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Published: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 18:14:52 -0500

 



How Yoga Improves Morale in The Workplace

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:28:02 -0500

Yoga is proven to reduce stress when done once a day. Learn a few basic yoga exercises you can do in as little as twenty minutes to help stay on track throughout the workday.



Buy the Best Yoga Mat for Your Yoga Practice

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:55:02 -0500

A yoga mat is an essential tool or equipment to practice yoga poses. Buying the right mat helps you stay healthy and keep your practice going on without any interruption.



Using Yoga To Clear And Calm Your Mind

Wed, 31 May 2017 05:59:02 -0500

The list of health benefits associate with yoga gets longer and longer every year, making it one of the most effective practices you can use for your physical and mental health. In terms of its mental health benefits, the power of yoga stems greatly from its ability to calm the mind.



Yes, You Can Do Yoga At Your Desk And Escape The Madness Of The Office

Mon, 29 May 2017 16:59:01 -0500

Yoga is normally practiced in a peaceful environment, in an organized class setting. There may be the stereotype that this atmosphere can only be created in such an environment, but this is not the case. If you have a hectic office based job there are still yoga poses and breathing exercises that can be performed whilst at your desk. Other people probably won't even notice, and can go about their job undisturbed.



Using Yoga to Quit Self Destructive Habits

Sun, 28 May 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Overcoming self-destructive habits can be a complex issue. Without a change in behavior and lifestyle, the habits will often return, sometimes worse than before. Practicing yoga can help bring about that change whilst also having the benefit of improved health and fitness. The root causes of these habits are myriad, with many being linked to poor emotional wellbeing.



4 Surprising Benefits of Yoga

Sun, 28 May 2017 11:54:44 -0500

There are many physical benefits yoga of practicing yoga regularly, for example, improved flexibility, and core strength etc. However, the nonphysical advantages are less well documented, but still very much a benefit. Some of the non-physical benefits of regularly engaging in yoga are outlined below.



Improve Your Focus And Concentration With Yoga

Sun, 28 May 2017 11:54:11 -0500

Yoga has been practiced in numerous countries for hundreds of years, and the many different benefits are well established. Yoga serves the mind, body, and spirit. It supports external and internal health, emotional stability and helps reduce stress.



8 Tips For Yoga Beginners

Sun, 28 May 2017 11:54:07 -0500

Yoga is one of the most incredible and useful exercise regimens known to man. It has more than 50 distinct and highly valuable benefits for mind, body, and spirit and is low impact so accessible to all age groups and health levels.



Managing Pain With Yoga

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:59:01 -0500

This is the new world - the world where many diseases have a cure and people live a longer life. But does this mean that everyone is living a healthier life? No.



Why Choose Yoga?

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:59:01 -0500

Yoga has been around of thousands of years, it is a cherished practice in Eastern culture and is used by millions in the United States. While some may not know this, yoga is a science, and not some mystical hocus pocus as some believe it to be.



The Various Benefits Of Yoga For The Body, Mind And Soul

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:59:01 -0500

Yoga has been practiced in India for 6000 years. And, while it has its origins in Eastern culture, it has hit the Western world by storm. Today, more than 19 million Americans practice yoga, and millions more do across the world. It is also a multi-billion dollar per industry.



How Yoga Alleviates Stress Related Conditions And Body Aches

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:58:58 -0500

Any situation the body perceives as dangerous or threatening triggers the stress or "fight or flight" response in the body. This threat may be overt physical danger or more subtle, dealing with interpersonal conflict such as a disagreement with a coworker or situational pressures, like coping with financial problems.



5 Ways Yoga Works For Weight Loss

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Yoga is practiced by millions of people around the world, including, many very fit celebrities and professional athletes who use it to supplement their regular workout regimen and enhance their performance. And yes, this no strain workout that allows people to work at their own level can have profound effects for weight loss.



Banish Belly Fat With Yoga

Sat, 20 May 2017 10:03:56 -0500

A 'spare tire' seems to be unavoidable as we age, but that is NOT the case. The truth is that if we understand the changes in our metabolism and hormones due to aging, we can stop packing on the pounds around our middles.



