Category: YogaPractice

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mooladhara Chakra: Security and Survival

Yoga Practice March 6, 2018

“Human beings are actually made up of many layers of vibrating energy, each with its own specific vibration and purpose. “ The Root Chakra is also called “The Mooladhara Chakra” . This chakra draws energy from the earth’s core. General Characteristics Location: Base of the coccyx Organs: Adrenals and the kidneys. Which are responsible for …

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 …

Simple Hand Mudras

Yoga Practice February 26, 2018

Different areas of the hands are connected with areas in the body and the brain. So when we place our hands in yoga mudras, we stimulate different areas of the brain and create a specific energy circuit in the body. By doing this, we help generate a specific state of mind. The Five Elements The …

Chandra Namaskar (Moon Salutation)

Yoga Practice February 23, 2018

Moon salutations or Chandra Namaskar activates the ida nadi or the feminine energy of  the body. Besides, this variation of salutation helps in increased balance and concentration. Time of Practice Moon salutation is best practiced in the evening, night or dawn, when the moon is visible. Chandra Namaskar sequence Pranamasana Hasta Utthanasana Padahastasana Ashwa Sanchalanasana …

Know your asana: Natrajasana

Yoga Practice February 22, 2018

Did you know that to strengthen your knees, you need to strengthen the muscles around your thighs. Natrajasana helps in strengthening the thigh muscles. What is so special about Natrajasana? This posture helps in strengthening and toning the thighs. Besides, it also strengthens all the connective tissues in the thigh! Chakra-wise As we engage our …

Know your asana: Shalabasana

Yoga Practice February 16, 2018

Shalabasana or The locust pose prepares us for deeper backbends. As this asana strengthens the lower back . What is so special about Shalabasana? It strengthens the lower back and gluteus maximus. Also it improves the blood circulation around the abdomen. Thereby, improving the digestion. Chakra-wise The Swadhisthan chakra is stimulated in this asana. The word …

Many who talk vs Few who do

Yoga Practice February 14, 2018

Post indepenedence, every citizen is entitled to education. And 70 years later, we are still struggling with education in India. We have conventions, debates, campaigns and Fullstop. All talk, but no show. So many people talking and only a few doing.. The Vidya story Mrs. Rashmi Misra, founder and chairperson of Vidya foundation. She started …



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