Vajrasna (Adamintine Pose)

This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a diamond or thunderbolt. One can sit in Vajrasana (Adamintine Pose) at the time of doing pranayamas. This yoga posture is pronounced as vahj-RAH-sah-na. Vajra = Diamond shaped, thunderbolt; Asana=Posture or Pose. How to do Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose) Fold both legs, […]

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Superman Pose (Viparita Shalabhasana)

Superman Pose | Viparita Shalabhasana for back The Superman Pose is similar to a flying superman high in the air. This is where this yoga posture gets its nickname. viparita = inverted/ reversed; shalabh = locust; asana = pose/posture It is pronounced as Vip-a-RHEETH-uh shah-lah-BHAAHS-uh-nuh This posture is particularly helpful in strengthening your lower back […]

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Standing Spinal Twist (Katichakrasana)

The name of this yoga posture, Katichakrasana, literally means rotation of the waist. It gives a nice stretch to the waist and helps in making it more flexible and supple. It takes very little time to do the stretch and it benefits your body in many ways. A simple yet very effective yoga posture, Katichakrasana carries the […]

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As Restorative As Sleep – Relax Yourself With Yoga Nidra

Integrate the impact of yoga postures with yoga nidra End your yoga routine with these step-by-step instructions for a perfect yoga nidra. Simply described as effortless relaxation, yoga nidra is an essential end to any yoga pose sequence. Yoga postures ‘warm up’ the body; yoga nidra ‘cools it down’. Ask yourself – after a yoga […]

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Yoga – The Natural Immunity Booster

As the seasons change, the chances of falling sick rise sharply. It’s difficult for our body to keep the pathogens at bay when the immunity levels are down and people around us are sneezing and coughing. Though we cannot shun from being in contact with those who are ill, we can certainly work our way […]

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7 Simple Yoga Poses to Wave off Neck Pain

Gone are the days when ‘small is good’ was the motto. Today we want everything to be better than the rest. Better house, better salary, better grades; even a better world. The strive for perfection is driving us all crazy. You may say, ‘It is all about evolution’! But the pace at which we are […]

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Control your Blood Pressure better with Yoga

Blood pressure (BP) is the term for an essential function of the body, in which, as the heart alternately pumps and relaxes, the blood in the arteries exerts a force on the artery-walls. It is measured by the combination of two numbers: your systolic score written above your diastolic score. The systolic number measures your […]

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Yoga for Blood Pressure

With systematic practice of yoga, the body is less prone to diseases and effects of day-to-day stress. Overall the body feels healthier and more energetic. Everyone benefits from yoga – if they undergo proper training and continue with the practice. Regular practice of yoga benefits the body in the following ways: It improves digestion, circulation […]

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Yoga for Kids

Teaching yoga to kids is a uniquely wonderful way to guiding them into a healthy lifestyle. From a young age, they should be taught how to calm the mind and become more emotionally stable. Kids go through a lot of physical exertion; yoga helps them calm down and yet builds their strength. They love learning […]

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Snatch Yourself from the Jaws of Pain

Here is some news that might surprise you: pain in a particular area or part of the body may not always be due to a physical cause. It could be due to tension, more specifically, it depends on where in your body you “metabolize” that tension – back, shoulders, neck, or your jaw. Chronic pain […]

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