The Benefits Of The Malasana

Fri, 19 May 2017 10:11:09 -0500

Malasana also known as Upavesasana or Garland Pose is a very simple but highly beneficial yogasana. Here are some health benefits of Malasana. This yogasana gives the groin, the hips, the sacrum, and the lower back a great stretch.



8 Ways to Choose the Best Yoga Studio for You

Mon, 08 May 2017 09:28:53 -0500

Here are some ways on how you can select the best yoga studio that will meet your needs. Because you need to be comfortable in your yoga class, you have to choose the ideal studio for you.



5 Ways Taking a Yoga Teacher Training Course Transformed My Practice

Mon, 01 May 2017 14:33:05 -0500

I remember my very first yoga class - I was working in an office job and once a week a yoga teacher came in to give a lesson during lunchtime. I remember how much I struggled; sweat pouring out of me, tight hamstrings screaming, and a dawning realization that my body strength was nonexistent..



Why Rishikesh Is Best for Yoga Teacher Training

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:37:33 -0500

Rishikesh, is the best place for the yoga seekers to join yoga teacher training and learn the different yoga courses. It is known as the "Capital of the Yoga". It is the best destination for yoga training.



Corporate Yoga: Unwind, Beat Stress and Stay Healthy

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 14:52:42 -0500

By now, we all know that yoga is a great stress buster. That explains the reason why this ancient science is so infallibly associated with the perfect harmony between mind, body and spirit. A true yogi will never tell you that yoga is your passport to a sculpted frame. The true function of yoga is to achieve a healthy body, a healthy mind and a healthy spirit. It would be erroneous to restrict its significance to "body". The results of regular participation in yoga can actually be more fulfilling than what you can imagine.



5 Ways to Deepen Your Hot Yoga Practice

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:01:57 -0500

With the tail end of winter and the beginning of spring, you might've come to realize that a sound boost to body's fitness would bring about a radical change in your general wellness and feel good factor as well. Now if you feel that your workout schedule has been erratic due to heavy snow or long cold freezing winter mornings, it's just the time to shake yourself up and make a leap to a consistent practice.



How to Pick The Right Yoga Teacher Training

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:35:08 -0500

So you've taken yoga classes for a while now and it's become apparent that teaching yoga is the next step for you. You are now looking for suitable yoga teacher training courses that can help you deepen your practice. But with the vast availability of yoga instructor certification around, how do you choose the right one for you?



5 Benefits of Practicing Daily Yin Yoga

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:48:19 -0500

Yin Yoga is now a common practice by persons targeting deep tissues including ligaments, tendons and joints. This involves limited movements where a person stays in one position for an extended period of time, usually between 3 and 5 minutes. The poses involved work great for parts of the body with more connective including thighs, pelvis, spine and hips among others.



Why Visiting a Yoga Retreat Is Better Than a Traditional Vacation

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:06:06 -0500

Wellness tourism is on the rise as compared to traditional vacations. A traditional vacation is great for you to take a break from work and a hectic schedule, ideally traveling to a new city or country. But a retreat lets you take a break from the routine as well as utilize the time to make important changes in your lifestyle.



4 Benefits Of Practicing Yoga Regularly

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:52:32 -0500

Yoga is one of those ancient practices that can help you achieve a positive outlook, calm your mind, help you overcome stress and experience inner peace and serenity. After all, yoga means the union of the body with the soul and your inner self-achieving a dialogue with the external world. While many would have you believed that its fundamental benefits are physical and try to show it off its spiritual excellence, I feel the fact remains that all our physical well-being is intrinsically linked to our inner happiness and true purpose of yoga is essentially igniting this happiness of the soul. Here are some of the reasons why yoga has benefited me personally



Five Tips for Ashtanga Yoga Beginners

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:27:55 -0500

If you had never had any exposure to yoga and you just enrolled yourself for an Ashtanga Yoga retreat or a beginner's workshop course, there is a possibility where you might be facing a bit of pre-yoga jitters. The question is how can you tackle this and how can you ensure that your yoga experience is nothing short of great and creates a platform for better understanding going forward. Well, it's quite simple.



