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  1. How To Do Surya Namaskar

    Sun Salutation – The Perfect Yoga Workout If you are pressed for time and looking for a single mantra to stay fit, here’s the answer. A set of 12 powerful yoga asanas (postures) that provide a good cardiovascular workout in the form of Surya Namaskar. Lit ...
  2. Releasing the Need to Control

    These days I am practicing this habit where I release the need to control anyone, be it my children or my husband, parents, family – anyone. I feel so liberated just by the thought of it. As parents, we want to control our kids and want them to do what we ...
  3. Surya Namaskar & it's Benefits

    Without Sun, there will be no life on Earth. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is a gesture of gratitude to the Sun – which is the reason of all life force on our planet. Surya Namaskar is a set of 12 fixed cyclic movements (asanas), which bring body, brea ...
  4. Yoga Mudra at your fingertips!

    Chin Mudra: Can work wonders for someone with lower back pain. Chinmaya Mudra: Helps to improve your digestion system. Adi Mudra: Helps to reduce the snoring. Merudanda Mudra: Helps to calm the respiratory system. Yoga is generally perceived as a combinat ...
  5. 5 Common Mistakes Yoga Beginners Make

    There is no doubt that practicing yoga is a great idea—not only for your physical body but also for your mental health and overall vitality. However, as beginners to this ancient yet currently trendy practice, one tends to make some major mistakes. The ke ...
  6. Treating Arthritis with Yoga

    Recent research on arthritis confirmed that two-thirds of people affected with this debilitating disease are under the age of 65. While over 300,000 children in the US are already affected, over 180 million people in India have been diagnosed with this di ...
  7. Life is Light

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 86 Contd. from knowledge sheet 85   “Tataha ksheyate prakashavaranam’’  (II Sutra 52) tataha = then; ksheyate = broken; prakasha = light; avaransam = curtain.   “Then the curtain surrounding the light is broken.”   Bre ...
  8. Yoga for Stronger Quads

    Quadriceps or Quads are the four muscles that surround the thigh bone, Femur. It is the longest, heaviest and strongest bone accounting for a quarter of your height! These muscles are critical for walking, running, jumping and squatting. From a person who ...
  9. Jumpstart your Mornings with Meditation

    What if being happy could be like building muscles at the gym while doing sit-ups, or running on the treadmill or perhaps lifting weights? What if we could train ourselves to stay happy throughout the day? And what if this constant source of happiness cou ...
  10. The Importance of Pranayamas

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 85 Contd. from knowledge sheet 84   “Tasminsati shwasaprashwasayorgativicchedaha pranayamaha’’ (II Sutra 49) tasmin = in that state of asana or posture; sati = being; shwasa = inspiratory breath; prashwasa = expiratory ...
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