestion, increases the body heat and burns …

Boost your Body Metabolism

Yoga Practice March 14, 2018

Metabolism is a set of chemical reactions that keep your body alive and functioning. The word metabolism is often used interchangeably with metabolic rate, or the amount of calories you burn. Having a high metabolism keeps your weight under check. Also keeps your energy high through the day. Sitting for 8 hours a day is definitely not helping in boosting …

Swadhisthana Chakra: Pleasure and Creativity

Yoga Practice March 13, 2018

Have you ever met someone who radiates warmth and sincere friendliness. Without coming on too strongly or seeming clingy? You’ve likely just encountered someone with a balanced swadhisthana chakra. General Characteristics Location: Lower abdomen ( between navel and genitals) Organs: Reproductive organs (ovaries and testes) Characteristics: Creativity, Pleasure, Sexuality, Reproduction and Emotional Balance. Colour:  Orange Mantra: VAM Element: Water …

How Mindfulness can change your life

Yoga Practice March 10, 2018

Much ado about Mindfulness When we hear the word “Mindfulness,” we often think about a person meditating or someone who is absolutely serene! But, that’s a far stretched perception. The practice of mindfulness and meditation has been around for thousands of years. But, it’s the need of the 21st century. In our fast paced and multi-tasking …

Yoga FAQs by women

Yoga Practice March 9, 2018

Once upon a time, Yoga was mainly practiced by men. And today, yoga is female-dominated. Ironic but true. Here are the most common questions asked by women w.r.t. yoga. Yoga FAQs Can I practice yoga during my mensuration period? Yes. Going to yoga may actually help you feel better. Thanks to yoga, I dont’ get cramps …

Dress-up for Yoga with Indian Labels

Yoga Practice March 4, 2018

Gone are the days, where you wear anything to the gym or yoga. There are beautiful and comfortable yoga pants everywhere. Infact, when you try these, you would want to skip your jeans. We have tried Nike, Reebok, Puma, Adidas and all the global athletic labels. You need to check these Indian labels who make …

5 Signs that its’ time to start Meditating

Yoga Practice March 3, 2018

We know the symptoms of fever, flu, infections. And we take certain precautions and make amends for the good. Similarly, there are signs our body and mind emits. And, we need to notice them and inculcate Meditation as a daily ritual. “If you listen to your body when it whispers, you wont’ have to hear …

Empower yourself with Yoga Nidra

Yoga Practice March 2, 2018

What is Yoga-Nidra? Yoga-Nidra is a state between wakefulness and sleeping. While the practitioner is aware of his/her state of mind and the surrounding. Benefits of Practicing Yoga-Nidra The practice of Yoga Nidra relaxes the body and mind. Which, helps the practitioner feel  strong, rested and invigorated. The practice of Yoga Nidra activates the parasympathetic nervous system …

Anulom Vilom Pranayam

Yoga Practice March 1, 2018

Anulom Vilom Pranayam is one of the most practiced pranayam throughout the world. You can practice it any number of times and at any point of time, in a meditative posture.  Also popularly called the Alternative nostril breathing. What is so special about Anulom Vilom? Its purpose is to stimulate the nadis or energy channels …



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