Modified Yoga for Sore Backs

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:07:09 -0500

Learn quick and easy stretches for a sore back. These modified yoga stretches are taught by an instructor with her own chronic back pain. Do standing or seated stretches to relieve that back ache.



Pratyahara Sense Withdrawal

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:33:42 -0500

Pratyahara often seems to be the neglected and misunderstood limb of Patanjali's eight limbed system of Ashtanga yoga. With the other limbs either being more tangible, easier to conceptualise, or so far off we don't even bother, Patanjali's vague fifth limb can be easily overlooked. Patanjali himself only dedicated two sutras to pratyahara in his Yoga Sutras. But, regardless of its obscurity, pratyahara is a very fundamental aspect of yoga.



Classification of Yoga Postures

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:33:05 -0600

Classification of Yoga Postures has always been a discussion in yogic culture. Some yoga schools classify yoga postures as STANDING, SITTING, LYING ON BACK & LYING ON STOMACH. While some yoga school will classify as: FORWAD BENDING, BACKWARD BENDING, TWISTING, INVERSIONS, EXTENSIONS & BALANCING.



Six Main Groups of Shatkarmas or Yogic Yleansers

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:12:34 -0600

Without regular cleansing of the system you will not gain maximum benefits from your practices. When the body is free the mind also functions properly. Body cleansing is gained through the practice of shatkarmas or the six purificatory techniques.



Questions You Should Ask During Yoga Teacher Training and More

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:44:46 -0600

One of the first and most fundamental questions that you should be asking is whether a yoga teacher training course, can make you competent enough in order to be able to teach others in return. It's quite obvious that the most established yoga trainers around have undergone comprehensive training courses before making a mark in the industry.



Yoga - The Various Advantages Of Yoga That People Should Know About

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:15:23 -0600

No matter how very fast the world may develop one thing that the humans cannot simply forget is the very health issue. There are lot many unhealthy habits that have developed over time and this is the exact reason why maybe people can actually ensure of the very fact that the rate of the various diseases have also increased with the time.



Modified Yoga Poses to Strengthen Back and Core Muscles

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:52:03 -0600

If you want to relieve your back pain and build up the core strength, just say yes, to do these back and core strength poses that work for nearly every back and every body type. You will feel the difference, in how you move, and feel freer in your daily activities if you incorporate a more daily routine of stretching and strengthening poses for your back.



Modified Yoga Increases Upper Arm Strength in Men and Women

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:48:47 -0600

Learn some modified yoga poses, to build weak arms, or to build up strength on out of shape arms. You don't need a strenuous mat yoga to increase the stamina, transform your tone and conditioning. Modified yoga is an incredible work out, and not all the strain.



How Yoga And Ayurveda Are Correlated

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:26:32 -0600

Yoga and Ayurveda are two "sister" rehearses that began in India a large number of years back. Presently, a great deal of us know about yoga, and have encountered firsthand-through stances, breathwork, and self-request-its significant advantages. However a significant number of us are not as acquainted with Ayurveda. We may have found out about it in conjunction with yoga, however are not exactly beyond any doubt how, precisely.



Relaxing and Regeneration Centre

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:59:47 -0600

Making time to relax seems somehow hard nowadays. We almost must force ourselves or plan it as it was another appointment in our daily planer. There is a reason why so many people suffer from a lack of sleep, burn-outs, depression and a bad immune system.



Why I Love Iyengar Yoga

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:58:23 -0600

Yoga, the body-mind-soul technique, has several sub-branches - Ashtanga, Kundalini, Bikram, Vinyasa, Jivamukti, Iyengar, Hatha Yoga and Yin. What distinguishes them is the specific body part or ailments they target as well as the techniques each of them follow. Iyengar Yoga takes its name from its founder B.K.S. Iyengar, the man who played a key role in introducing yoga to the West. It is a traditional form of yoga that gives importance to breathing exercises (pranayama) and asanas to correct postural alignment. Another highlight feature of Iyengar yoga is the use of props. This form of yoga has several benefits to the body and is one of the most accessible. Here's a list of 7 reasons why I love Iyengar Yoga.



