Stress Relieving Yoga for Women

Of the two sexes that God has made, men and women, greater responsibility lies on the women in a family.  Be it a home maker or a working woman with children and a family to take care, women can be referred to as the “backbone” of a family that keeps the household running smoothly and […]

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Reproductive Health Tracker LoveCycles Secures Funding, Adds Hindi Language Support

Bengaluru-based Plackal, creators of the menstrual cycle tracking app LoveCycles announced Hindi language support for its app on Tuesday, and disclosed that it has secured Rs. 5 crores from seed-stage investors, Prime Venture Partners. Launched in 2012, LoveCycles lets women record their monthly cycles, associated symptoms and trace out a pattern to help them manage […]

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Yoga Makes Irritable Bowel Syndrome Vanish

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a physical disorder that causes prolonged abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, and abnormal bowel movements including constipation and diarrhea. Classified as a gastrointestinal tract disorder, it can happen at any age and can be more commonly found in women than men. Studies suggest that Irritable Bowel Syndrome can mar the […]

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Are You Doing Yoga Nidra?

It is interesting to see how yoga nidra, where we literally do ‘nothing’, can do wonders for the body and mind. I find yoga nidra as restorative as sleep, or even much more than sleep. It offers benefits that go deep down to the subtler levels of our personality. Let’s see how. Yoga nidra can […]

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Cat Stretch (Marjariasana)

Even pet cats can teach us lessons in yoga! With a keen eye, the yogi absorbs ideas from the world around. Marjari asana, or the cat stretch, incorporates the excellent feline stretch in the yoga workout. Marjari = Cat; Asana = Posture or Pose How To Do Cat Stretch (Marjariasana) Come onto your fours. Form […]

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Butterfly Pose (Badhakonasana)

Badha = Bound or Restrained, Kona = Angle, Asana = Pose or Posture This pose is pronounced as BAH-dah-cone-AHS-ana The posture is named Badhakonasana because of the way it is carried out – both the feet tucked close to the groin, clasped tightly with the hands as though tied or bound together in a particular […]

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How Yoga Can Keep You From Joint Pain

Do your knee joint or wrists or shoulders ache when doing trivial things? Is the pain in your joints limiting you from enjoying life the way you wish to? Are you tired of popping painkillers multiple times a day? If you said yes for either of these questions, you’ve obviously have had enough and are […]

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