Why Choose Goa for Your Next Yoga Retreat

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:58:21 -0600

For many, learning yoga is all about coming back to its roots and that's India. However, in India too, there are numerous cities to choose from for your next yoga retreat. Goa is a popular choice. Better known as the land of the beaches, Goa has much more to offer than simply yoga. Well, here's a list of 5 reasons to book your next yoga retreat in Goa.



5 Reasons To Do Your Yoga Teacher Training In India

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:37:36 -0600

Yoga has emerged as a unique discipline for it can act both as a curative and preventive measure. It harmonizes the body, mind and spirit, promoting a sense of overall peace and well-being. There are lots of schools across the globe, where you can train as a yoga teacher and obtain certification, but there's something about India. And here are 5 solid reasons you should do your Yoga teacher training in India.



The Definition, Perspective and Principles of Yoga Therapy

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:00:42 -0600

The popularity of yoga therapy is increasing day by day in almost all parts of the world. Millions of people, men, women and old are involving in yoga practice and taking the yoga therapy for treating various mental and physical illnesses.



Yoga: Your Journey Towards a Healthy Life

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:20:03 -0600

The yoga is a combination of different physical, mental and spiritual activities. These activities help in improving the health standards of an individual. These are not mere exercises. These are considered as the source code of leading a healthy life.



Modified Yoga Strengthen Ankles After an Injury

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:22:03 -0600

Whether you have had a broken ankle, or torn the ligaments in the ankle or foot or extreme sprain; modified yoga can effectively strengthen weak ankles. Weak ankles need time to become stronger. The poses take some practice and some patience. If you proceed slowly modified yoga will begin to strengthen your ankles.



Modified Yoga Relieves Leg Pain

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:15:55 -0600

Modified yoga is actually a really good remedy for leg pain. Many of my clients have hip replacements, knee replacement, sciatica, and at least one has a broken pelvis that has been mending for a year now, severe leg cramps, and blood clots. Modified yoga assist the client at his or her pace of healing.



Modified Yoga Foot Stretches to Prevent Pain

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:53:42 -0600

Modified yoga stretches improves flexibility of toes, soles and strengthen the arch of the foot, and the balls of the feet and relieves heel challenges like heel spurs. Overall foot stretching relieves foot pain, and cramps from tight hard shoes or boots.



Modified Yoga Helps To Improve Balance in Seniors

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:54:55 -0600

Modified yoga helps improve balance by standing poses on one leg. By strengthening ankles, feet and improving circulation to the toes. By stretching the toes, and arches of the feet. By learning how to grip the floor with your toes.



Modified Yoga Poses Assist Recovery From Hip Replacement Surgery

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:48:35 -0600

Modified Yoga assists many of my clients in post hip replacement surgery. There are great stretches that help you to maintain your flexibility. It's important to do gentle stretching while you recover from your hip surgery. Modified yoga poses aid in the recovery period.



Modified Yoga Classes Help Coping With Post Election Emotion

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:47:18 -0600

Modified yoga classes assist with coping of post election stress. The emotion that you are feeling from the results of the American election is normal. You can feel relive by attending modified yoga classes. Stay in the present moment to counter stress.



Modified Yoga Develops Focus

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:46:24 -0600

Distraction and lack of focus becomes a force of habit. People haven't been taught well, how to stay focused. So they just remain in a constant state of distraction. Modified yoga teaches people to focus with intensity.



Modified Yoga Strengthens Legs

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:07:36 -0600

Build your leg strength with a modified yoga class. Free your hips, protect your knees, loosen hamstrings and quad muscles. Build up ankle and foot strength. Modified yoga is easier on the joints, ligaments, and knees.



Modified Yoga Gives Relief for Depression and Anxiety

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 18:59:14 -0600

Why does modified yoga work to relieve depression and anxiety? First, modified yoga is an easier yoga class, than a regular beginner's class. There is an acceptance, and spirituality that is present in a restorative or modified yoga class. To do the poses well, requires focus, strength, balance, and a willingness to complete the pose.



Modified Yoga Relieves Shoulder Pain

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:59:12 -0600

Quick and Simple modified yoga stretches that help to relieve shoulder pain. Easy to do standing or sitting. These stretches lengthen the shoulder tendon, to ease shoulder pain.



Yoga and Personality

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:54:58 -0600

Yoga is having an immense impact on various diseases. The Ayurveda, a part of the yoga, cures the diseases after its attack and is the complete medicine subject in its own (beyond the scope of our site). Whereas Yoga Asana and Pranayama also impact on curing the disease by increasing the power of our immune system but mainly they are practiced to avoid the diseases.



The Correct Choice of Yoga Sets for Women

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:36:10 -0500

Yoga is suitable for everyone, and there are no restrictions on either gender, or age, or the level of initial fitness. It is considered not just as a sport or exercise, as well as the psychological practice of healing and a course on the recovery of the body. Meanwhile, considering yoga should not be a complete treatment, it is a great addition to the capabilities of traditional medicine.



Attaining the "Yoga" Body and Spirit: Is It Possible?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:06:06 -0500

Theoretically, yoga is a means to attain the perfect unison of mind, body and spirit. At the very heart of ancient yogic wisdom is the belief that this ancient practice is actually a well-defined path leading to self-realization and the ultimate evolution of universal consciousness.



5 Yoga Mistakes You Should Avoid Making

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:08:32 -0500

Yoga not only keeps you fit, it's also of great importance to your mental well being. Studies show that many beginners make plenty of mistakes that jeopardize their success in yoga. These mistakes include: Joining the wrong yoga class Just as there are poor schools, hospitals and other institutions, there are poor yoga classes. You will have an unpleasant experience if you join the wrong class. Many yoga beginners make the mistake of joining cheap schools in the bid of saving money which results to them not reaping the full benefits of yoga.



New to Yoga

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:19:59 -0500

If you are new to yoga this article gives a good introduction to the practice and what to expect. The biggest myth is that you need to be flexible and bend like a pretzel. This is not true! Yoga is a journey, enjoy the ride.



To Flow or Not to Flow

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:22:24 -0500

I decided to try an Urban Vinyasa Power Flow class. Being a Saturday, I thought the traffic on the way to town would be hellish, but it wasn't, so I arrived half an hour early and was greeted in the changing room by a woman dancing to heavy reggae music. I said hello and she enthusiastically informed me that she had just come off night shift and was energised after having to deal with two deaths just before leaving. Energised by people dying? Really?



My Buddy the Bolster

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:21:49 -0500

Relaxing isn't something that comes easy to me. I'm one of those people who travels much of the time at 100 mph and is always on the go. Even when my body isn't, my mind is.



Yoga and Women's Health

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:23:35 -0500

Yoga was originated in the ancient India and became popular in the west. It is a traditional Indian philosophy which unites physical and mental health. After regular practice, women will find that the life journey is calmer and happier.



5 Best Yoga DVDs for Men

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:41:12 -0500

Obesity has become an international concern. The results of being obese are critical and cause several health ailments. Yoga poses can help you lose some of the excessive weight and assist you in lead healthy life.



Yoga Exercise for Pregnant Women

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:27:53 -0500

Congratulations on your pregnancy. You are eagerly waiting for your unborn child to come out into the world in a few months time. How about considering doing some yoga?



How To Practice Injury Free in Your Yoga Class

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:37:37 -0500

In modern times, yoga has turned out to be extremely useful to promote mental and physical heath. One would find a number of yoga schools organizing classes and workshops to improve the practice. One must also bear in mind that the right attitude, dedication and discipline are some of the key secrets to go deeper into your practice. However, many times for students, their practice gets affected by injuries.



Hatha: Of Your Mind, Body and Higher Consciousness

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 13:53:53 -0500

Hatha yoga is your basic yoga regime consisting of all the physical postures including Iyengar, Ashtanga and Power yoga. Let us explore this particular yogic practice in a more nuanced fashion. Read on and stay informed.



A Few Fantastic Health Benefits of Yoga

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:47:50 -0500

There are so many of us who inevitably end up associating yoga with its "physical" attributes. In fact, they shy away from it simply thinking that yoga is strictly meant for the physically fit or the athletic ones. A highly erroneous notion. The concept is far from truth-very far! Yes, it's a physical exercise.



A Little Bit of Yoga Stretches To Keep Things Moving While Working at the Computer

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:14:41 -0500

OK, not everyone gets to sit at their computer in New Zealand close to the ocean but sitting is sitting. So to counteract all that sitting at the computer which makes our mental function feel good about accomplishing cognitive stuff, we still have to take care of the poor old body - the physical function. Doing a few stretches can go a long way to keeping the body flexible, keeping the circulation moving, and keeping the mind from getting overtaxed with too much data.



How to Choose a School in India for Yoga Teacher Certification

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:24:13 -0500

Have you been practicing yoga for years now? Do you want to take your practice to the next level? Do you want to know more than what you already know? Do you want to embrace yoga as a profession?



Pregnancy Yoga Benefits: What You Should Know

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:49:22 -0500

Should you perform yoga when you're pregnant? Not everyone is comfortable with the idea of exercising during pregnancy. You are scared because you're not sure whether you want to "move your body much" during childbirth. What if an improper body movement ends up hurting your baby? What if you're hurt while doing those stretches?



Difference Between Yoga and Meditation

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:31:34 -0500

People think that the practices of Yoga and Meditation are the same. Hence, they use these two words interchangeably. In reality, Yoga is a super set and the Meditation is a subset under this. This essentially brings to focus the way meditation helps people to reach yoga state. This article walks the reader through the process so that he gets the clear picture about the two practices.



Understanding a 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:58:57 -0500

A yoga teacher training course is designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, looking forward to more profound practice. These courses are divided into different durations. An aspiring teacher can start off with a training program which lasts for 100 hours



Becoming a Yoga Teacher and More

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:02:10 -0500

It's difficult to decide whether you are ready to take up yoga as a profession from being a regular learner or not. You might as well be practicing it for quite a few years now - but only as a learner - but for those who are absolutely in love with yoga there, does come a time when they try to decide whether they are ready to don the hat of a teacher or not. You might as well not be very confident but let us tell you that it is absolutely necessary to take the leap now because of not one but several reasons.



Live With Yoga

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:05:14 -0500

Yoga is a practice that helps us to plunge into the art of healthy living by revealed the fact that it is the true remedy for all ailments. It has helped mankind since time immemorial to maintain mind-body equilibrium.



Pregnancy Yoga: How Will This Help In Serving Several Health Benefits

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:49:08 -0500

The pregnant woman battles with several issues like changing mood, anxiety, fatigue, cramps and breathing problems. During this phase, it is recommended for women to perform yoga exercises.



Can Yoga Be Held As Religious Exercise?

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:56:36 -0500

Introduction - A series of exercises that tend to promote the wellbeing of the body and mind is actually called as Yoga. Since it involves the mind and body, it is better to mix it with some hymns to promote better concentration. After all, it is not the religious affiliation that we should look for. Instead, we should see the benefits these yoga exercises fetch when we do them with devotion and application. Due to the immense benefits it gives, now even the foreigners adopt Yoga. They did not look at the religious connotations these exercises or asanas have. These exercises might have originated from Hinduism and Buddhism, but people can practice them without adding the religious flavour to them. This is what people in the west do to reap the benefits of Yoga.



Yoga Teacher Training: Everything It Is (and It Is Not) About

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:24:43 -0500

For many of us, yoga is a way of life. It is a part of our system. While at the onset, it might as well be difficult to comprehend the immense significance of yoga in our lives, a devout practitioner will vouch for its (yoga's) life-altering power.



The Incredible Benefits of Yoga

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:22:11 -0500

Yoga is not just a trend, it's a way of living and has profited millions of people around the globe. Yoga which is originated from India five thousand years ago is a miraculous boon for humankind. People from all over the world are practicing, in the past yogis in India.



Don't Join a Yoga Teacher Training Course Before Reading This!

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:57:10 -0500

The yoga instructor constantly guiding you with the right poses and perhaps your diet at times, is not only helping you lose weight but also leading you towards a better quality of lifestyle. Yoga is a way of life. If you are yet to fathom what exactly yogis mean by the unison of soul, body and mind, you can easily figure out what we, here, mean by a better quality of life.



7 Benefits of Yoga During Pregnancy

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:09:02 -0500

Yoga with its holistic approach to exercise is unquestionably India's healthiest export to the world. The Western world in particular have lapped up this ancient fitness regime as a spiritual conduit to attain mental and physical nirvana. Practising yoga during pregnancy is good for both the mother and the baby.



The Modern Purpose of Yoga

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:49:35 -0500

When one mentions "yoga", many images may be conjured up. Perhaps you get an image of flower children from the 60's sitting in a circle with their legs in impossible positions chanting "Ohm" around a huge candle in a poorly lit room. Yoga is an ancient art that has been practiced for centuries.



Six Traditional Types Of Yoga

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:48:28 -0500

Stress is the number one suspect affecting all parts of our physical, endocrinal and emotional system. And with the help of yoga this things can be corrected. At the physical level, yoga and its cleansing practices have proven to be extremely effective for various disorders. Listed below are just some of the benefits of yoga that you can get.



What Is the Purpose Of Yoga?

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:46:57 -0500

Yoga is an important part of many lives today. Although it is considered a type of exercise, it has the potential to affect the emotional and psychological health of the individual, not just the physical state.



Is Yoga for Life?

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:57:53 -0500

Pain, and any aggravation at all in a yoga practice means that it's actually not yoga. A yoga practice works within the boundaries of limitations and by respecting the body's messages, it can very gradually move our boundaries.



Benefits of Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:14:05 -0500

Yoga has all around benefits on the human body and mind. Yoga has different meanings, one of which is balance and here it means the balance between body and mind to bring about a calming influence and endow you with quiet energy. There are dozens of various asanas in yoga.



4 Essential Subjects to Have in Your Yoga Teacher Training Course

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:57:34 -0500

Are you well-versed in yoga basics but meaning to go into the heart of this age-old meditation and wellness discipline? A teacher training course in yoga will be perfect even if you are not entirely sure of taking teaching it professionally. But when choosing such a course, remember to check whether some key subjects are being included.



Yoga for Weight Loss: When Yoga Outruns the Treadmill

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:50:42 -0500

Yoga for weight loss is not an uncommon term now. As it earns worldwide acceptance and recognition, people have been ditching the treadmill and opting for Yoga routines in order to maintain the healthy weight. The best aspect of Yoga is that even the simplest of poses and practices are capable of making your weight loss journey smoother.



How to Avoid Injuries When Practicing Yoga

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:30:23 -0500

When practicing yoga, the quality of your pose matters and the way you do it, more than the amount of poses you do. By learning how to do the poses properly, we can prevent injuries. Let's list down some of the basic do's and don'ts.



5 Powerful Symbols to Enhance a Yogic Lifestyle

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:53:00 -0500

Yoga lifestyle revolves around some very empowering ideas - the possibility of unity and harmony between the elements of the universe, reaching the divine through a heightened meditative consciousness, a consistent state of joyfulness and equivalence to the ups and downs in life. Imbibe yoga life mottos in your everyday existence in the form of powerful symbols. Conventional expressions often fall short to depict these bafflingly profound concepts and that is when symbolism comes in handy.



What You Need To Know About Starting A Yoga Class

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:30:15 -0500

Exercising has a lot of benefits. This includes mental, physical, emotional and spiritual. Attending a yoga class offers a more holistic approach to exercise than other traditional approaches. Here is what you can expect when you start attending sessions.



Let The Power Of Yoga Waft You To The Clouds Of Corporate Success

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:28:21 -0500

The mystical power of Yoga or union with the spiritual powers is bound to touch your life at some point of time. In spite of opposition that might call yoga a form of witchcraft, science has enough evidence to vouch for it's healthy, healing powers on the body, mind,and soul, the holy trinity that constantly propels us towards the point of no return bound to overtake us all. Yet we could make the best use of the present moment in our transient lives and aim for success in professional and family spheres in order to leave that indelible mark upon the society and the family to be remembered for generations to come just like the Egyptians and their pyramids.



Open Air Summer Yoga Classes on the Island of Guernsey

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:18:42 -0500

A little story on how I fell in love with open air Yoga classes on the Channel Island of Guernsey. The Bailiwick of Guernsey, situated 90 miles south of the UK and 30 miles west of France, is an island with a lot going for it, beautiful beaches, warmer temperatures then the UK, and now, open air Yoga classes in locations that would be hard to beat for view and beauty.



Bhujangasana & Dhanurasana

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:57:04 -0500

Our back muscles usually do not get much exercise in our daily activities and therefore the tendency of getting back aches and posture defect increases. In order to avoid this, we must practice Bhujangasana or the Cobra Pose, which is one of the best yoga asanas for strengthening the back muscles.



4 Stretching Exercises You Can Do With a Yoga Wheel

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:51:54 -0500

From assisting you as you learn new yoga poses, to deepening stretches, to creating new balance challenges, the yoga wheel has something to offer everyone. It's versatility makes it great for general stretching and exercise as well, so you don't even have to be a yogi to reap the benefits. To get started, here are 4 simple stretches you can do to open up your chest, back, and hips.



A Guide to Picking the Finest Yoga Retreat for a Yoga Vacation

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:43:44 -0500

A large number of people who plan to have a vacation also wish to capitalize the most from it. They wish having a fun time while also doing things that would do their body as well as their mind a world of good like registering for traditional exercise retreats.



How To Practice Yoga To Increase Your Height?

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:32:04 -0500

Do you feel inferior to being a short person? If yes, then you no longer need to brood over this problem. This article will provide useful suggestions to increase your height with the practice of Yoga. Undoubtedly, Yoga is really a miracle for all of us.



8 Reasons Why Yoga Is Good For Health

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:34:41 -0500

Weight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health - whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it on offer. The practice of yoga help to boost oxygen levels in the brain that lowers the stress and makes you happier.



Yoga and Meditation: How It Reduces the Hospital Visits and Changes Your Mind and Body

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:29:08 -0500

The yoga and meditation reduces stress and risk for various diseases, improved well-being and a rewired brain. But there are a few experiments to support these claims. A study published in Biological Psychiatry shows that a mindfulness meditation can change the brains of ordinary people and potentially improve their health.



Yoga Is Child's Play! 10 Fun Yoga Poses For Kids

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:09:29 -0500

It would be wrong to say that the children do not feel the stress. School classes, homework, video games, outdoor games, competitions, kid rivalry and parent diktats have a profound effect on their happiness. Yoga can help even the kids come out of these stresses.



Resource for Yoga Vacations and Retreats

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 07:40:26 -0500

It is tiring and at the same time monotonous to keep on working for a long time, and that is when you need a break to rejuvenate yourself. The best option is to go for a travel trip, but even that can be strenuous at times.



Why Yoga Is Good for You and Your Health?

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:23:42 -0500

Yoga is good for you. It's good for your health. It helps you get physical and mental benefits. It's an ancient philosophy of achieving total. It's an age-old healing system of achieving total health. People from ancient times have benefited from it to get a sync between the mind, body and soul.



The Forms of Yoga Retreat That Will Stay For the Next 5 Years

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:01:05 -0500

A great many people who plan on enjoying a haven also fancy getting the most out of it. They are keen on having a great time even as they do the things that are going to be a blessing for their body and also their mind. This is the reason why they sigh themselves up for conventional exercise retreats.



What Are The Differences Between The Three Main Yoga Groups

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:49:38 -0500

Hatha Yoga is a classical style of yoga which cultivates deeper awareness of the poses, attention to alignment, understanding of breathing techniques, and exploration of the mind as well as of the body. Hatha Yoga is the most widely practiced form of yoga in the world.



International Yoga Day

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:26:47 -0500

Know some important facts about our ancient practice of YOGA and learn some basic Yogasanas (Yoga Postures) on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Yoga is a mental, physical and spiritual practice that originated in India. It is an ancient practice. The word Yoga means Unity which symbolizes the unity of mind and body. Ideally practicing yoga regularly in the morning provides outer and inner relief. It keeps away the countless ailments at both physical and mental level. Practicing the various Asanas strengthens the body and mind creating a feeling of well being. It sharpens the mind, improves brainpower and help in high level of concentration.